It’s time to talk about toes, which should be a relief to anyone who has read the last few articles we’ve posted about the human body. As always, I’m here to answer the questions you would feel weird asking anybody else.
Calluses, those areas of crusty thickened skin on your hands and feet, are part armour and part liability. Gymnasts obsess about shaving them down; runners worry about keeping them built up. With some smart management, it’s possible to have happy, tough skin that doesn’t give you problems.