Memorial Day weekend ushered in a new summer at the Jersey Shore, but before you slide your feet into those flip flops, you should read this.

Some experts say there are plenty of reasons to never wear flip flops., according to Her are 5 reasons experts say you should skip the flip flops.







  • 1

    They Affect Your Posture

    Flip flops don't bend like your foot does and could mess up your posture

  • 2


    Your feet will work especially hard to keep flip flops on your feet, and over time, the knuckles of your toes could bend, known as hammertoe.

  • 3

    Bad News for Your Heels

    Because there's only that thin flip flop between you and the ground, the "heel-strike" impact could cause pain.

  • 4

    You'll Move Slower

    They actually did a study at Auburn University to confirm this well known fact.

  • 5

    Staphylococcus… Yuck!

    Experts say leaving your feet exposed in flip flops to germs and bacteria like Staphylococcus.

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