Monday, January 4, 2010

Reebok EasyTone Sneakers + The New Sheriff In My Life

Reebok Easytone sneakers. They were nearly sold out.  I was due for a new pair. Never mind that Easy Means You're Not Working Hard Enough.

The claim for these sneakers is "28% more gluteus maximus muscle activation, and 11% more calf and hamstring activation." That translates to better ass and thigh.

It's like walking on a Bosu first. It took two workouts for me to get used to wearing these. At this point, I can't be sure whether it's the death lunges and jump-jacks that I've been doing, my new workout partner, Zuzana from, or the actual sneakers. But I wager it's the first two.

Back to Zuzana. On days that I don't make it to the gym (I'm pretty addicted to my morning adrenaline rush), I follow Zuzana on her workout videos. Her techniques are often brutal and will make whatever chest you've got heave. This woman does pull-ups using a concrete wall.

Her accent is like vegan focaccia: fragrant, salty, and herbaceous.

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