Walking on flat surfaces can be damaging to your body. This is why MBT designed footwear that replicates soft uneven terrain, while exercising our natural body springs. MBTs enable you to walk as nature intended. The benefits of MBT (Masai Barefoot Technology) include:Toning and shaping the body. Encouraging perfect posture and gait. Improving core stability and balance. Increasing muscle activity and circulation. Helping with back, hip, leg and foot problems. Reducing stress on knee and hip joints.