Socks: Types, Benefits, And How To Choose Our Sock

We started the year talking about technical sock, indispensable complement for running enthusiasts, for the multiple benefits which reported on the runners at all levels, as well as in those who practiced, also, sports in general. Below we list some of your benefits:

Avoid chaffing, thanks to their technical fabric and the fabric of curl. They also avoid the foot can move within it and lead to blisters and chafing.

They sweat better than a conventional sock, which we will provide extra comfort and forget the sweat and discomfort in the foot.

They have a subject better than a normal sock, depending on the test you are going to perform or train there are different types of socks and different types of fasteners.

The competition ranges have anatomical cut (ft differentiated) which makes that the sock has a special form for each foot and thus prevent deformities therein.

They have antibacterial treatment, prevents unpleasant odours and the extreme deterioration of the sock.

Double bead , which benefits us to have good grip and an extra pillow in this area.

The majority of technical socks are made (mostly) of polyamide and elastane except some who also have a percentage of cotton.

Socks are classified in four groups according to the frequency and the level of training that will develop:

Occasional Use:

When we speak of occasional use we refer to people who practice sport sporadically, or practice various sports, and look for socks above all comfortable and versatile.

Basic socks at the technical level, focusing on transpiration, adjustment and fastening. This type of socks can be used both for sports and for daily use.

In this range are the following models:

Intensive Use:

Intensive use socks are socks for people training with 3 to 5 days a week. They are socks offering plenty of details such as ‘double heel’ that offers a better grip to the footwear and better absorption of the impact when we run at the technical level.

This type of socks also incorporate a ventilation system that will give us always a point of extra comfort, have seams flat minimizes irritation of the corridor to the maximum, thus making the exercise more enjoyable.

We can distinguish the following models:

Intensive Use And Competition:

When we talk about using intensive in this type of range we are talking about people who can reach train 6-7 days a week or you do usually runs many miles and a sock that they need them guarantees.

Generally are a little lighter, his court is more technical and anatomic cut are also available (left foot/right foot) differential. Type is a subject in the mid-foot that makes that the sock slipping during sports and they have some areas of perspiration which makes that the foot is always dry, which is achieved to reduce the risk of blisters. They also have a special yarn with FLATLOCK seams prevent chafing to us; They have an antibacterial treatment that will reduce the deterioration of sock by external agents and prevent that they catch bad smell over time.

In this range we can distinguish:


Trail socks share many characteristics with the competition, such as cutting technical and anatomic cut.

These socks have clamping in the forefoot and a fastening special with a strap system that maintains a special area of the ankle and instep fit. They have flat seams and double loop, to avoid blisters and make them a great choice for lovers of sports in nature and for ultra-distance runners.

In GROWTHEOLOGY you will find this range and you can choose the sock that suits your requirements. Then we leave a picture showing the different features of our socks to glance:

I hope that this post is you help.See you in the area running!!