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These straps will earth you while walking or running on conductive surfaces like grass, soil, sand at the beach, stone, unsealed tiles, and concrete footpaths or pavements. Note asphalt is not conductive and you will not earth.
Plastic and rubber-soled shoes disconnect us from the earth, as the rubber is ‘insulating’ (not conductive) and stops the earth’s electrons from entering your body.
By adding a grounding strap to your rubber-soled shoe or runners, you’ll be in conductive contact with the earth’s surface (just as you are when you walk barefoot). Grounding brings electrons from the earth’s surface into your body and also discharges static electricity buildup.
These are the latest model, conductive, lightweight, self-adhesive grounding straps. They are hardy and will stretch with your shoes, and are made with Erthe’s latest revolutionary viscoelastic polymer called SpaceFlex.
Durability: ErtheX grounding straps should last 3-6 months depending upon where and how much it is being used. For example, concrete and gravel will wear the strap more than natural surfaces such as grass, soil, or sand at the beach. ErtheX grounding straps should last up to 1,000km when used on natural surfaces.
Note: be careful not to scrape the sole of your shoe on metal grids or door mats as this can loosen the strap from the sole.
This study shows that grounding may result in faster recovery after exercise and reduces the markers of inflammation and muscle damage post-exercise.