These feet of ours. They take us so far! Like a lot of people, runners and walkers rely on our tootsies to take us there. You’ll take an average of 55,000 steps in the average marathon (27,500 in a half marathon) and when you cross the finish line they’re not done! This is why recovery sandals are exploding in popularity. Made from special cushy materials, in comforting and supportive shapes, your entire lower half will breathe a sigh of relief when you slip them on.
Good To Know: Runners and walkers love recovery sandals, because we know anything we can do to speed up recovery time makes for an even better season. But sandals designed with arch support in mind can also be especially helpful if you have trouble with plantar fasciitis or peroneal tendonitis.
Designed for ultimate massaging comfort that both refresh and energize your feet, the unique raised “triggers” on the ACUPOINT™ soles of these recovery sandals activate nerve endings in the feet that send healing relief through the entire body. These triggers are specially designed to massage your feet improving circulation and breaking up painful lactic acid and uric acid that accumulate in the feet after a run or any extended time on your feet.
Montrail Molokini II
The ultimate underfoot recovery sandal with for runners, outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone looking to reward their feet for a hard day’s work. Thermo-moldable footbed conforms to your foot’s unique bone structure for outstanding arch support and full-foot comfort.
adidas Adissage Slides
Chances are, these slides from adidas look familiar to you! They’ve been popular for some time: A clean, sporty slide that cuts out the frills and goes straight for the aah! An adjustable strap on these gives you quick-fit comfort and the full-length massage footbed makes your feet feel great, making them an ideal recovery sandal.
OOFOS Ooriginal Sandals
OOFOS’ most popular shoe soothes and reinvigorates your feet after a workout, so you’ll be ready to do it again tomorrow. With OOfoam technology, the patented footbed design of this recovery sandal absorbs impact, cradles your arches and allows you to move naturally. Your feet will know the difference.
Telic Z-Strap Sandal
Being called “America’s best recovery shoe” and winner of the ‘Readers Choice Awards’ for Best Comfort Shoe, Telic uses a new material called Novalon™; a body-heat activated, waterproof, feather-light material that is durable, elastic, and pillow-soft. Contoured to support the arches of your feet, all styles feature a deep heel cup with great medial arch and metatarsal support. A perfect shoe during long days on your feet, or the perfect recovery shoe after strenuous activities.
OOFOS Oolala Sandal
OOFOS kicked up the style quotient with two-toned good looks you can wear all day, glossy uppers, bold colors, and a slimmer, more streamlined silhouette. Expect the same OOfoam technology and patented footbed design as the OOriginal recovery sandal, to take the stress off tired feet and joints. Available in five shades that go with everything.
What’s YOUR favorite way to treat your feet after a long day? Let us know in the comments!
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