Double jogging strollers give you the dual utility of jogging and walking your kid. However, finding a good and steady double jogging stroller can prove to be hard to find. A jogger with bad quality control and stability might result in the stroller to wobble and topple while jogging.
A front wheel that is not firm can be troublesome for both the parent and the baby. If the hand break is not steady, accidents might happen. Taking all these factors under consideration, here are some points to keep in mind when choosing the right double jogging stroller.
The first consideration is how much time you will spend for jogging and walking. A lot of double jogging strollers are made for walking as well as jogging, and can prove to be harder to control when jogging. A stroller with good stability provides more comfort for the baby and control over the stroller for the parent, but it is not good for running.
A stable stroller might be good for pushing the baby for several miles, but it would be harder to control at corners and bends. So, it is wise to purchase a double jogging stroller that provides just the right amount of stability and control for you to enjoy your jogging as well as to ensure your baby’s comfort.
A front wheel that is set to swivel is best for walking and a firm wheel is best for jogging. Several double jogging strollers have the function to allow the user to set the front wheel for jogging or walking. However, more feature means more dollars. If you want to use the stroller for jogging only then there is no need to spend extra money on a stroller that has a swiveling action.
Jogging with a stroller with a swiveling action can set the stroller off balance and cause an accident, so it is wiser to keep the front wheel firm while jogging.
If you live in a neighborhood that has straight paths all around, then the swiveling function can be of better use since it provides better control while moving around corners, such as a pathway around the block or the aisles of a superstore. But if the path is not plain, and has stones and bumps, or if the path is crowded, then a firm front wheel will introduce more stability.
A height adjustable handle is always preferable. If you are a tall person, then a shorter handle would take a toll on your back while strolling. If you are a short person, a double jogging stroller can be harder to maneuver. Adjusting the height according to necessity and comfort will give you more comfort while jogging or walking and provide more comfort for the baby. So a height adjustable handle is a key feature for the right double jogging stroller.
The handbrake is an essential accessory for a double jogging stroller, especially if you live around mountains. Handbrakes allow runners to have more control over the stroller while going downhill, and allow them to keep a steady pace, instead of forcing them to make attempts to gain control of the stroller. Lacking a handbrake can have an impact on your running form and pace, and can prove to be vital to avoid accidents.
The width of the wheel is essential to know for its aesthetics and spatial attributes. Wider wheels provide more space to carry a baby with a larger body and offer more space for carrying along different essential materials for the baby. Wider wheels also provide more stability than narrow wheels.
Double jogging strollers are constantly evolving with regards to design, efficiency and comfort. New jogging strollers have come up which offer wider wheels, safety harnesses and cup holders for the baby. However, the factors mentioned above are constant irrespective of design and features. Keep these points in mind to find the right double jogging stroller.
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