I train my body as a dancer wearing kybun shoes. I have extremely strong feet and my body tension has improved considerably.
Tamara Langel, Dancer from Switzerland
Doing targeted exercises on the kybun mat allowed me to regain stability in my knee after I had an operation on my cruciate ligament.
- 2012 WFF Universe 2012: First place in the mixed pair category
- 2012 W.A.B.B.A. World Champion 2012: First place in the mixed pair category
- 2012 W.A.B.B.A. Swiss Champion 2012: First place
- 2011 WFF Universe 2011: First place in ‘Athletic over 35’ category and overall winner in the athletic category
- 2010 Fitness World Championships: Vice World Champion in the mixed pair category and sixth place in the solo category
- 2009 WFF Universe 2009: Fourth place
- 2008 World Champion in strength, endurance and flexibility (Strenflex)
- 2008 World Fitness Championships: Vice World Champion in the solo and mixed pair categories
- 2007 World Fitness Championships: World Champion in the mixed pair category
- 2006 Strenflex World Fitness Champion and European Fitness Champion
- 2003 Strenflex World Fitness Champion
- 1999 International Mr. Fitness winner in Stuttgart, Germany
- Swiss gymnast, many-time artistic gymnastics champion in the canton of Obwalden
Ivan Bucher, Mister Universum Athletic 2011, Kerns, Switzerland
Since I started to use the kybun shoe two years ago, I have much less pain in my feet, quicker recuperation after working out and less stiffness in my backside. Considering that I work out 7-8 times a week the shoes offers a good complement for recovering. According to me, a good shoe for shop staff.
Jonas Wåhlander, staff members at the Elgiganten Megastore in Helsingborg, Sweden
In the beginning, I tried doing exercises in the morning. Sometimes strengthening exercises, stretching exercises or movement exercises. Then I thought of going jogging because that’s something I used to do a lot. But I was unable to incorporate it into my daily routine. It took up too much time. Then I came across kybun and stood on the kybun mat, stood on a soft surface and went walking in kybun shoes. That’s when it became possible to incorporate exercise into my daily routine, above all into my daily routine at work. I no longer need to take painkillers. I wouldn’t start taking them now either. There’s no need. I feel like my back is really healthy, and I don’t have any pain. I can lift things and travel between 40,000 and 45,000 kilometres every year. I know this isn’t good for me. I also need to lift a lot at work, but I don’t have any problems anymore.
Toni Geser from Switzerland
I bought my first pair of kybun shoes last autumn, as I was still struggling with the consequences of the accident I had in the summer of 2013. The torn muscle fibres in my right calf were very persistent. I underwent six months of physiotherapy and had an ultrasound (showing a 15 cm haematoma between fibres), X-rays and an MRI. After that, I had another round of physio with shockwave therapy. I also received acupuncture treatments and intense massages. Things seemed to be getting better in the short term, but the breakthrough result appeared to be just out of reach. I had severe pain in my right foot every time I stood up, and this mystified my doctors. Why am I experiencing pain in my foot when it was my calf muscles that were damaged? I decided to try out kybun shoes in October 2014. The staff members in the shop were friendly and provided very good advice, and I left with a pair of shoes. I’ve been wearing the shoes all day since then, when I’m on the go as well as at the office. I’ve even gone on a few gentle hiking wearing them. Despite the pain and against the advice of my GP, I have continued to take part in my favourite sport – partner dance (mostly disco swing and jive or in other words, the types of dance that involve a lot of movement). Alongside that I’ve been doing weekly strength training and stretching exercises, among other things. My GP organised an appointment for me in the Etzel clinic in the autumn and called in a sports doctor especially to handle my case. I got an appointment for 22 January 2015. However, my pain was gradually decreasing, and when it came to the time of the appointment, I had no pain at all. My GP still advised me to go to the appointment. The doctors at the clinic were amazed. They took X-rays and asked a lot of questions. How is it possible? They could no longer see any symptoms. The two specialists could only agree on the fact that the X-rays no longer showed any abnormalities. One of them thought that a minor insole could counteract the mild inward bend of my foot (why?). The sports medicine specialist believed I had done everything correctly. STAY MOBILE! He praised the work I had put in and my choice of physiotherapy methods (shockwave therapy and acupuncture). He emphasized how he believed that the constant mobilisation relieved the pain in my foot. This is all thanks to my kybun shoes. He advised me to continue doing what I have been doing – wearing kybun shoe shows, taking part in sport, and dancing. He was firmly against the insoles! The pain was the result of the relieving posture I had been using from the time of my accident, which I continued to use for a long time after the accident. Continuously freely moving my foot allowed me to get out from the pattern I was stuck in almost unnoticed. Well, all I can say is: Thank you so much.
F. T. from Jona, Switzerland
I think that it is basically important to develop a firm basis; to try to get in a lot of training using various forms of exercise. And with kybun shoes you can focus on more specific points and strengthen the muscles in your feet – your deep muscles – so I can do a lot to prevent problems. Watch the video
Franz Heinzer, downhill world champion and Swiss ski coach, Brunnen, Switzerland
I think they are just as important here as they are outside. I also have hard floor surfaces in the house, making a soft insole very comfortable. Beyond that, I’m also thinking about my fitness. I want to do something for my health every day. Ideally, I’d do gymnastics or go jogging every day, but that isn’t always possible. When I wear these shoes, my legs feel like they’ve had a workout.