How important is it to buy inserts or walking shoes if I walk a lot?

If you walk a lot it’s recommended to buy walking shoes which are designed to enhance the mechanics of walking and improve walking efficiency. Walking shoes are designed to enhance the rocking heel to toe motion of walking and help reduce the risk of injury

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