Now that you’ve discovered one of Time Magazine’s best inventions of 2007 you have to decide which of the seven models to choose from. If you are buying FiveFingers for the first time, there are only three models to consider - the Classic, Sprint and KSO.
Most of you have probably driven barefoot once or twice, even if you were just quickly moving your car to a new parking spot. Do you remember what it felt like? Driving barefoot brings a whole new element of feel to powering your motor vehicle. You will feel more connected to your car giving you better control of acceleration.
While humans have been barefoot running for millions of years, just recently the practice has made a resurgence in North America. With so many hi-tech running shoes on the market designed to provide support, one might ask how running barefoot could make any improvements to their health.
The research has been done and the results are in - there are undeniable health benefits associated with barefoot running and wearing Vibram FiveFingers will allow you to enjoy the benefits of barefoot running while fully protecting your feet.
The best FiveFingers activities are activities that can be done barefoot, but because of the terrain or surface on which the activity is performed, added sole protection is needed.
If you have done any shopping online or in a store for FiveFingers, you have probably heard about the Injinji Socks. The Injinji Socks have individual toes, like the FiveFingers, and are specially designed to be worn with FiveFingers. There are three main reasons to buy and wear Injinji Socks with your FiveFingers.
FiveFingers have been labeled as "barefoot running shoes" but what about barefoot walking shoes? With higher gas prices, concerns for the environment, or just a desire to be more active, many people have returned to the oldest form of transportation - Walking.
If you've recently purchased a pair of Vibram FiveFingers, chances are you can't get enough of them. This new found enthusiasm for VFF's can be both a blessing and a curse. Traditional shoes have had your feet locked up in tight narrow shoes for years and they need time to transition to this new found freedom. If you are looking to become a full time VFF runner there are a few things you should know.
This is a common concern among many first time FiveFinger buyers. Whether you ordered online or bought at the store, some of you may be second guessing your decision on size after wearing your FiveFingers for a day or two.
Recently some great research has been done on the benefits of barefoot running. Daniel Lieberman of Harvard University is at the forefront of this research. The research has found that the modern running shoe causes the runner to place significantly more stress on their body by striking the ground with their heel. Running barefoot, or with a barefoot alternative like the Vibram FiveFingers, causes the runner to place less stress on their body by striking the ground with their forefoot.
One of the biggest obstacles when joining the FiveFingers revolution is finding the correct size. Our FiveFingers sizing guide will help you make an online purchase with the confidence of knowing you have selected the right size.