Magnetic Insoles

Magnetic Insoles are pseudoscience nonsense. They are insole with magnets that have made up claims about the health benefits of walking around on magnets.

Most Useful Resources:
Magnetic insoles ineffective for nonspecific foot pain in the workplace (Podiatry Arena)
Magnetic Insoles (PodiaPaedia)
Magnetic Insoles = Snake Oil (Foot Health Friday)
Magnetic Insoles (Foot Health Forum)
Do magnetic insoles work? (Dr The Foot Without the Doctor)
Magnetic Insoles are a Scam (The Best Running Shoe)
M is for Magnetic Insoles (Podiatry ABC)

The ‘Shill’ Gambit

The ‘Shill’ Gambit come in an argument or disagreement when one side accuses the other of being a paid shill for the cause. For example, accusing them of secretly working for a running shoe company and promoting their product or a pharmaceutical company. It generally is used when the person doing the accusing is loosing an argument or arguing from a weak position.

Most Useful Resources:
Shill Gambit (PodiaPaedia)
“All anti-barefoot running research is paid for by the running shoe companies” (Running Research Junkie)