How to Be Lighter on Your Feet While Running

Why You Want  to “Run Lighter” Running lighter can have three significant effects on your running: Make running fun Become more efficient Help reduce injury risk How do you run lighter? It just takes a few minor form tweaks that you’ll discover below. Use Sound to Know How “Light” You’re Running The sound your feet […]

How To Correct Slapping Sounds While Running Barefoot

Experienced barefoot runners find running barefoot light, easy, and fun. If you’re not experiencing the same thing, or if you have various issues like blisters or soreness… you’re doing something different than the people who aren’t having those problems. If you wonder, “What might they be doing differently? What could I change to make this light, easy, […]

Foot Recovery Tips from a Functional Podiatrist

Our feet carry us through life, supporting our weight and keeping us on the move. They carry us through our day to day, but we often don’t appreciate them until they start to ache or become injured. Research suggests that up to 87% of people will experience foot pain at some point in their lives. […]

A Podiatrist Explains How Shoes Impact Your Foot Health

  Massachusetts-based podiatrist Dr. Alissa Kuizinas (and Xero Shoes partner) has more than a medical perspective on footwear. She struggled with foot discomfort for years. With each step she took, her big toe would jam against the inside of her shoes – “even with my ‘good shoes’ on,” she recalls. The $133 billion shoe industry […]

3 Reasons to Try Barefoot Hiking Boots

3 Reasons to try barefoot hiking boots @danisflowing lays out for us three facts about barefoot shoes that’ll knock your socks off (literally). Who knew going barefoot could be this game-changing? “If I could go back in time, I would get myself a pair of barefoot shoes sooner.” “The roomy toe box and minimal design […]

Comfort Redefined: Xero Shoes Launches Trendsetting New Styles

Comfort Redefined: Xero Shoes Launches Trendsetting New Styles Spring/Summer Collection Features Outdoor and Casual Lifestyle Shoes, Boots and Sandals Broomfield, CO (March 13, 2024) – Xero Shoes, a trailblazer in barefoot footwear, announces the launch of the Spring/Summer ‘24 collection focusing on comfort and foot-first design. While high-end brands are now designing luxury, low-profile footwear […]

4 Natural Movement Techniques to Try For Yourself (Videos)

Reconnect with Your Body: Discover Natural Movement Erwan Le Corre Provides 4 Techniques to Help Optimize Natural Movement  In a world where our lives are increasingly sedentary, finding our way back to the basics of movement is not just refreshing—it’s essential.  Erwan Le Corre founded MovNat, a physical education and fitness method for real-world physical […]

Are Barefoot Shoes Beneficial for Active Recovery?

ARE BAREFOOT SHOES BENEFICIAL FOR ACTIVE RECOVERY? In the past few years, “recovery” has become a buzzword, as the need to take care of our well-being is paramount, whether you’re an athlete, a parent, an executive, or simply someone who appreciates comfort. Any product or service that helps us cope with daily stressors is now […]

A Barefoot Winter Boot Review in -29° C

A BAREFOOT WINTER BOOT REVIEW IN -29° C To Run 2 Co-Author and Xero Shoes partner, Eric Orton put the Alpine to the test in harsh Wyoming winter conditions, with temperatures dipping to -29 °C. “The Alpine is the perfect balance of performance and protection, and I’ve been searching for a boot like this for […]

5 Footwear Style Trends That Will Rock in 2024

These Footwear Style Trends Will Rock 2024 5 Style Trends for 2024 Fashion enthusiasts and trendsetters alike eagerly anticipate the fresh wave of styles that will dominate the footwear scene in 2024. We’ve got an exclusive sneak peek into the hottest trends for 2024, straight from the experts: Kristina Funck, Xero Shoes’ talented Design Director, […]