Importance of Wearing Properly Fitted Shoes

Earlier today one of our Facebook friends inquired about painful cramping in her toes while she runs; she wanted to know what could be the cause. So we thought it would be a great opportunity to talk about wearing the right size running shoe.

There could be many reasons why you are experiencing cramping in your toes while you run, but one of the major causes is the shoes may actually to be too small or too narrow. Some people do not realize that while running our feet spread and swell an average of 5 mm each time we strike the ground. Shoes that are too small don’t allow our feet to spread, but instead confine our feet. This confinement can easily lead to decreased circulation; it can impinge nerves and cause the joints to bend in odd directions.

None of these are good things. So what can you do?

First, if you’re in the Midlothian, Chesterfield, Richmond, Northern Virginia or DC Metro stop by Lucky Foot. {If you’re not in the area go to a running specialty store}. It …

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Lucky Foot Sponsors EX2 Adventures

If you did not already know this, Team Lucky Foot sponsors all of the EX2 Adventures races. Don’t know who EX2 is? Oh, well, let me bring you up to date. EX2 is an elite group of adventure buffs that have been rocking the adventure sports races for more than a decade {they started up in 2000}. The entire team lives and breaths adventure, outdoor challenges and extreme sports. And they want to bring their love for all things adventure sports to YOU!

In addition to being a bunch of enthusiasts, the guys at EX2 create sports races that challenge competitors of varied interests and abilities. At any given time you can find these guys hosting trail runs, mountain biking events, adventure races and off road triathlons; EX2 prides themselves on challenging the beginner and the experienced sports aficionado!

The Lucky Foot team is excited that we are sponsoring all of the EX2 Adventures races. In fact, there is a race coming up on the 21st of July. It is …

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