What Are Lifts in Shoes – What Does It Do?
Shoe lifts are rubber-based soles which can be inserted beneath the shoes to make you reach a certain height. Shoe lifts are available in various shapes and sizes and are used by all and sundry. There are usually three common types of materials used to manufacture shoe lift. 1- Cork Lift The first is the cork lift which is a …
Knee Walker vs Crutches: What’s the Better Alternative?
If you just recovered from a broken ankle, foot operation, or any kind of surgery or injury and you are confused between a knee walker and crutches, then my suggestion would be to go for neither. The simple reason behind it is that an assisting movement device will be no less than a dragging burden for you that you have …
Should You Wear Your Regular Sports Socks for Badminton?
Usually badminton players are seen wearing sports socks during the game. Though these socks may work just fine for an average player, if you are a pro in the field or you want to play aggressively on the court, you would need something better.   Socks that are specially designed for badminton hence come in picture. What makes badminton socks a …
Can Running Shoes be Worn for Zumba Dancing?
You have decided to enroll in one of the hottest dance fitness form i.e. Zumba dance. And now you are finding a hard time to get the right pair of Zumba shoes for yourself. Never mind, there are lots of options and choices to find one good pair for your dance fitness. If you do not want to buy the …
6 Different Types of Crutches – How to Use Them for Foot Injury?
We might have seen many in our day-to-day life using crutches for their mobility and movement, but we never spared a thought on their life’s struggles. I understand, it’s universal that we don’t understand the pain, unless we get into the same position as others and how they experienced it. But now, when it’s time for you to get the …
Most Common Wrestling Injuries – Will Ankle Brace Help?
When you ask me, what is your favorite sport? Without wasting a second I would say “Wrestling” is one of them. But on a second note, I would like to inform you, I like to watch wrestling than playing it (pun intended).  By now, I know that you would have apprehended why I said that. Yes, it’s because of the …
5 Reasons You Should Not Deadlift in Your Squat Shoes
Like many people out there, I know you too must be having the same question “Can I deadlift using squat shoes?” lingering your mind.                                                                                 The short answer is no, you should not. Since squat shoes have high heels of around 1 inch extra compared to the normal flat deadlift shoes this can prove to be hazardous. You may wonder, will …
50 Best Motivational Quotes for Athletes (By Famous Sportsmen)
Positive thinking, motivation and self-confidence are essential for athletes to keep them pushing. Always remember you were born to be a player and you were meant to be here. This moment is yours and you should struggle hard to keep you motivated, keep yourself pushed to extremes, and to stay on top. Here are some of the best motivational quotes …
What Are No Show Socks – What Are They Good For?
No show socks (also called as low-cut, ankle socks, anklet socks, and loafer liners) are one kind of the socks that are not long and are rather short reaching up to the ankle of the person who wears them. Some of them are below the ankle and some are just up to the ankle either folded or cuffed up giving a …
What Causes Yellow Toenail Fungus? How to Get Rid of It?
Bad fungus infection in the toenails is a common problem that affects a large number of athletes and other common people every year in the US. Fungal toe nail infections are generally caused by different types of fungal organisms (commonly by dermatophyte). In addition to fungi, yeast and molds can also be a cause of nail infections. Although it can develop at any …