'FitFlops' Latest Toning Rage

Oprah's 'summer favorite' helps back-pain sufferers, too
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser User
Posted Jul 16, 2008 11:48 AM CDT
Over a millions pairs of FitFlops of have been sold in the US.   (FitFlops)

(Newser) – FitFlops, the sandals that exercise your leg and derriere muscles as you walk, are this summer’s must-have, Newhouse News Service reports. With celebrity support from Heidi Klum to Jennifer Garner, the fitness flip flop made Oprah’s “summer favorites” list, and has sold a million pairs since launching last year. Chronic back-pain sufferers also noted therapeutic benefits from the $50 shoes.