Ancient Sandal Found in Norway Better than Modern Hiking Boots?

Is modern footwear, with all the “technological advances,” better than ancient footwear? We like to think so, but what does the EVIDENCE say? Recently, a 1,500 year old sandal was found during an archeological exploration in Norway. There’s a great article about it here. I have a comment about it (what a shock 😉 ) […]

Xero Shoes Oswego On SALE at REI.com

Women’s Oswego – Available ON SALE at REI and REI.com

While we update the Oswego for next season, we’re out of stock at XeroShoes.com BUT you can find the Women’s Oswego at some REI stores and REI.com… And they’re ON SALE at 25% off! So head over to https://www.rei.com/product/177358/xero-shoes-oswego-shoes-womens to pick up a pair. Because they only have a limited number of pairs left, if […]

New Research – Minimalist Shoes Improves Balance and Strength in Kids

I’ve said this before, and I’m going to say it again. It seems silly that in the natural movement and minimalist footwear world we need to prove something as obvious as “use it or lose it.” Using your feet means letting them bend, flex, move and feel. “Losing” them means not letting them do those […]

The evolution of human feet and how to have strong feet – BBC podcast

The BBC’s Made of Stronger Stuff podcast just dropped an episode called “Feet.” Overall… GREAT. It starts with the simplest idea, the arch in your foot is there to support your body. Spot on! Well, there are actually 3 arches in your foot, but they’re referring to the one we normally think of – the […]

Best Selling Barefoot Shoes Now At XeroShoes.eu

If you are anyone you know is in the EU, they can now buy Xero Shoes from our NEW website, XeroShoes.eu We’re so excited to have this new site so our European Union customers can save time and shipping costs and VAT. One thing to note for you barefoot and minimalist shoe lovers: Crazy as it may […]

Xero Shoes ON SALE

SAVE up to 70% on Xero Shoes – Fall 2021 sale!

It’s our Black Cyber Thankwansmaskahsaturversary & Warehouse Clearance Sale! From now through November 30th, you can save up to 70% on select Xero Shoes products. Act now because we WILL sell out of styles and colors and we’re not restocking during the sale. Find out more and REGISTER TO WIN a $100 XeroShoes.com Gift Certificate […]

Elite Daily’s 7 Best Travel Shoes for Women

Thanks to Elite Daily for including Xero Shoes in the list of 7 best travel shoes for women. Here’s what they said: The soles of these women’s travel shoes are exceptionally comfortable, which is especially impressive given how lightweight they are. While they don’t have a huge amount of cushioning, you can still walk around […]

Behind the Scenes – Lena Phoenix talks about supply chain and more…

You may have heard about “global supply chain” problems. Got a clue what that means? Or, more, do you know how it could impact you? Here’s a hint: it’s getting more expensive for almost every company to do almost everything. And it’s taking more time for materials and finished products to get to manufacturers and […]

The (Fake?) Barefoot Shoe Debate — Washington Post

Here we have it yet again. Most articles about “barefoot shoes” start by reporting RESEARCH (I’ll keep capitalizing that to make a point) and expert opinions on the pro-barefoot side, and bad arguments (at best) presented as the con-side, most of which don’t actually have anything to do with the RESEARCH. In the rare times […]