FIT: Socks

Did You Know?

  • At rest, the average foot releases 1 cup of sweat each day.
  • On a 5 mile run, your feet produce enough sweat to fill an 8 ounce glass.
  • 55% of foot perspiration evaporates through the shoes upper. The other 45% is absorbed in the sock and footbed of your shoe!
  • Two trillion bacteria live on your feet.  That is 12% of all bacteria on the human body.

Choosing a sock that works for your feet and your activity level is a critical component of Fleet Feet Sports’ FITlosophy.

Your sock is the layer of material that sits directly next to your skin and is intended to wick moisture and protect your feet from calluses, blisters and other potential irritations. So, why not pick a pair of socks that fits your foot best? At Fleet Feet Sports, we recommend that you wear non-cotton, breathable socks for running, walking or other activities. Important characteristics to consider about the FIT and FEEL of a sock include:

  1. Seams
  2. Fibers & Materials
  3. Ergonomic Fit
  4. Heel Pocket
  5. Needle Count
  6. Engineered Cushioning

At Fleet Feet Sports, we offer a wide selection of socks including: Balega, Feetures, Swiftwick, Smartwool, Injini, and Darn Tough.

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