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Old 01-23-2006, 04:04 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I got a pair last week and I LOVE them. Worth every penny! I am already very thin, or was at 119 lbs, but very out of shape and not tone at all. I came across these in a catalog (blissworld) and thought I would give them a try after researching them. They are expensive but so are gym memberships and treadmills and workout videos which I decided to forgo and get these shoes and I am glad I did. I have lost about 4 lbs in the last 5 days! They are a mini gym all by themselves. I am not in horrible shape, I can walk around a mall for 4 hours and not be sore or tired the next day. Well after one 1 hour walk in these shoes I literally had to go home and take a nap and boy was I sore later on! I have the Sport High ones. Here is a site that has some great info on them:
http://www.masai-uk.com

Anyway, just wanted to share!
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Old 01-23-2006, 10:32 AM
 
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I agree! I've had mine since the fall and you are right, just a regular walk and I can feel it the next day. I am so happy we've had such a mild winter here and have been able to use them outside all the way through so far (good thing since my son broke our treadmill!). Very expensive though.
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Old 01-23-2006, 01:19 PM
 
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Those look really cool!
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Old 01-25-2006, 07:18 PM
 
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they were my birthday present this year from, well, EVERYONE & they are sooo worth it! i don't know that i'm getting skinnier, but i really feel the difference in my legs, butt & hips after wearing them. they're great walking around a hilly neighborhood! i didn't like running even a little bit in them- it was too much for my shins.
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Old 01-26-2006, 10:15 PM
 
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I've always wondered about them, it just seems like such a gimmick, but it is exactly the type of help I need. They sell them at my local shoe store, I might just have to go get some - but I agree, they are sooooo expensive.
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