The history of the sneakers
The fact that today in our wardrobe there are such comfortable shoes as sneakers, we owe to a young student from America. It was he who invented the first model. Since then, shoe models have changed annually, but the principle remains the same.
Modern sneakers actually do not have such a rich history. They appeared only recently, in the mid-60s of the last century. And to be more precise, in 1964. The Nike company, which was founded by a young athlete Phil Knight, together with his coach Bill Bowerman, was at the forefront.
Strength in the details
More precisely, they do not own the form of sports shoes, but one small technological detail, without which it is simply impossible to imagine today’s sneakers. We are talking about a small rubber insert under the heel, which radically changed the technique of running. So, one detail gave the world a completely new concept of shoes and glorified the creators. Continue reading
How to choose the right shoes for volleyball
For volleyball, first and foremost, correctly selected shoes are needed, because not only the success of the game will depend on this, but also the safety of the participant himself. During active actions on the field, you can easily get serious joint injuries and not only. This often happens because of uncomfortable shoes.
The main criteria when buying sneakers include:
• cushioning to reduce shock loads on the foot when landing;
• stabilization and reliable fixation of the legs to protect against joint injuries and sprain;
• elasticity of the sole during repulsion;
• traction of the sole with the surface;
• ventilation and removal of excess moisture. Continue reading