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Ultra-cyclist Dad, high school teacher and Formthotics wearer reaches podium in Race Across America!

9 September 2015 - posted by Formthotics HQ

Peter Sandholt has come third in the Race Across America 2015! The event, described as 'the world's toughest endurance bicycle race', covers 4800kms coast-to-coast across the United States of America. We managed to cycle Peter in for a quick interview.

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Running injury free and a little more ambitious (and see what he wears!) – physiotherapist Jeremy Duggan tells how

15 July 2015 - posted by Formthotics HQ

An active life no longer in pain

Stress fractures, shin splints, knee pain and hamstring strains. All injuries I have encountered in the past, but not the present. As an amateur athlete growing up through the 'olden days' (circa 1990s), there were copious amounts of stress put on my joints as I worked my way up the fitness ladder – from a child playing rounder’s to a 20-something year old in the division hockey finals.

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Ultra-cyclist overcame his pain

8 December 2014 - posted by Formthotics HQ

Insoles in his cycling shoes make Peter Sandholt from Søvind feel optimistic before a huge challenge in the U.S.

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The benefits of Formthotics in cycling and running

30 September 2014 - posted by Rebecca Gifford

Formthotics are my secret weapon; they could be yours too. As a podiatrist and athlete I have experienced first-hand the benefits Formthotics can play in injury prevention, rehabilitation and general performance during sporting activity.

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High praise for Formthotics designed for cyclists

29 July 2014 - posted by Formthotics HQ

If you’re a cyclist, of any level, take a brake and read below.

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Chris Ross – New Zealand C5 Paracyclist

22 February 2012 - posted by Rebecca Gifford

Aspiring Athlete Chris Ross is a New Zealand Para-cycling Representative. Chris is a below elbow amputee who races in the C5 category, which includes people with upper body disabilities. Chris is still an amateur and is holding his own against numerous pro riders and world champs.

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Formthotics™ helping high performance athlete Will Bowman

31 October 2011 - posted by Formthotics HQ

Will Bowman is a road and track cyclist riding for both the New Zealand U23 track team as well as the domestic Benchmark Homes cycling team.

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Formthotics™ helping cycling coach John Rastrick

26 October 2011 - posted by Formthotics HQ

John Rastrick is an accomplished athlete with an impressive track record, including membership of the New Zealand Elite track team for several world cups and world champs; member of the Commonwealth Games team that competed in Victoria, British Colombia, Canada, in 1994; multiple National titles, and a World Cup silver medal in the “Team Sprint”event.

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How to choose a sports orthotic

31 March 2011 - posted by Formthotics HQ

FS Run Dual Red Blue 3 zoomShoe orthotics are inserts that you slip into your shoe in order to correct or prevent a medical problem. About 75% of people will experience some sort of foot, leg or back problem in their lifetimes, and orthotics are used to treat many of these common problems.

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How to choose a sports orthotic

31 March 2011 - posted by Formthotics HQ

Shoe orthotics are inserts that you slip into your shoe in order to correct or prevent a medical problem. About 75% of people will experience some sort of foot, leg or back problem in their lifetimes, and orthotics are used to treat many of these common problems. 

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