One of the best things Blumaka’s insoles do for athletes is provide traction. Traction is important in many sports and occupations—it’s what keeps a person from slipping. But traction, as it occurs both from the ground to the shoe and the shoe to the foot, means there are layers where traction is critical to performance. And as such, there are layers where traction can be improved. This is where Konnect insoles make that critical connection.
Dynamic sports, with lots of movement, like tennis, need a shoe and insole that won’t slip. Even static sports, like weightlifting, need a combination of support and grip to sustain the athlete’s stance during heavy lifting. It turns out, the Konnect insole is not only great for sports like tennis, CrossFit and weightlifting, but for cleat sports as well like baseball, golf, and football.
We usually think about traction in terms of stopping and starting which is, of course, important, but did you ever think of traction as a central force in generating momentum?
Power sports use the momentum they get from the ground to drive force. Steady foot placement is everything and even the slightest movement inside the shoe can be the difference between winning or losing the game. We know that cleats provide traction with spikes that grip into the dirt or grass, but the traction needed on the inside of the shoe is where athletes can gain a competitive edge.
Watch this video by Blumaka’s CEO, Stuart Jenkins, to learn how interior foot traction can make a noticeable difference in performance sports.