How to pick the best barefoot running sandals?

Like the idea of barefoot running, but want a bit of protection from what you could step on, or IN? For thousands of years, humans have run in sandals, and you can, too. Perhaps the most famous sandal-wearing runners are the Tarahumara Indians of the Copper Canyon in Mexico. They were the stars of the… Read more

Is there a Xero Shoes conspiracy?

Some people think that our mission at Xero Shoes is to rid the world of all other sandals, flip flops, and running shoes and replace them with our lightweight performance recreation footwear. Well, Joel Ellis has stumbled onto something about our true plans that’s far more sinister, infinitely more insidious, and perhaps even bordering on… Read more

Watch GOSHEN for FREE here

The filmmakers of GOSHEN, an award winning documentary highlighting the benefits of the Tarahumara running tribe’s “barefoot sandals” are offering FREE VIEWING of the full film for two days only — Saturday and Sunday, October 10-11. Watch GOSHEN here, or rent it for free for Saturday/Sunday by going to www.GoshenFilm.com/buy-dvd.html and use the coupon code… Read more

Sandals for Barefoot Running? KWGN Investigates.

Vicky Evans from KWGN came out to our new office to check out Xero Shoes. What did she think? Watch the video and find out… While Vicky emphasized barefoot running, people enjoy Xero Shoes for, well, anything you can imagine doing in a sandal… and things you would NEVER do in a flip flop: A… Read more

Can Xero Shoes find the love of your life?

Google alerted us to this Xero Shoes-based “Missed Connection”. Can you help them un-miss? https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mis/4684542605.html I can’t wait until we have our first Xero Shoes inspired romance!

Help Xero Shoes test our newest barefoot sandal

Love Xero Shoes? Want to help us make them even better? Apply to become a Xero Shoes Wear Tester! We have an exciting new product and need some “on the road” feedback. If you: are an existing customer who has been wearing Xero Shoes for at least 2 months live in the continental US wear… Read more

Lena’s Birthday Special Sale!

Happy Birthday to Lena Phoenix, Xero Shoes’ co-founder, COO and, my favorite part, my wife! We hope you join our birthday celebration with any of these 3 bits of WAY cool news! SAVE almost 40% on the Venture Camo and Ocean Camo!

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

Barefoot Sandals are for more than running

The two most popular comments I hear from people seeing Xero Shoes barefoot sandals for the first time are: “You can’t really run in those, can you?” and “I’m not a runner so I can’t use those.” Make up your mind people! 😉 So, some people equate barefoot-inspired sandals with running, and others can’t fathom… Read more