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HOKA ONE ONE

  HOKA ONE ONE. The world’s most popular maximalist running shoes. Hoka One One – Fly over the earth. By Dennis Rehbock. Podiatrist. www.footdoctor.co.za   My take on maximalist running shoes  –  reported to be the fastest growing running shoe brand in the world. For a few years now I have been talking about and lecturing on maximalist running shoes. These maximalist running shoes are a relatively new category of running shoes in South Africa. From February this year we now have the most well known maximalist brand, namely Hoka One One, here locally.   TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE  –  OPEN IT HERE OR SEE THE RUNNING SHOE GUIDES  – OPEN IT HERE   REFERENCES Hoka One One – www.hokaoneone.com  Hoka One One Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/ hokaoneone Hullabaloo – www.hullabaloo.co.za Hoka One One FW17 Line Up  – http://www.footdoctor.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/HOKA-LINE-UP-FW17-.pdf Hoka One One stockists – http://www.hullabaloo.co.za/#!/hoka-stockists Dennis Rehbock – Podiatrist – www.footdoctor.co.za David Ives – Podiatrist –...

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Plantar warts (warts, verruca, Afrikaans – soolvrat)

Plantar warts  (warts, verruca, Afrikaans – soolvrat)

Going barefoot is one of the luxuries of a South African summer but it also carries an increase risk of contracting a virus…

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Technical Running Shoe Tips.

Technical Running Shoe Tips.

Always purchase your technical running shoes from a reputable specialist running shoe store. If necessary or if you are injured get the specialized running shoe advice from your sports podiatrist. A technical running shoe is chosen / prescribed on the basis of biomechanical function. For example – If you have neutral biomechanics / feet then a NEUTRAL running shoe is needed. If your feet are slightly overpronated then a MILD ANTIPRONATION / stability running shoe is necessary. If your feet are excessively overpronated then a STRONG ANTIPRONATION / motion control running shoe is necessary. At times there are exceptions to these rules, where the runner is in the incorrect running shoes and yet had no injuries. The tendency is then to leave them in the incorrect running shoes. Do not change model or brand if you do not have to. All running shoe brands have these different categories of running shoes. Some may have different terminology for the categories of neutral / mild antipronation / strong antipronation. This choice can be complicated so get good professional help.  ...

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