Running is a cheap and easy exercise to undertake--easy in the sense that you don’t need much equipment and you can run pretty much anywhere. The major equipment you need for running is running shoes. Many people may start their new running regimen with their old athletic shoes dug out from the back of the closet. However, I caution you against this. It will be better for you and your lower limbs if you run in purposefully built shoes. For the new runner, the choices and vocabulary surrounding running shoes can be a bit intimidating. Here are the basics of running shoes.