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Health tips

Are your feet a knockout?

Feet smell, because they sweat a lot (they contain more than 600 sweat glands per square centimetre) and the perspiration can’t evaporate inside closed shoes.

Your dirtiest foot forward

Running on soft trails or graded roads are a lot easier on your joints than running on the hard stuff. What else should you know?

From top to toe

Look all the way down to your toes. You might be surprised to learn they're more important than you might think.

No fun in fungus

Beware the fungi that lurk in public showers and on swimming pool surfaces. You could be stuck with a nasty fungal foot infection, such as athlete's foot.

Make sure the shoe fits

Many foot problems experienced by adults begin with ill-fitting shoes they wore when they were children.

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