The Truth about Breaking in New Shoes

Image of a pair of new running shoes in their box.
Breaking in shoes is the usually painful process of getting a new pair of shoes to fit your feet. Without a break-in period, many shoes can cause blisters, corns and calluses. But how much time should it take for your shoes and your feet to get along? The short answer is none. Properl
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Blisters: Are Socks the Solution?

Photo of three socks that can be used to help prevent blisters
Nothing ruins a good walk like a blister. Blisters are fluid filled sores often caused by friction. While there are many ways to get a blister, these painful, sores can pop up anywhere your skin is rubbed repeatedly. The good news is that you can say goodbye to friction blisters if yo
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How to Prevent Blisters?

Photo of a pair of women's feet that have blisters from wearing ill-fitting shoes
At its simplest, you can describe an ordinary foot blister as a spot of repeated friction, moisture and heat that has created a wound.  This means you’ll find your ounce of prevention in a multi-pronged attack against all three factors. Stare Frankly at the Naked (Foot) Truth When the
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