Foot Forward

Your helpful guide to healthy feet

Walking advice

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Do I need wide fitting shoes?
If you've ever experienced discomfort, blisters, or pain in your feet while running, you may have considered whether you need wide-fitting shoes. It's a common question, and one that deserves a thorough answer.   First, it's important to understand what...
How to break in new shoes without causing blisters or discomfort
Breaking in a new pair of shoes can be a painful process, but it doesn't have to be. With a few simple tips and tricks, you can break in your new shoes without causing blisters or discomfort. Here's what you...
Planning a long walk
Planning a Long Walk: Tips and Advice for a Successful Walk Walking is a great way to stay active, explore nature, and challenge yourself both mentally and physically. A long walk, in particular, can be a rewarding experience that allows...

Running advice

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Build up to 5k
If you're over 40 and looking to build up to a 5K, don't worry - it's never too late to start.
Level Up Your Running: Essential Tips for Progressing from 5K to 10K
Before starting to increase your mileage, it's essential to ensure that you have proper footwear that provides support, comfort, and flexibility.
Stepping Up: Essential Tips for Building Up to a Half Marathon Distance
With these steps in mind, you'll be well on your way to running a half marathon.