Any runner will be able to tell you that running is the most freeing form of exercise. You don't need the gym, you don't need a car to get there, or any special equipment. You don't need to rely on anything but your own two feet (and a good pair of shoes). If you are a runner, you can run anywhere at any time and you probably have a surface you prefer, whether it's grass, bitumen...Read More
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Race season is back on, and one of the most popular events of the year here in Perth is coming up very soon! The HBF Run for a Reason is next month which means many of you will be preparing to walk or run up to 21 kilometres in race conditions.
Given that your feet can strike the ground almost 5,000 times during a 4 kilometre run (and that they strike with a force of about 3 - 4 times your bodyweight) it's fair to say that your poor feet can take a hammering in events like these.Read More
Why is it that you only really notice your toenails when you catch one of them on the corner of your furniture? In between swearing, gasping for breath, trying not to cry (or a combination of all three), all of your attention is on the, otherwise forgotten, pieces of nail at the end of your toes.
At that point, having anything to catch on the corners of your furniture seems like a cruel trick of nature. What else do we even use toenails for anyway? And why do we still have them?Read More