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Tread Comfort Socks Review - The Urban Wanderer

Posted by Amey Hellen on

Here is a guest post from Sarah Irving, she is an outdoors travel blogger who has kindly left us a review on our Tread Comfort walking socks. Living in Manchester, Sarah loves exploring and learning about new places. We wish Sarah all the best and thank her for this kind, honest review! I don’t know about you, but I hate having cold feet! There’s nothing which will ruin a long walk like freezing cold tootsies. Sockmine have...

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Cycling Favourites

Posted by Amey Hellen on

There is a lot more to cycling than a bike and a helmet, that is why we have put together a list of our favourite items for when you are out on your bike.     Food and Snacks  This factor may seem like an unusual choice, however, is important to consider when going out on long bike rides or are competing in challenging races. A suggested snack to bring are energy bars as they provide the right...

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Brilliant Gifts for the Runner in Your Life

Posted by Amey Hellen on

As Christmas quickly approaches and you struggle for ideas for the perfect gift, we decided to talk about our top gift ideas for the runner in your life. No matter whether they are just starting out or have run a marathon, we have the perfect list for you!    1. Socks  Although this may seem obvious at first, it is important that your special someone receives the right equipment for when they are running as it...

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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?

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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