Tested: 4 Best Socks for Tough Mudder/Spartan Race

When preparing for a tough mudder or any obstacle course mud run socks should be among the top priority in preperation. Having a quality pair of socks on can keep your feet dry as you roll through the mud and dive into water and comfortable enough to have the occasional rock or mud slip inside your shoes. Here are the four best socks for tough mudder that are actually worth buying.

Having run 12 13 Tough Mudders/Mud Runs & 1 Spartan Race I can tell you having a quality pair of socks is important. They keep your feet dry and protected from the elements. These socks are the ones that I recommend. 4 Best Socks for Tough Mudder or Spartan Race1. MudGear … Read more

Tried & Tested – 5 Best Blister Preventing Socks For Runners

Blisters might be the most annoying minor injury that you can suffer running. Most blisters are caused by friction which can be reduced or even elimated with a good pair of socks. Here are our favorite 5 best socks for running to prevent blisters.

30Shares228We discussed how bad blisters can be and how to prevent/treat them in this post here. To summarize blisters are caused by three main issues:FrictionSweatingHeatSo without further delay, here my criteria for selecting a really solid pair of socks for running to prevent blisters.LightweightCompression StyleMoisture Wicking FabricCushioningThese five socks that we … Read more

The 5 Best Toe Socks for Runners That Are Actually Worth It

Toe socks provide really good protection against friction which can cause blisters between the toes. We break down the 5 best toe socks that actually worth buying

SharesLike most fitness junkies, I’m a total aficionado when it comes to running gear. That’s why I’m always creaking my neck from scanning sports stores for the next best thing. So you can imagine my shock when I discovered that a large percentage of my running friends had no idea what … Read more

The 3 Best Socks For Flat Feet: Reviews & Top Picks

Having flat feet is a common issue for many runners and non-runners. One easy solution to relieve pain is purchasing specific socks for flat feet. We break down how to pick the best socks for flat feet and include reviews & our top picks top picks.

1Shares1Flat feet condition is a major challenge to many runners and non-runners. WebMD describes flat feet as fallen arches.  Many shoe companies have an entire list of shoes specific for flat feet runners.  One inexpensive way (in comparison to buying shoes) to help relieve the pain and stress is to … Read more

The 4 Best Socks for Sweaty Feet Reviewed [2020 Edition]

Got smelly and/or sweaty feet? The problem may lie in the socks you’re wearing. Here is an easy guide on picking the best socks for sweaty feet with reviews & our top picks.

2Shares2Got smelly and/or sweaty feet? The problem may lie in the socks you’re wearing. The wrong type of socks can cause foot problems such as corns, chafing, or foot blisters. As you may have observed, your feet are the MVP when it comes to moving around in day to day life … Read more

The 7 Benefits of Running Compression Socks

Compression socks used to be the sole reserve of diabetics and airplane pilots, but have now become gradually acceptable among runners. There’s a reason why some of the faster runners in the world have started using them. We break down the benefits of running compression socks?

1Shares1Compression socks used to be the sole reserve of diabetics and airplane pilots, but have now become gradually acceptable among marathon runners and other runners generally. longer distance runners, in particular, have been using compression socks for several years now. There’s a reason why.Though these usually knee-high socks look like … Read more

The 5 Benefits of Good Running Socks

Any runner with more than a handful of races under their belt will tell you why it is very important to have a good pair of running socks. Here are the 5 benefits of good running socks.

SharesDoes changing your socks really matter when you are running? Do I need running socks?Great questions…  let me tackle them one at a time.Any runner with more than a handful of races under their belt will tell you why it is very important to have a good pair of running … Read more

Balega vs. SmartWool – What’s the Difference?

Balega vs. SmartWool What’s Sock Brand Protects Against Blisters Better?

This article compares the Balega vs SmartWool running socks.It first gives a review of the two sock models and states the difference between as it relates to blister prevention and overall durability to help you make an informed buying decision. Our Top Choice #1 ​Balega Enduro V-Tech Quarter Socks ​Blister preventing Mesh … Read more

Our Detailed Balega Hidden Comfort Review

Balega is arguably the top blister preventing socks for runners on the market. Here is our review of their very popular Balega Hidden Comfort.

Balega designs and manufactures running socks for technical performance. The company is an initiative of both South Africa and America, with production facilities in the two countries.They are arguably the most popular blister prevention socks for runners on the market. Their primary facility is in North Carolina and they use high … Read more

Swiftwick Aspire vs. Performance – What’s the Difference?

Runners need to wear socks to protect their feet. We compare two of the most popular sock lines: Swiftwick is the Aspire vs. the Performance series.

Swiftwick claims to be a passionate group of athletes serving other athletes, so it makes sense that this company would be interested in manufacturing socks. “The Swiftwick Story”All athletes, excluding ones who swim, need to wear socks to protect their feet, although many people struggle to figure out which are … Read more