Picking the perfect running shoe is practically an art. Between arch type, weekly mileage and terrain, there's much to take into consideration -- not to mention all the color options!
But before you can make an educated decision on a new pair of sneakers, you have to know what you're looking at. The jargon websites, magazines and salespeople throw around might be unfamiliar, especially if you're new to running.
Consider the graphic below your running sneaker dictionary. Happy running!
Infographic by Noelle Campbell for The Huffington Post.