I believe you’re focussing on the wrong cause of your blisters

I believe you’re focussing on the wrong cause of your blisters

And 99% of people are in the same boat as you.

  • That’s’ why you’ve had patchy success in the past (or perhaps no success at all)
  • And you don’t know how to tell good advice from bad
  • So you keep choosing the wrong strategies for your blisters
  • And wasting money on products that were never going to work
  • (But you keep buying new shoes, only to keep getting blisters)
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Now I’m going to burst a little bubble …

Now I’m going to burst a little bubble …

There’s no doubt that some shoes might be causing blisters because they are too big or too small or worn out in a certain area or whatever.

But I believe many times, it’s not the shoe’s fault you’re getting blisters.

I saw a chap a while ago - he drove 7 hours to consult with me! He does big walks to raise money for charity...

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“Got blisters? You’ve got the wrong shoes.”

“Got blisters? You’ve got the wrong shoes.”

Really?

This one piece of off-the-cuff advice REALLY grinds my gears. Because these people haven't even looked at your shoes. Or your feet. Or where your blister is.

It's useless advice (on its own).

If you get this advice from someone, ask them “What is it about these shoes that’s causing my blisters?” Ask them to be specific. Are they:

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I want to clear something up about footwear and blisters

I want to clear something up about footwear and blisters

Perfectly fitting shoes alone does not guarantee you won’t get blisters.

I’d know! I’ve had superbly fitting shoes and I still got blisters.

But shoe-fit is one of the most basic prevention strategies there is and you have to get this right (or as close as possible to it) to make things easy for yourself!

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Fixing Your Feet (6th Edition) by John Vonhof

Fixing Your Feet (6th Edition) by John Vonhof

"Do yourself a favour"

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few months, you'll know that John Vonhof's 6th edition of Fixing Your Feet is now available worldwide. If you're an athlete of any persuasion or involved in foot care, you owe it to yourself to add this book to your collection. My copy came all the way through Europe with me.

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FREE LESSON: Heel Edge Blisters

FREE LESSON: Heel Edge Blisters

Lesson 14 of "Build Your Blister Plan"

Edge blisters are caused by an irritation to the skin where the insole or orthotic meets the side of the shoe. As the blister fills with more fluid, pressure pushes the blister fluid upwards. It can trick you into thinking the blister is caused by something higher up the side of the heel. 

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