Brooks Women's Ariel

With the New Year comes "New Years' Resolutions". Most peoples New Years' Resolutions include Getting Back into Shape and signing up with a gym. With winter nearly over, we are here to tell you that you don't need to sign up with a gym in order to get back into shape. Spring is just the around the corner and the perfect time to take advantage of the outdoors. Before embarking on a new fitness regime, get the okay from your health care professional . For those who are looking for a wonderful fitness challenge, consider the Couch to 5k Program. In just 9 weeks, you will slowly condition your body to learn how to jog and by the 9th week, you will be able to run for 3 miles or 30 minutes. Whether you are walking or running, you will need a good pair of shoes.

Selecting the right type of shoe.
Most people select athletic shoes based on the price and color of the shoe. Each walker/runner has specific needs based on his/her unique anatomy, body type, weight, height etc. What kind of arch do you have? What kind of gait pattern do you present with? What degree of supination or pronation do you have? These and other questions will help you determine the appropriate shoe for you and will assist you in
achieving a comfortable fit and a successful run. Learn more here.

"Brooks® Sports, Inc. is your go-to company for anything and everything related to the run. As a leading running company that designs and markets high-performance men's and women' running shoes, apparel and accessories in more than 40 countries worldwide, we are dedicated to inspiring people to run and be active by creating innovative gear that keeps them running longer, farther, faster and happier."

Brooks Goes Green
Brooks has won many Green Awards and we applaud them for their efforts. Here are 2 eco-components which are found in many of their shoes:


Brooks has produced the first-ever biodegradable running shoe midsole: the BioMoGO. Learn more here.
Brooks’ eco-friendlier Compression Molded Preform (CMP) midsole manufacturing process reduces waste by 50 percent as compared to traditional midsole manufacturing methods.

Recyclable Packaging
Each Brooks Shoe is packaged in an eco cardboard box made from 100% post-consumer recycled (PCR) content. In addition, water-based inks and adhesives are used.

Womens Ariel

"Ariel® and its brother shoe The Beast® are running’s leading Control shoes because they deliver the perfect mix of stability and comfort, pampering runners with low or flat arches and excessive pronation. This triumph of technology has been taken to new heights in this update. Now empowered with brand-new, patent pending full-length Brooks DNA, the Ariel provides heel-to-toe protection for your foot while dynamically serving up an individually customized ride with optimal cushioning. Weight 12.3 oz."

The Women's Ariel is an outstanding running shoes with many innovative features for the runner. It is the ideal running shoe for those who need ample support and stability in a shoe and is designed for those with flat or low arches and excessive pronation. It features Brooks DNA Cushioning Technology your personal cushioning system. Brooks DNA is a First-of-Its-Kind Running Shoe Cushioning System which adapts to each runners biomechanical needs. This innovative system instantaneously adjusts to provide the perfect balance between cushioning and stability for each foot strike. Man or women, fast or slow, small or large. The shoe is very lightweight (only 12.3oz) which means that you will tire less easily; perfect for the new runner. More experienced runners will appreciate the lightweight shoe when jogging uphill. The upper mesh component of the shoe provides breathability and ensures that your feet stay a comfortable temperature during your run. Our tester provided us with very positive feedback about the Ariel model. She commented that typically, it takes her a few runs before a show becomes comfortable, but with the Ariel, this happened within a few minutes of wearing it for the first time. The Women's Ariel is available in Normal, Wide and Extra Wide Width, which is terrific news for those ladies who have wider feet. As an extra bonus, the design and color is very modern and stylish and is perfect for Spring/Summer 2011. The Ariel is also a good choice for walking.

Finding the Perfect Shoe for You.

If the Ariel isn't a good fit for you, consider additional styles from Brooks. Check out the Shoe Advisor on the Brooks Website. This helpful tool will aid you in selecting the appropriate shoe. Even better, find a Brooks Fitting Expert here for a personalized service.


Click here for a retailer in your area. To learn more, please visit the Brooks Running Website.

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Lauren said...

Okay, you have totally motivated me to start running. The Couch to 5K program sounds awesome..I am definitely a couch potato. I also have wide feet and have a hard time finding walking shoes. Will definitely check our Brooks.

Kathleen said...

I have flat feet as well. The Ariel looks fantastic. I am going to try it on in a store.

Sienna said...

The Ariel looks fantastic. I love the green colors!

Lara said...

Brooks are the best running shoes around!!! I am a loyal fan and upgrade every 6 months.

Meg said...

The Brooks DNA Technology sounds out of this world! I actually stopped running because I couldn't find a comfy pair of running shoes for my flat but wide feet. I invested lots of money and hadn't found a winner. I am going to give the Ariel model a try. They look terrific.