Exercises to Improve Your Hike

Exercises to Improve Your Hike. While we all think of hiking as being exercise, doing a few different exercises before the hike to prepare your body will make hiking a more enjoyable way to get fit. It’s preconditioning your body to prepare it for the bigger activity you’re looking forward to. You’ll find the hike […]

Less Noise Makes for a Better Hunting Experience

Less Noise Makes for a Better Hunting Experience. Anyone who hunts has told the story about the animal in their sights that bolted from the slightest movement or the whisper of a sleeve rubbing against their jacket. It’s frustrating, but there are ways to reduce the amount of noise and make for a more positive […]

Reducing Leg Fatigue

Many people will experience the feeling of tired legs at one point or another. While their laces are sure to stand up to the pressure, it can be hard on legs, knees, spines, feet. The best ways to reduce that leg and skeletal system fatigue.   Keep your muscles in shape by eating healthy and exercise, […]

The Importance of Fire Safety

The Importance of Fire Safety. In the warmer weather it’s only natural to want to hit the trails for some camping and hiking. The outdoors provide a great escape from urban life. An opportunity for exercise, a natural relaxing space to share and reflect with those we care about. We all love a campfire. Remember […]

History of Firefighters and Strong Laces

History of Firefighters and Strong Laces. Firefighting has a colorful history dating back to the ancient days of Rome. A group of firefighters were called a brigade in 115 BC.  Emperor-formed brigades known as the “Vigils” in 6 AD.  Romans established a fire department of 7000 men in 1500 AD. The only tools they had […]

Create a Lace Lock

Create a lace lock. At the top of a pair of running shoes or sneakers, there are often a set of lace eyelet holes that seem ridiculously placed. They aren’t in line with the others and look like they’d strangle your foot – or at least cut off a good amount of circulation – if […]

Runner’s High

Avid runners have heard the term “Runner’s High”. The psychological state of feeling that time is suspended and aches and pains are removed. Including a sense of euphoria or a bit of “I’m a super hero”. So what do laces have to do with achieving the Runner’s High?  As it turns out, a lot. Repetitive […]

Outlasting Shoes and Saying Thanks

Outlasting Shoes and Saying Thanks! There are some environments where traditional shoelaces can’t take the pressure. Firefighters, chemical engineers, welders, hikers and more confirm that Ironlace laces can take whatever is thrown at them. We love it! Not just our own tests, real life testing and reporting that comes from our customers. In fact, many […]

Just How Old Are Shoelaces?

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Just How Old Are Shoelaces? It’s a bit of a chicken and the egg question – which came first the shoe or the shoelace? It’s difficult to know for sure. However, accepting the fact, what our ancestors wore on their feet weren’t really shoes, and what they bound them with were laces. I’m gonna say […]

Pick the Right Shoes for Outdoors

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Pick the Right Shoes for Outdoors. Spending a lot of time outdoors means your everyday runners or basic hiking boot won’t last and certainly won’t be comfortable for hardcore outdoor adventures. For those who spend more time outside than in and do so in all kinds of weather, finding the right footwear (you’ve already found […]