Xero Shoes Launches “Natural Movement” Running/Fitness Shoe

(Broomfield, CO) March 8, 2017 – Known for their best-selling Natural Movement sandals, Xero Shoes has just launched the Prio, a running and fitness shoe for men and women. CEO, Steven Sashen, says, “Your feet are supposed to bend, move, flex, and feel the world. The Prio lets your feet do what’s natural.” The Prio […]

The Lena minimalist casual shoe for women is here!

We announced our first closed-toe shoe in October 2016, the Hana. The Hana is mostly a “men’s” shoe, even though there are LOTS of women who wear it. Well, we’re thrilled to announce the “sister” to the Hana… the Lena. And, yes, technically the Lena is a “women’s shoe,” but if you’re a man with […]

Xero Shoes Launches “Natural Movement” Shoe for Women

(Broomfield, CO) February 8, 2017 – Following on the heels of their first closed-toe shoe for men, the Hana, Xero Shoes has just introduced a women’s casual canvas shoe, the Lena. CEO, Steven Sashen, says, “Your feet are supposed to bend, move, flex, and feel the world. The Lena lets you do that with casual […]

How to pick the best barefoot running sandals?

Like the idea of barefoot running, but want a bit of protection from what you could step on, or IN? For thousands of years, humans have run in sandals, and you can, too. Perhaps the most famous sandal-wearing runners are the Tarahumara Indians of the Copper Canyon in Mexico. They were the stars of the […]

Xero Shoes Expands Beyond Sandals with a New Closed-Toe Casual Shoe

(Broomfield, CO) October 14, 2016 – Xero Shoes, the company known for its lightweight performance recreation launched its first closed-toe casual shoe, the Ipari Hana. Says CEO, Steven Sashen, “For years, customers have told us they love our sandals and want something with the same feeling, fit, and performance, but with a closed-toe for work […]

Do you have the Barefoot Personality?

Birds of a feather may flock together, but do barefoot runners flock as well… psychologically, at least? Nicholas Hanson and Janet Buckworth think they might, as they describe in the paper they’ve published in Sport Sciences for Health, “Personality characteristics of barefoot runners: openness and conscientiousness as the defining traits” They put 692 runners through […]

Improve your foot and ankle strength and your balance

If you want to improve your foot and ankle (and leg and hip!) strength — and you do — then you need to see this video. In it, I share something I’ve never made public before, a very personal story about why strength and balance are so important to us at Xero Shoes. But I […]

The Shocking Truth about Sprinting Workouts (from Xero Shoes)

Most people associate barefoot running with long distance. But Xero Shoes CEO, Steven Sashen, is a Masters All-American sprinter… the opposite of a marathoner. And while people view the effort, determination, and sometimes near-death experiences of the ultra runner with great respect, sprinting is still the sport that crowns “The Fastest Man in the World.” […]

Mo The Human’s Secrets of Natural Movement and Health

There are two things that I love: Meeting someone new who thinks like I do Learning something new from, well, anyone Well, I got both of my favorite things when I met Mo Goldstein, also known as Mo The Human. And I know you’ll enjoy this fun chat, Mo The Human and share a BUNCH […]