Is there a Xero Shoes conspiracy?

Some people think that our mission at Xero Shoes is to rid the world of all other sandals, flip flops, and running shoes and replace them with our lightweight performance recreation footwear. Well, Joel Ellis has stumbled onto something about our true plans that’s far more sinister, infinitely more insidious, and perhaps even bordering on […]

Congrats to the Z-Trail Sweepstakes Winners!

4,117 people entered our Z-Trail our Ultimate Sandal Sweepstakes Giveaway! And we’re thrilled to annouce the 61 winners… 58 were randomly chosen and 3 were commenters. And then, well, we added more prizes and winners, as you’ll see below 😉 Oh, and over 2,200 people grabbed their Z-Trail sandals during the launch! If you weren’t […]

Football leads to concussions. Does running lead to “foot concussions”?

Can you guess what these two athletes have in common?   On your left, John Krahn. Seven feet tall, 440 pounds. On your right, Jessica Trengove, 5’5″, 115 pounds. Have you guessed yet? The answer is as far on opposite ends of the athletes themselves as the athletes are far from each other in stature. […]

Lose Shoes Now. Ask Me How.

Tired of people asking the same ‘ole questions as you walk or run barefoot (or in Xero Shoes)? Well, how ’bout some shirts that do the speaking for you? I’ve got a series of them planned out…  here’s the first two (one “generic” and one Xero). Click on the image to order… Oh, and you […]

The Barefoot Running world has lost a true friend

There are a number of semi-celebrities in the barefoot running world (that is, famous in the niche, but not necessarily well known to the general public). But there’s one man whose influence and value to those of us who support and benefit from natural movement eclipses all the celebs combined. His name is Bill Katovsky […]

From “broken” to barefoot to Xero. Greg Makuch’s amazing story

Greg Makuch’s story is one that EVERY runner — barefoot or shod — should hear. I won’t say any more until you watch it, below. What I LOVE about Greg’s story is how he brought a sense of wonder and curiosity to his journey. “I’ll never run again… really?” “These sandals make noise… wait, if […]

The World’s Fastest Triathlon

I just did the world’s fastest triathlon. A TRUE sprint triathlon. That was #mytri. Share this and let’s get more people doing THEIR triathlons. Now let me see yours!

Watch GOSHEN for FREE here

The filmmakers of GOSHEN, an award winning documentary highlighting the benefits of the Tarahumara running tribe’s “barefoot sandals” are offering FREE VIEWING of the full film for two days only — Saturday and Sunday, October 10-11. Watch GOSHEN here, or rent it for free for Saturday/Sunday by going to www.GoshenFilm.com/buy-dvd.html and use the coupon code […]