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The Difference between Sneakers and Shoes

Shoes are one of the most common accessories used by humans. They are used by people of all ages and both sexes.


In fact, an individual uses them all his life from the moment he learns to walk on earth.


There is another term of shoes that confuses many, since the shoes look exactly like shoes.


It is very difficult for people to differentiate between running shoes or sneakers and sneakers when they go to the market to buy these accessories for sports purposes.


Although the shoe has the same purpose as shoes, there are differences between the two that will be highlighted in this article.




Shoes are an accessory that people wear on their feet to provide warmth and comfort.


The shoes are made of leather and also synthetic fabrics such as nylon and polyurethane that are worn on the top and bottom of sports and sports shoes in general.


Most people wear these shoes that are easy to clean and maintain, since all it takes to clean them is a damp cloth.


The sole of these shoes is made of polyurethane, which is a flexible material and has all the impact of obstacles on the roads.


For those who train or run on hard terrain, it is better to wear shoes with hard soles since they resist wear and are very durable.


Soft soles best nursing shoes for women, as they provide a lot of comfort when walking.




Sneaker is a term that has become very common among people these days as they use it for sports shoes as if it is a synonym for them.


People refer to all sorts of shoes with rubber soles as sneakers though it is not correct.


The reason why these shoes got their name was because they made very little noise while walking because of their rubber soles.


You could sneak up to someone else while wearing these shoes and hence the name.


Today there is a huge variety of sneakers available in the market and you can have one for use in the gymnasium while there are also sneakers for jogging as well as running.


Sneaker is a term that is mostly used in North America while the term for similar shoes in England and Australia is joggers and trainers.

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