What’s the fuss about minimalism and barefoot shoe styles? You may have seen people out on the track or trails wearing shoes that look like gloves. These funny looking shoes are trendy in running circles. With all the hype about barefoot running and minimalist shoes, you may be
If you made a resolution to walk more this year, whether to shed some pounds or promote heart health, before you take your first step you should invest in a good pair of walking shoes. Supportive walking shoes help you walk farther in comfort and protect your feet, ankles, knees, and
Walking is an excellent low-impact exercise. Studies suggest that for every hour of walking, your life expectancy could increase by two hours. Plus, according to the American Heart Association, walking is the most effective exercise for heart health. You can even burn as many calories
Pledging to get in better shape is practically a New Year’s tradition. If you’re one of the millions of people who commit to being more active this New Year, you’re more likely to succeed if you engage in a variety of activities. These low-impact exercises and tips w
Standing a lot tends to take the spring out of your step, but there are several ways to put it back. The trick is to totally change gears. Do something that’s completely different from the rest of your day. Seek a Change of Scenery Hot and tired feet deserve a change of venue: the
Pressure. It’s something we’d all like to avoid, right? Well, there are times when a little pressure can be a good for us. When you buy products specially designed to provide compression, you can benefit. Here are 10 reasons you might want to try wearing compression products. 1. Bette
The trouble with travel is it can give you a pain in the you-know-what. But travel can also cause pain in the legs, ankles and knees. The complaint we hear most from people who travel is that their feet and ankles swell. This happens because sitting for too long can slow down circula
Do you find it difficult to understand the popularity of standing desks? If so, chances are you work at a job where you have the opposite problem: too much standing. So many of us do! Standing too long can cause all sorts of problems with the lower body, from swollen feet and ankles
The average person takes around a maximum of 10,000 steps a day. Ask any flight attendant, and they’ll tell you it’s a minimum of 10,000! While you’d think a flight attendant would stop at nothing to buy the best possible (most expensive) shoes available, their footwear purchases are
If this is the first time you’ve heard the term “heel drop,” you need to know that it is not the same as “foot drop.” Heel drop is not a foot ailment. It is about shoe construction and describes where the heel of a shoe sits in relation to the toes. Right now, heel drop is a hot to
Ahhh, PillowTop™...Lofty memory foam footbeds are all buttoned up in these Softpots Halen Slip-On Shoes.
Timeless Trend: Bohemian for Life. Our FootSmart blog has 5 easy ideas for how to pull off the Bohemian style.
Born Laurette Tall Boot review by blogger, Housewife on a Mission. #Born #Boots
Are compression socks or graduated support hosiery on your packing lists for trips? Find out on our FootSmart blog if you could benefit from added support while traveling. #CompressionSocks #SupportHosiery