Buying new workout shoes? Get the right fit

By Mayo Clinic Staff

If you're shopping for new athletic shoes, be sure to try on both shoes and wiggle your toes. If you don't have at least a half an inch (1.3 centimeters) between your longest toe and the end of the shoe, go up a size. If you can detect the outline of your toes in the top or on the side of the shoe, try a larger size or wider shoe. Finally, be sure the shoe is wide enough. The side-to-side fit of the shoe should be snug, not tight.

Nov. 12, 2011 See more In-depth

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