Category Archives : Sweaty Feet

The Podiatrist Reveals 10 Freaky Facts About Feet

#1: In a lifetime, the average Joe or Jane from down the road, will have walked more than four times around the Earth #2: Standing still is more exhausting than walking due to the fact that you are straining the same few muscles for a longer period of time. #3: Your toes carry one half […]

Stock up on socks! Keep your feet covered!

While some may find it trendy to wear their loafers or boating shoes with no socks, this can be harmful for the overall health of your feet. Other than the obvious; stinky shoes and horrible foot odour that goes along with going sockless, there are various health benefits to wearing socks that many people are […]

Healthy Steps Supports Ports Of Auckland Round The Bays

More than 30,000 runners are set to hit the pavement this Sunday March 8th, in Auckland’s annual Round The Bays fun run. Back in 1972, the Auckland Joggers Club organised an 8.4 kilometre running event that set off at Auckland Harbour, and followed Auckland’s shore line to finish up at St Helier’s Bay. 1200 people […]

Athlete’s Foot – How Contagious Is It Really?

Chances are, you may have the fungus that causes Athlete’s Foot on your feet at this very moment. The myth that needs to be dispelled is that athlete’s foot is easily contagious from person to person – with the itchy, burning condition arising the moment someone comes into contact with a contaminated foot bath, shower […]

Sweating It Out – Avoid Sweaty Feet This Summer

Sweaty feet, or plantar hyperhidrosis, is a condition that causes excessive sweating localized to the plantar side of the foot (the bottom). Sweaty feet can exacerbate or even lead to problems such as athlete’s foot, plantar warts, or other skin conditions. Sweating is the body’s natural way of cooling itself down, and with over 250,000 […]