Top Ten Foot Facts

By | October 17, 2015

Foot Facts


10. The average person takes around 10,000 steps per day.

9.  Each foot has over a hundred muscles, tendons, and ligaments

8.  Your feet contain around a quarter of a million sweat glands

7.  Each day the sweat glands in a man’s foot can produce up to half a pint of moisture

6.  The male average shoe size in the UK has increased from size 8 to 10 over the past 40 years

5.  Women are four time more likely to suffer foot problems than their male counterparts

4.  Before shoes were invented people had better posture and healthier feet

3.  Wiping a man’s feet with Vodka can stop his feet smelling

2.  You can kill off a verruca by covering it with duct tape

1. By the time you reach 65 you will have spend over 13,000 hours on your feet


These facts can be summed up as follows…

  • Women spend more time on their feet than men
  • Women have more foot problems than men
  • Men have sweaty feet
Now where’s that Vodka…