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Discussion in 'Clothing & Footwear' started by Sgbad, Mar 28, 2008.

  1. j4ckie

    j4ckie Regular Member

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    Any of the SC Yonex shoes should have more cushioning, the SC4 especially seems to be quite popular around here.
    Victor has the SH8500, which have slightly more cushioning than the 101ltd (which tbh is one of the hardest shoes I've played in so far, at least the blue&black ones).
    Li Ning I can't really say, as they have only one model in my size here and at a pretty steep price as well.
    Asics - the Gel Blade 3 is probably just a tad easier on the foot than the 101, but if you really have problems it's probably not gonna be enough.
    Be sure that your Achilles tendon is not involved, as heel pain is often a precursor of Achilles tendon problems (the frequent shocks aren't really doing it any good).
    Try to do some calf exercises, like light rope skipping and the well-known stairwell exercise. Stand on a step with the balls of your feet, your heels hanging in the air. Starting from an extended position, go down slowly until you feel a light stretch in your calves. Repeat that 15 times per set, 3 sets every day. Once the exercise gets too easy, you can do it with one leg, but be careful not to stretch too hard. The exercise has been proven to manage Achilles pain and can be done prophylactic as well. It strengthens both calf muscles and Achilles tendons and keeps your range of motion high.
     
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    I also agree with the Yonex SC shoes... had the SC5EX before, very cushiony.

    Which total support insole are you using? Make sure to get the Max, it is the most cushiony.
     
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    From the repeated shocks, both the base of my heel and the achilles were sore. It got better in 2 days (with plenty of massages). Thank you for the advice - I will do the step exercise as prophylactic.

    The pro shop at my club only carry YY. I will check up both Victor SH8500 and Asics gel blade 3 online.
     
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    Will definitely check out the YY SHBSC6EX at the pro shop at my club. I am using Spenco total support original. I will try to find the Max.
     
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    Really like SHB-01...But Yonex quallity is not the best!
     
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    Here's my 74EX I picked up today at sportschek! ☺
     

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    Gel Blade 4
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    My new ASIC Birdrushing MT-2

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    What did Tago wear in the Yonex French Open?
     
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    FZ-216 Forza

    These are my new Forzas that I started a thread about in the forum.

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    been wearing SHB 101 & SHB 92 in the past, I would say this Li-Ning quality is on par with the SHB series and it is way cheaper too
     
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    These are nice 1459200_553531374743408_1883469025_n.jpg
     
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    Unfortunately, no. Frankly, I've yet to come across a mid-cut that can actually replace ankle guard. I use these shoes plus supporter.
     
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    An Engineer of Asics once told me that it was a trend.They serve you just like regular badminton shoes.The store in Taipei with a mini lab in it where you can make a reservation for a running test.
     
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    After my terrible experience with my SHB86 I changed back to Victor. My A850 blue.

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    They look quite wide
     

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