How do Xero Shoes compare to Barefoot Ted’s Luna Sandals?

“Barefoot Ted” sells a running sandal he calls the Luna Sandal. It’s similar to our custom-made Xero Shoes, but with a few key differences: 1) Did you know there are 18 different types of “size 9”? Rather than pick just one of those and pre-make our sandals, the custom-made Xero Shoes are, actually, custom-made for your unique… Read more

Running with the Tarahumara in Costa Rica

Want to run with the Tarahumara (the Mexican tribe featured in Chris McDougall’s bestseller, Born to Run)? Well, if you can’t make it to the Copper Canyon, or anywhere else for that matter, here’s the next best thing. Ultra runners Jonathan Sinclair and Melissa Gosse went to Costa Rica for La Ruta 100k, arguably the… Read more

Sensori Venture — a ready-to-wear barefoot sandal from Xero Shoes

After over a year of work, we are VERY proud and excited to announce the new Xero Shoes Sensori Venture, a ready-to-wear barefoot-style sandal that lets you go everywhere, do everything, naturally. We’re having an introductory sale on the Sensori Venture, plus we’re giving away free pairs! Go to http://hero.xeroshoes.com to find out more!

4 Reasons NOT to Run Barefoot

[This post is guest-authored by our friend Rob Raux from www.shodless.com] Being barefoot and running barefoot is a blissful and consciousness-expanding endeavor. The feedback supplied from the ground is powerful enough to force even experienced runners to try it for only a mile or so, if they make it that far. Barefoot running, however wonderful,… Read more

Barefoot in the Cold

“What should I do if it’s cold outside?” Guess what? You can still wear your sandals! Here’s how I’ve done it for 3 winters…