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Vibram FiveFingers
Flow (Men's)

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The Fivefinger Flow by Vibram is a new barefooting "shoe" that provides protection from cold temperatures and water.  Made with a 1.2mm Neoprene lining and a 2mm EVA footbed you get total thermal insulation and protection when crossing streams, running in the winter or boating on cold waters.  The Vibram TC-1 performance rubber is razor siped to give you that upper hand on slippery rocks, boat decks or really almost any surface you encounter.

The Vibram FiveFingers Flow Barefoot Shoe is one of the most innovative products to come out in a couple years. The Barefoot shoe is based on the age old concept that being barefoot helps your balance, your connection with the earth and energy, and gives you the ability to move in a more natural, healthy way. By walking in a protective sleeve over your feet, encased in sticky, protective Vibram rubber, the FiveFingers Flow stimulates the muscles in your feet and lower legs to build strength and improve range of motion. Many people who use these shoes have said they had a better sense of balance, greater agility, and visibly improved posture.

FLOW IS BEST FOR:
Cold Weather Running, Light Trekking, Climbing, Bouldering, Canyoneering, Fitness Training, Martial Arts, Yoga, Pilates, Sailing, Boating, Kayaking, Canoeing, Surfing, Flats Fishing



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Features

  • Vibram TC-1 performance rubber
  • Razor siped for added slip resistance
  • Made for colder temperatures or water
  • Neoprene lining and EVA footbed gives incredible protection from elements

Gender: Men's
Weight: 6.6oz each 13.2 a pair - size 42
Season: S13
Vendor ProductId: M135
Review ProductId: 13215

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Vibram FiveFingersFlow (Men's)
 
4.4

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (19)
  • Durable (13)
  • Great traction (11)
  • Lightweight (10)
  • Stable (10)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday (11)
    • Wet weather (9)
    • At the gym (7)
    • Backcountry (7)
    • Day hikes (7)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        95% 

        (18 reviews)

        Feels too large

         
      • Width:
      • Feels too narrow

         

        Feels true to width

         

        95% 

        (18 reviews)

        Feels too wide

         
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid adventurer (6), Gym rat (6), Casual/ recreational (4), Trail jogger (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (6)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Fivefinger, only need to buy once.

    I'm in Army ROTC, I use FiveFinger everyday for all types of activities: running long boarding, walking, hiking and many more. Can't go wrong.

    I'm in Army ROTC, I use FiveFinger everyday for all types of activities: running long boarding, walking, hiking and many more. Can't go wrong.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Use your stuff.

    I got these hoping to start "barefoot" running in winter. They are like paying for 5 years of calluses and are wonderful in that regard. As for warmth the only thing...Read complete review

    I got these hoping to start "barefoot" running in winter. They are like paying for 5 years of calluses and are wonderful in that regard. As for warmth the only thing that fixes my usually cold feet is a workout, not this neoprene or the wool toe socks I just got too. One thing all should know is the thin rubber sole of these shoes attaches immediately to neoprene between the toes. This is great for dexterity, but there can just be a sheen of water on pavement and your toes will start to get wet. Wool socks are a must in the Pacific Northwest and unfortunately they can't be too thick. I don't think many people could make this shoe work all day everyday in wet weather.
    Heed the advice and give yourself ample time to let your body adapt to the once natural movement or you'll be sitting on the sideline waiting even longer to get back to par. On the first pair I ordered the rubber from a toe started coming apart from the neoprene not a week into light use. Rock Creek took them back and made it right.

    Reviewed by 23 customers

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    5.0

    Tough Mudder Survival!

    By DenMudder

    from Clermont, FL

    About Me Competitive Athlete, Gym Rat, Trail Jogger

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Good Arch Support
    • Great Traction
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • At The Gym
      • Mixed Terrain
      • Muddy Conditions

      Comments about Vibram FiveFingers Flow (Men's):

      I purchased these with the goal of using them for mud and obstacle courses. I broke them in by using them at the gym for two weeks where I fell in love with them. Doing lunges and squats in the five finger shoes made if feel like I had more balance and control. After breaking them out in the gym for two weeks, I used them for the Tough Mudder. Twelve miles of mud, muck, obstacles and running, they not only survived but they were lightweight through the mud and comfortable the run. Even after 12 miles, I did not have to stop and clear sand out of my shoes like many runners.

      I am guaranteed to buy another pair when these wear out!

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      A bit pricey but I'm satisfied so far.

      By Anonymous

      from Fort Lauderdale, FL

      About Me Competitive Athlete

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Lightweight
      • Stabilizes Foot

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • At The Gym
        • Everyday
        • Mixed Terrain

        Comments about Vibram FiveFingers Flow (Men's):

        Def not true to size....I usually wear 10.5 US size which usually has a tad bit of extra space as well. When I ordered the size 41(10.5) I could not even get my foot to go in. I just tossed it back into the box and returned it with no hassle from RockCreek and ordered size 43(11) which fits perfect.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels too small
        • Width:
        • Feels true to width
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        nice overall

        By Tony

        from TX

        About Me Gym Rat

        Pros

        • Feel good
        • Great Traction
        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

        • Do not climb trees in
        • Extra material in big toe
        • Hard to position on foot
        • Not Water Resistant
        • Uncomfortable

        Best Uses

        • At The Gym
        • Mixed Terrain
        • Slick floors

        Comments about Vibram FiveFingers Flow (Men's):

        really, the flow's are great... except that they are difficult to strap on and have them feel "on" and not loose like the back of a flip flop. the big toe has some extra material from the seam that makes an impression on the front of my big toes, at times it is completely unnoticeable but other times it is just awful.
        the style are great, they go with almost everything. the gripping ability of the shoe is just awesome against flat surfaces. tried climbing a tree with them and they were just terrible for that. tely unnoticeable but other times it is just awful.
        the style of them are great, they go with almost everything. they take time to get used to with the fact that they don't have much cushion. other than those things they are really great.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Try these. Nothing else is good enough.

        By Max the Scandinavian runner

        from Gothenburg, Sweden

        About Me Gym Rat, Trail Jogger

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Durable
        • Genuine
        • Good Arch Support
        • Great Traction
        • Lightweight
        • Pronation Control
        • Stabilizes Foot
        • Strenghten feet
        • Stylish
        • The barefoot sensation

        Cons

        • Maybe not for everyone
        • Not for all foot-types

        Best Uses

        • All Weather Conditions
        • At The Gym
        • Bathing
        • Easy climbing
        • Everyday
        • Grass
        • Hiking
        • Mixed Terrain
        • Muddy Conditions
        • Paved Trails
        • Rocky/Unstable Terrain
        • Winter sports

        Comments about Vibram FiveFingers Flow (Men's):

        This particular product is particularly wonderful in terms of stabilizing and strenthening the feet like no other shoe. I used to train everything but running, because I was bored by it. The feeling of texture beneath my feet changed the whole thing and I'm still enjoying it to the fullest after 2 years of FiveFinger use.
        Only con is this particular pair was a bit narrow for my feet and took some getting used to.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Width:
        • Feels too narrow
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Great Pair

        By DissidentChef

        from Tyler, TX

        About Me Gym Rat, Trail Jogger

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Good Arch Support
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Weather Conditions
          • At The Gym
          • Everyday
          • Mixed Terrain

          Comments about Vibram FiveFingers Flow (Men's):

          I got these as a gift and was skeptical at 1st. I'm a professional chef and stand on my feet for 10+ hours a day and my current clogs were causing me tremendous pain. After easing myself into wearing these I can say my feet, legs, and back feel better than ever. It's an added bonus that I can wear these when I hit the trail or the gym. Just what I like a multi-function shoe that does what it says.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          5.0

          Great Shoe!

          By Kayaker

          from Ruston, LA

          About Me Kayaking

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Durable
          • Good Cushioning
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Weather Conditions

            Comments about Vibram FiveFingers Flow (Men's):

            I got these shoes to kayak in and they work great! I recommend wearing them around the house every now and then before going out in them for a long time to allow your feet to get use to the feel of them.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Great minimalist shoes for exercising

            By Hova

            from Albany GA

            About Me Gym Rat

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Wears Out Quickly

            Best Uses

            • All Weather Conditions
            • At The Gym
            • Everyday
            • Grass
            • Mixed Terrain
            • Paved Trails

            Comments about Vibram FiveFingers Flow (Men's):

            I use the 5s for running & resistance training. Great shoes once you get use to them, but my first pair developed a tear along the seam in the left shoe within 5 months. Even though that was disappointing, I didn't even consider another shoe brand. Love the 5s and I'm hooked on them. Recommend them to all my friends.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Vibram FiveFingers Flow (Men's)

            By Trainer Neal

            from Atalnta, GA

            About Me Gym Owner

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cured my vericose veigns
            • Made my calves bigger
            • Stabilizes Foot

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • At The Gym
              • Everyday

              Comments about Vibram FiveFingers Flow (Men's):

              I use them everyday. They made the muscles in my feet fuller!

              (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Good after break in period

              By davd533

              from Elko, Nevada

              About Me Gym Rat, Recreational Walker/Hiker

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Long break in period

              Best Uses

              • All Weather Conditions
              • Grass
              • Mixed Terrain

              Comments about Vibram FiveFingers Flow (Men's):

              I couldn't tell if the shoe needed breaking in or if my feet did, but after two weeks of wear I really began enjoying these shoes. They are not great on concrete or asphalt for normal wear. I'm not a runner so i cannot say whether running on these surfaces is any better than walking. I've had trouble with bunions on my big toes and these shoes have helped alleviate that pain. These shoes are too soft-soled to cycle in. I'm happy with my purchase, but these shoes have limited use.

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best Think I have every had on my feet

              By The Dutchman

              from Morgantown,WV

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Absorbs Shock
              • Attractive Design
              • Comfortable
              • Durable
              • Good Arch Support
              • Lightweight
              • Pronation Control

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • They are warmoncolddays
                • Walking
                • Wet Weather

                Comments about Vibram FiveFingers Flow (Men's):

                every day , warn at the office, and in the canoe, have not tried on my bike yet, but they are the most comfortable thing i have every worn on my feet.They are warm on cold days , no need for socks, hard to get on at first, but after worn three to four times, feet slip right in.I now own two pair, the second is a different style, more for the rugged trails and running, more for water sports in the summer. I have had trouble with the nervers on bottom of my feet after cemo treatments, but both of these 5fingers have really HELPED me with this problem, I will never wear a pair of wadders fishing again !

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch

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