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Old 07-25-2010, 06:33 PM   #1
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Question walk using shape-ups shoes

Anyone knows if walking on shape-ups shoes is good or bad for an individual with ostheoporosis?

 
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Old 07-25-2010, 06:45 PM   #2
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Re: walk using shape-ups shoes

Could you explain what shape-ups shoes are? I've never heard of them. Are they a kind of orthotic shoe?

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Old 07-25-2010, 07:13 PM   #3
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Re: walk using shape-ups shoes

The shape-ups shoes are some kind of sport tennis that are designed to improve posture, promote weight loss, increase cardiovascular health, etc.
The are sold by TV, but now you can buy in fitness and footwear stores.
Hope you can identify with this note the shoes.

 
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Re: walk using shape-ups shoes

Are they the shoes that have a spring on the bottom of the heel?

 
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Re: walk using shape-ups shoes

No, they look like regular tennis shoes but with very thick soles. Reebok, Sketchers are a few brands and they are now available at most stores like Kohls, Pennys, Sports Authority, Big Five to name a few. In my opinion they are great. Be careful in getting used to them and they are not designed for running.

 
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Re: walk using shape-ups shoes

HI Guiditta, i just read a report that stated that the new toning shoes were no more beneficial than a good pair of walking shoes. It did state that if it gets a person out and walking that is a bonus. ...phyllis

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Re: walk using shape-ups shoes

Thanks a lot for your response. Giuditta

 
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Re: walk using shape-ups shoes

i think some of these type of shoes can affect your balance and that is not a good thing- don't know if all of these types of shoes do this, but some do. it changes the way a person walks and can cause a person to fall

 
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Thanks for your comments. In effect when I wear those shoes I do not feel 100% safe, I walk different. Better I'm going to give them to a young woman.
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Re: walk using shape-ups shoes

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Could you explain what shape-ups shoes are? I've never heard of them. Are they a kind of orthotic shoe?

monte
the sole of the shoe has a rocker shape

 
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These shoes are those that help you to lose weight, they are promoved like "get in shape without setting foot in a Gym"...
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