Walk on the beach. Barefoot or with what footwear?


Summer is here. The beach is the favorite destination of most people on vacation, to take advantage of sunny days, forget about work, routine, stress.

One of the most pleasant activities on the beach is walking on the sand, by the sea. The time has come for decide with which footwear we will do it, which is the most appropriate.

 The first thing to highlight is the feeling of freedom and satisfaction that generates the simple contact of the sea surface with the soles of the feet.

Some specialists also point out cardiovascular benefits, in addition to the fact that walking on the sand favors the transfer of some minerals such as iodine, very useful for hydrating the skin and toning the muscles

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It is not common, but there are those who prefer do not rest the skin directly on the sandy surface, either out of comfort or fear of injury. It is true that there are times and places where protecting your feet is the best option: areas with many stones or sharp shells, as well as slippery surfaces such as boulders.

There are many options for putting on shoes, from flip flops and sandals to all kinds of waterproof footwear.

From the first group we highlight their practicality: easy to put on, easy to take off. As for closed shoes that fully protect the foot, the variety includes robust models for long walks or hiking, adaptable to soft surfaces or places with stones that could be slippery.

There are also lighter models (commonly called as water shoes), accessories designed for swimming or surfing with them, but that are usable at all times.

For runners

Run to the shore of sea ​​is another of the favorite summer activities. Although there are opinions for and against this practice, running on the sand with bare feet is a pleasure for many.


For those who prefer to wear shoes, the only recommendation is to have a exclusive sports model for itThey will surely end up full of sand and you don't want to be cleaning them every day.

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