Toasty Feet shoe inserts (for cold weather)

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Toasty Feet shoe inserts (for cold weather)

Post by aptdwler » Mon Dec 17, 2007 9:41 pm

Toasty Feet

Things have been going well in the ghetto. I've been heating it to a near tropical 35 degrees. Thats warm enough for lifting and I'd say for me, a lot more comfortable that the humid 90s of the summer. The only problem I've had is my feet have been freezing. I think this is because I can fairly quickly increase the air temp, but the ground remains very cold. I've tried thicker sole shoes with limited luck.

So, I decided to try a product called Toasty Feet. I got my pair on ebay. When they arrived I quickly trimmed them to the proper size. They have markings on them to help and it was very easy. I slipped them in a pair of workout shoes and tried them out. They worked flawlessly. Near the end of the workout, a time my feet would usually be frozen, they weren't even cold. In fact, when I took my shoes off, I realized my feet had even sweat a bit. I would highly recommend them.

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Re: Toasty Feet shoe inserts (for cold weather)

Post by ultracool » Mon Dec 24, 2007 12:32 am


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Re: Toasty Feet shoe inserts (for cold weather)

Post by Schlegel » Thu Jan 17, 2008 6:11 pm

OK, I got some of these and I'm impressed. It feels like I've got an electric heater in the bottom of my shoes.
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Re: Toasty Feet shoe inserts (for cold weather)

Post by Sassenach » Thu Jan 17, 2008 8:35 pm

I've used these for a while. They came in handy during cold football practice. Toss a pair in my cleats and I could feel my toes the whole practice.
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