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Yard Socks, Equestrian Socks and Competition Socks - Is There Really a Difference?

Posted by Josh Barr-Rostron on

If you love horse riding, you will know about the amount of footwear available on the market for different activities. In order to get the most out of your boots, you need the best possible socks to match. At SockMine, we offer Yard Socks, Equestrian Socks and Competition Socks, so you can care for your feet all day long. If you’re just mucking out the stables, you’ll be in your wellies. If you’re in training, you’ll more...

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My Approach to Training for 6 Marathons in 6 Days

Posted by Ben Lowe on

MY APPROACH TO TRAINING – WHERE TO BEGIN Training for one marathon is in itself a huge challenge. One which takes grit, determination, and many, many hours of pounding the pavements. So how do I even begin to think about how to train for 6 of these things happening on 6 consecutive days? My own approach to training is a tricky one. As I have never even attempted a marathon before, I needed a plan...

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Keep Having to Buy New Socks for Work Boots? SockMine Socks are Made To Last

Posted by Josh Barr-Rostron on

Finding a solid pair of socks for work boots can be like finding a needle in a hay stack. At SockMine, we have made it simple for you. One pair of socks with one goal. To care for your feet. Easy. If you’re on your feet all day, week in week out, you need a durable pair of socks that can withstand your high workload whilst keeping you comfortable and supported. Introducing SockMine workwear socks. Getting...

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It's Crunch Time – Free Marathon Training Schedule For Beginners

Posted by Ben Lowe on

Training for your first Marathon? Try our free marathon training schedule for beginners to get your training off on the right foot! Whether you’re new to the marathon scene or have over 20 races under your belt, it is always a good idea to have a training plan when leading up to a big race. This is to ensure you get the best out of you. At SockMine, we care about performance. We want you...

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Marathon Training? Here are the Best Socks for Fartlek Training

Posted by Josh Barr-Rostron on

Are you training for a marathon but getting tired of the same old routine? Why not give Fartlek Training a try.   WHAT IS FARTLEK TRAINING? Fartlek Training is all about speed. Not how fast you can run, but how you vary it during your session. The word Fartlek is derived from the Swedish phrase for ‘Speed Play’, which is exactly what you do during the session. You play with your speed. Rather than running...

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