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How To Run Your Best 5K Ever – All You need In One [INFOGRAPHIC]
Proper running form So we talk about correct running form. That word can really be thrown around. I’m not sure there really is THE CORRECT running form, but there is running form that can make you run a lot more comfortable. Head Starting from head to toe, when you’re running, you need to keep your chin a little bit down. Imagine like there’s a thread at the top of you [...]
10 Trail Running Essentials for Safe Mountain / Backcountry Adventures
Alright. We’re going to start off by talking about the my trail running gear: a dog, some coffee, a wife or significant other that you love, trail running, good food, a fulfilling job, staying fit and healthy, family and friendships, living somewhere that you'd love to be, and going to be balanced between everything. These are not the 10 essentials at all as I just made t [...]
Meatless Days – My Exclusive Collection of Meatless Recipes
Warm Asian Quinoa Salad A couple of months ago I traveled with my family to St George, UT. Many people drive by St George on the way to Zion National Park but don’t stop to shop their cute downtown much less look for vegan food. After shopping in one of the antique shops in downtown St Geroge I stumbled upon a great vegetarian/vegan/gluten free restaurant, Twisted Noodle C [...]
I Love My Inov 8 Running Shoes!
For those who are all about minimalist shoes, forefoot running, and barefoot running, this is a wonderful brand of running shoe. Inov 8 is a running shoe company based out of Europe in 2003 specializing in minimalist shoes for runners, ultra-runners, cross-fitters, and trail runners. I originally ran into Inov8 at a local running shop here in Lynchburg that sold a lot of sh [...]
8 Best Walking Shoes for Achilles Tendonitis / Tendinopathy – Walk Pain-free!
Today, I'll be reviewing some of the best walking shoes for Achilles Tendonitis. Let's talk about what Achilles Tendonitis is and some of the possible treatment options. But first, there's a question people often ask: is walking good for Achilles Tendonitis? Yes, it is provided you walk in proper footwear that'll help protect your Achilles. Related: 20 Best sandals for [...]
Brooks Addiction Walker Vs New Balance 928 – And The Winner Is …
Let's be honest, there's no walking or running shoe that is suitable for every walker and runner. But sometimes one has to go with the majority and cross their fingers they won't be disappointed. What's beautiful is most stores, like Amazon, make it easy for you to test shoes and just ship them back for free if you feel they are not made for your feet. One of the best [...]
12 Best New Balance Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis According To Podiatrists
Plantar Fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. It’s classically known for causing pain in the heel at the first step in the morning. The pain can feel like a Stone Bruise, A Sharp Dagger, Deep Throbbing or a Dull Ache. You want to hear the good news? Leading footwear manufacturers like New Balance have finally discovered what makes a shoe good for Plantar [...]
9 Best Running Shoes For Achilles Tendonitis – Never Stop Running
Today we'll be reviewing 9 of the best running shoes for Achilles Tendonitis. It is an ailment that takes its name from a Greek warrior, Achilles. Like him, you could be battling your own worthy opponent called Achilles Tendonitis. It’s most likely a nagging pain in the back of your ankle. But today's your lucky day because below we've reviewed 9 best running shoes [...]
8 Best Sandals for High Arches According to Podiatrists in The USA
I think you would agree with me when I say: A lot of companies claim their shoes offer great arch support, but once you put the shoes on, you immediately notice the arch support is absolutely ridiculous. Yet, there are some shoes that offer great arch support that's sure to help alleviate the pain associated with high arches or Plantar Fasciitis. Today is your luck [...]
15 Best Walking Shoes For Diabetics Reviews – Amazingly Comfy Shoes
I think you’ll agree with me when I say: It’s really hard to find shoes that fit properly and provide appropriate protection against foot irritation and pressure points. Or is it? Well, it turns out, just because you are diabetic doesn't mean you should limit your daily activities. Now, there are super comfortable shoes that proved to provide diabetics like you [...]
Best Sandals for Achilles Tendonitis – According to Podiatrists
Just a few years back podiatrists used to hate sandals and flip-flops for the only reason they are very harmful to the feet. Surprisingly, a lot of podiatrists now recommend some sandals and even some flip-flops to those who suffer from Achilles Tendonitis. Why is that? Well, some sandals do provide relief for most foot issues like Achilles Tendonitis, Plantar Fasc [...]
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33 Best Sandals For Plantar Fasciitis – The Definitive 20182017 Review Guide!
Countless women and men suffer from a very common foot condition called Plantar Fasciitis (often called the flip-flop disease). The Plantar Fascia is a thick band of fibrous tissue that connects the heel bone to the ball of the foot forming the arch of the foot. Plantar Fasciitis sufferers experience sharp pain under the heel especially first thing in the morning and a [...]
Best Running Shoes For Flat Feet – 2018 Ultimate Review Guide!
Flat feet are one of the nightmares for people who love running. But the good news is runners with flat feet can still be very successful runners. From now on, you have to pay close attention to your running shoes and training. Below are 16 best running shoes for flat feet. What kind of shoes does a runner with flat feet need? In short, the key words to remember are: sta [...]
Best Running Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis
I guess that of all the foot injuries people could get, by far the worst one is Plantar Fasciitis. It can strike pretty much anyone at any time. Plantar Fasciitis is a condition where the Fascia (the tendons in the arch of the foot) gets strained from spending too much time on your feet, abusing them with exercise or when your foot fascia cannot support your body weight [...]
9 Best Cross training Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis – (2018 Edition!)
I think you'll agree with me when I say: Finding cross training shoes that can withstand the rigors of intense workouts while keeping Plantar Fasciitis at bay is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Or is it? Well it turns out that just because you suffer from Plantar Fasciitis doesn't mean you should say goodbye to your workouts. [...]
11 Best Running Shoes For Bad Knees – The Ultimate 2018 Review Guide!
First of all, you should know that running is definitely a risk factor for bad knees as it’s very high in impact. Every time you land you’re looking at about 3 to 4 times your body weight being transferred into your joints. But what are the best running shoes for bad knees? The answer is simple, it's all about support. Before we go in depth, here's a quick comparison [...]
Best Running Shoes For Morton’s Neuroma – No More Painful Running!
Today, we're going to be looking at the best running shoes for Morton's Neuroma. Morton’s neuroma is a painful condition that affects people’s feet. Typically, the person will experience pretty significant pain in their foot and sometimes it will cause shooting, burning or electrical light pain that shoots into their toes – usually the second toe and then possibly [...]
Best Running Shoes For Hallux Rigidus – Enjoy Your Runs
It's a bit sad when you love running and then a foot issue happens making it impossible to keep running. The good news is there are some nice running shoes for big toe arthritis than can get you back to running sooner than you think. Below are 9 of the best running shoes for Hallux Rigidus. Related: Best running shoes for bunions Best running s [...]
20 Best Walking Shoes For Bad Knees – The Ultimate 2018 Review Guide!
Today, we'll be looking at 21 of the best walking shoes for bad knees (knee pain relief). What can runners do to avoid bad knees? You basically need to strengthen your stabilizing muscles on the inside of the knee and keep the outside of the ITB nice and loose. The pain also comes a lot from the hips. So stretching well through the hips, piriformis, buttocks, hamstrings h [...]
Saucony Kinvara 7 Review – An Extremely Popular Shoe At Its 7th Birthday
Today, we’re going to be going in depth with the new Saucony Kinvara 7. Saucony Kinvara 7 Review First, the Kinvara 7 is a great option for bunions, Hallux Rigidus and Limitus, and top of foot pain. You know it’s really something when products get into a kind of legacy evolutions of what they are. And for that to happen two things have to take place. Number one, th [...]
7 Best Running Shoes For Hallux Limitus Reviews – Run Pain Free Again!
Today we'll be shedding light on seven of the best running shoes for Hallux Limitus. First, Hallux refers to your big toe and Limitus actually refers to the limited range of motion of that big toe joint. This is one of the most common foot conditions we see along with the bunion. A lot of runners, hikers or people doing any type of activity level suffer from pain or swellin [...]
8 Best Tennis Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis – Don’t Let Pain Stop You
Since Plantar Fasciitis makes it impossible for tennis players to enjoy their favorite game, we've reviewed 8 of the best tennis shoes for Plantar Fasciitis. Grab the one that suits you and never stop playing again. 8 best tennis shoes for Plantar Fasciitis Asics Gel Resolution 5 Available for women and men Most tennis players have played in or at least heard of t [...]
5 Best Walking Shoes For Overpronation And Flat Feet According to Podiatrists
Today we'll be reviewing some of the best walking shoes for overpronation. As someone mentioned, the decisive test for the shoe's level of comfort and support is Disney World. If at the end of the day you take your shoes off and your feet feel wonderful, that's the right shoe to convert to. 5 best walking shoes for overpronation Brooks Addiction Walker Walking Shoes V st [...]
New Balance Minimus Zero Trail Review – Get Many A Happy Runs
By Barefoot Mamma I know I promised this review but after spending an hour shoveling the driveway I was too pooped to pop! My mind was in shut down so I just vegged in front of the T.V. for awhile. But delay no more! Here is my New Balance Minimus Zero Trail review. I purchased it on my last shopping trip to the UK. I was looking for a pair of runners that would b [...]
19 Best Running Shoes For Bunions According To Podiatrists In the USA
Get comfy with wider and deeper running shoes. Get wider and deeper running shoes that don’t rub against the side of the bunion. The list below has shoes that even have a bunion window to give much room for your bunions to spread. Also, your shoes should have less overlays especially on the front of the upper. In short, look for comfortable roomy shoes with a wide toe [...]
Best Shoes For Achilles Tendonitis / Tendinopathy
The Achilles tendon is the big tendon in the back of your lower leg attaching the calf muscles to the heel bone. There are two main sides that runners and walkers feel Achilles pain: the insertion where the tendon attaches to the heel bone, and the mid portion which is 1.50" or 1.90" up from the heel bone. (pic arrow 1 2). This is important because the two areas respond di [...]
Best Shoes for Babies, Infants and Toddlers 101
Walking shoes for babies Guide to Walking Shoes For Babies Babies typically start walking between 10 and 16 months. For the time before their first steps, they will have learned how to roll, crawl, and sit up. Children must learn how to walk before you buy the first pair of walking shoes for babies. This concept may seem strange. After all, walking around without shoes coul [...]
Tamara’s Story With Sandals For High arches
What are high arches? Everyone has an arch along the inner side of their foot, creating a space between their foot and the floor. Some people have a larger space between their foot and the floor, a condition called high arches or pes cavus. Due to the bone structure of the foot, people with high arches place a larger percentage of their weight on the ball and heel of the f [...]
Linda’s Story With Birkenstock Sandals
Birkenstock on a Shoestring I’m sad to say that my first encounter with Birkenstock came in the form of an ancient pair of scuffed-up, dog-chewed sandals that an old boyfriend insisted on wearing. Despite my pleas my sweetheart would wear thesesandals everywhere, cheerfully bragging of their 17-year lifespan. Don’t get me wrong, the boy was a good dresse [...]