Friday, November 19, 2004

Reviews - Discover Magazine - Gear - Z-CoiL Shoes

Reviews - Discover Magazine - science news articles online technology magazine articles ReviewsIf you fancy a car with state-of-the art coil springs, you’ll have to shell out $200,000 for a Ferrari Challenge Stradale.

But for less then $200, you can own another sort of coil spring suspension—on your shoes. A pair of Z-CoiLs may look a little goofy, but the steel springs beneath the heels act as shock absorbers that can, say the manufacturers, reduce the pain of ailments from arthritis to heel spurs.

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