For Runners & Athletes

  1. January 10, 2018

    5 Ways to Protect Your Feet from Athlete’s Foot

    As the name suggests, athlete's foot is often found on the feet of athletes and runners, and it be difficult to avoid and treat. So, if you’re a runner, athlete, or have kids who play sports, how can you avoid itching, burning, and stinging toes and feet? These 5 tips can help you prevent athlete’s foot, so you and your kids can keep running and playing sports without any discomfort.

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  2. October 18, 2017

    How to Treat and Prevent Blisters

    When you hear that someone has a blister, you probably don’t think twice about it. It’s just a tiny blister, right? There are certainly worse problems to have. While this may be true, all the runners out there know how dangerous a blister can be to their training schedules. Blisters don’t typically cause serious issues, but they can sideline a runner and prevent him from completing a race if left untreated.
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  3. September 05, 2017

    Benefits of Endurance Insoles

    enduranceEndurance sports are different from other exercise, in length and level of intensity. Make sure you’re using the right athletic insoles for the job.

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  4. September 05, 2017

    5 Most Common Foot Injuries in Children

    children's feetAs much as you want to, you can’t just keep your child in a bubble until they’re done growing. Getting them outside is healthy and keeps your child active, and hey, accidents happen. But there are a few conditions and injuries you can at least be aware of to ensure the health and safety of your child’s feet.

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  5. June 12, 2017

    Endurance Insoles

    Endurance athletic insoles are a great addition to your shoes if you participate in high-impact activity or long periods of exercise. With light and flexible arch supports, endurance insoles give you the comfort you need without a rigid arch. Learn how insoles can be a benefit to injury prevention in different sports.

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  6. June 11, 2017

    How Athletic Insoles Keep You in the Game

    athletic insolesNo matter what kind of athlete you are, you know how important proper footwear is to your performance and health of your feet. Worn out athletic shoes can lead to blisters, pain, and foot injuries that can sideline you from your sport or running routine. If buying a new pair of shoes isn’t in the cards for you, a good way to make your shoes last longer is athletic insoles. Here’s how sports orthotic insoles can help protect and support your feet, and maximize your performance:

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  7. May 31, 2017

    Beginner’s Guide to Compression Socks: What They Are and Why You Need Them

    Haven’t you heard? Compression socks are the latest craze! From pilots and flight attendants to runners and those who are diabetic, compression socks are extremely beneficial - and for good reason. Compression therapy is a common form of maintenance and recovery for many different injuries and conditions because it effectively increases blood flow. If you’re new to the world of compression therapy, below is a crash course in compression sock and how they can benefit your specific needs.

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  8. May 22, 2017

    How to Avoid and Treat 5 of the Most Common Sports Injuries

    If you’re an athlete of any sort, you’ve probably run (no pun intended) into an injury or two along the way. No matter how small, injuries throw a curve ball into your training plans and make it difficult to run and play the sports you love. These include simple and common injuries like ankle sprains and shin splints, followed by more serious and complex injuries like Plantar Fasciitis, ACL tears, and tennis elbow. It isn’t always clear what these injuries actually are and how they can be prevented and treated. The infographic below explains what the top 5 sports injuries are, how they’re caused, and ways to prevent injuries like shin splints and plantar fasciitis.

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  9. February 28, 2017

    How to Choose the Right Running Shoe for You

    Whether you’re a hard-core marathon runner or a casual jogger on the weekends, proper running shoes are a necessity. Any runner can tell you that a nice run through the park can turn painful if your toes hit the front of your shoes or you don’t have enough insole support. Besides the discomfort, wearing the wrong running shoes can lead to worse problems like plantar fasciitis or shin splints.

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  10. February 28, 2017

    How to Run in Cold Weather

    Don’t let the winter get you down! You can still get in a great run on most winter days as long as you’re properly prepared, and it can be downright enjoyable. Check out our winter running tips to make sure you’re ready for anything the season can throw at you.

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