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FiveFingers Shoes: Cool or Not?

You were born barefoot and the FiveFingers Sprint Shoe ($80.00) encourages you to walk that way because it enhances your natural walking motion.

Also the shoes gently spread your toes to strengthen foot muscles, increase range of motion, and improve general foot health. They stimulate muscles in the feet and lower legs for greater balance, agility and strength and (yup, there's more) they also help straighten your spine, improve posture, and reduce lower back pain. They are comfortable and quick drying with a good gripping bottom, making them good for: Light hiking, trekking, traveling, fitness training, yoga, Pilates, sailing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, surfing, windsurfing, kiteboarding and fishing. Interested? Then buy them from FiveFingers.com.




All that technical talk aside, do you think they're cool?

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MuppetsForDinner MuppetsForDinner 10 years
What. are. these. They look incredibly UNcomfortable.
andrea-says andrea-says 10 years
they remind me of those horrible crocodile looking shoes.. ridiculous looking, but also ridiculously comfy.
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
So you would have to wear those toe socks with this then? SO WEIRD!
1stharbinger 1stharbinger 10 years
I love walking barefoot, but those look awefully uncomfortable. Like toe socks: I have having stuff between my toes.
i-heart-monster i-heart-monster 10 years
I would wear them if they were comfy. I like the concept. I added them to my wishlist! I kinda think they're cute anyway.
colormesticky colormesticky 10 years
If they work then they're a great idea, but I still wouldn't wear them in public.
SunshineDaydream SunshineDaydream 10 years
Well...Maybe. They would probably rub your toes wrong though.
redsox26 redsox26 10 years
haha they look really weird! But so do Crocs and those sell
arihm arihm 10 years
It's a cool idea, but couldn't the have it look normal on the outside but actually have the toe splitters on the inside? I think they would sell more if they looked like normal shoes.
kayleigh83 kayleigh83 10 years
They are VERY ugly, but they really just make me laugh... they're more comical than offensive.
jamiegirl jamiegirl 10 years
I just want to see someone wearing them :o
Glossgirl692 Glossgirl692 10 years
they may help your feet but those look AWFUL
kendallina kendallina 10 years
I don't know why, but they gross me out. Ew.
BeachBarbie BeachBarbie 10 years
I hate these shoes, and I also hated those toe socks.
joyofadventure joyofadventure 10 years
i would want to try them out before dropping that much on them, they better be hella comfy and i would NOT wear them to class or anything for fear of being ridiculed
vanyvrgs vanyvrgs 10 years
That is Adrianna Lima not Andrea -- I was very distracted by the fugly shoes....
vanyvrgs vanyvrgs 10 years
Say the hell what? Come again? I do not care if they make me look like Andrea Lima, I got to pass....
krEnElk krEnElk 10 years
I think they're cool, if they actually improve your posture and stuff. Unfortunately I, like Molly, have a set of webbed toes on each foot, so I don't think they'd work for me!
rubialala rubialala 10 years
Gross!
lindalikesyou lindalikesyou 10 years
They look interesting, and the benefits from wearing the shoe seem appealing...BUT it may just be too far out there for me to actually wear!
Butrfly4404 Butrfly4404 10 years
Yeah...... NO!
wiggle wiggle 10 years
YICK!!!!
Molly Molly 10 years
I couldn't wear them because I have webbed toes (well, a pair on each foot at least). Tear.
Tech Tech 10 years
So funny. I have a pair of nike's that have the one big toe thing. I still haven't figured out what the point is, but they are really comfortable.
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