Avoid bad quality socks during winter, expert advises

Published: 24th January 2011

Avoid bad quality socks during winter, expert advises
During winter, people should ditch cheap foot wear in favour of better quality polyester, polypropylene or merino wool, according to one expert.

Writing for the Toronto Sun, Nancy Won advised those braving the cold to learn how to optimise their body heat with socks.

Matt Dellandrea, national training specialist for atmosphere and sport Chek told the paper that it is important to wear a sock that will suck the moisture from feet to avoid becoming cold.

"If you're active outside, the last thing you want to be wearing is a cotton tube sock that has no shape," Dellandrea told the newspaper.

"Look for socks that have flat seams and strategically placed compression zones, which help increase oxygenated blood flow, keeping you even warmer."

This comes after Margaret Bikman and Zoe Fraley of the Bellingham Herald wrote that alpaca socks are a great option for keeping toes toasty during winter.

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