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    Walking suggestions?

    I looked through the posts on walking and see you can about walk roughly 13 miles at any park in a day. I was wondering how do you keep your feet comfortable while walking through the different parks. Plan on taking afternoon breaks but still be putting a lot of miles before break and after break. Want to have a happy wife and kids so any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

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    Re: Walking suggestions?

    Well there are different things to suggest, but let's start with the obvious. Make sure you have comfortable shoes. Also take an extra pair of socks. Changing socks half way through the day can make a big difference for DW and I. Take several sitting breaks throughout the day.
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    Re: Walking suggestions?

    I agree with Captgoodguy; comfortable shoes are a must. I always take a pair of really good walking shoes and a really nice pair of sandals (Teva or Merrill are great brands).
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    Re: Walking suggestions?

    Yes, we definitely average 12-14 miles per day. I know a lot of people mention good sandals, but when I've worn mine, no matter how much suntan lotion I put on, I still seem to get sunburn on the top of my feet from the hot, Florida sun reflecting off the pavement. What works best for me is dry-wick socks (pulls the moisture away from the feet) and gym shoes made for walking (nice and light in weight). Also, I always keep bandaids with me just in case a blister decides to visit!
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    Re: Walking suggestions?

    I agree with good shoes and socks. I've tried flip flops but they just don't work for me even though I live in them from May until October. I need the support of a good running shoe if I'm going to walk 10+ miles a day. I take two pairs of good tennis shoes and try to switch every afternoon after our break in the afternoon.
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    Re: Walking suggestions?

    As others have said, good shoes are a must. Wear a good pair of broken in sneakers (I alternate shoes every day). Take frequent short rest breaks. Stay well hydrated also.
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