Enjoy Earth Day Weekend

Apr 22nd, 2011 by Jenna Goldberg | 1 Comment So Far

Earth Day can be a reminder for all of us to get off the couch and enjoy what the outdoors has to offer, and HealthyFeetStore.com reminds you to wear activity- appropriate shoes while doing it! The temperatures are creeping upwards and the clouds are beginning to part. Outdoor activities are popping up on your calendar and it’s time to stock your shoe collection accordingly. Here are some of the many quality outdoor- friendly shoes we carry at HealthyFeetStore.com. Find the perfect pair for a relaxing day at the beach, vigorous hike, or enjoying an outdoor concert.

A Day at the Beach:

Women: Spenco Kholo Polysorb Arch Support
Not your $2 flip flop, the Kholo is super padded with a deep heel cup and outstanding arch support- it’s like a hammock for your feet. These babies will conform to the foot with wear, absorb shock, and reduce pain in the forefoot by reducing pressure in the ball of foot area. Purchase a pair in bright purple, pink (or stick to black if you must) and hit the beach!

Men: Sole Casual Flips-Men’s Arch Support Sandals  
Keep it orthopedic in the outdoors. Sole Casual Flips are American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) approved and with a stylish cork design, they’re spouse approved as well. The upper strap is made with 50% recycled material and 50% hemp with a modest, plaid pattern. Arch support helps align feet, legs, and lower back while the deep heel cup provides stability. For improved footing, the durable outsole is a blend of natural and synthetic rubbers. This sandal is also beneficial for someone suffering from plantar fasciitis, shin splints, back pain, and pronation. But don’t worry about all that, just wear Sole Casual Flips, life’s a beach.

Go on a Vigorous Hike:

?Women: Aetrex Sedona Trail Runner
Go off the beaten path with this shoe. With a highly breathable, technologically advanced mesh upper, you can hike in the heat and deflect the water from the stream. The Tuff-toe® industrial strength rubber toe guard protects your feet from rocks and branches, and the soft, padded collar prevents blisters. The dual removable insoles provide adjustable depth, and the anatomically designed toe box accommodates bunions and corns. The Sedona Trail Runner will keep your feet happy from start to finish.

Men: New Balance 759- Men’s Walking and Running Shoe
This shoe is lightweight and durable with shock absorbing features that help you stay strong throughout your trek. The synthetic/ mesh upper is water resistant for runs by the creek and has reflective details for better visibility to cars while running on a warm night. For comfort and protection against blisters, the dual density collar is cushioned and provides firm support. The New Balance 759 has features ideal for the outdoors man and sporty appearance for all outdoor occasions.

Enjoy an Outdoor Event:

Women: Naot Sarasota Women’s Classic Sandal
Wearing the Naot Sarasota, your friends will like the fashion, while your feet will love the feeling. These sandals have a buckle strap at the instep and a beaded embellishment on the center of the foot, perfect to wear with a summer dress or casual shorts and top. Naot sandals are designed with a combination cork and latex footbed that conforms to the foot with wear. The deep heel indentation and hallux support keep the foot in place, in case you have to chase down a Frisbee or the band plays your favorite song.

Men: Naot Climb Sandals
Real men wear sandals, man sandals. Part of Naot’s Vibe Collection, the Climb Sandal is fully adjustable with two hook and loop closure straps for a secure fit. The padded technical lining is soft and moisture absorbent. Naot is known for their footbeds, and this collection features a footbed of anatomic cork and latex, and wrapped in suede, which molds to the foot with wear. The polyurethane sole has traction for walking on terrain while doing manly, outdoor things.

In honor of Earth Day we are offering free shipping on all orders through Earth Day weekend! Coupon Code: earthday2011
(Via US Domestic Ground Shipping only, expires midnight PST 4/24)


About Author 

Jenna Goldberg attended University of Hawai’i at Manoa and graduated from California State University Long Beach with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and English concentration. When she is not working in the office as HealthyFeetStore.com's Web Content Writer and Digital Marketing Specialist you can find Jenna surfing or snowboarding. She also contributes to S4Mag.com, The Inertia and SALTED Magazine and other surf and snowboard publications. You can find her on Google +.

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