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We are eager to share what we know about active living and healthy feet with you and aim to be a trusted resource for all your running, walking and general fitness needs. We strive to help you achieve your goals and be a place that you visit often to feel inspired.
At this time of year, we evaluate the past year and set hour goals for the upcoming year. We can easily develop a mental checklist of goals, but translating those goals into action can be challenging. Below is a list of three recommendations to help you cement your goals as habits in 2019.Read more
Our cool and wet winter climate offers a unique challenge for foot health and happiness. Often the weather is too warm for traditional winter boots but too wet to wear your typical shoes. Plus, the non-stop dampness makes drying out once wet close to impossible. In this post, we have our top-5 suggestions for you to keep your feet warm and dry this winter.Read more
Every winter, I find myself shocked by the rain and the darkness that encompasses the Pacific Northwest. It is a struggle for me to maintain fitness when the warmth of my bed seems much more inviting than a cold, blustery run. Here are 5 tips to help you train through the winter months.
One of the more easily preventable foot ailment are blisters. Blisters form from a combination of heat, sweat and friction in your socks. Poorly fitting shoes are also a factor, but problems related to poorly fitting shoes can be eased by a good sock and exacerbated by a poor sock. At SHOES-n-FEET we recommend both polyester and wool socks. Those materials perform the best when it comes to four key areas: softness, absorption, moisture transfer and temperature regulation.Read more