Don’t leave home without your insoles!

Having fully intended to run yesterday it just didn’t quite happen. I was undecided whether to run from work or home. With a 6:30 Yoga class to attend I decided that home was the better option. However, my car had other ideas … on auto pilot I found it took me to Cafe Cognito again! This resulted in no run but a very good coffee and fruit scone instead.

So, today I had made it my mission – must run! To avoid the same issue as yesterday I headed off to get changed at the end of the day only to find …

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At home in the kitchen the trainers and insoles were reunited.

No insoles! Disaster!

You may wonder why the aforementioned insoles were not in my shoes. Herein lies a top tip from the podiatrist: take your insoles out of your shoes after running if you can, and they will never again stink!

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The horrible whiffy reek to which some of us have become accustomed, possibly smelling like the cat’s peed in your shoes (even if you don’t have a cat!) is in fact due to bacteria breeding. Let them dry out after your run in a more open environment and the problem is solved!

So home, shoes on and out I then enjoyed a 10 mile tour of Aberdeen. Concluded that I definitely prefer daylight and trail, but nonetheless a few miles have been banked.

 

 

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