Tuesday, August 21, 2007

FiveFingers - The Barefooting Alternative

FiveFingers design takes a minimalist approach to barefooting. Non-marking Vibram TC1 performance rubber soles protect your feet and provide a sure grip over a variety of terrain. A thin, abrasion-resistant stretch polyamide fabric fits low on the foot - for comfort and quick drying.

Vibram FiveFingers is different than any other footwear on the planet. Not only does it bring you closer to nature, it delivers a number of positive health benefits—by leveraging all of the body’s biomechanics so you can move as nature intended.

When you walk, run, or climb in FiveFingers, you experience a sense of touch and feel that is simply not possible in conventional performance footwear. We call this a haptic response, and it describes your body’s sensibility to the world around you.

A patent-pending design and Vibram outsole mirrors the flex points and silhouette of your foot and toes to propel your body forward and promote a more natural gait.

By stimulating the muscles of your lower legs and feet, you add strength, improve balance, and increase agility.

A lower heel position leads to stronger legs and feet, straightens your spine, improves posture, and reduces back pain.

Individual toe compartments gently spread your toes to strengthen foot muscles, increase range of motion and improve foot health.





source: Fivefingers

1 comment:

said...

it looks ugly.. but im interested in getting one if possible.. hihi