Often when we go to buy new sneakers, whether for sports or everyday use, we tend to choose them based on their color or how they feel while we’re trying them on, while completely ignoring the real needs of our feet. Using the following guide, you can easily identify your foot type so that you can choose the best sneakers for your stability, comfort, and health.
The first thing you need to know is what type of foot you have, depending on the type of arch: high arch, medium arch or low arch. In order for you to identify your type, you must do the following:
Take a flat aluminum pan that you can put your feet in it.
Fill the pan with water halfway, so that the water doesn’t spill out when you step in it.
Now, put your foot into the pan and place all your weight on the same leg.
Remove your foot from the water and place it on thick paper or cardboard, with all your weight on that leg.
Now all you have to do is check the results.
You’ll see a 1-inch strip of wetness in the arch area
On the paper, you’ll notice an empty space between your heel and food pad, or you’ll notice a very thin line connecting between the two.
You’ll see your whole foot stamped on the paper.
Once you understand and learn more about your foot type, you’ll know exactly which sneaker is a match for your physical data helping you improve your stability and health. Many professional sneaker stores have a device that allows you to get your foot type check so that you can confirm your self-test.
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