The ads are all over the place lately: Simply wear these uniquely-rounded shoes and bam! you magically develop a booty that would make J-Lo jealous. Fact or fiction? Here's what a research team who recently tested the shoes on 12 women have to say.
There's been a lot of hype around shoes that help you tone as you walk - what could be easier than simply wearing shoes that lift and shape your trouble spots? But do these rounded-sole fitness shoes really work?
Rounded-sole shoes - as opposed to your flat-soled regular running or training shoes - are engineered with a special sole to simulate natural walking. They're multi-layered and rounded so you aren't hitting the ground flat.
There are many popular toning shoe brands, as well as some specialty ones that have developed their own versions of this new sole design and marketed them as a better way to get around. But how much of this is hype, and how much is actually science? It dependsRead More »from Do firming "fitness shoes" really work?