Should you wear Xero Shoes?

This infographic should answer your question: Any questions? 😉 Semi-seriously — Xero Shoes’ shoes and sandals are all about natural movement. Your feet are made to bend, flex, move, and feel. Xero Shoes let them do that. Lightweight, minimalist, barefoot-inspired shoes and sandals for running, hiking, walking, travel, working out, yoga, Crossfit, even tackling an […]

No support for support?

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Support makes you weak Think about it. You break your leg. You put your leg in a cast for 8 weeks. What does it look like when it comes out? Stronger? Nope. Weak and atrophied. Same thing with feet. If you “support” them and don’t let […]

Transition to barefoot running

Do not “transition slowly” to barefoot running

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 […]

Why Barefoot Running?

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 […]

Share It To Win It

STEP 1 Sign In Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Google or You are successfully registered for the giveaway.   STEP 2 Scroll down and start sharing! Share The Lightweight Packable Sport Sandal – Men’s Share The Lightweight Packable Sport Sandal – Women’s Share The Lightweight Performance Recreation Sandal – Men’s Share The Lightweight […]

The “Tempurpedic Explanation” for barefoot running

You’ll enjoy this great talk with Josh Hewett from Top-Form-Fitness.com where we cover: The top problems people have when trying barefoot running (and their solutions) The three key moves that let you easily and comfortably run barefoot The 4 types of barefoot runners — knowing which you are changes EVERYTHING Why “minimalist” shoes are not […]

I woke up with plantar fasciitis… or did I?

It happened this morning. I woke up, took one step out of bed, and felt the searing pain in my heel that’s a sure sign of plantar fasciitis. Clearly, all this barefoot running isn’t good for me and caused this horrible injury. Except that it didn’t! In fact, I’ve had a cold and barely been […]

From “broken” to barefoot to Xero. Greg Makuch’s amazing story

Greg Makuch’s story is one that EVERY runner — barefoot or shod — should hear. I won’t say any more until you watch it, below. What I LOVE about Greg’s story is how he brought a sense of wonder and curiosity to his journey. “I’ll never run again… really?” “These sandals make noise… wait, if […]

Barefoot Running Myths, Lies, and TRUTH #10 – You can’t do it

Look, some people are good at math and some people aren’t. It must be the same with barefoot running. Some can; some can’t. Really? Do you need to have perfect biomechanics, and super-human feet to run without shoes? So, what did you think? Share your thoughts, comments, and questions, below… And then share this video […]

Barefoot Running Myths, Lies, and TRUTH #9 – Barefoot and Minimalist Shoes

Shoes that are advertised as “barefoot” or “minimalist shoes” are the same as being barefoot, right? I mean, multi-billion dollar companies wouldn’t lie to us just to sell product, would they? 😉 What did you make of that? Share your thoughts, comments, and questions, below… And then share this video with your friends. Watch the […]