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My Vibrams are so comfy!

Friday, May 13, 2011

I've been wanting to buy these Vibrams for quite a while now. I like being barefoot or in sandals, flip flops and the like (next best to being barefoot) and I think shoes are confining! Growing up in Hawaii had us running around barefoot a lot of the time. Plus my feet are flat so I haven't *always* found really really comfy shoes. I received a gift card to this shoe store for Mother's Day (at my suggestion when asked for ideas for a gift) so yesterday I bought a pair of Vibram KSO TrekSport and used them to work out in today. I did Turbo Fire HIIT 15 and Fire 45 EZ. I knew they were going to feel different as they don't have much support and/or that my feet might hurt becos of the difference in shoes and that it would take a period of adjustment. Well, they feel awesome and was so comfy! I did hurt for part of my workout, but it's nothing that was unbearable and I'm sure it will improve with time. I will see how it goes for the next few workouts - I'm optimistic. So far, A+.

Here are my "ninja" shoes (as my daughter calls them!).





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  • WANAKA
    I am still wearing these to exercise in.....not every day, and more on cardio days than ST days. They are still comfortable and I have no pain.

    Just thought I should update for once! emoticon
    995 days ago
  • LIZMVR
    Thanks for the review! I hope the pain has gone away.
    997 days ago
  • WOWLAULAU
    Hi. I'm back, kinda. I, too, have vibrams - Makulewahine's grandkids call them my "frog feet." (They are green and white.) I've had them for about a year. No break-in period. They fit my luau feet. I love them! If I HAVE to wear something on my feet, it's either slippers or these. I've been told they are also better for your balance. Makes sense to me. I'm a lot more stable barefoot than in shoes.

    I was MIA for awhile when I got sick. My doctor said it was bad bronchitis. I felt bad that I stayed in bed for so long, but I noticed the other day that he had written down that I had the TWO MONTH flu. I don 't feel so guilty now.

    And all is better now. I'm well and smiling.

    p.s. I'm jealous; yours are prettier than mine.
    1546 days ago
  • JAZZID
    I like the way they look on your foot... I have put them on my wish list... thanks for the information, I had just heard about these shoes recently.
    1811 days ago
  • SPOILEDDIVA
    I have been wondering about those shoes...whether or not they feel really weird? Thanks for the review!
    1895 days ago
  • KA_JUN
    Cool, thanks for the review, my wife has been talking about getting a pair, update with how they are for you after you break them in!
    1962 days ago
  • BRENDY_28
    i did want to buy a pair last year but always ran out of budget. lol. with my meager salary, it will be a long time before i can afford one. tell us how it feels in 2 or 3 month's usage :D
    1962 days ago
  • BEAUTIFLDZSTR
    Those look TOTALLY comfy (like no shoes at all), let me know in a couple months if you still like them, I might need to invest
    1962 days ago
  • LUCKYCOMET
    Nice. I still wouldn't be caught dead in those. I'm beginning to see them all over Cali. I even saw this dude playing tennis in it. Just weird for me. It's the conservative side of me I guess.
    1962 days ago
  • TOSHIKO120
    I'm thinking of getting some when I need new shoes! emoticon
    1962 days ago
  • NISSANGIRL
    I was wondering how the would feel , thanks for posting and letting us know, I may have to buy a pair! emoticon emoticon
    1962 days ago
  • BEFIT016
    Yeah, I saw the pix on FB. Pretty cool looking. I workout barefoot.
    1962 days ago
  • HONNEE1
    hi, those shoes look awesome in my favorite color too, thanks for keeping us up to par on the shoes i always wanted to try them after seeing them on the news last year but i was chicken, i also love to be barefoot emoticon
    1962 days ago
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