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Take the Heat: Top Tips For Choosing Summer Walking Socks

11 February 2013

Take the Heat: Top Tips For Choosing Summer Walking Socks

Although the weather may continue to be problematic for the next few coming months, there’s nothing stopping us preparing for our summertime adventures. Whether you’re counting down the days until you’re lounging by the pool at a thriving holiday resort, or instead brushing down your walking boots for a hike over some so far undiscovered and tranquil landscapes, selecting the right footwear is essential. Summer provides us with the perfect opportunity to come across some truly exquisite scenery whilst breathing in some of that magical fresh country air. In order for us to make the most of the breath-taking moments that await us, we need the perfect combination of footwear and clothing to make it a comfortable experience. Here, we take a look at what should be looked at when searching far and wide for both comfortable and supportive walking socks… Read More...

Considerations for Winter Walks

28 January 2013

Considerations for Winter Walks

There is no reason to let the harsh winter weather conditions spoil your fun and prevent you from enjoying a brisk winter walk through the exquisite frosted landscapes. It’s really important to remember to keep safe, warm and comfortable to make it as enjoyable as possible, without feeling the winter chill and unwelcoming ice breeze. Before venturing out for a winter walk exploration, consider the following factors whilst lacing up and preparing to battle those challenging yet exciting conditions: Read More...

What to Look For In Winter Walking Socks

18 January 2013

What to Look For In Winter Walking Socks

With yet another cold brace upon us, keen walkers will be itching to get their boots on and take to the hills in order to experience the exquisite views that the winter weather brings with it. It doesn’t matter if your passion lies in snow covered slopes or twisting countryside paths doused in an ice cold frosting, here at Hi-Tec, we have just the right combination of boots and socks allowing you to experience the outdoors like never before. When it comes to purchasing some winter walking socks, you need to be certain that they are going to offer you the comfort and protection you require for your safe and exciting hiking adventures. Here we take a look at the important features to look out for when it comes to recruiting your first layer of foot protection… Read More...

Top 5 Toughest Marathons to Try This Year

14 January 2013

Top 5 Toughest Marathons to Try This Year

With a New Year already fast upon us, it’s time to dust off the trainers and look for some tough challenges to pursue in the next 12 months. Luckily, we don’t have to look any further than right here in the UK. With an on-going surge of adrenaline-junkie long distance racers desperate to take to the hills, we’re seeing a big incline on the amount of endurance events popping up all around Britain. For those looking for an added challenge, here’s a list of the toughest endurance events the UK has to offer. Although not all are strictly classed as marathons, they are still guaranteed to test even the strongest of distance athletes. Read More...

Turn To Technology to Achieve Your Fitness Goals

11 January 2013

Turn To Technology to Achieve Your Fitness Goals

As we welcome the New Year, many people are ranking a healthier lifestyle and improved fitness high on their resolutions lists, and because of this, sales of fitness technology products soar in the early months of a new year. Read More...

Dust off Your Bicycle and Saddle Up – Peddle the Streets This Wet and Windy Winter

11 January 2013

Dust off Your Bicycle and Saddle Up – Peddle the Streets This Wet and Windy Winter

Although the weather may seem to be on a deep, downwards spiral, this winter is still the perfect time to rekindle the romance with your beloved bike and take to the local streets to enjoy some fresh, crisp winter air. Not only does it give you the opportunity to get out and about, you can also get your daily dose of exercise to keep yourself in high spirits through the miserable winter weather. Read More...

Take a Hike! Enjoy the UK’s Best Winter Trails this New Year

14 December 2012

Take a Hike! Enjoy the UK’s Best Winter Trails this New Year

With a new year on the horizon and a truly limitless range of exciting hikes ready to excite and exhilarate you, it’s time to lace up your boots and hit the hills whilst the air is still crisp and the ground is firm. Hiking is a brilliantly rewarding and exciting experience that can be enjoyed by all the family, and better yet, it’s absolutely free. Specifically for your walking pleasure, here are some of the best hikes the UK has to offer this winter: Read More...

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