Keep Your FEET Healthy to Keep Your Body healthy

Our feet are the foundation for our entire bodies. If they’re not working properly, the odds are pretty good it’s going to create problems elsewhere in our bodies.

Here in the developed world we’ve spent most of our lives in rigid supportive footwear that’s also shaped nothing like a human foot. As a consequence we have poorly developed feet that are actually deformed.

Here are a few simple things you can do to help restore health to your feet!

Kristen Hiking at Raven Rocks Blumont VA

Hike Two in the Five Fingers

I know I’ve been talking about feet a lot recently, but it’s the time of year when I start getting out and about in the woods more often. And this time, unlike previous years, I’ve decided to take my Five Fingers with me. Normally I would wear a light hiking boot, or more recently a minimalist boot. Despite my knowledge and experience, I was impressed with the difference the Five Fingers made.Continue reading