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The Importance of a Cushioned Sock

Posted by Amey Hellen on

Socks are often considered to be a fashion accessory and the last thing you decide when choosing an outfit, and less to do with the benefits it can add to your performance. So, today we wanted to discuss why it is important you own a pair of cushioned socks, no matter what sport or activity you do.    Protect Your Feet from Injury  Cushioned socks are important when taking part in any sport or activity, especially when you want...

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What is COOLMAX® and What are the Benefits?

Posted by Amey Hellen on

Here at Sockmine it is important to us that we provide quality products that deliver the qualities you deserve to enhance your performance. That is why today we wanted to talk about why we use Coolmax® and how this can help you perform better.   What is Coolmax®?  The trademark Coolmax® was developed in 1986 and have a series of polyester fabric blends that are designed to improve breathability when compared to natural fibres. The fabric was originally...

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How Can Socks Impact Your Performance?

Posted by Amey Hellen on

A lot of people assume that your shoes are one of the reasons why performance is impacted. This is true to some extent, however, socks have a greater impact than you might think. So, how can socks impact your performance?    Sizing  This factor may seem obvious but is a common mistake many people make when purchasing socks. There are so many misconceptions when finding the right sized sock that it has made it complicated for...

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What is the GripLock™ Sock and What are the Benefits?

Posted by Amey Hellen on

Here at Sockmine we think that it is important that every runner owns a pair of socks that are comfortable and do not let you blister. That is why today we wanted to let you know about our GripLock™  socks and what benefits they can bring to you.  What is GripLock™?  The GripLock™ sock is our own patented and innovative design which was created to solve the big issue that all runners dread, blisters. As we all know blisters are caused...

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GripLock™ Technology Now Officially Patented

Posted by Josh Barr-Rostron on

Granted at Last After months of waiting our industry leading technology GripLock™ has finally had its patent granted. GripLock™ aims to solve the one problem all runners dread to come across: blisters. They can cause endless amounts of irritation, turn a marathon training plan on its head and in severe cases, stop running altogether. At SockMine, we aim to give athletes the edge. We want to care for your feet so you can focus on your performance.   How...

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