Question Afternoon boot pain

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  1. telecrag

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    So, my boots are pretty comfy, aside from the first day or so of the season.

    But

    If I get in late and go for an afternoon ski,they totally rape my feet for at least an hour, but this never happens if I start in the morning.

    Why?

    Do our feet swell during a normal day?
     
  2. skifree

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    Most peoples feet shrink with exercise. Then swell when they slow down.
     
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    You're gettin' old, son.
     
  4. telecrag

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    So foot shrinks rather than boot packs ou, requiring the tightening of buckles as the day goes on?

    Feet maybe larger after the drive?
     
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  5. telecrag

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    Father?
     
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    This could be solved with bevvies at the bistro instead
     
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    I think you're doing something funny with your knee
     
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    Yep.. as benchives suggests. Drink more alcohol the day prior........will reduce foot fatness!!
     
  9. coolair

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    Due to the increase in elevation, your feet have the bends , but after a period of time they
    return to normal, just observe a sealed pack of chips.
    and drink more alcohol.
     
  10. Billy_Buttons

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    Can one replace alcohol with short black shots of coffee?
     
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  11. carolynjtrott

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    Later in the day you've been on your feet for longer so blood pools/other fluids accumulate more and your feet are bigger/more tender. Earlier in the day they've been in bed (elevated so to speak) and so are smaller/less fluid accumulation. As you exercise the fluid is pumped around your body so the 'swelling' goes down after an hour or so...
     
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    I have, it just doesn't work the same.
     
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  13. DidSurfNowSki

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    Fix the heel, fix the problem.
     
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  14. SkiMountaineer

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    "Throwing the shoulders around FROM an uphill direction".
    Because strong coiling initiation depends on a pulse from upper body ROTATION, rather than upper body POSITION, one can run out of rotation room by excessive slow "skiing into counter" in the previous turn.

    Ummm, this?
     
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    No, the fact he telemarks!
     
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    In the absence of @JoeKing, I'll say it...

    It only takes me 2 minutes :p

    :out:
     
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  18. Telemark Phat

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    Free the heel, ski for real!
     
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