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Those Weird Looking Toe Shoes? It always makes me smile when people use yes ‘that phrase’. I can’t help myself and without know it I’m interjecting in defence as if defending a family member. The question I always throw back is ‘What looks weirder, a glove or a mitten?’...........Ah and then thepenny drops. I then add in ‘if I was to offer you a mitten. It’s designed to squash your fingers together but this is to keep your fingers warmer. Would you buy them?’ Of course, the answer is always as you would expect ‘No’. Can you see my point...

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gym, Travel, Vibram Furoshiki, Wrap Shoes, yoga, zumba -

Vibram Furoshiki wrap shoes are another great innovative approach to shoe design. Built upon the world renowned Vibram sole technology. Place your feet onto the Vibram soles and wrap them up Furoshiki style. The wrap system is non restrictive and lets your feet move whilst keeping them securely on your feet. The Vibram Furoshiki are very lightweight and the upper wrap is light and breathable. Great for everyday use and an ideal travel companion. at home in the the gym, for yoga, fitness and so much more. View the full Furoshiki range here Easy to put on and easy to...

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over-pronation, pronation, running -

The following information is from our own personal experiences with Vibram Fivefingers and from customer feedback. Pronation primarily comes from the heel, this can be exacerbated overtime from wearing traditional trainers with a large heel drop to the forefront of the trainer from extra cushioning compounds in the heel. A traditional trainer can have different density foams and supports to try and correct pronation and can help reduce it. We have found with vibram fivefingers that the zero heel drop and the more natural barefoot feel and movement the Vibram fivefingers give you can help your feet correct themselves by...

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fivefingers, running, shoes, strength -

Barefoot is it for you? The real answer. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Vibrams or Vibram Five fingers were the brain child of Robert Fliri entrepreneur and part time lumber jack. He used to like to walk through the forest barefoot but could only manage it so long because his skin was not accustomed to the terrain. This got him thinking in terms of a solution and the original concept foot glove was designed and produced as a prototype. As most inventors it is usually the simplest ideas that bear fruit. As the only animal other than some...

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conditioning, fivefingers, gym, minimalist, parkour, runner, running, shoes, strength, trail, trek, watersports -

Vibram Fivefinger Shoes There has been an increase recently in the popularity of running. Runners understand the importance of getting the best equipment when out running. There are different brands and types of shoes that you can choose from. The best type of shoes to choose will depend on the type of runner that you are, especially if you are someone who prefers the concept of barefoot or minimalist running. If that is the case, the top brand on the market today is Vibram. Their special Vibram FiveFingers shoes have revolutionized how people look at barefoot running by offering high...

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