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DOR Podcast #125: All your Stability Questions, Answered

Almost every runner has logged miles in stability shoes at some point in their running journey. In the past few years, the definition of "stability" has shifted with the advent of new foams and midsole geometries. On today's show, Nathan and Matt take a deep dive into the world of stability. They explore the history of stability shoes, current technologies, and upcoming new models. They also provide some guidance on how to choose shoes for yourself, whether you need stability or not.

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Subjective of the Week:
how do you define a stability shoe?


0:00 - Intro 
2:27 - The history of stability shoes 
11:08 - Game-changing stability shoes 
17:33 - Do new runners need to start with a stability shoe? 
23:01 - Will a stability shoe help as you tire on the run? 
24:31 - The technology that makes up a stability shoe 
36:16 - What about runners who have high arches or supinate? 
41:34 - Can anyone run in neutral shoes? 
44:07 - Looking forward to upcoming stability shoes 
48:57 - Wrap-up

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