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We are lucky to live on a planet with such diverse landscapes. From vast deserts to rainforests, glaciers and mountains, there is a lot of ground to cover if  you're thinking about trekking in some unique places. As you build your hiking bucket list, you'll also want to build a gear list that reflects these diversities.

The London 2012 Olympic 6th placer made a surprise appearance as part of the FootBalance visit to one of its Intersport Tony Pryce UK stores. On Thursday 12th of June, Holly came along to see what FootBalance is all about and engage with staff to share her experiences within elite sport and indeed how she has had problems within her kinetic chain through poor mechanics that started at her feet!

Holly was well looked after by the Tonypryce staff and even had the pleasure of having a free foot analysis and insoles customised for her by the newly trained staff.

With the World Cup underway it is a good time to highlight the importance of keeping your football feet in good shape. Football (soccer) can place a great deal of stress on the foot and the more you play, the higher the stress. There can be a lot of friction involved, particularly when playing on artificial surfaces such as AstroTurf. A player often stops suddenly and twists and turns as he/she runs past or catches an opponent.

In celebration of the US Open Golf Tournament hosted at Pinehearst on Thursday June 12, we want you to feel like a champion

Despite its genteel reputation, golf is a physical sport and can take a toll on your body without proper care. In an 18-hole game, the average person walks about five miles and burns around 1,200 calories. Although you may not be considering the impact of all this walking, we are.

 

Many people suffer from tension headaches. A new Swedish study suggests that the best cure for stress and headaches is physical training and then preferably weight training.

The only help against a constant stiff muscle is exercise that relaxes the muscle and provide natural relaxation.

We're looking forward to meeting up with our podiatry friends at two of the podiatry industry's top events. 

When you think of fishing products, you probably think about a rod, reel, line and waders. But, as a local newspaper in Allentown, Pennsylvania recently told its readers, FootBalance QuickFit footbeds are also very important. The newspaper, called The Morning Call, recently ran a story about how fishing products are highlighting this summer's new outdoors gear. Here's what the editor had to say about FootBalance QuickFit footbeds:

FootBalance and Elverys Sports have teamed up to help runners prepare for the Flora Women’s Mini Marathon. Read how you can improve your personal best!

We want to celebrate all the deserving scholars walking at graduation this spring, so we are giving away free QuickFit footbeds to the first ten people who send in a graduation photo and a short paragraph explaining how you or a loved one could benefit from the comfort, fit and performance of FootBalance footbeds. 

Are you in-training for the Flora Women's Mini Marathon? 

Come and say 'hello' to FootBalance's Ireland Tech Reps at the Women's Mini Marathon registration events and get your feet prepared for the Mini Marathon with a free FootBalance foot analysis. 
 
Kilkenny Flora Women's Mini Marthon Registration Event Sunday 18th May
 
Our tech rep Kate will be on hand this weekend at Kilkennys Newpark Hotel from 11am-6pm . Kate will be partnering with Elverys Sports and their team of experts at the event, doing free foot assessments all day and selling lots of FootBalance 100% customised insoles.
 
Flora Women's Mini Marathon Expo RDS 30th of May - 1st of June
 

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