COVID-19 Shipping

Due to COVID-19, many countries have suspended postal deliveries, and many others are experiencing extremely long delivery times, something we, unfortunately, learned AFTER shipping many parcels during our recent sale. The below list includes countries we are currently unable to ship to due to COVID-19. Please note this list includes India, Israel, and South Africa. […]

How to Avoid Injuries When Transitioning to Minimal Shoes

by Danny Dreyer, Founder of ChiRunning/ChiWalking, www.chirunning.com The minimal running shoe boom, a trend that the pain-free ChiRunning technique welcomes, is creating meaningful questions and discussions. There have been reports of new types of injuries resulting from running in minimal running shoes, or should I say, running too much, too quickly and with improper running […]

5 Tips for Healthy Feet

by Danny Dreyer, Founder of ChiRunning/ChiWalking, www.chirunning.com It amazes me that we, as human beings, pay so little attention to the daily health of our feet. But, what amazes me even more is how little attention runners and walkers put into having healthy feet. It’s not like they’re a body part that gets seldom used. […]

Do Running Shoes CAUSE Injuries?

When I talk to many runners who still use “traditional” running shoes,and then tell them about Xero Shoes, they often say “Well, there’s a debate about barefoot/minimalist shoes.” First, the quotes are because what we call “traditional” running shoes have only been around for  less than 0.05% of the time humans have been wearing protective […]

Why We Wear Xero Shoes

We asked our team why they wear Xero Shoes and their transition from traditional shoes over to minimalist. Here’s what they had to say– “Until working at Xero Shoes, I didn’t know minimalist shoes even existed. I’ve always had trouble finding a comfortable and casual shoe. I was tired of feeling that way and didn’t […]

Spot Xero Shoes During Your Next Safari!

Introducing the Front Runner, the first shoe designed to improve the health and performance of rehabilitating cheetahs. The design idea came from New York City Zoologist, Dr. Lex Rodriguez, after noticing that when cheetahs were released back into the wild, the paws of these magnificent cats were not able to handle sticker burrs, hot gravel, […]

Run like a robot!

Want to make running easier and more fun? No, this isn’t a plug for taking off your regular running shoes and switching to minimalist ones. It may be a peek into the future. Researchers and engineers at Stanford found a way to improve your running speed by 10%+, and make running feel more fun, like […]

How to Perfect Your Balance

Have you always thought that you just aren’t someone with good balance and that’s that? Think again. It is totally possible to improve your balance! So how do you do it?  Just like a weightlifter needs to lift progressively heavier weights to get stronger, if you want to improve your balance, you need to challenge your […]

5 Unique Ways You Can Move with Xero Shoes

Everyone knows you can run efficiently with Xero Shoes since they don’t change the shape of your foot, and therefore allow your foot to use its natural function. And of course, many people are doing yoga in them. I mean, they’re the next best thing to being barefoot, why wouldn’t you? That’s not what I’m […]

Foot Care for Endurance Athletes

“And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet.” Khalil Gibran Of the 206 bones in your body, 52 are in your feet. Each and every one contributes to getting you to where you are going and is a potential major hindrance if not cared for. As a long distance, long term […]