The Best Way to Tie Your Running Shoes

Dec 12 / Build Muscle

You learned how to tie your shoes sometime around kindergarten.

But that doesn't mean it's the best bind for your running sneakers.

In fact, if you've ever tripped over a rogue lace or found yourself retying your shoes during a run, you're probably lacing up all wrong.


There's a better way to do it, according to Jeff Dengate, Runner's World shoes and gear editor. It's called the reef knot, and it only gets tighter as you run. Check out the technique in the video above.