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How To Find Your Why With Swiftwick Athlete, Amanda Foland

by Brianna Pope August 30, 2021 2 min read

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.

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Why You Should Wear Colorful Socks For Your Workout

by Simon Jones August 19, 2021 0 min read

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.
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Why Cotton Socks Are Not Your Friends

by Racheal Hubarth August 16, 2021 2 min read

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.
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Tips For Making The Most Out Of Your National Parks Trip

by Racheal Hubarth July 30, 2021 2 min read

Planning a visit to the US National Parks? They’re called “America’s Best Idea” for a reason, but being prepared can make your visit even more magical. Make the most of your trip with these tips!
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What Exactly is Moisture Wicking?

by Emma Thimmig July 20, 2021 2 min read

We talk a lot about moisture wicking - it’s even part of our name. It’s an important performance wear feature, especially in socks. But what exactly is moisture wicking, and why does it matter? Find out!
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Merino Wool vs. Synthetic Fibers - What's The Difference?

by Racheal Hubarth July 19, 2021 2 min read

Outdoor folks take their technical materials very seriously - as do we. We are committed to crafting socks with high-quality fibers that perform at their best with every wear. We offer both synthetic fibers and natural Merino wool in our sock lines, as both provide exceptional performance. What’s the difference between the two? Read on to find out.
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