A new minimalist barefoot-inspired shoe – SPEED FORCE!

The Speed Force is our lightest, most minimalist, closest-to-barefoot shoe yet. We designed it as a “racing flat,” but it’s so comfortable that people are wearing it all-day, every day. They’re also taking it on trails, to the gym, on roads… you name it. Speed Force is named after my favorite comic character, The Flash […]

A Rubber Band is the Secret to Better Running?

Could a new form of foot binding be the secret to better running? I don’t mean wrapping up your feet in the infamous style of ancient China, but something developed by some mechanical engineers at the University of California, Santa Barbara. In short, they attached some rubber tubing between runners shoes and found that they […]

Xero Shoes T-Shirt Contest

Do you want YOUR design to be the next Xero Shoes T-Shirt? Here’s how: To Enter Click the links below to download the templates for the short sleeve t-shirt, long-sleeve t-shirt, or singlet below. Short sleeve Long sleeve Singlet Use Photoshop, Illustrator, another digital editor to create your design. Or, you can print out the […]

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 […]