Zero Gravity Treadmills: How To Return To Running Fast With Injuries

Zero Gravity Treadmills: How To Return To Running Fast With Injuries
After suffering a sudden hip injury 3 weeks from the Gold Coast Marathon, Rach from Shoes Feet Gear got onto the Alter G Treadmill at XPhysiotherapy in Toowong (Brisbane) to keep her training up. Check out her experience in the below video. Bookings for the Alter G can be made here...

Training with Plantar Fasciitis: 5 Ways to Reduce Strain

Training with Plantar Fasciitis: 5 Ways to Reduce Strain
Plantar fasciitis often strikes at the most inconvenient time. Many of our patients are getting back into their fitness or increasing their mileage in preparation for an event and this extra activity results in too much strain through the plantar fascia. Almost all cases are 'cumulative injuries' where an accumulation of stretching under...

Young Athletes - Are They Doing Too Much? : 7 Tips to Avoid Pain

Young Athletes - Are They Doing Too Much? : 7 Tips to Avoid Pain
"Whenever kids suffer pain, we are quick to blame that they are doing too much sport. If they are training more like professional athletes, we need to be managing them more like professional athletes with these simple management tips" Peter Charles is a senior sports podiatrist and director of Shoes...

Why did my toes go numb on that run?!

Why did my toes go numb on that run?!
In my haste to get out the door a little while ago (...yep, I’m always rushing, especially if it means I can escape without any of my four extra “helpers” to get things done 😂), I slipped my feet into a new pair of tightly laced shoes and went for...

Should I try barefoot or minimalist running?

Should I try barefoot or minimalist running?
Check out this article by one of our Sports Podiatrists Peter Charles' in his regular column for Multisport Magazine. Some great tips on introducing miminalist style shoes or trialling barefoot style running the safe way! [[Full Text Below]]   Are minimalist shoes good or bad? Brief History The trend for...

Dusting Off The Cobwebs

Winter is sadly over, which means that the days are getting longer and running shoes are having the cobwebs dusted off after remaining in hibernation. Running season may be slowing up, but the inundation of Triathlons has only just begun so there's no excuse to prolong the inevitable. So whether...

What shoes do the staff run in?

  At Shoes Feet Gear we often get asked;         What shoes do you recommend?   We believe that finding the right shoe is more than matching what the staff wear.   This blog is not a shoe guide for all runners to follow, it is an example...

Meet Pete Jacobs - 2012 Ironman World Champion at Shoes Feet Gear

Pete Jacobs will give his personal advice for you to have a faster run leg off the bike as well as dealing with running injuries and improving run technique. When: Thursday, 9th April from 4pm - 5pm   Where: At our new specialty run store and podiatry clinic - Shoes Feet Gear, 108...

Nike Celebration Event

Opening Nike Special 50% off all Nike - 1 Hour Only This Saturday (28th of March, 2015) for one hour only from 10am - 11 am, we will be taking 50% off all current Nike shoes and apparel that are in stock. All Nike products in stock at our Paddington store will...