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Traction in Hiking Shoes
Mar 09, 2021
Whilst there are certainly internal features like comfort and stability to look for in the best hiking shoes, what’s under foot also makes a difference to your confidence as you step out on a trail. The best hiking shoes will have a varied outs...
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What to Look for in Good Hiking Shoes
Mar 04, 2021
Check out what top six features you need to have in your next pair of hiking shoes. Waterproofing or Water Resistance Whether you do creek crossings or the trail is wet with dew, you want waterproof or resistant hiking shoes to keep y...
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Electrical Protection - Work Boots
Feb 24, 2021
Electrical Protection The hazards on the job site are never ending and electrical protection is just one aspect to consider in your work environment. Here at Ascent Footwear we have designed work boots that feature either antistatic or ...
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SRA & SRC Slip Resistance
Feb 18, 2021
Slip Resistance Preventing workplace slips, trips and falls can save you from unnecessary days off work and the cost of treating those injuries. Over 23% of serious workplace mechanism claims were caused by preventable slips (Safe Work Au...
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Fit For Purpose: Walking vs Standing Roles
Feb 08, 2021
Fit For Purpose: Walking vs Standing Roles Did you know...Your body can spend over 14 hours per day on your feet walking & standing! You may believe that sore, tired and achy feet at the end of the day is normal but it doesn’t have to be. ...
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Looking After Your School Shoes
Jan 27, 2021
  Looking After Your School Shoes Caring for your school shoes is a constant battle from the day you purchase them to the day you decide the kids need a new pair, hopefully at the end of the schol year. Getting them involve...
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What To Look For In Work Shoes
Jan 25, 2021
  Lifting, bending, reaching – the work environment can practically be an Olympic Sport. That’s why you need a professional strength shoe, able to take on the physical and environmental pressures of the workplace all the while being flexible, co...
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School Lunchbox Ideas
Jan 19, 2021
School Lunchbox Ideas by Ascent mum @karlylouisesmith Lunchboxes, something I see my Mum friends complain about a lot on social media. I don’t find them too stressful but I think that’s because I always try and make them the night before so I do...
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Back To School Checklist
Jan 15, 2021
Back To School Checklist by Ascent Mum @lisarenae23 Before back to school starts we like to get organised. This year is no different and we want to make sure that we tick off our checklist:    #1 SCHOOL SHOES We ge...
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Importance Of Forefoot Shape In School Shoes
Jan 07, 2021
  Importance Of Forefoot Shape In School Shoes The foot is a vital part of the body and made up of 26 bones, 33 joints and over 100 ligaments, tendons and muscles supporting the entire weight of the human body; sometimes ev...
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