The Reebok Pump. The Thighmaster. Electric Shock Treatment for abs. We all remember the performance enhancing workout boosters. These days, if someone isn’t barking at me about P90x (no offense), it’s all about these new kicks. I’ve heard a lot of noise around the new “tone and shape” shoes from companies like Reebok, Skechers and New Balance. What’s all this
height hype about? I refuse to totally knock it until I try it, but Skechers front-man Joe Montana, don’t you still have your pride?! I’ve got “49” other career options you should have thought about first. Was Sky Mall not hiring?
For what it’s worth the cobbler’s making these shoes claim:
“Reebok uses unique balance pods with moving air built into the shoe that provide natural instability with every step, which forces your muscles to adapt and work harder.”
I would lean towards Reebok’s EasyTone FTW (for the win). They were the first to step up on the scene and we all know the lady in their ads. You can do side-bends and sit-ups, but please don’t lose that butt. I swear I think my grandpa had the same shoes but they were blue and have velcro. I don’t even know where I’d wear them. It’s bad enough that when I walk Indy with my ankle weights people probably think I am on house arrest.
If these sneakers aren’t meant to replace a workout, then it’s really no harm. But I think Jimmy would be pretty angry that he’s not getting any royalties in this deal. We all owe Seinfeld the real credit, since he invented these dream machines years ago. Don’t you remember Jimmy’s vertical lift shoes?! Jimmy DOWN!
Are you rocking these new sneakers? Or have your tried something ludacris that turned out to be the best thing ever?