How I Built This

Xero Shoes on “How I Built This” Podcast

Xero Shoes founders Steven Sashen and Lena Phoenix were recently featured on the immensely popular NPR podcast and radio show How I Build This, hosted by Guy Raz.  How I Built This dives deep into the origin stories of iconic brands, sharing how visionary entrepreneurs weather the trials and failures on the road to success. […]

Mike Gabler, Survivor 43 Winner: Stronger from the Ground Up in Xero Shoes

The reality TV show victor shares how he built balance and resilience to outlast 15 competitors in Fiji and come away with the crown! Mike Gabler has always been picky about his shoes. An avid hunter, hiker, and slackline enthusiast who also spends some long days on his feet in operating rooms, Gabler knows what […]

How to Winterproof Your Barefoot Shoes by Anya’s Reviews

Once you experience the freedom of barefoot shoes it’s hard to go back to your old pinchy boots. And even though there are practical barefoot winter boots available, depending on your environment it might not be quite enough.  I myself had a difficult time in extreme cold and ice before I learned a few hacks. […]

Gift Guide for Runners: Xero Shoes for Comfort and Performance

Are you looking for the perfect gift for the runner in your life? Whether they’re just starting out or are a seasoned pro, we’ve got some great gift ideas that any runner is sure to love. Whether runners want to train in the shoes or just wear them for off-days and active recovery, reviewers say Xero […]

Xero Shoes For All Types of Exercise

There is nothing like the feeling when you slip on your shoes to work out. Whether you’re getting ready to head to the gym for a sweaty session, or you’re taking the dog on your regular neighborhood walk, an enjoyable and comfortable workout starts feet first. So if you or a loved one are looking […]

USA Artistic Swimming’s Favorite Xero Shoes

Since 2020, Xero Shoes has been a proud sponsor of the USA Artistic Swimming Senior National Team! They wear our sandals and shoes out of the water, and we like to think it’s just one of the ways that they’ve been so successful! Recap of the 2022 Season The 2022 season just wrapped up for […]

Meet Xero Shoes’ Customer Happiness Team

Do you ever wonder who the people are behind Xero Shoes’ Customer Happiness Team? Whether you need help picking your favorite Xero Shoe to buy, or you’re looking for your order, our Customer Happiness Team is the front line between our customers and the rest of our team.  We have team members that have been […]

Xero Shoes’ Top 3 Minimal Boots for Cool Weather

Cooler weather is finally here and it’s time to swap out your sandals for comfy, warm boots. Instead of turning to clunky boots that are hard to pack for fall travel or office wardrobe changes, or boots that pinch your toes together, Xero Shoes’ barefoot-inspired casual boots are designed with a wide toe box and […]

Chris McDougall Wears Xero Shoes on Good Day New York

So many of us were inspired by Christopher McDougall‘s book, “Born to Run.” In fact, it sparked the barefoot, natural running movement. We’ve always been a big fan of Chris’, and it turns out, he’s a big fan of ours, sharing several social media posts about wearing Xero Shoes. We’re working with Chris and Eric […]