What’s the BEST Workout Shoe?

“What is the proper footwear for my exercise activity?”

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Dr Michael Luan answers with a surprising twist on this perpetual question asked by beginning exercisers and long time athletes alike.

First, he proposes three tests or questions:

To really know what to do, first know which of 3 foot types you have.Then do a quick balance test to assess whether a shoe is right for you.Then find out what differences exist in your movement patterns when yours shoes are on; Off.

(Listen to the episode to get the answers and instructions for taking his simple tests to discover more about your feet than you ever thought possible).

Lots of interesting questions to consider; some unexpected answers. All with the goal to get your whole body more fit, comfortable, and aligned.

Ultimately, an ideal is exactly that and we must deal in the practical world as we work to improve and protect our feet and bodies.  As Dr MIchael says,

“No solution is as good as common sense.”

“Ultimately, be mindful, and be consistent.”

Dr. Michael Luan is one of the nation’s premiere movement specialists, now serving as a Body Communications Coach, Consultant, and Speaker for people who want to maximize human performance. He identifies movement patterns that hinder clients then teaches them various innovative solutions and simple methods to improve their health, posture, biomechanics, and body shape.

His credentials blend eastern and western practices, and include a Doctorate in Chiropractic, Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and a BS in Biomedical Engineering from USC.

You can find out more about him, his groundbreaking work, and seminars at MichaelLuan.com or email him at Info@michaelluan.com.

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About Kymberly Williams-Evans and Alexandra Williams

Identical twins and fitness pros Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA and Alexandra Williams, MAhave been in the fitness industry since the first aerobics studio opened–with them–on the European continent back when leg warmers and thong leotards were the rage. Their fitness experience spans 3 decades on land, sea, and airwaves.

Kymberly has taught fitness on 4 continents in 4 languages for 30 years to more than 10,000 exercisers. She is former faculty at University California Santa Barbara (UCSB) in the Department of Exercise & Sport Studies. IDEA, the International Association for Health and Fitness Professionals tapped her to serve as the inaugural editor for Fitness Edge, a publication devoted solely to group exercise leaders. Finally she knew enough people in the exercise world that she became a three-time nominee and finalist for IDEA’s Program Director of the Year award.

Kymberly also worked the mind attaining a Master’s Degree in English. Her true specialty was conducting business writing seminars and helping professionals communicate more effectively in the business world. From hosting an international fitness TV program to serving as grammar expert on a live show, Kymberly has led, moved and grooved with energy and good grammar for all.

Alexandra has been teaching, presenting and writing about fitness for over 25 years (since she was 7 and 1/2)! Currently on staff in the Exercise Studies Department at UCSB, she is also a contributing editor and writer for IDEA Health and Fitness Association’s many publications. As an international presenter, Alexandra enjoyed her honeymoon in Venezuela after judging their national fitness championships.

Alexandra has her advanced degree in counseling, which qualifies her to ask nosy questions of her two teens. Combining her love of words and the microphone, she has also had a successful run as a radio presenter, emcee and comedian. She loves to work, so she also writes for her blog and is a frequent guest contributor to a variety of blogs about business and health.

Kymberly and Alexandra are also the Hosts of Fun and Fit on WomensRadio. Fun and Fit offers answers to audiences’ fitness questions, shares Fun Fit Facts, faces Freak Out Fit Facts head on and helps listeners cut through the hype and fat to reach their fitness goals. Learn, laugh and live it up on your road to health and fitness!