Prevention & Preparation

Browse the archives and discover how to stop painful foot blisters from ruining your favourite pursuits.

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Do Antiperspirants Prevent Blisters?

Antiperspirants have an intuitive effect on blisters by reducing sweat and therefore friction levels. But does research demonstrate antiperspirants prevent blisters?

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Full-Shoe Gaiters In Ultramarathon

This article looks at styles and brands of running gaiters, particularly for ultramarathon, including which one's protect against maceration.

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OXFAM Trailwalker Foot Care: The Definitive Guide

Oxfam Trailwalker foot care an important skill to master. Learn more about footwear, socks, blisters, taping and more to help you across the finish line.

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Blisters In Ultramarathon [WEBINAR: Southern Lakes Ultra, NZ]

This webinar was produced for the Southern Lakes Ultra 2022 (NZ) participants to help them prepare, prevent and treat blisters in their event.

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How Do I Keep My Feet Dry On A Hot Day?

Hot days make for sweaty feet. And what about dew-laiden grass, rain, puddles, snow and river-crossings. How do you keep your feet dry?

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Marathon Blisters: Why On Race Day, Not Training?

Ever wondered why you get blisters on race day but not during training? Here are the 5 reasons why race-day marathon blisters are so common.

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Every Blister Prevention Strategy Works Like This

Preventing blisters can seem hit and miss at times. It shouldn't be. Every blister prevention strategy works in one of five ways.

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