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Getting blister-y feet after long evening walks

I experience a lot of various problems with distance walking. As far as I have seen, fancy shoes or insoles do not make much of a difference. In some cases, this aid can help, but in some cases, it ...
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What's the deal with arch support?

I mostly agree with Marten's answer in that feet have changed with the widespread adoption of constant wearing of shoes, but I disagree with some of his other facts such as his assertion that there ...
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Heel height in weightlifting shoes

Higher heel elevation means that you can push your knees further forward before reaching the limit of your ankle flexibility. Knees further forward make for a more upright squat. If you're practicing ...
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Getting blister-y feet after long evening walks

To prevent blisters and the feeling that your feet are damaged after few hours of walking, get some shoes with thick and hard to bend soles. More like light hiking shoes. Don't think to get some soft ...
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What to look for in indoor sports shoes?

For me, what I look for is practicality. Do they have good grip, are they comfortable and how much weight the shoe has. The grip for those sorts of sports 100% has to be good, otherwise you're going ...
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How to find good parkour shoes

Alright so what I use when I do parkour or free running are adidas classic samba shoes. They are very soft and after some wearing form to your foot in a good manner. I really like them as they have ...
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Flat Sneaker (eg. Chucks) for Weight-Lifting

Yes. Training barefoot is actually one of the best ways to train, atleast if you're doing stuff like deadlifting or sqautting. The thing is, most gyms do not allow you to train barefoot for obvious ...
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How to select running shoes for rainy weather

So at the end of the day there is not a ton you can do. It's all about static friction and no matter what if you add water as a layer between the surface you're running on and your shoes the ...
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What's the deal with arch support?

First, feet do not look the same anymore, the use of shoes from early on shapes our feet, not only in their performance but also in their shape. This is a picture of feet used to shoes and feet that ...
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Running shoes for walking?

I think the main difference is running shoes are built to handle and absorb, short- and long-term, the much greater impact that comes with running. While using "walking" shoes for serious ...
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Bare feet vs lifting shoes for people with flat feet

I have almost the same problem of the flat foot (not severe problem but bad enough). As I am in physiotherapy and performance training business I ‘ve asked many people (experts in their field) what I ...
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Is it safe to exercise barefoot?

Making sure that the area is clean and clear of any small objects that may cause you to hurt your feet or cause cuts would be important. Likewise making sure that furniture it out of the way and that ...
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Getting blister-y feet after long evening walks

As someone who has walked five marathons, I have the following advice: Go to a running store where the staff will actually watch you walk and observe whether you are pronating, etc. You should have ...
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Haglund exostosis after one day of bad shoes?

Haglund's deformity is mainly genetic and depends on your type of foot. As your brother has already had this, I suspect you might have the same type of foot and therefore have a higher risk of getting ...
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Any health/performance benefits to the narrow design of shoes?

Is your experience growing up that you went barefoot a lot? I did, as most of my youth was spent at swimming pools. My doctor once commented that I had "luau feet" - a wider spread that he ...
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Good shoes for knee pain

I have a torn ACL and after wearing the Adidas Bostons, my knees have felt tons better. Note that I believe that I own 2013 versions. I've also worn Adidas's supernovas and they were quite ...
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Wearing orthotics in lifting shoes

There are two options for those who have wide feet when it comes to oly lifting shoes. Nike Romaleos 2 (interchangeable soles in the shoes which is a big +) and Adidas power perfect 2. I find adidas ...
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Isn't it true that all types of spikes will fit on all types of running spike shoes?

Sorry to reply to an old thread here. I couldn't comment directly to Pacerier, but I think 4-5 hole shoes are generally for longer distance and easier turn over. 7-8 hole are for sprinters that need ...
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What are the best methods to prevent and treat foot blisters?

As it is said, prevention is better than cure, but once it happens, one can do nothing about it, other than to continue with his/her daily routine. I also think it's better to give the blister some ...

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