Thursday, May 28, 2009

MBT Footwear - A New Summer Fitness Aid

MBT footwear. It's never to early to start planning ahead for this summer. It's right around the corner and it will be here before you know it. Do you have a goal to lose weight as soon as the chill leaves the air? One idea I'd like to suggest as a way to lose weight this summer is to try a new type of sandals called MBT footwear.

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 weird. But I, like a million others, purchased these walking shoes for the overabundance of benefits they provide including reduced back pain, an improved posture, and more worked and toned muscles which also helps burn more calories.

Nowadays, more than a million are buying these walking shoes because they have increased the line of styles and made them much more fashionable to wear. No longer do you have to feel awkward wearing them in public. Taste and preference differ from one individual to another, but they have done a great job of offering styles for all walks of life and with varying needs.

Some will stick with the old faithful like the MBT Sport while others will search for the more stylish shoes like the Changa or the Tembea. You even have choices like walking sandals for the warmer seasons, and boots for the cooler seasons. They have a wider collection of fashionable footwear for more casual wear like the Tunisha and the Tembea, while still offering more fitness walking related shoes like the M.Walk and the Chapa.

The MBT footwear is also great for burning more calories than walking alone. As you take your stroll, the muscles are working more, and more oxygen is being circulated. As it does this, calories are being shed faster than without wearing these shoes. This makes the MBT footwear a great alternative to a regular walking shoe.This is footwear that will make you feel better from the ground up. The specially designed sole exercise a large number of muscles, whether moving or standing. The result is it stimulates metabolism, burns more calories, and strengthens areas like the abdominal, legs and back.