Have you ever looked at your running shoes and thought “What is that extra shoelace hole for?” It seems to be placed too far back to be of any use, but it is actually there for a reason. The video above demonstrates how to properly make use of the “extra” hole to lock your heel in place while you train. It is something so simple, but it can have a huge impact at reducing the risk of getting a blister on the back of your heel or other places on your foot.
Most marathoners at some time or another have to deal with the dreaded blister. One of the biggest reasons for this is friction that is caused by your running shoes moving and sliding against your skin while you run. If you have this type of problem with your feet then this may be the solution you are looking for. Simple but ingenious.