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Compression, Heel Pain, Physical Therapy, Plantar Fasciitis, Stretch -

Plantar Fasciitis?  What do I do now?  If you are like most people I talk with on a daily basis, you will do about anything to get through the pain and inconvenience of plantar fasciitis! SRC has some great tips for you to work through it and come out on the other side stronger for it!  ~Tracy Dowell, Springfield Running Center

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Carbon Fibre, Carbon Plate, Carbon X, Hoka, Hoka One One, Metarocker, Race Day, Race Shoe, Running Shoe, Tempo Run, Women's Shoe -

I am often asked which shoes I choose to run in, and my answer is different depending on the day of the week.  I am a huge believer in mixing it up and rotating my running shoes!  But when it comes to my tempo runs and race day, Hoka's Carbon X  has taken me to another level!

What is it about the Carbon X that "gets me going?" It's the carbon fibre plate that gives it its name and that propels me into a forward roll in smooth transition to a wide forefoot platform. This makes my running feel effortless!  I get through the long runs and races without wanting to take them off and throw them away!

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