Forbes features Xero Shoes’ Alpine and Gracie as Best Lightweight Boots

Snow or rain? There’s a minimalist boot for you! “These Alpine Women’s Snow Boots by Xero Shoes are phenomenally lightweight yet still warm thanks to their heat-reflective insole and 200g of insulation. They also provide surprisingly good traction while keeping feet close to the ground for natural movement.” “No snow, no problem…. Unlike many other […]

A Podiatrist Explains Why “Every Shoe Is A Walking Shoe”

It’s tempting to treat your shoe rack like a toolbox. For each situation, there’s a product in the $133 billion shoe industry to fit it, from workout shoes to hiking, running, and yes, even walking shoes!  But do we need to have a specialized shoe for something as fundamental and human as walking? Massachusetts-based podiatrist Dr. […]

Voice of Influence Podcast: CEO Steven Sashen

The Voice of Influence podcast interviews CEOs of successful companies who strive to do good in the world. Listen to the latest episode with Xero Shoes’ CEO Steven Sashen as he talks about: What makes Xero Shoes successful? What challenges and opportunities lie ahead in 2023? What advice does Steven have for expedited growth and […]

Running Injury Studies

Walking in Minimalist Shoes Is Effective for Strengthening Foot Muscles – Dr. Ridge’s research showing how walking in minimalist shoes built foot strength as much as doing an 8-week foot strengthening exercise program. Foot Core Training to Prevent Running-Related Injuries: A Survival Analysis of a Single-Blind, Randomized Controlled Trial – Dr. Sacco’s research showing 250% […]

LIVESTRONG.COM Names Xero Shoes’ Prio as One of the Best Barefoot Lifting Shoes

LIVESTRONG.COM featured the Xero Shoes Prio in their “The 7 Best Barefoot Lifting Shoes of 2023, According to Strength Coaches” article. “These are another solid option if you’re looking to transition to flat shoes for lifting. They have zero drop from heel to toe and space to allow your toes to spread naturally.” McNamara says. “These shoes […]

CEO Steven Sashen’s Footwear Plus “Letter to Himself”

If you’ve ever heard a conversation with Xero Shoes’ CEO, Steven Sashen, you’re probably wondering how he got into the footwear business. In the December 2022 issue of Footwear Plus, Steven writes “a note to my younger self “at 21, giving tips for the road to come…