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 […]
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 […]
This contest ended at 11:59pm MST on October 17th, 2019. We received a lot of great designs from our contestants, and thank you all for participating! This promotion is managed by Xero Shoes. Participation in this promotion is subject to the official rules.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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 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 […]
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 […]