Swiftwick socks are built to last through ultramarathons, cross-country hikes, and simply everyday living. After sweating your way through a training session, your socks end up in the laundry basket and what happens to them after that really matters. Taking proper care of your socks when laundering prevents unnecessary wear and tear and keeps your gear lasting for years.
We get it - not all socks are created equal. There are certainly some socks that don’t stand up to the test of marathons, gym sessions, or long days on the trail. We created our performance socks out of a need for high-quality socks that didn’t have the problems that other socks were giving us while we were chasing adventure. Here’s how we’ve engineered our socks to stand the test of time and avoid the common complaints other socks receive.
What keeps you going when the going gets tough? Triathlete, certified coach, and personal trainer Amanda Foland shared her insights on finding your “why” - what she considered the most underutilized tool available when training.
If you take a look around your local gym, you’ll see them - a sea of plain white or black socks, probably calf height, rising out of the tennis shoes of gym-goers both male and female. We have nothing against neutral-colored socks, but we’d like to make a case for sporting bright colors and designs on your next visit to the gym or trailhead.
When it comes to performance sock materials, not all fibers are created equal. While cotton socks can be a nostalgic nod to our childhood, they can cause a lot of discomfort when worn for athletic pursuits. Here are a few reasons you should trade your cotton socks for synthetic or Merino Wool socks to level up your performance and comfort.