Running shoes to bound into spring

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The running industry wants to put a spring in your step--literally.

The latest running shoe technology boasts cushy, supportive foam midsoles, uppers woven with a single string of yarn and soles comprised of plastic blades that propel you forward with each step.

Greg Zuckerman, footwear buyer for Boston-based City Sports said the shoe industry is finding new ways to tailor shoes to runners’ body movements.

“They’re really looking at the biomechanics of a runner and coming up with innovative solutions to problems and innovative technology that increases performance through geometry,” Zuckerman said.

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