Salvage your slush-soaked kicks overnight with this three-step checklist from John Luna, footwear product manager for Asics.
-- Remove sock liners and wet laces and hang them up so the sneakers can dry more quickly.
-- Stuff shoes with wadded newspaper to soak up the stink and moisture.
-- Place them in a warm, dry spot but not too close to the radiator: Heat breaks down the foam and rubber in sneakers.
Tip: Spraying your sneakers with a waterproofing solution can help them withstand the wet better, Luna says, but it can also make them less breathable. Try Granger's G-Max Universal Footwear Waterproofer ($10, rei.com).
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