Category Archives: Gear Up

How Should My Running Shoes Fit? – The Glass Slipper Paradigm

How Should My Running Shoes Fit?

In a kingdom far, far away, a minimalist, neutral runner who preferred to feel the ground spent her days looking for the perfect shoe for her running and everyday wear in between her cleaning shifts at her stepmother’s home. The Altra Escalante was too wide in the toe box. The Saucony Freedom was too much […]

The Armoire Assistant: Looking and Feeling the New Balance

The perfect combo of soft stability and style — the New Balance Vongo 3! Daylight savings has come and gone and we’re ever thankful for our health and the ability to run year round, regardless of the elements! With the weather continuing to cool, it’s time to rethink how you’re suiting up your next run. If […]

The Armoire Assistant: Brooks Has Got a Brand New Bag

The legendary Brooks Adrenaline just got a total makeover! We’ve been hearing talk about Brooks changing the stability shoe game for months now — talk about the miracle, the myth, the legend of a stability shoe being totally re-imagined — and now it’s here! The Brooks Adrenaline 19 has LANDED, and it’s better than ever! When your […]

Asics GT-2000 7: What You Need to Know

Asics GT-2000 7

Sometimes, shoes change — everyone here at Fitted has stories of someone (maybe one of us!) who keeps buying the same model of shoe every year, all to find that one year, a revamp ruined the shoe for them! Well, at least this year, you won’t hear many of those stories about the Asics GT-2000. The […]

The Armoire Assistant: The Eco-conscious Runner

Here’s how Asics is paving the way for you to hit the pavement — without hurting the environment and, well, yourself! Technology is booming, and I’m not just talking about the phones and drones we ooh and ahh about on the daily. I’m talking about the technology beneath your feet, the hard work and science that […]

Brooks Adrenaline 19: What You Need to Know

For decades, stability running shoes have been largely associated with stability posts. A stability post is an extra-dense piece of material used in the inside (or medial) part of the shoe, usually in the part of the midsole right under the arch of the foot. Stability shoes have varying sizes and densities of these posts — […]

The Armoire Assistant: An Eco-friendly Twist on a Fast Favorite

An eco-friendly version of an already great shoe? Sounds good to us! In between all those runs on the roads and trails, there’s a time and a place to think about where our footwear and apparel comes from and to ask how we’re protecting our feet while being eco-conscious. Consider this — like nature, the Asics […]

The Armoire Assistant: Your New Travel Buddy

For the pavement and the plane, the On Cloud hits the spot! Whether you’re on the go solo or heading out with your favorite partner-in-running, don’t leave the On Cloud at home! Featured in our last Armoire Assistant post for women, we wanted to share the glory with the guys — specifically Derek of the […]

Brooks Ricochet: What You Need to Know

Brooks is one of the biggest names in run specialty, but the success of their core trainers hasn’t stopped them from trying out new ideas. In the past couple years, we’ve seen Brooks experiment with new approaches to stability and energy return, which comes from new materials designed to lose less of the energy transmitted to […]

The Armoire Assistant: On Cloud 9, Always

Here’s why the On Cloud should be your favorite fashion accessory! Being on the go is a constant in this day and age. When we’re packing up in the wee hours of the AM to tackle our day, the last thing we want to worry about is whether or not our shoes will be able […]