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

If you are anyone you know is in the EU, they can now buy Xero Shoes from our NEW website, 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 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 […]

Best Walking Shoes for Men from Footwear News

According to Footwear News, TWO of the best shoes for walking all day come from Xero Shoes. In the article “The 20 Best Walking Shoes for Men to Wear All Day Long” (though I’m sure it only mentions men and not women for SEO reasons), Dr. Emily Splichal recommends a more minimalist shoe so that […]

Win a pass to the 2021 Mammoth Yoga Festival

Do you yoga? (that was the most entertaining way I could write that) If so, you can register to win one of TWO passes to the Mammoth Yoga Festival, Sept. 23-26, using our sweepstakes app, below this short video about the Festival. Mammoth Yoga Festival Sweepstakes Best of luck and happy yoga-ing 😉

Learn perfect running form from a ROBOT!

If you haven’t seen the videos of the Boston Dynamics robots, you MUST. They’re simultaneously, amazing and spooky (especially the videos of Spot, the robot “dog.” My favorite is the one below, because Atlas the robot has almost PERFECT running form! Check it out: Notice that his foot lands pretty much right under his body. […]

Xero Shoes makes Inc. 5000 for FIFTH year in a row

Inc. magazine today revealed that Xero Shoes ranked No. 1498 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This is the fifth year in a row that Xero Shoes makes the listing, as the company has grown by 316 percent over three years, from 2017 to 2020, […]