Military Boots: Effective Techniques for Ultimate Comfort

Do you imagine Military boots to be big, heavy things that can make your feet incredibly uncomfortable. That is no longer the norm. Breathable, waterproof and even antibacterial combat boots are now readily available.  However, you still need to make sure that you get the correct size and fit. There are also several effective techniques… Read More

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Fully Prepared: Weightlifting Protective Equipment You Should Know About

Introduction Weightlifting is an exercise or activity that can significantly improve your fitness and tone your body. It focuses on developing the size of your skeletal muscles and strength for more body power. When performed correctly, weightlifting is an excellent way to help improve your health. However, as weightlifting involves movement with (heavy) weights, you… Read More

Orthotics are not Just about the Feet Anymore!

What is an orthotic? These are special shoe inserts that are used to treat foot conditions. They have been used for years to treat foot pain and improve comfort levels. People feel discomfort when they are suffering from pain in different parts of their bodies. A considerable amount of the population today is suffering from… Read More

Quick March: What is the Effect of Footwear on Ground Reaction Force?

Research Paper Title The Effects of British Army Footwear on Ground Reaction Force and Temporal Parameters of British Army Foot Drill. Background High rates of occupational training-related lower-limb musculoskeletal (MSK) overuse injuries are reported for British Army recruits during basic training. Foot drill is a repetitive impact loading occupational activity and involves striking the ground… Read More

Can Wearing Shoes Weaken Our Ankle Bones?

Your shoes are changing your feet. The ankles of people who habitually wear shoes are different to those of people who tend to walk barefoot (Sorrentino et al., 2019). In many industrial societies, people tend to wear shoes from a young age. However, many people around the world often go barefoot, or wear only very… Read More

What is the Impact of Military Type Footwear & Load Carrying Workload on Postural Stability?

Research Paper Title Impact of military type footwear and load carrying workload on postural stability. Background Postural stability has been shown to be impacted by footwear and task performed. This study analysed the impact of two military footwear, standard boot (STB) and minimalist boot (MTB) on postural stability, before (PRE) and after (POST) a load… Read More

4 Handy Tips to Avoid Injuries While Exercising

Being physically active is one of the best things you can do for your body. And one sure way to do so is by exercising. While we advocate for engaging in physical activity to keep in shape, we can not overlook the risks involved if you go about it the wrong way. Many fitness enthusiasts… Read More