Friday, April 3, 2009

Swiss Masai Shoes - Footwear for Walking Fitness Routine

It's early April, which means spring has finally arrived. 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 hideout. It's also time to lace up those walking shoes and say godspeed to the treadmill and go outside for your walking workouts. 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.

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 United States. The reason for its prominent status is all the advantages they provide. MBT has been shown to help improve posture, lower the amount of back pain, is friendlier on the feet and joints, reduces the amount of muscle recovery needed between workouts and helps burn more calories by working muscles more than the customary shoe.

The secret to MBT sneakers 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.