toning shoes

NGR Shoes Featured in MSN's "Funky Fitness Footwear"

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Unlike most toning shoes, which have rounded bottoms or balance pods, these sneakers are built with weighted soles. Since you’re schlepping up to 2 pounds more per shoe, you’ll burn more calories when walking in them. These shoes are about as safe as strapping on a pair of ankle weights, says Jacqueline Sutera, DPM, a spokesperson for the American Podiatric Medical Association. Which is to say, they’re safe for walking in occasionally, but shouldn’t be used for dancing or moving side-to-side.

The Difference in the Shoes: How different toning shoes work!

Toning shoes have gotten a lot of press in the last year. From great customer and celebrity testimonials (Julie Benz is know to love NGR Shoes) to some harsher reviews from others (ACE Study doesn't like some toning shoes) there has been no lack of attention for the category.

Do toning shoes work?

Customer Questions about the NGR Men's Limited Edition Shoes

Hey NGR,

I am looking for a new pair of shoes soon to go jogging/running in and workout and would like some more info. The website does not answer my particular questions maybe because maybe they are TOO particular, wanted to know if you can help me out:

1) Is the one model the only men's shoe you have?

Answer: We just launched these so yes, they are the only model we have for now. They are styled like a hybrid golf/workout shoe and have a semi-studded bottom for extra traction. This is to keep them very versatile and multi-usage.

New A.C.E. study finds that some toning shoes yield insignifant results and recommends adding weight instead. Hello NGR!

A study commissioned by the American Council on Exercise, the nonprofit body that certifies fitness professional, finds that some toning shoes have the same impact on heart rate, VO2 Max, and calories burned as regular running shoes. What do they recommend to instead to "Rev Up Your Walking Workout"? Basically carrying extra weight. Read below: