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Scholl GelActiv Insoles: Everything You Need To Know-Scholl UK

Scholl GelActiv Insoles: Everything You Need To Know

Everything you need to know about insoles

Did you know a human being walks five times around the earth during their lifetime, on average?1 That’s an enormous strain on our feet, and why so many of us suffer from tired or painful feet – especially if we’re more active.

Wearing insoles not only offers feet the everyday support they need but can also help with ailments affecting your feet or posture. Without them, a lack of sufficient cushioning and support can lead to sore and uncomfortable feet. In this article we share a range of insole options, so you can choose the best insoles for your lifestyle to make painful feet a thing of the past.

Designed to fit every shoe

The GelActiv™ Insole range has been developed to provide specific relief for different requirements and types of strain on the foot, so that the variants GelActiv™ Everyday, GelActiv™ Sport with their cushioning and shock absorbing effect, alleviating strain on the joints, and GelActiv™ Work works with its pressure reduction for feet exposed to heavy stress and strain.

There are three different insoles in the range to suit different lifestyles:


Scholl GelActiv™ Everyday Insoles help keep your feet comfortable in the shoes you wear all day in your busy and active life. They’re thin and discreet, designed to add an extra layer of comfort and cushioning to flat, casual or work shoes.

Best for:

  • Day-to-day shoes
  • Boots and ankle boots
  • Trainers and sports shoes


Sports insoles work by supporting your feet during the most active parts of your life. While you run, insoles will give better foot support and can also lessen the shocks you may feel when running on hard surfaces – so you can work out for longer. Scholl GelActiv™ Sport Insoles are athlete tested and can be used in all kinds of athletic footwear. These insoles absorb shock and reduce pressure on the joints.

Best for:

  • Trainers and sports shoes
  • Running shoes


Scholl GelActiv™Work Insoles soften the impact when your feet hit the ground and offer long-lasting support – especially useful if you’re spending several hours on your feet at work.

Best for:

  • Work shoes
  • Day-to-day shoes
  • Sports shoes

The perfect balance of cushioning and support

Scholl GelActiv™ technology comprises two types of gel that are proven to absorb even the smallest shocks and effectively reduce the impact felt when walking and running. The firmer gel supports the arches of the feet and heels, while the softer gel provides high-quality cushioning and an additional shock-absorbing effect. Scholl GelActiv™ insoles can be individually trimmed to fit most size shoe. And thanks to outstanding grip on the underside, they won’t slip around once inserted. The insoles can also be cleaned and reused. Simply wipe them down with warm, soapy water.

GelActiv Insoles

For those who suffer from excess pronation, or other kinds of medical issues, foot orthotics can help correct issues. If you still experience heel pain, or any foot pain, then it’s recommended that you see a doctor or podiatrist. They will be able diagnose, as well as find the cause, for your foot pain

100 years of experience in foot care

At Scholl, we still share the passion and values of our founder, Dr William Mathias Scholl. We believe that healthy feet lead to increased comfort and wellbeing – and that’s exactly what we aim to deliver with our products.

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