As technology has progressed so has the science of shoelaces and foot health. Enter Caterpy. This bump technology wonder has flipped the paradigm in shoelace design when it comes to comfort, convenience, performance, and customization. Caterpy is the only no tie shoelace approved by podiatrists and sports medicine doctors. Your feet support 100% of your body weight, improving foot health is of the utmost importance.
With marathon season quickly approaching, we want to recognize that being healthy encompasses everything from consuming the food that fuels us, to taking care of the tool that drives us to the finish line: our feet. The process of getting race-ready may look different from one athlete to the next but starting from a structurally sound foundation (pun intended!) that begins at our toes will make us all stronger, faster and better. Below, we’ve compiled a marathon training guide that takes natural foot health and function into account. Happy reading!
Blood flow is essential in maintaining tissue health, especially following an injury, as it provides the vital reparative factors necessary for healing. Compromised blood flow then, can significantly inhibit tissue healing. In regards to the feet, the posterior tibial artery of the lower leg supplies blood to the plantar region (bottom, sole) of the foot, including the plantar fascia via the lateral plantar artery.