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Toning shoes, good exercise? Or a pain in the back?

Skechers Shape-Ups™, MBT™ (Masai Barefoot Technology) and Reebok EasyTone™ are the latest rage in exercise shoes. The shoemakers all tout health claims for these shoes ranging from increasing calorie burn to helping relieve knee and back pain. The common feature of all of them is an essentially unstable sole design using a curved, heavily cushioned […]