On average, you’ll burn the same number of calories whether you’re wearing:
If you’re losing weight and feeling ‘toned’ after walking in ‘toning’ shoes, it’s probably because you’re actually walking and not because of the shoes.
Exercise scientists at the UW-La Crosse, compared toning shoes to running shoes.
John Parcari, Ph.D., John Greany, Ph.D., Stephanie Tepper, M.S., Brian Edmonson, B.S., and Carl Foster, Ph.D., with Mark Anders. Will toning shoes really give you a better body? ACEFitness.org.
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