Running Shoe Insider Magazine

Running Shoes Insider Magazine – Secret edition!

After some sneaky social engineering, I got my hands on a copy of Running Shoe Insider, the magazine for running shoe makers and sellers. Up until now I had only suspected what they were really talking about behind closed doors. But now we know! Here’s a photo of the cover. I’m sure you’re as outraged […]

Running shoes are better than barefoot... sometimes

The one reason to avoid barefoot running

Look, I’m the first one to say that barefoot running isn’t for every person under every circumstance. Granted, I’ll say that it’s great for almost everyone, almost all of the time. But every now and then, you need a pair of shoes. Certain restaurants or businesses require SOME form of footwear (one of the reasons […]

The ultimate zero drop zero stack height footwear

Two key components of a barefoot shoe (or minimalist shoe) are “drop” and “stack height.” Drop is the height difference between the heel and ball of the foot. When you stand on the ground, your heel and feet are at the same height, which means “zero-drop.” Stack Height is the thickness of whatever is under […]

Get Xero Shoes for free (better than a coupon ;-) )

Even though Xero Shoes cost MUCH less than any similar product, especially with our 5,000 mile sole warranty, I know that for some people the price of Xero Shoes is more than they have. Well, here’s a way you can get a pair for free 😉 Let us know how you do with this “magical […]

Barefoot running efficiency

Is barefoot running more or less efficient than running in shoes? Who cares?! Barefoot is fun! And we think barefoot is good for you, too. Besides, the recent studies that say barefoot is less efficient are riddled with holes (including that one only showed that “barefoot-style” running was less efficient for people who had no […]

Who wears running shoes… really?

It’s no surprise that the vast majority of the people wearing Air Jordan’s don’t play basketball, that almost nobody who wears the Puma Faas shoes will give Usain Bolt a run for his money. Well, Saturday Night Live nailed it with this commercial for New Balance 😉 Like it? Then SHARE IT.