I don't beat around the bush.
Literally, until you see the foot appear underneath the sole.
I searched the memory cabinet for some Vivobarefoot Ultra I've had for a long time. I wanted to take a picture of it. So you could see what I'm talking about.
I used them a lot, a lot, a lot. As a day-to-day shoe, for shopping, going to the pool, etc... as well as for training and racing.
Here's a picture at the starting line of a half-marathon. The third one starting from your right.
running with the Vivobarefoot Ultra
With them I felt fast, light and cool. Even though it was a joke on friends. The typical jokes before the departure, which in this case had a clear candidate in my shoes.
- What are you going to run with the flip-flops on the beach?
Well, I liked them so much that I wore them until I made a hole in the sole, right where the big toe starts. It wasn't very big, but it was big enough not to wear them.
The saying goes that in a blacksmith's house, a wooden spoon.
how right he is, because I didn't throw them away, and I kept using them for some time.
As I was saying before, I looked for them, but I didn't find them. Of course, they were useless, although I don't remember throwing them away. I don't like to get rid of my things, even if they're old, even if I can't use them.
Yes, I'm a bit of a diógene, but when I get lost my things usually end up in the recycling bin.
And what does it depend on?
(I don't know if you get what I get, but every time I hear this sequence of words I remember Jarabe de Palo and Pau Donés).
Well, it depends on the use you make of it. You know you can use it until the sole is completely worn out. It's difficult if you use the minimalist shoes to work, walk or do natural training, crossfit or calisthenics.
It's different if you use them for running.
In that case, other factors play a role. For me, the main ones are:
I always talk about the sole of my shoes
The top is another song and it gives for another post. Although I anticipate that in this matter, brands have a lot to do with the type of material they use in their manufacture.
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