This article originally appeared on Triathlete
Training days are an investment--putting money in the bank, building equity. But on race day you cash in those chips. It is also when you refuse to compromise your performance by running in shoes that hinder you in any way. Respecting the tremendous effort devoted to training, you owe it to yourself to race in the shoes that will most likely escalate your performance.
That's why we've selected a variety of racing shoes that capitalize on the super-shoe revolution, combining three typically modern elements from the most recent speedy shoe boom: First, a mega dose of rebounding foam in the midsole with a mega stack height; second, a rocker shape to get you quickly onto your toes; and third, a rigid fiber plate to stabilize the action of the fat layer of foam.
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