Sports athletes workout very hard to attain their objectives, usually by enhancing the quantity and intensity of their exercising. On the other hand, what has become clearer in recent times is usually that relaxing and not exercise is probably equally as significant as the specific working out they perform. The relaxation or down time is equally as crucial with bettering overall performance and it is an integral strategy to protect against injuries. Exercise related injury reduction is absolutely essential as if an injury occurs then that affects the ability to workout to increase overall performance. Each time a training load is put on by a high-intensity training session, you will find some small trauma to the tissues. The tissues should certainly get over this damage. The tissues will return from the high intensity run stronger if it’s allowed to recuperate. This small trauma also needs to recover. If an additional exercise strain is applied before that small trauma has recuperated, then the small trauma amasses and a running injury sooner or later happens.

This is exactly why a lot of research is looking at the technology of recovery. Athletes need to get over games and exercise workouts before the next workout. Frequently this is as easy as simply running hard one day and not training as hard the next day. Furthermore, it implies that runners and sports scientists are looking for strategies to improve and improve recovery. For example, expensive but not absolutely tested ideas such as ice baths and hyperbaric oxygen chambers. It may well indicate simple things like what is called recovery footwear.

Following having a run, professional athletes love to kick off their footwear and place on a shoe that feels cozy and liberates the feet from the restriction of there shoes. The most common recovery shoes are traditionally flip flops or sandals which liberate the foot with the constraints of shoes. They may be typically soft or well padded and they as a rule have some arch support. The intention of these types of shoes are to help give the foot as well as leg muscles some relaxation so that they don’t work as hard. The aim being that this could aid recuperation of those weary feet as well as leg muscles so that they are better prepared for the next training session. An added selling point of those sandals with an arch support constructed in, is they can be easily made use of by those sports athletes who are required to use foot orthoses in their training footwear. The level of support for the arch that’s built in them is generally is similar to which can be found in over-the-counter foot orthoses available at retail.

There are many brand names of these different types of recovery footwear. One of the most popular in the United States is the Oofos brand. Their sandals have got a large amount of extra padding that is created to really provide the foot a rest following a hard workout. In Australia, a favorite brand name would be the Archies. These are a flip flop with a good level of mid-foot (arch) support and very good shock absorption. Using these sorts of flip flops, a lesser amount of energy is needed to move, so they enhance recovery and help the joints and muscles recuperation from those small aches and pains which will come after a really hard work out. This means they are really more ready for their subsequent exercise session.


Bestseller No. 1
OOFOS OOahh Slide, Black - Lightweight Recovery Footwear - Reduces Stress on Feet, Joints & Back - Machine Washable - Men’s Size 5, Women’s Size 7
  • Feel the OO - An evolution of the OOriginal, the OOahh Slide features an agile foam strap for additional support and comfort. Like every OOFOS shoe, it features OOfoam technology & the patented footbed.
  • OOfoam Technology - Our revolutionary OOfoam technology absorbs 37% more impact than traditional footwear foam materials to reduce the stress on your feet, joints & back. Plus, the closed-cell foam is machine washable and designed to minimize odor.
Bestseller No. 2
Recovery Carbon Fiber Insole, 1Piece, Shoe insert, VERY RIGID Ortho Foot Support best for Arthritis, Sesamoiditis, Toe Fracture - Trauma - Alternative To Post Op Shoe - 252mm EU40
  • SINGLE PIECE: This carbon fiber shoe insert is sold as a SINGLE plate, not as a pair. The ortho shoe insole can be worn on your right or left foot. Suitable for men or women. NB! Visit your local doctors' office to make sure this is the right product for you.
  • INSOLE DESIGN: This Carbon fiber insole is 1,6 mm thick and has 180 degrees flat plate design with minimum flexibility. The rigid shoe orthotic / foot support limits the range of motion - an alternative to post op shoe - for people who are further along in the recovery and are allowed more mobility than the walking boot.
Bestseller No. 3
OOFOS OOriginal Sandal, Black - Men’s 6, Women’s 8
  • Feel the OO - The OOFOS shoe story begins with the OOriginal Sandal. The combination of sleek design and OOfoam recovery technology laid the groundwork for all future OOFOS styles and models.
  • OOfoam Technology - Our revolutionary OOfoam technology absorbs 37% more impact than traditional footwear foam materials to reduce the stress on your feet, joints & back. Plus, the closed-cell foam is machine washable and designed to minimize odor.

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