Injinji Trainer Sock Blog

INJINJI EXCLUSIVE: The New Injinji Trainer Sock – Available Exclusively From Feetus.co.uk

Well, this is some really, really exciting news that we have sat on for a little while, mainly due to the fact that we didn’t know exactly when they would land with us. However, we have been told they are due in port soon, and should be with us early May, or even before. So, drum roll please …..

The all new Injinji Trainer toe sock will be available exclusively from Feetus.

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As the UK’s leading Injinji stockist, we were excited just to hear about a new range from Injinji, but when we were offered exclusivity in the UK on this range, we had to take it! We are extremely passionate about Injinji toe socks and the benefits that they can offer, so being able to bring you all the best products available along with excellent customer service is what Feetus has been built on, and this is testament to that.

The new Injinji Trainer range is designed for when you are training off the trails, and away from the road. We see these as been perfect for those strength and conditioning sessions at the gym, or some HIIT training, plyometrics and more. We can’t wait to get our feet in a pair of these and do a full review on them. For now, here is the Injinji blurb on the new range…

When preparing for a race, time in the gym fortifies your ability to push it to the finish line. Injinji’s new Trainer series is made for ambitious runners, giving your feet optimum support for active days off the trail. Featuring a precise fit that hugs the contours of the foot, your arch and ankle will be supported through all dynamic jumps and movements. The five-toe design minimizes skin-on-skin friction and allows for total foot utilization, making connection with the ground more intuitive and comfortable. The five-toe design and Injinji’s Original Weight thin cushioning promotes natural, restriction-free movement and gives the perfect amount of support to handle burpees, box-jumps, and everything in between.

Designed for runners’ cross-training, strength, circuit, and HIIT workouts, our new Trainer Mini-Crew will help you meet (or exceed) all of your performance goals. Made with our Original Weight thin cushioning, the seamless five-toe sleeve design eliminates blister-causing friction and promotes natural, restriction-free movement. A breathable mesh top keeps you cool and dry, and a precise fit hugs the contours of your foot to move in sync with you, allowing a greater feel for the ground. Technical ribbed knit provides enhanced support to the arch and ankle, allowing the perfect amount of cushion for your next workout.

Injinji Trainer Toe SocksThey will be landing with us in early May (maybe sooner), and will be available for pre-order towards the end of this month. Keep an eye on our social media, and newsletters to find out when this will be.

They are a unisex sock, available in 2 colours; Orange and Lime, and will be available in Small, Medium and Large.

Merry Christmas and Happy 2021 To Everyone!

Wow! What a year it has been! After watching more news than ever before, I think it is fair to say that the word of the year was definitely … unprecedented. There was another one I remember hearing a lot, began with C? Can’t remember though, let us just try and forget that one.

I just wanted to put a quick blog post on here to say a very, very sincere thank you, to each and every customer that supported us this year. We could not have gotten through this without you, and I genuinely hope that we helped you enjoy your once a day exercise allowance! Whether it was your first pair of Vibrams, or your 50th pair of Injinjis, your custom, as always, was very much appreciated.

We did have some hiccups during the year (not the drinking too much type of hiccups 😉 ) but those caused by a multitude of things, from delayed shipments from manufacturers, to extended delivery times due to shorter working hours. We made it through the year in the end, and looking forward to what 2021 can bring, eventually.

In the meantime, I hope everyone keeps safe, enjoy some time with your loved ones, and just as importantly, keep running!

Join the Feetus Strava Club

Use Strava? Remember to Join Our Club!

So many people are using tech to track and monitor their running progress, even more so during the national lockdowns. One of the most popular running apps, that you can use on your phone or smart watch, is Strava!

If you use Strava, make sure to join our Barefoot & Minimalist running club! We are trying to bring together runners from around the world that either run barefoot, or use one of many barefoot/minimalist running shoes such as Vibram FiveFingers, Xero, Merrell, Altra and more. Even if you don’t, or haven’t taken the plunge into the minimalist shoe yet, join the club and ask the community questions, share tips and advice, or just be ultra competitive and be top of the club!

I have certainly used Strava more and more recently, and now the old bike has been dusted off, I have been using it to track my rides as well as hikes!

So, get involved! Click the link below or search ‘Feetus’ in the club search on Strava, or click the image below.

Click here to check out our barefoot running club
Click here to check out our barefoot running club

Covid-19 Service Update

Hello Everyone!

I just wanted to let everybody know that we are now back to normal service, operating and sending out orders 5 days a week.

We have had to make some changes to the Feetus office to ensure everything is done safely, and this means that only 1 person is allowed in the office at once. This may lead to a slight delay here and there, but I am aiming to have everything running as smooth as possible.

This also means that unfortunately, for now, we will only be sending orders out, and will be unable to accommodate any click and collect or office visits for our customers.

Until next time, keep safe and keep running!

Feetus – What have we been up to?

Hello and welcome back to the Feetus blog. You may be wondering what Feetus has been up to, as we’ve been fairly quiet over the last year. Well as you may have seen on social media or a previous blog post we actually had a little fetus of our own , a baby girl born in November last year.

It was also last year that we had an extremely rough time with the launch of our new website. What was supposed to be quite a smooth transition turned out to be a six month plus ordeal of issue after issue with moving data across from the old site including customer data product data and the likes and it just turned out to be an extremely laborious task. However, we are now on the other side of it and I’m happy to say that the new website is up and running, fully functional and working better than ever.  You’ll now find that you can use the website much more easily on mobile and tablet devices you can manage your account in a lot more detail, request returns online and it also allows us to manage your orders in a much more efficient way. So what started off being a very very drawn out process of launching a new website has finally ended up completed.

And as if that wasn’t enough and just because we don’t like to do things by halves, we have also moved premises no less than three times in the last roughly 12 to 18 months. We moved into a new unit which had an attempted break-in over Christmas of 2018 so we moved out of there immediately and moved back into where our offices were located temporarily. We then stayed there little longer than expected, then we moved again and for a third and final time to the premises where we are right now where we have combined our office and warehouse into one unit. We did this with the same mindset of relaunching the website in that it would vastly improve our efficiency in processing and managing orders.

Now this turbulent last year or so has not only had a huge impact on how we actually run the business but it’s also had a huge and very disappointing impact on the level and quality of service that we provide. Many, many of our customers will know that we hold ourselves to extremely high standards of customer service and with everything that’s gone on over the last year, we have seen those levels drop, which is for me the worst part of the whole situation and one that I can’t apologise enough for. We had a period between websites where orders disappeared into the cosmos and we were unable to access our old system to process these. I have tried to address this issue, but if anybody was affected by this, please do contact me on shaun@feetus.co.uk so I can make it right!

Now we have the global pandemic that is the Corona Virus, but I think we’ll leave that for another blog post!