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8 Tips For Choosing Treadmill Workout Shoes

There are many options when it comes to shoes to wear when working out. Every shoe won’t work for every person since each person’s feet are different and each foot may be different. It’s best to get your feet measured and get advice from a professional shoe store, but here are some basic tips to(read more)

The Healing Benefits of Foot Soaks

Immersing your feet in a tub of warm water, even without anything extra in it, is a nice way to relax after a long day. A foot soak soothes your muscles, hydrates your skin and can relieve aches and pains due to standing for hours or walking in uncomfortable shoes. Plus, letting your feet sit(read more)

We Think Better on Our Feet, Literally

Summary: A new study finds students with standing desks are more attentive than their seated counterparts. Preliminary results show 12 percent greater on-task engagement in classrooms with standing desks. A study from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health finds students with standing desks are more attentive than their seated counterparts. In(read more)

10 Ways Protect Your Pet’s Paws

Exposure to winter’s dry, cold air and chilly rain, sleet and snow can cause chapped paws and itchy, flaking skin, but these aren’t the only discomforts pets can suffer. Winter walks can become downright dangerous if chemicals from ice-melting agents are licked off of bare paws. Pet parents should take precautions to minimize their furry(read more)

The 5 Best Ski and Snowboarding Socks Reviewed For 2017

With the evolution of the ski boot and the better insulating properties from the factory, warmth is no longer the priority of ski socks. Much has been done to make ski boots air and water tight which has given sock manufacturers leniency to experiment with sock material and design to meet the goals of the(read more)

Diabetes and Feet: Minor Wounds, Major Problems

For most people, small foot injuries like calluses or blisters are a minor aggravation. They may feel sore, and they certainly don’t make your feet look any better. But these small wounds can grow into devastating problems for people with diabetes. “The average person will unconsciously change the way they walk to minimize that callus(read more)

Do You Have Flat Feet?

Most people have a gap under the arch of their foot when they are standing. The arch, the inner part of the foot is slightly raised off the ground. People with flat feet or fallen arches either have no arch, or it is very low. The feet of people with fallen arches may roll over(read more)

Training Tips for Your First Half Marathon

So, you’ve run a 5K—maybe even a 10K—and now you’re ready for something more challenging like a half marathon. Good for you! The half marathon is a great distance. It’s long enough to feel challenged, but not so long that training for it completely consumes your life. Below are a few good training tips for(read more)

7 Home Treatments for Healing Blisters

Every so often a blister forms on your foot despite your best foot care cautions. Gladly – if it’s not too big or deep – you can easily help it heal fast without going to the pharmacy. Oh, and try not pop it! We know it’s tempting, but it’s safer not to open up your(read more)

Foot Health Tips for the Airport and Airplane

Getting through airport security and staying comfy on long flights is a breeze with the following tips: Wear Proper travel shoes Long lines, unexpected mad dashes, and getting through airport security are vexing enough. Avoid additional discomfort and hassle by wearing comfortable shoes you can easily slip on and off. Wear Socks For a majority(read more)
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