According to the American College of Sports Medicine, a workout for a healthy adult should be a combination of regular aerobic exercises and weight training. But that doesn’t mean you have to join a gym—or even have a lot of room in your home. A good workout comes in lots of shapes an
With the New Year comes the hope of new, healthier habits and resolutions. One of the most convenient is walking. You don’t need a gym, a bulky machine cluttering your bedroom or contraptions of any kind if you take a walk daily. There are two things you do need before putting your wa
When you’re preparing for a long road trip or flight, you probably remember essentials like your ID, travel pillow and a good magazine, but what about your compression socks or graduated support hosiery? Find out if you are one of the many who could benefit from added support while tr
Just like everything else for sale in the 21st century, your options for sock buying are vast. There’s no single pick for the perfect sock. The sock you need depends upon the activity you’re about to do, the weather and your health. Wicking 101 To understand the difference in sock fab
When you walk, your feet endure pressure that is twice your body weight. No wonder you feel it when you work on your feet all day. If your job requires lifting heavy items, that pressure can be even greater. Good shoes are always a good idea, but when you’re on your feet all day, they
The insole. It can do so much for your foot, from supporting your arch to cushioning your heel. But sometimes it’s hard to know which one is right for you. First, it may help to start with a very simplified explanation on how your foot should function when you step. Your foot naturall
Finding the right running shoe when you’re flat-footed may feel like a catch-22. Having flat feet means you may tend to overpronate when you run—your foot collapases inward at the ankle too much and overpronation can stress the foot, ankle, knee and hip. Here’s the catch: If a running
Day after day on your feet can lead to aching, tired feet, varicose veins, and pain in your legs, knees, hips, lower back, shoulders and neck. It’s time to take a stand on keeping your feet healthy and preventing painful, progressive problems. The first steps are yours—wear the right
Many shoes are heavy and can take up prime real estate in a suitcase so it can be tempting to shortchange your shoe wear needs on vacation. Stand strong! Having the right shoes to keep your feet happy and pain free makes them a non-negotiable essential. Wear your heaviest, most comfor
Replacing the insoles of your shoes is like having the oil changed in your car. Your shoes will last longer and work more efficiently for you if you change insoles routinely. #1 Check Your Insoles One sign that it’s time to update your shoe’s insole is the way it looks: • Smashed inso
Blue is the new black. FootSmart has 100s of styles in hard-to-find sizes and widths, from navy Mary Janes to bright blue sandals, to go with every Spring and Summer outfit.
Enjoy sneaker comfort that's just your style in Easy Spirit Waterfall—only at FootSmart. These casual slip-on clogs are made with removable Elon insoles to cushion your steps and absorb shock. Choose from classic neutrals and fashion-ready colors to go with every outfit.
What makes Softspots shoes so comfortable? These wear-anywhere, Huarache-inspired sandals have lofty PillowTop footbeds that mold to your feet and help relieve pressure. You'll want to wear them everywhere, from Mother's Day brunch to a trip to the grocery store.
Enjoy a sweet moment in sweet shoes from Jambu. These Mary Janes make a great choice for women on the go, thanks to memory foam cushioning and All-Terra Traction. Cut-outs give an extra element of style to the nubuck leather upper. We love the red for a pop of color to complete a casual outfit.