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1 December 2023  |  Sharman

New Year, New Insoles, New You

Do you have a fitness-based new year's resolution? A new pair of high-quality shoe insoles could really help you to achieve your goals!

Whether you're entering a marathon or just looking to get a little more active, it's important to protect your feet. Great insoles can boost performance, while also reducing pain and chances of injury. In this guide, we cover common fitness goals and how insoles can help you get there.


What Does This Guide Cover?


Best Running Insoles

Sorbothane Shock Stopper Full Strike Insoles

Sorbothane Shock Stopper Full Strike Insoles

  • Ideal for activities where the whole foot is subject to impact
  • Suitable for high impact sports such as running, aerobics, tennis and more
  • Ideal for football and rugby boots
  • Contains antibacterial top sheet and moisture wicking technology
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£20.99
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Editor's Verdict: Running is high-impact and can put a serious strain on your feet and joints, especially if you're new to running or looking to step up your training. The Sorbothane Shock Stopper Full Strike Insoles offer heel-to-toe shock absorption, protecting your feet, no matter your running stance or how you land. Despite this comprehensive protection, they remain super-lightweight, so won't be feel uncomfortable while you run, or affect that 5k time!

Other Great Options

Superfeet Active Support High Arch Insoles

Superfeet Active Support High Arch Insoles

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£31.99
  • Running insoles which maximise comfort
  • Boost performance while targeting discomfort
  • Long-lasting and durable construction
  • Featuring hi-tech impact reduction
Sidas 3Feet Activ Insoles for Medium Arches

Sidas 3Feet Activ Insoles for Medium Arches

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£29.99
  • Flexible arch support designed especially for medium arches
  • Soft gel heel pad to give optimal cushioning and shock absorption
  • Can help to combat heel pain, rolling of the ankles and over-pronation
  • Also available in Low and High arch variations
Pedag Viva Sport Insoles

Pedag Viva Sport Insoles

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£24.99
  • Viva insoles designed for sports shoes
  • Features micro-air chambers to reduce impact
  • Metatarsal pad relieves ball of foot pain
  • Available in 13 sizes and suitable for both men and women

Best Insoles for Plantar Fasciitis

Sof Sole Plantar Fasciitis Orthotic Insoles for Women

Sof Sole Plantar Fasciitis Orthotic Insoles for Women

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£11.71
  • Pair of insoles for plantar fasciitis pain relief
  • Comfortable solution for women with plantar fascia pain
  • Relieves heel spur pain thanks to gel in the heel
  • Fits most footwear types thanks to a ¾ length design
Sof Sole Plantar Fasciitis Orthotic Insoles For Men

Sof Sole Plantar Fasciitis Orthotic Insoles For Men

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£11.99
  • Pair of insoles for plantar fasciitis pain relief
  • Comfortable solution for men with plantar fascia pain
  • Relieves heel spur pain thanks to gel in the heel
  • Fits most footwear types thanks to a ¾ length design

Our Verdict: Living with plantar fasciitis can be incredibly painful and make exercise seem impossible. With the Sof Sole Plantar Fasciitis Orthotic Insoles, you don't have to take plantar pain into the new year! They provide sturdy and specialised arch support to reduce impact on the plantar fascia while improving motion control and stability. With a gel heel cup, they offer lasting comfort and relief from heel spurs too. 

Other Great Options

Superfeet Green All-Purpose Support High Arch Insoles

Superfeet Green All-Purpose Support High Arch Insoles

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£29.95
  • The world's most popular insoles with a deep heel cup
  • Crafted from shock absorbent foam for complete comfort
  • Can be used in sports shoes, boots, flat shoes and more
  • Superfeet 60 day money back guarantee
Pro11 Plantar Series Orthotic Insoles

Pro11 Plantar Series Orthotic Insoles

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£8.99
  • Full-length orthotic insoles for support and comfort
  • Designed to add support to flat feet and fallen arches
  • Re-align over-pronation to reduce foot and body pain
  • For plantar fasciitis, metatarsalgia and other conditions
FootActive Plantar Fasciitis Orthotic Full Length Shoe Insoles

FootActive Plantar Fasciitis Orthotic Full Length Shoe Insoles

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£19.99
  • Unbeatably comfy full length insoles
  • Ease the symptoms of plantar fasciitis
  • Designed and developed by foot experts
  • Include premium poron pads for extra support

Best Insoles for Flat Feet

Powerstep Pinnacle Maxx Full Length Orthotic Insoles

Powerstep Pinnacle Maxx Full Length Orthotic Insoles

  • Stabilising heel cup and platform
  • Hypurcel foam for plush cushioning and comfort
  • Micro thin, mildly angled heel platform for ultimate support
  • Helps with rolling ankles, over pronation, supination and more
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£32.99
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Our Verdict: The Powerstep Pinnacle Maxx Orthotic Insoles feature a 2 degree inward tilt at the heel, which presses the arch down for contoured flat foot support. Combining EVA foam and double-layer cushioning, they're evenly disperse pressure along the arches, while easing the calf muscles. The result is an incredibly comfy pair of insoles for people with collapsed/fallen arches (flat feet).

Other Great Options

Sidas 3Feet Activ Insoles for Low Arches

Sidas 3Feet Activ Insoles for Low Arches

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£29.49
  • Flexible arch support designed especially for low arches
  • Soft gel heel pad to give optimal cushioning and shock absorption
  • Can help to combat heel pain, rolling of the ankles and over-pronation
  • Also available in Medium and High arch variations
Pedag Viva Mini Insoles

Pedag Viva Mini Insoles

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£13.99
  • Three-quarter-length insoles for arch, foot and heel support
  • Ideal for every day use, preventing pain and encouraging comfort
  • Suitable for flat feet, arch pain, over pronation pain, splayfoot and more
  • Made with fine leather and adapts to the foot shape for natural comfort
Superfeet Carbon Insoles

Superfeet Carbon Insoles

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£31.90
  • Biomechanical shape ideal for a wide range of footwear
  • Reinforced with EVOLyte for comfort and high performance
  • All natural coating helps to eliminate odour-causing bacteria
  • Thin design and foam edge improve fit in tighter-fitting footwear

Best Insoles for Cycling

Sidas Flashfit Bike+ Insoles

Sidas Flashfit Bike+ Insoles

  • Customisable insoles for cycling shoes and cleats
  • Relieves excess pressure, prevents blisters and promotes comfort
  • Ideal for recreational and professional cyclists
  • Designed to assist with aerodynamic power generation
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£54.99
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Our Verdict: Whether you're just looking to cut your work commute down or you're hitting intense mountain trails, be the best cyclist you can be wearing the Sidas Flashfit Bike+ Insoles. They're carefully engineered by podiatrists and sports scientists for perfect positioning inside cycling shoes. This reduces pressure and increases energy efficiency to maximise your performance on the bike.

Other Great Options

G8 Performance Pro Series 2620 Insoles

G8 Performance Pro Series 2620 Insoles

£84.99
  • High-performance orthotic shoe inserts that increase strength and flexibility
  • Customisable design with 5 arch pieces that offer 11 different positions
  • Disperses impact stress, maximises forefoot flex and stimulates blood flow
  • Narrow heel cups and in-built metatarsal pads for stability and comfort
CurrexSole BikePro Medium Profile Dynamic Insoles

CurrexSole BikePro Medium Profile Dynamic Insoles

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£46.95
  • Cycling insoles increase power and boost recovery time
  • Ideal for mountain biking, road cycling and more
  • Designed for average foot arches
  • Easily sized to feet - just trim with scissors!
Tarrago Outdoor Cycling Insoles

Tarrago Outdoor Cycling Insoles

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£13.69
  • Increase your pedalling power
  • Provide support and improve your stability
  • Prevent friction to reduce energy loss
  • Quick-wicking and quick-drying for drier, fresher feet

Best Insoles for Walking Boots

Superfeet Men's Hike Support Insoles

Superfeet Men's Hike Support Insoles

  • Specially designed to disperse impact while hiking
  • Aerospring foam for enhanced underfoot cushioning
  • EVOLyte carbon fibres improve support and stability
  • MOISTUREWICK technology for odour control
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£36.04
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Editor's Verdict: For protected and comfortable feet on a hike, you need stability, impact reduction and temperature control, and the Superfeet Men's Trailblazer Comfort Insoles give you all three in spades. The cushioned carbon fibre shell and heel cup soften impact and cradle your feet to prevent slipping inside your shoes. With added shock-absorption in the heel, ascents and descents, which are the most traumatic on the joints, are much easier. Finally, their MOISTUREWICK treatment prevents overheating and excess sweat build-up – essential on those long hikes!

Other Great Options

Sidas Outdoor 3D Insoles

Sidas Outdoor 3D Insoles

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£23.99
  • Ready to wear insoles for hiking and trekking
  • Protects feet against rigours of uneven terrain
  • Anti-bacterial to help keep feet fresh
  • Helps prevent blisters and aid comfort in walking boots
Sorbothane Shock Stopper Double Strike Insoles

Sorbothane Shock Stopper Double Strike Insoles

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£17.98
  • Targeted Sorbothane protection with moulded heel cups and arch support
  • Ideal for any activity where the forefoot and heel are subjected to impact
  • Suitable for all sports, hiking, walking, leisure activities and everyday use
  • In-built arch support prevents and alleviates arch pain and fallen arches
Meindl Vakuum Memory Foam Hiking Insoles

Meindl Vakuum Memory Foam Hiking Insoles

£18.49
  • Super soft insoles for comfortable hiking and outdoor walking
  • Memory foam build for long term, personalised comfort
  • Springy footbed springs back to original shape after every wear 
  • Suitable for walking footwear made by Meindl and other brands

Best Heel Pads

Sorbothane Shock Stopper Heel Pads

Sorbothane Shock Stopper Heel Pads

  • Provides pure shock absorption at the heel
  • Ideal for light sport and everyday use
  • Easy to fit in all types of footwear
  • Provides firm support and comfort
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£7.49
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Editor's Verdict: If your shoes already have specialised insoles or no room for insoles, but you're still looking for a little extra heel support, you're in luck! The Sorbothane Shock Stopper Heel Pads offer direct shock-absorption exactly where your feet feel the most impact. They're simple to fit with built-in adhesive, but are still easy to remove if you want to move them between different pairs of shoes. They're also lightweight and thin, perfect for adding support without added bulk.  

Other Great Options

Cambion PQ 9mm Heel Lift

Cambion PQ 9mm Heel Lift

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£12.10
  • Absorbs and dissipates energy generated by heel strike
  • Protects from impact of heels on hard surfaces
  • Helps improve your leg length discrepancy
  • Heel Lift made from visco-elastic polymer
Pedag Correct Heel Pads

Pedag Correct Heel Pads

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£10.04
  • Heel positioning pads to prevent uneven wear of heels
  • Designed to correct bow legs and knock knees
  • Cushioned heel pad helps to reduce pain with each step
  • Self-adhesive to ensure they remain in position
Silipos WonderSpur Gel Heel Pad Shoe Insole

Silipos WonderSpur Gel Heel Pad Shoe Insole

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£21.50
  • Provide maximum support and shock absorption
  • Dual density design provides additional relief to sensitive areas
  • Aids with plantar fasciitis, heel spurs and knee and back pain
  • Supplied in pairs


How Can Shoe Insoles Help with My Resolutions?

It can be tough braving the cold to exercise in January and even small injuries or lingering pain can be really discouraging. A great pair of insoles will reduce can greatly take the pressure off your feet and make exercise much more comfortable. Not just helpful for foot pain, they can also reduce impact on the joints to help with:


What's Your New Year's Resolution?

Whatever your resolutions or goals for the years are, we'll sure you'll smash them! If you have any questions about the insoles above or just want to let us know about your resolutions, write a comment in the box below or find us on Twitter and Facebook!

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