Just wondering if this is normal with a first pair of Fivefingers - got some this afternoon, and have worn them about the house. All seems good, other than my big toes are a bit sore - it fades quickly once I take the FFs off, so I'm wondering if this is just "breaking them in", or something else?
Lengthwise they seems fine, I suspect I just have especially bulbous big toes. Anyone else had this?
Never tried them, but being a rocket scientist I would guess its the shoes.
Odds on they are built to fit standard toes so if your toes are bulbous ....
If you are getting a "hot-spot" on the outer edge of your big toe then I think that's pretty common for newbie VFF wearers. You could get them in other areas too.
Your skin will soon toughen up - key thing is to take it easy and not overdo it - don't want to get a blister or overly thick callus.
I tried them on, but the shop was closing, and it took such a long time to get my toes in that they felt OK, so I took 'em.
Think you're spot on about the house/run thing - I tried moving about more in them last night and they seemed much better. Right big toe seems OK now, lefty not as bad as it was.
Don't *think* my toes are too long - the biggies go right to the front, but surely that's the idea? They're not straining to be out, but there's no spare room at the end.
Going to give them a buzz out sometime soon, starting with the recommended 100m and working up from there. Will report back.
Mine are just the Classics - nice and simple to try 'em out.
I think you're right, they seem to be better each time I wear them - haven't ventured out the house as yet - need to give 'em a go on a (short) run...
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