Why we"re no longer sold on "leg-toning" footwear

Why we"re no longer sold on "leg-toning" footwear

Unfit for purpose: Why we”re no longer sold on “leg-toning” footwear

9:14 PM on 29th July 2011

Misleading: Kelly Brook, who is a spokesmodel for Reebok EasyTone trainers

Falling sales: Once-popular “toning” shoes, as endorsed by Kelly Brook for Reebok, are being sold in their millions at a loss

MBT Brands like MBT (left) and Sketchers (right) were slammed by experts who said there was no evidence that the shoes would make a difference

Claims: Brands like MBT (left) and Sketchers (right) were slammed by experts who said there was no evidence that the shoes would make a difference

“TONING SHOES GAVE ME HIP FRACTURES”
Hip damage: Holly Ward, 38, claims that wearing Sketchers Shape Ups caused stress fractures

Hip damage: Holly Ward, 38, claims that wearing Sketchers Shape Ups caused stress fractures