Every outdoorsman needs a good pair of shoes. From muddy footslogs to the urban jungle, choosing the right sneakers that offer the proper support and comfort should be high on every globe-trekkers priority list. Luckily, your sneakers have wear patterns that are pretty good indicators of what your next sneaker should look like.
Check out the three different wear patterns and find out yours!
What are the three wear patterns and what do they look like?
Neutral/Normal Foot Pattern: The bottom of a normal foot pattern typically displays wear at the middle of your heel and on the middle of the balls of your feet.
Overpronator: The bottom of an overpronator’s shoe naturally exhibit wear on the edges of
your heels and on the inside edges of the balls of your feet.
Supinator: Commonly seen on the outside edges of your heels, a supinator shows wear on the outer balls of your heels closest to the pinky toe.
Now that you know what your wear pattern, it’s time to learn the right way to buy shoes.
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