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Glossary

Glossary... 

Gait Cycle

The movement of the foot on the ground.  There are three phases: Heel Strike, Mid Phase and Toe Off.

Last

The mould of the shoe.  These vary enormously between manufacturers.

Medial Post

A firmer section of the midsole to support the foot and control overpronation.

Midsole

The shock absorbing part of the shoe made of a rubberised compound called EVA.

Neutral

A bio-mechanically efficient gait cycle.

Outsole