Pronation: it’s the inward rolling movement your foot makes as it hits the ground. Runner’s World explains that pronation is your body’s way of absorbing shock, and everyone’s feet have some degree of pronation. Normal Pronation The amount of pronation in your feet varies based on sev
Not all shoes are created equal. You know how important it is to wear supportive athletic shoes, but it’s equally important to find shoes suitable for your specific activities. According to WebMD, one of the biggest mistakes people make when choosing athletic shoes is finding th
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
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.