How should you pick the best weightlifting shoe?

SELF recommends their top 10 picks, including Xero Shoes Forza Trainer, a 2023 SELF Sneaker Award winner. Experts back up the benefits of a zero-drop, minimal sneaker. Podiatric Surgeon Dr. Jared Gremillion, DPT, says “Stability is key for weightlifting footwear. Shoes made with sturdy materials and a stiff, wide sole will contribute to that grounded […]

Doctors of Running Reviews Xero Shoes HFS II

What does a physical therapist say about Xero Shoes newest HFS II? Dr. Matthew Klein, PT, conducted a thorough review of the HFS II from the lens of an expert in biomechanics, and you won’t want to miss what he says: “The HFS II, like the HFS I, is my go-to all-day shoe. I have enjoyed these […]

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 […]

Z-Trail EV in Wired, Gear Patrol, and

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 […]

Travel + Leisure: Prio Best Breathable Shoes for Summer

The hot temps of summer have arrived, but thanks to Travel + Leisure, their list of 15 Best Breathable Shoes keeps your feet cool. Xero Shoes’ Prio was named “Best Men’s Lightweight Shoe.” Writer Alesandra Dubin says, “These minimalist shoes are super lightweight and designed to promote good posture by mimicking a barefoot experience.” With a breathable mesh upper […]

Forbes Father’s Day Gift Guide: Xero Shoes’ Z-Trail EV

Forbes featured Xero Shoes’ Z-Trail EV as the “Top Hiking Gear for Dads”. Writer Joni Sweet says: “At 70% lighter than similar shoes, these hiking sandals from Xero Shoes will let Dad feel light on his feet all summer long.” There are plenty of hiking boots, shoes and sandals from Xero Shoes that are great gifts for […]