News and Blog — Walking Socks

What is COOLMAX® and What are the Benefits?

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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?

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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 Difference Between Hiking and Trekking?

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There seems to be a common misconception of what is hiking and what is trekking, so today we wanted to share with you what the difference is and why it’s important to know this. Knowing the difference means you can ensure you are equipped with the right gear and have a successful trip.    Hiking  Hiking is typically a leisure activity which is done through walking on well-made trails or man-made roads. This activity can...

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Top 5 Places to Go Hiking in the UK

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If you are looking to explore the UK or fancy a different activity to do on the weekend, this is the place for you. These top five hiking trails will make you reclaim your sense of adventure and appreciate the beauty of the British outdoors.

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