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7 Ways Athletes Can Care for their Feet

Our feet kinda do a lot for us. They keep us upright and help us ambulate. We don’t often think about just how much we require of them, but if you’ve ever had a foot injury then it becomes apparent pretty quickly. This is why it’s important to take care of them.

6 Benefits of Cross Training

We get it. You have your sport that you love and that’s all you want to do. But what if we told you there was a way to reduce injuries, build endurance, speed, and strength, increase motivation, and keep you doing that thing you love long term? The secret? Cross training. Once you understand the many benefits of cross training, you’ll be eager to find your new second-favorite sport. 

Why You should Warm Up before Exercise

If you played team sports as a kid, your coach probably required everyone to participate in a warm up before exercise. As adults participating in sports outside of a team environment or on self-organized teams, it seems that we just kinda skip the warm up and go straight into high intensity cardio exercise.

Do High Top Shoes Protect Ankles Better?

Ankle sprains are among the most common sport injuries, especially among hikers and trail runners who walk along uneven terrain. 

Primal 2 vs. Primal Zen: What’s the Difference?

How often should you replace shoes?

If you’re a runner, you’re probably aware of the general rule that you need to replace your shoes every 300 to 400 miles. But what about everyday shoes? How often should you replace those?

Returns

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History of Shoes

As time has evolved, so of course has shoe design. Initially, athletic shoes became common, driven by comfort and performance. However, as shoes became fashionable, they became more impractical, driven by look over comfort.

Let’s take a deeper look into the history of footwear and understand how the design of today’s shoes has created a host of foot problems, including bunionshammer toes, and more.

7 Foot Health Tips for Active People

The average person takes over 3.5 million steps per year, based on a 10,000 per day step count. For athletes, that number is likely far higher. Here’s another fun fact: over a lifetime, the average person walks about 100,000 miles!

When you put numbers to the work our feet do for us, you can really see how much we use them. We use our feet for just about everything we do, so it’s important to take care of them.

Lems Holiday Gift Guide!

It’s that time of year when you’re scrambling to find the perfect gift for the people on your list and we’re just weeks away from Christmas. Luckily, we’ve got some great gift ideas for those of you with active friends and family.

Are There Health Benefits to Walking Barefoot?

Since we’ve been spending more time at home over the past two years, it’s likely that you’ve also been spending more time walking around barefoot.

Wide Toe Box Hiking Boots: What's The Benefit?

If you’ve never experienced a hike in a pair of wide toe box hiking boots, then you may be experiencing unnecessary pain and discomfort in your feet.

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