Xero Shoes Launches New Barefoot Shoes for Running, Hiking and Casual Wear

Broomfield, CO (August 22, 2023) – Barefoot shoe brand, Xero Shoes, just launched eight new styles: two updated running shoes, two trail runners, a workout trainer, a waterproof hiking boot, a men’s casual moccasin, and a faux wool slipper.  Now with more than 45 styles, Xero Shoes adds styles for every occasion to meet the […]

Xero Shoes Makes the Inc. 5000 for the 7th Time

NEW YORK, August 15, 2023 – Inc. revealed today that Xero Shoes ranks No. 1,861 on the 2023 Inc. 5000, its annual list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The prestigious ranking provides a data-driven look at the most successful companies within the economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent, entrepreneurial businesses. Xero Shoes’ had a […]

SELF Sneaker Award: Xero Shoes Forza Trainer

45 Testers 44 Brands 160 Shoes And…. Xero Shoes‘ Forza Trainer is a winner for the 2023 SELF Sneaker Awards as the Best Weightlifting Sneaker.   Why SELF loves it: “The most minimal shoe on this list, the Xero Forza Trainer focuses on one thing and one thing alone: keeping you stable and comfortable. As it should: Weightlifting shoes are usually best without any […]

Xero Shoes Partners with Team Novo Nordisk through 2024

 Xero Shoes Partners with Team Novo Nordisk through 2024 Barefoot-inspired Footwear Benefits both Athletes and Staff (Broomfield, CO) August 8, 2023 –  The world’s first all-diabetes professional cycling team, Team Novo Nordisk, has partnered with Xero Shoes as their official off-bike footwear. Cyclists wear rigid sport-specific shoes while riding, but off the bike comfortable footwear […]

Why Every Runner Should Wear a Minimal Shoe… sometimes

Xero Shoes’ partner, renowned running coach and author Eric Orton, coaches elite and age group athletes, including runners for distances from 1500m to 240 miles, Ironman triathletes, cyclists, and more. In his latest article for Marathon Handbook, Eric shares why runners should wear a minimal shoe… sometimes. Eric’s top reasons: Minimal shoes give your body […]

Z-Trail EV in Wired, Gear Patrol, and Today.com

Z-Trail EV Men SHOP Z-Trail EV Women SHOP Z-Trail Kids SHOP WIRED picks the Z-Trail EV as the ‘Best for Minimalists’ in their Beach Running Guide Here’s what WIRED had to say about the most minimal shoe on the beach running guide: “The Z-Trail EV made our best overall spot in our best barefoot shoes […]

SHAPE: Best Zero-Drop Shoes are Xero Shoes’ Mesa Trail II

SHAPE names Xero Shoes’ Mesa Trail II as the best zero-drop shoes overall! Why We Like It: Great for trail running, hiking, and off-road roaming, the Xero Mesa Trail II is the ultimate adventure buddy. It’s Worth Noting: The toe-box is intentionally wide to allow your toes to spread and grip the ground. It may […]

Robb Report: Best Water Shoes includes Xero Shoes’ Aqua X Sport

Robb Report’s “10 Best Water Shoes” features Xero Shoes’ Aqua X Sport as the “Best Sneaker-Style Water Shoes”. Author Beau Hayhoe writes, “Some of our favorite water shoes appear like sneakers at first glance… Xero Shoes uses a drainable mesh upper in a vivid blue, then sets it atop its proprietary FeelTrue rubber sole for flexibility and grip—great for […]

Marathon Handbook Reviews: Xero Shoes’ Born to Run Shoe

Are we really born to run barefoot? Marathon Handbook‘s Paul Freary, aka “The Running Shoe Guru”, does a deep dive review of our new Born to Run Mesa Trail shoe. Watch the review to learn about: what makes a natural shoe the barefoot running experience why you should run in a minimal shoe and recommendations […]

Well + Good: Best Barefoot Sandals

Xero Shoes’ Jessie makes the list of Well + Good’s “Best Barefoot Sandals”.  Xero Shoes’ Jessie is a fashionable woman’s sandal that pairs well with your favorite outfit.  Two experts advocate the benefits of barefoot: “Your foot has everything it needs to support and cushion itself…When you contain it in a shoe, you start to […]