Runners guide 2016

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  • A Runner's Guide to Blister Prevention & Treatment

    27 Things Every Runner Needs (And Wants) To Know About Blisters

    A) BLISTERS BY ANATOMICAL LOCATION - BEST MANAGEMENT FOR RUNNERS

    1. Toe blisters - From big toe to pinky toe, between the toes, on top of toes and toenail blisters

    2. Heel blisters - The biomechanics of heel blisters (4 types!) and their treatment

    3. Arch blisters - How to manage arch blisters, whether you wear orthotics or not

    4. Edge blisters - Is your blister an edge blister, and why it matters?

    5. Blisters under the ball of the foot - Because there's nothing worse than running with these blisters

    B) TYPES AND STAGES OF BLISTERS YOU WILL ENCOUNTER

    6. Hot-spots - The precursor to a blister: What you can do to stop it before it starts

    7. Blister prone - Wait, why do I get blisters when others dont?

    8. Blood blisters - How to manage the risks with confidence

    9. Macerated feet - Not blisters, but a terrible affliction to avoid

    10. Deroofed blisters - Worse than an ordinary blister and worth avoiding!

    C) BLISTER PREVENTION STRATEGIES FOR RUNNING BLISTERS

    11. Gaiters - Everything youve wanted to know about gaiters, including DIY (Sarah Lavendar Smith)

    12. Lubricants - Another popular one for runners - Do you know these facts?

    13. Cushioning - Helps blisters in two ways but is often done wrong - How to get it right!

    14. Blister taping - Arguably the most popular prevention strategy - Stuff you need to know!

    15. ENGO Patches - Why you can't afford to ignore this strategy for prevention (and treatment)!

    16. Running shoes - How to choose the best running shoes based on scientific evidence (Ian Griffiths)

    17. Skin drying strategies - How can I keep my feet dry?

    18. Running sock selection - An overview of fibre performance for moisture management

    19. Are calluses good or bad - How to make the most of skin adaption for protection against blisters

    20. Does your running shoe fit - How to get shoe fit right

    21. Double socks (and toesocks) - What this means for blister prevention

    D) BLISTER TREATMENT FOR RUNNERS

    22. Popping blisters - Should you pop a blister on your foot? When? How?

    23. Blister treatment - How to treat a foot blister Properly (Hint: It depends on your blister roof)

    24. Blister kit contents - Five items that will take your kit to a whole new level

    25. Faster blister healing - How to speed the healing of your foot blister

    26. Ultramarathon blister care - An example of blister care at an ultramarathon

    27. Blister plasters and patches - A comparison of cost and durability (Christian Madsen)

    E) BONUS MATERIAL

    Fixing Your Feet [Book] - John Vonhofs best selling foot care book for athletes

    Foot care at ultramarathons - Whose responsibility is it and what should you expect (John Vonhof)

    The Blister Prone Athletes Guide [Book] Insider blister tips for the 10 most common blister locations

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