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Running Shoe Fitting & Gait Analysis

Running Shoe Fitting & Gait Analysis

Technology has certainly been instrumental in the development of the study of human movement or gait analysis. Advancement in the fields of photography and cinematography has given us the ability to capture, replay and analyse how we move both with ease, and in greater detail than ever before.  Video capture and subsequent analysis of this footage certainly forms part of our gait analysis process at achilles heel, however it is just one piece of the shoe pie! There are several processes and indicators that we use to support finding our customers the perfect shoe. We have prattled here about the...

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Saucony Endorphin Pro - You, but faster.

Saucony Endorphin Pro - You, but faster.

Finally, it's here - Saucony's 'fastest ever' running shoe, and we are a tad excited to say the least. Developed and built in collaboration with elite athletes, this will be a common sight come race-day. Here's what Saucony say... 'The Endorphin Pro was engineered with elite athletes and built to give everyday runners a fair advantage at the starting line. Simply put, it's the fastest shoe we've ever built. Featuring our signature S-curve carbon fibre plate for powerful transitions, along with ultralight and springy PWRRUN PB cushioning, the resulting SPEEDROLL propels you forward with a feeling of continuous momentum that blurs the line...

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Just Landed - SAYSKY

Just Landed - SAYSKY

We’re really excited to announce the arrival of SAYSKY here at achilles heel – a premium Scandinavian brand offering high performance sportswear with an urban edge. SAYSKY was created in Copenhagen and offers a collection of running apparel in lightweight technical fabrics. The range is largely unisex with a mix of tees, singlets and shorts in a choice of classic black staples or seasonal experimental styles. From performance training to triathlons, SAYSKY is our perfect fit. Browse the collection here.  

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In-store Update...

In-store Update...

Please note that our online store is still running as normal with reduced P&P rates and free returns (UK). We will be looking to introduce some handy local services asap - watch this space.

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