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Toe Shoes

Toe Shoes   25 votes

  1. 1. Where is an appropriate place to wear toe shoes?

    • Gym
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They are good for weight training legs. Makes it easier to keep weight off your toes when doing squats, deadlifts, etc... They also helped me with the tendonitis I had in my achilles. They took a long time to get used to running in. I had to change my stride quite a bit. (Also, I don't have the "toe" shoe, I have the New Balance Minimus version with the same sole, but without the toe things.)

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I have a pair of Keen Newports...but I'd be too afraid to catch a corner and damage a toe to wear during serious hiking. (already had surgery on one toe due to being stupid). I've seen people wear them in the mountains where they get wet a lot and they hug the feet. I'm sure they'd work fine in the sand too, but I see less areas for sand to escape in those versus a good set of Keens.

Honestly...I really don't see much advantage other than some white water rafting stuff.

I'm just careful with my toes. You fark those up...you fark them up for long time and break a hip. You know what happens when you break a hip.

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They are good for weight training legs. Makes it easier to keep weight off your toes when doing squats, deadlifts, etc... They also helped me with the tendonitis I had in my achilles. They took a long time to get used to running in. I had to change my stride quite a bit. (Also, I don't have the "toe" shoe, I have the New Balance Minimus version with the same sole, but without the toe things.)

I love running in them..but it does take getting used to...

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You go to the back of the line when K&W opens @ 4:00.

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I've run on the greenway in them... and it was fine...it didn't hurt..you're not actually barefoot

I love going from Westfield to 7th on Free Runs and Fivefingers - the only dodgy stretch I had was around Freedom to CMC when it is concrete, but I got used to it.

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