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Brief description and understanding of what a CF plate is about:   The plate spans the entire length of the shoe with curvature at the front to support the natural bio mechanical principles of running at the forefoot. CF within running shoes consists of a high modulus as the plate aims to remain rigid, instead of flexing, when running. CF plates involve increasing energy return through the runner’s gait cycle based on the energy storage mechanism it creates. The plate and midsole foam aim to provide high compliance (compression under force), stabilizing the joints and protecting the working muscles, whilst...

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Whether you're training for a 5K or an ultramarathon, you'll need a trusty pair of Onemix running shoes that will take you to the finish. Part of a successful training cycle and pain-free race day is making sure your running shoes aren't too worn out. Studies show that worn-down shoes cause runners to change their posture and gait.(their manner of running), which can lead to injuries down the line. This is largely due to a decline in the shoes shock-absorbing abilities.  Sometimes it's hard to give up a favorite pair of old shoes, but when they start to hurt more than they help, remember...

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Onemix have landed, (and recently launched), in SA.   This is a Chinese brand of running and sports shoes that can offer a well-designed well trusted and well-priced solution for the local runner.   The Cascade Wings (model number 1158) is the racing shoe in their current range but for my taking it can easily double as the combination of racer and trainer with an abundance of features that make it relevant for the majority of South African runners.   The South African Runner is Different to World Runners: First permit me a paragraph on SA runners: By nature, the...

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