Running is one of the few sports that can be practiced anywhere and under one condition: having the right running shoes.
There are many doubts about this type of footwear, which may vary from the lacing methods or how to wash them.
Often, especially when running on some particularly difficult trails, you will find yourself running with completely muddy running shoes. In these cases, in addition to not washing the footwear in the washing machine, it is very important that the laces are removed and washed separately. In this way the strings can be thoroughly washed and can return to be tied without fear by the runners, who can thus continue to run without hindrance and dirt.
Furthermore, for every kind of foot, it is essential to use the correct lacing that allows you to keep your foot firmly but without undergoing unnecessary pressure which, in addition to slowing down the run, could cause damage to your legs.
Runners with a wide sole must opt for a more comfortable lacing. An optimal solution could be that of the technique of crossed laces, whose technique recommends to pass the strings in all the holes of the eyelets, making the strings pass from the inside to the outside.
The opposite solution is instead necessary for those who have particularly thin feet: they will have to opt for a crossed lacing, which consists in passing the strings in all the holes with precise movements that must go from the outside to the inside of the eyelets.
In addition to these small recommendations on the method of lacing the shoe that changes according to the personal conformation of the foot, an additional hole is often underestimated between the different eyelets, placed in an external position with respect to the last slot at the top. Even if this eyelet is always left free, in the case of running shoes it hides a very important function which consists in relieving the pressure on the upper part of the foot, which in this way will be discharged over the remaining part of the shoe upper.