The whole idea of going minimalist is to stick it to the shoe manufacturers that charges you $300 for a bunch of foam glued together that does nothing for you.
stiffeeslicker wrote:"After years of being underused in shoes, your feet and lower legs will be working hard. The Plantar fascia, calf and achilles are the main areas getting the extra workout while wearing your new FiveFingers.
The double effects of a lower heal position and increased loading through the calf mean that your body will need to adjust.
You must be the judge of how fast a transition is comfortable and safe for your body. With this in mind, as a general guide we suggest the following..."
I would have thought a footwear company would have learned how to spell 'heel'... interesting though, just reading about it made me think about how cramped my feet are in shoes
stiffeeslicker wrote:... interesting though, just reading about it made me think about how cramped my feet are in shoes
Trail wrote:yeh, I have some frees as well, but have not taken the plunge to the hobbit feets...
Too much money for rubber gloves for my feet?? To be honest I still spend more time on my bike than on foot in the outdoors and so have not been able to justify getting a pair.
nagem wrote:So who is rolling these shoes on the streets?
After a few months of thrashing my first pair of Nike Free I am considering some vibrams but I just can't get past the toe thing. Convince me... or not.
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