July 17 2015
A running coach weights in on one newbie’s plans for running her first half marathon.
Pounding the pavement doesn’t have to end in a blistering tragedy. Choose your favorite style of sock and discover lovely foot gloves that will keep toes feeling fresh for miles.
Compression socks can improve performance by encouraging blood flow and minimizing muscle strain as you strike the ground.
2XU Compression Performance Run Sock
These uber-technical beauties are breathable and easy to get on. $50, 2xu.com
CEP Short Socks
Make your Achilles smile with this mid-level sock. Compression fabric also promotes healthy recovery after your workout. $25, cepcompression.com