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How to choose athletics spikes, briefs, accessories

Discover all you need for your track and field practice

Athletics shoes

The type of shoes or spike you should choose depends on the level and the event you are running, either jumping or sprinting.

FOR CROSS COUNTRY

For beginners,<br>adults and kids spikes shoes

A multiple spike may benefit you to enjoy different kinds of events: Sprinting, jumping. Thanks to the EVA cushioning foam sole and thin plate at forefoot for enhanced acceleration.

ON AN ATHLETICS TRACK

Sprinting shoes

Your choice should be guided by your discipline and the dynamics you need. The TPU plate inside “AT SPRINT ATHLETICS SPIKES” keeps it lightweight and provides good energy rebound.

ON DRY OR ROCKY TERRAIN

Jumping shoes

For the most efficient push-offs, you could wear spikes with cushioning design. The EVA foam sole inside “AT JUMP ATHLETICS SPIKES” reduces shocks during repeated jumps.

GRIP OR COMFORT?&nbsp;

Warm-up shoes

What do you think when you choose shoes for warm-up? Support, cushioned and lightness should be the main criteria's.

Athletics briefs

Athletics clothing should focus on freedom of movement, aerodynamism and flying lightness.

ON DRY OR ROCKY TERRAIN

Athletics tops

Choose a light top fit for running, jumping and throwing in hot weather at the club or at school.

GRIP OR COMFORT?&nbsp;

Athletics shorts

Find comfortable athletics shorts designed for training on the track or road and in competitions all year round.

Athletics accessories

ON DRY OR ROCKY TERRAIN

Watch, heart rate monitor, stopwatch&nbsp;

Measuring your time and heart rate with a running watch is important while practicing Athletics.

GRIP OR COMFORT?&nbsp;

Athletics cap, headband, arm cover

If you are practicing under the sun, you need to ensure that you are fully protected with a cap or arm cover.

Hoe kies ik spikes voor atletiek?

Written by edmond, offer manager at decathlon

Practice Triple jump for 10 years. 
Rank 6 in 2016 Junior HK 
"I like the feeling to stay in the air with my jumping spikes"

Hoe kies ik spikes voor atletiek?

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