Before you try running in bare feet you should walk in bare feet. That’ll prepare your feet. Or will it? I’d love to hear what you thought of that. Share your thoughts, comments, and questions, below… And then share this video with your friends. Watch the rest of the Barefoot Myths, Lies, and TRUTH video… Read more
You can’t just START running barefoot without some sort of preparation. Stretching. Strengthening. Something. Right? Uh… What did you think? Share your thoughts, comments, and questions, below… And then share this video with your friends. Watch the rest of the Barefoot Myths, Lies, and TRUTH video series here.
So, you’ve taken off your shoes to run barefooted. Obviously, you’re using different muscles… so obviously, you’re going to get sore… so, OBVIOUSLY, you need to strengthen your calves and Achilles tendons. Or so you might think 😉 What did you learn or discover? Share your thoughts, comments, and questions, below… And then share this… Read more
CLEARLY, if you’re going to run in bare feet, you need thick, calloused feet… right? Well… watch and find out. So, what did you think? Share your thoughts, comments, and questions, below… And then share this video with your friends. Watch the rest of the Barefoot Myths, Lies, and TRUTH video series here.
Sometimes I think the Internet brings out the worst in people. If you search for “Xero Shoes Coupons” you will find a TON of sites saying they coupons for saving money on Xero Shoes. The problem is that they’re fake. All of them. It’s a real hassle for us because we’ll get calls from customers,… Read more
While barefoot running isn’t new, it’s popularity has been going through the roof since Christopher McDougall’s book, Born To Run, became popular in 2009. Ironically, Born To Run isn’t really about barefoot running. It’s about the Tarahumara Indians in the Copper Canyon of Mexico and how they’re able to run pain-free and injury free for… Read more
Okay, so the big question is, “WHY use huarache, the Tarahumara running sandals?” The answer is pretty obvious, but there are some important-yet-surprising pieces to the puzzle. The obvious answer about huarache is: It’s the closest thing there is to barefoot running, without some of the hazards of barefoot running. Namely, you’re adding a layer… Read more
The more time you spend around barefoot running and minimalist running — the more articles you read in magazines and newspapers, the more interviews you hear with doctors or runners, the more stories you see on the news, the more websites you see about it, the more research you hear about it — the more… Read more
When I tell people that I run barefoot (or when they see me out running without any shoes), the first response I get is “Oh, so you run on the grass?” Or when I suggest to people that they might want to try running barefoot, the first thing they say is, “With my feet/knees/ankles/eyelashes, I’d… Read more
The big news keeps on coming… and it seems to keep coming from Crocs, who are based right up the street from us (well, a 15 minute drive and 3 streets, to be exact). Xero Shoes is ecstatic to announce that Mike De Bell, the former Chief of Sales for Crocs, has joined us as… Read more