Thursday, April 2, 2009

New Spring Season Shoe for Walking Fitness Routine

According to my calendar it is April 2nd, which means spring has finally begun. Gone is the snow for must of us and warmer days are ahead. Time to store the boots and gloves, snow shovels and crack open the windows a fraction to get some fresh air into our winter bungalow. It's also time to lace up those walking shoes and say goodbye to the treadmill and go outside for your fitness walking routine. It might also be time to reevaluate your apparel, including your walking footwear. Destiny might be calling for new walking footwear, and the purpose of this article is to tell you about a new type of shoes called MBT Trainers.

MBT is an acronym for Masai Barefoot Technology. It is described as an anti-shoe. First successfully launched in Europe, this footwear has become increasingly popular in the USA. The reason for its favorable review is all the benefits they provide. Masai Barefoot technology has been shown to help improve posture, lower the amount of back pain, is easier on the feet and joints, decreases muscle recovery and helps burn more calories by working muscles more than the customary shoe.

MBT, or Masai Barefoot Technology, has always been known as a good exercise aid, but has not always been known for being very fashionable. To be honest, the first styles looked really dorky. But I, like a million others, bought these walking shoes for the plethora of benefits they provide including reduced back pain, an improved posture, and more worked and toned muscles which also helps burn more calories.

The secret to Masai Barefoot technology lies in the sole design. They utilize a multiple layered curved sole. This concept employs a strategy of working core leg muscles more as you take steps. But they also provide benefits while standing. The curved sole makes your posture much improved and the constant instability makes circulation better so you actually feel better when wearing them.

MBT is an excellent choice of walking footwear this spring. So when you are folding up the treadmill and taking inventory of your wardrobe, keep MBT's in mind. Your body will thank you for it.