Help - - my feet keep getting too hot in my trainers
I am running in proper running trainers ( a size larger than norm)with breathable uppers etc but my feet keep getting too hot when running longer distances. I have been using sweat wickering running socks which are of medium weight. I am wondering if anyone can recommend socks that keep your feet cool, non rub etc
I think I am looking for any recommendations for decent socks really. Lightweight and sweat wickering, non rub, blister etc. I am happy with my trainers and there is no rubbing - I have always been advised to buy half to one size bigger (depending on make) in respect of trainers as feet expand with mileage
Have alook at this link:
As its the US site, the same brands may not be available here, but it should give you an idea of the differences between socks and possibly what to look for.
Personally, I like the Thorlo Experia socks as these are thin mesh with padding in the right places. NB different to the ones mentioned in the link, as they use synthetic fibres, I have a pair of the merino ones and I find them a bit too warm - whereas I've worn the "normal" experias quite happily in the recent sub-zero temps.
Run in every puddle you can find!
I find Thorlo and Thousand Mile socks have good wicking properties.
I get all my running socks from Lidl - I've found them to be great value for money, and far better than many I've had from big names.
I often get hot feet - depends on the shoes and socks. My racing shoes (!) make my feet much hotter than my training shoes, perhaps because they are tighter. And thicker socks don't wick as well. But Cougie could be right - could be something else.
I have been using X-Socks over winter - only ever had their winter socks. Great socks.
For warmer climates, I have just received 2 pairs of Drymax ultra thin socks - excellent. No heat issues (which I normally suffer from).
I spend most my money on good shoes and socks. Feet are important when running (or walking for that matter).
What brand/model of shoe do you use? Although you mention they are breathable, some are not as breathable as they claim.
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