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I discovered Oofos nearly 2 years ago when I had the opportunity to try my first pair through another BibRave review opportunity. You can check out that review here. Since then, I’ve gone through many pairs and I never have less than 2 pairs in the house at a time, with at least one pair as house slippers and another for gym bag and travel. Several additional pairs have been purchased as gifts, and I’m pretty sure most of the people in my running group own at least one pair. This new review opportunity came at the perfect time since my dog, as cute as he is, is a menace and ate one of my old pairs. In addition, during Bike Ride Across GA at the beginning of June, I spent too much time walking around in zero support flip flops, resulting in my first experience with plantar fasciitis. Once you own Oofos, you will NEVER wear flat, uncomfortable flippy floppies again!
The Oofos Oofoam(TM) technology:
- Absorbs 37% more impact than traditional footwear foam materials (validated by 3rd party study – UVA 2018)
- Reduces stress on feet, knees, and back
In order to recover from PF I’ve used my Oofos to lead the way:
- Wearing Oofos around the house and NEVER walking barefoot
- Wearing Oofos at work (luckily I’m allowed to do this) instead of uncomfortable dress shoes/flats which just irritate the PF
- Immediately switching to my Oofos after every workout.
I’m still working on kicking the PF for good but wearing the Oofos regularly has definitely helped with recovery and allowed me to keep up with marathon training without making the injury worse.
What else is great about Oofos? They’re latex-free, made of non-toxic materials, and come with a 6 month warranty. Even better, a 3% donation to the Dana Farber Breast Cancer Research organization is made with every pair of Oofos sold on Oofos.com!
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