Discover your foot type with the “Wet Test”

Know your foot!


Runnersworld.com published a simple method to discover if you have a foot with a flat or high arches, useful to choose the right pair of running shoes.

The beautiful illustrations are realized by Dan Fuehrer:

Pour a thin layer of water into a shallow pan.

Wet the sole of your foot.

Step onto a shopping bag or a blank piece of heavy paper and stand on that leg.



Step off, look at the shape of your footprint and compare it with this images:

NORMAL (MEDIUM) ARCH — Most runners with this pattern can wear just about any shoe.

FLAT (LOW) ARCH — Usually, we would recommend shoes with more stability

HIGH ARCH — We would usually recommend you use a well-cushioned shoe with little or no arch support or stability features.

via http://www.runnersworld.com/running-shoes/the-wet-test

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