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Know How to Find the Shoes that are Best for Walking?


Make sure to get the best shoes for your feet!Slip on well-padded athletic shoes when you’ll be on your 26 foot bones awhile. (Price doesn’t always equal quality, but athletic shoes are one of the five things we think you should overpay for to gain quality).

Dead, thick skin (also known as calluses) builds from putting too much pressure on feet too often. To prevent the kind of heel pain that has 16% of us saying ouch, check for shock absorption in the heels, which bear the brunt of your weight.

Watch this video to find out which shoes are best for walking.

Source: RealAge.com