Mike Wiltshire of Primal Lifestyle, official UK distributor for Vibram FiveFingers
, said, "Our barefooting concept will continue to evolve and we want to do everything in our power to ensure that those consumers seeking genuine products are not duped by counterfeiters.
For the second part of the settlement, Vibram won't be allowed to make any further beneficial health claims with the FiveFingers
running shoe, unless proven and backed-up by scientific studies.
He runs in his FiveFingers
on the road, uses Chuck Taylor Converse sneakers - old-style basketball shoes with no heel elevation - on trail runs, and runs barefoot as often as he can.
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Puffing a cigar and standing in a pair of gray Vibram FiveFinger
shoes that simulate walking barefoot, Thomas Jane didn't have much time to talk at the June 23 preem of his HBO show, "Hung," on the Paramount lot.
The toe socks in question were the Vibram FiveFingers
, and after 30 miles of hiking, alternately, in the FiveFingers
and my boots, I managed to all but destroy my feet.
WHAT'S AFOOT: Fivefingers
shoes from Vibram offer the benefits of going barefoot, but with the grip of a sports shoe.
With individual pockets for each toe and thin Vibrato TC1 performance rubber soles, FiveFingers
let you play as though barefoot, but have just enough sole to protect your feet from rocks, glass and whatever else you encounter on the trail or city sidewalks.
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, Chris Melton, Director Sales & Distribution, 978-318-0000, chris.
The shoes will serve as successors to Vibram s wildly popular Vibram FiveFingers
(VFF) is a minimalist shoe that mimics barefoot running while providing a layer of protection.
More and more runners are pulling on minimalist shoes like Vibram Fivefingers
, or going barefoot, swayed by claims that it will help them run more naturally and quickly.
Gariepy is a mother of three who works at Vibram USA in Boston, the company that makes the "barefoot running" FiveFingers
"running sock" has been introduced in Britain after proving popular with American track stars.