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Running 101: Post-training foot care tips

An average marathon takes approximately 33,000 steps to complete.  Though much of the sport relies on core, quad and glute strength, it’s our feet that take the worst beating.  Sometimes the aching and pounding can persist more than just a few hours.  Life after a marathon goes on, but spending extra time on foot care can help heal runners’ feet faster.

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Tips for good foot care

AA Podiatrists have come up with 10 tips to help you keep your feet in good condition and prevent foot problems:

1. Wash your feet

The first step in having good foot health is to keep your feet clean, daily. Wash them in warm soapy water every day.  Don’t soak them as this may destroy your skin’s natural oils.

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