Our Denver boot is the opposite of a Denver Boot!

If you haven’t already figured it out… We TOTALLY missed the connection between our lightweight, cold weather-friendly Denver boot and, well, a “Denver Boot” — the thing they stick on your wheel when you’re a parking scofflaw! The “actual” Denver Boot immobilizes you, while OUR Denver boot let’s you move light and free thanks to […]

Xero Shoes makes Inc. 5000 list for 3rd year in a row

Once again, we are SO proud to be featured in the Inc. 5000 list, honoring the fastest growing companies in America. This is the third year in a row we’ve been on the list. (We would have been on for the three previous years if we’d only known to apply!) Find out more details and […]

Hiking on a 49% Grade: Koko Head Crater Trail

If you’re ever on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, take time away from the beach to hike Oahu’s many trails. Each are beautifully unique, providing you access into the mountains or a path to breathtaking views. One of the most unique hikes you’ll ever experience is the Koko Head Crater Trail. Created by the military […]

#BadPoetryGreatShoes

Xero Shoes fans around the world submitted their #BadPoetryGreatShoes submissions. Download now to read the eBook.

Dave Cavanagh + Xero Shoes Prio = American Ninja Warrior!

BIG CONGRATS to Dave Cavanagh Dave is a multiple-time “walk on” to American Ninja Warrior. He was, finally, invited to compete in the recent try-outs in Baltimore and… well… check out how he did. And check out the shoes he’s wearing! Yup, those are our best-selling running/fitness shoe, the Prio. Dave is heading to Las […]

There’s More to Running Than Just Running

There is no shortage of race training plans, strength-building exercises, and recovery plans out there for runners. If you’ve ever followed us on our journey, you know that we think the physical aspect of running (and especially racing ultramarathons) is important…but your mental side is key too. Finding the balance in training those two for […]

Parallette Universe

Parallel bars that are low to the ground are known as parallettes. Though they might not appear to offer anything special at first glance, these little, low bars are an amazing tool. Wrist pain is one of the most common issues associated with floor exercises like planks, L-sits and handstands. Since parallettes allow your wrists […]

What do you say when you put on your Xero Shoes?

When Kelly, above, first put on her Daylite Hiker, she commented, “It feels like you’re not even wearing shoes!” We’re proud to say this isn’t the first, second, or well, hundredth time we’ve heard this. In fact, we’ve heard everything from “these are so comfy I accidentally went to bed with them” to “I’m never […]

Parkour and Free Running in Xero Shoes? Yup…

We took some Xero Shoes out to a parkour gym to have some fun and put our shoes (and sandals!) through their paces. Let’s just say, it was super fun: Want to see more of this? What’s the coolest thing you do in your Xero Shoes? Leave a comment, below…

The Hidden Hamstring: Release Low Back Pain

By Matt Giordano, @theyogimatt The Low Back Do you suffer from tight hamstrings? Many runners, active adventurist, and even those that sit at a desk all day experience tremendous tension in the hamstrings (back of the legs). As a result, the pelvis might get pulled downward in a tucked (posterior tilt) position causing the low […]