There’s been a lot of discussions lately about rotating two or more pairs of running shoes, depending on how you use them. It makes a lot of sense. For example, some people find that on days after a hard run in a pair of high-performance shoes, they run easier in a pair of shoes designed with a little more stability.
Beyond that, there’s evidence to suggest that rotating your running shoes decreases your risk of injury by varying impact from run to run and building different sets of muscles depending on the composition of the shoe. Plus, if you rotate, both pairs of shoes will last longer. Because each pair is allowed a day (or two) off, the cushioning springs back into shape after each wear. You’ll enjoy a comfortable ride in each pair for a longer time.
Suggestions for Saucony rotation pairs
For longer, structured runs, the Ride gives you the support and comfort that you need mile after mile. But when you crank it up for a speed run the Freedom is a smooth and flexible alternative. In men’s and women’s sizes.
Triumph and Kinvara Pro
Triumph Kinvara Pro
If you’re going for distance, the Triumph is engineered to keep you comfortable over the long haul. The Kinvara Pro is built to bring more efficiency to your daily running routine. In men’s and women’s sizes.
The Freedom is optimized for the road while the Peregrine is best when it’s on the trail. Runners who love both terrains will enjoy both shoes. In men’s and women’s sizes.
The Kinvara makes those day-to-day workouts fly by. Switch it up and move over to the Triumph if you’re marathon training or going on longer tempo runs. In men’s and women’s sizes.
An ideal balance of cushioning and fit makes the Ride your high-mileage hero. Meanwhile, the Guide helps you feel stable and confident throughout your run. In men’s and women’s sizes.
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