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 […]

HEALTH: Forza Trainer wins Best in Fitness Awards

HEALTH Magazine reviewed fitness gear, equipment, apps and shoes for their annual Best in Fitness Awards and Xero Shoes Forza Trainer wins as one of the best sneakers.  ACSM certified trainer and Xero Shoes fan, Aimee Nicotera, recommends the Forza Trainer. “These help people actually feel the ground and give the toes lots of space.” If […]

Xero Shoes Forza Trainer Wins Women’s Health Sneaker Award

Xero Shoes’ Forza Trainer was named a Best in Weightlifting category winner in the 2023 Women’s Health Sneaker Awards! As editor Jacqueline Andriakos says, “Like all Xero barefoot-style shoes, you feel one with the ground thanks to the thin and flat sole. What’s more: “The Velcro strap right below the ankle helps me feel extra locked […]

Wandern & Reisen: Keep Cool with Sandals

Wandern & Reisen: Featuring Xero Shoes’ Z-Trek Sandal German outdoor magazine, Wandern & Reisen shares products to keep cool. Xero Shoes’ Z-Trek sandal, a lightweight hiking style, is listed as one of the “all in one” sandals to wear this summer. Click here

Wander Magazin: Barefoot hiking in the Scrambler Mid

Wander Magazin: Barefoot hiking with the Scrambler Mid Wander Magazin had the opportunity to review our Scrambler Mid hiking boot, a lightweight and technical boot designed with Michelin soles. Reviewer Ricarda says, The Scrambler Mid convinced me with its very comfortable fit, reliable traction and lightness. A good addition to the shoe rack for experienced barefoot […]

Be Outdoor: Barefoot Sandals by Xero Shoes

Be Outdoor Germany: Barefoot Sandals from Xero Shoes Our friends at Germany’s blog, Be Outdoor, tested out Xero Shoes’ two sandals, the Z-Trail EV and Genesis.  In this review, they talk about Xero Shoes’ natural fit, feel and comfort, designed so your feet feel good all day. These two sandals are great for outdoor adventures […]

How I Built This

Xero Shoes on “How I Built This” Podcast

APPLE PODCASTS SPOTIFY AMAZON WONDERY 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 […]

What Shoes Did WIRED Pick for Beach Running? Xero Shoes

Two times in one month, two Xero Shoes are featured in WIRED!  They ask, Want to Run on the Beach? Start With the Right Shoes. Experts recommend you’re better off NOT running barefoot in the sand, and that’s a good thing because our barefoot-inspired shoes give you the protection you need while still allowing your […]