History of Athletic Shoes
The athletic shoe was born in ancient Greece when athletes strapped leather onto their feet to protect them during foot races. However, athletic shoes as we think of them today, with the characteristic rubber sole, were first produced with the beginning...
Sneakers (also known as athletic shoes, tennis shoes, or trainers) are shoes
primarily ... 1 Names and etymology; 2 History; 3 Use in sports; 4 Notable brands
May 12, 2014 ... A Brief History of the Running Shoe. By Dan Fuehrer, Scott ... text by Scott
Douglas. Tags: Evolution of RunningRunning ShoesInfographics.
The History of Running Shoes The running shoe (or trainer) is a relatively new
invention (just over 200 years old). The resurgence in running brought about by ...
He chose the name ASICS for his company in 1977, based on a famous Latin phrase "Anima Sana In Corpore Sano", which means of "A Sound Mind in a Sound Body." His main goal was to promote total health and fitness.
The Gel-Kayano is a top of the line running shoe
that do... More »
Aug 22, 2012 ... Today runners have the benefit of running in shoes that are made for comfort
using the highest and best there is in technology to develop ...
May 18, 2014 ... From these early rubber soled designs were developed early running shoes,
essentially casual shoes from the time that included metal spikes ...
In the late 18th century, people wore rubber soled shoes called plimsolls, but
they ... Of course, innovations like these come with a price: Athletic shoes often
In the last century, trainers have gone from rubber soled plimsolls to air
cushioned, gel filled capsules worn as much for their looks as their sporting
A Brief History of Running Shoes. Running shoes weren't always around. The
oldest known pair of shoes was discovered in 1938 in Oregon and was dated ...