by Cheryl Schumer
Use "Shoe Goo" to repair holes or build up worn areas in the soles of rubber-soled shoes ("sneakers", running shoes, etc.) If you wet your finger with warm water before spreading the "goo", it won’t stick to your finger.
A tip for helping avoid both tripping and wearing out the toes of shoes: "place a ribbon of "Shoe Goo" on the sole about 1/4 to 1/2 inch from the toe. The added strip lifts the shoe just enough to keep me from catching the tip of my shoe."
Running shoes with toes that "curl up" may be easier to walk in than ones with straight toes, as well as "high-top" style athletic shoes.
If you wear down the heels of your shoes on the inside or outside edge, consider having a shoe repair store install "taps" on your shoes.
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