Xero Shoes barefoot running sandal outsole — FeelTrue™ 4mm Connect and 6mm Contact

A major advance for barefoot sandals   We are extremely proud to introduce you to the only outsole specifically designed for barefoot running, our FeelTrue™ outsoles! Here is our CEO, Steven Sashen, describing it himself, back when we were still called InvisibleShoe! Click Here to order our DIY FeelTrue Rubber Sandal Kit  With the help […]

Comparing Barefoot Running Shoes – Nike Free vs. Xero Shoes

I bought my first pair of Nike Free about 6 years ago, soon after they came out. I LOVED them. The flexible sole really let me feel the ground in a whole new way and they quickly became the only shoe I wore. Once I had the chance, I went to NikeID and made a […]

Orthotics vs. Barefoot Running

The only time I’ve worn anything other than my huaraches or my sprinting spikes in the last 16 months has been the 3 times I put on my old running shoes… so I could shovel snow. Those shoes have my $200 orthotics in them. And each time I’ve put them on, I have the same […]

Can you really run in huaraches?

When you’re used to hanging out with barefoot runners or, at least, with people who’ve read Born To Run, you forget how “normal people” think. One of the questions I’m most asked by non-barefoot people is: “Can you really run in those?” What amazes me about this question is not how people have forgotten that, […]

Xero Shoes running clothes, mugs and more…

Do runners wear ties? I live in Boulder, CO, so I’m the wrong guy to ask. “Formal” wear in Boulder means *black* fleece 😉 But if you’re the kind of person who wears a tie sometimes… or if you’re one of the people who has asked about Xero Shoes hats, mugs and, yes, TIES, check […]

What to do about the barefoot police?

Ever had a run-in with what some call “the barefoot police”? Ever feel like you need to give a little attention to your rebellious side? Then, you’ll love the idea of making your Xero Shoes even MORE minimal! Check out: http://www.barefoot-healthy-blog.com/?p=248 to find out how.

Huarache running sandal party at Hacker Dojo

Want to make your own barefoot running sandals and hang out with other cool, smart people? Then check out the Hacker Dojo huarache making party! More details at http://events.hackerdojo.com/event/333001-shoe-making-party

Tynan loves his barefoot sandals

This just in from Tynan: I stumbled upon a company called Xero Shoes. They send you a rectangle of 4mm thick Vibram sole material, some rope, and you get to build your own shoes, called huaraches, according to the directions on the site. So, one rainy afternoon about six months ago, I found myself huddled on the […]