While choosing a running shoe – especially online – you might get overwhelmed by a series of terms with no apparent meaning: upper unit, last, medial post, shank, heel drop…
This infographic puts it all into perspective, explaining in a clear and visual way what each part of a running shoe is called.
First off, your shoe is split into 2 main sections – Upper and Sole Unit. Each of these have several components which all work together to create your ideal ride.
Read the rest of the infographic before you read a review: now you’ll know the anatomy of a running shoe!
Source: Running Shoes Guru