Gearing up for Fall Sports

Football Players Sport Team Helmet Field Athlete Child Uniform Running Outdoors 1623018 SFor kids and adults alike, autumn weather signals another opportunity to engage in sports. The daytime provides the warmth for outdoor time, and in the evening, the cooler weather prevents folks from overheating as they train. Footwear choices are changing from flip-flops and sandals to walking shoes, flats, and boots. With all the changes (including the colors of the leaves), it gives an opportunity to…

Shoes for Going Back to School

38100539 The Boy Running Shoes Is A LacesIt’s that time of year again – the kids are back in school! Most of you have already gone and done some back to school shopping to prepare for the new school year, but some may still be catching up (or shopping again). While school supplies and clothing are a given when you think about back to school shopping, don’t forget about the importance of…

Controlling Foot Odor

32373780 S Feet Legs Toes SlippersYou may have heard that if you are not having a good night’s sleep, you may want to try sticking one or more feet out from under the covers. The feet become exposed to cooler air, which helps your overall body temperature to cool down as well. Why does this seem to work? Well, the feet have many special blood vessels that can open up…

Children and Toe Walking

Feet Baby Nature 990164 SIf you have a young child or are around babies just learning to walk, you may notice that they walk on their tiptoes. At first it might look cute, but then you may wonder if that is normal. Well, most likely, yes – it is normal. Most toddlers learn to walk and begin with a habit of toe walking that can continue into young childhood.…

Your Young Gymnasts Feet

14521182 Olympic Flag In The Wind. Part Of A Series.Some of the clear stars of the Rio 2016 Olympics were The Final Five – our US Women’s Gymnastics Team. In particular, Simone Biles blew us away with stellar performances, leaving Rio with 5 medals at her first Olympics. Like Simone and the rest of The Final Five, successful gymnasts all over the world generally start their careers by learning and training from a young…