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Hoka’s Bondi B Shoe

Hoka’s Bondi B Shoe

by Kat on Jul 18, 2013 20

These clonkers look like the OPPOSITE of barefoot running shoes! Turns out they’re actually pretty lightweight and certainly have some perks, but would you wear these? Learn more about the Hoka brand and let us know what you think in the comments below!

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June Vibram Winner Shows Off his New Kicks!

June Vibram Winner Shows Off his New Kicks!

by Kat on Jul 03, 2013 1

Our June winner was kind enough to snap some photos of his new minimalist shoes. He was pretty excited to receive a free pair of shoes (who wouldn’t be?) and his pictures capture the enthusiasm he felt. Check out these cute photos and like us on Facebook for a chance to be NEXT month’s lucky […]

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Summer Shoe Giveaway

Summer Shoe Giveaway

by Kat on Jul 01, 2013 2

When it’s hot outside, do you DARE to go BARE? We’ve officially made it to the halfway year mark and the temperature is ramping up across the country. Death Valley hit nearly record-breaking highs last week – reporting 128 degrees F. It’s no secret that on the first of each month we give away a […]

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Choosing The Right Shoe For Your Workout

Choosing The Right Shoe For Your Workout

by Kat on Jun 20, 2013 1

Fitness site, Greatist, recently put out a cool infographic illustrating the best types of footwear for different activities. Although we like to wear our Vibrams ALL the time, others sometimes feel that there is a time and a place for minimalist shoes. From hiking, to biking, and everything in between – this graphic explains when […]

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Excuse Me, Sir, But You’re Doing it All Wrong!

Excuse Me, Sir, But You’re Doing it All Wrong!

by Kat on Jun 12, 2013 2

Wow. Obviously Vibram lovers tend to be a quirky bunch. We don’t mind standing out in a crowd and often enjoy the pointing and giggling that goes on behind out backs when we wear our toe shoes around town, but this is a whole other level of silliness! Check out this guy who thought it […]

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My First Time: A New Approach to Fitness

My First Time: A New Approach to Fitness

by Kat on Jun 07, 2013 3

It’s been a while since we shared one of our loyal community member’s stories, so there’s no better day than today! It seems like everyone has a different reason for why they got involved with minimalist running. It’s funny how some of the biggest advocates for barefoot running laughed at the concept before they learned […]

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Special Offer: Bikilas On Sale for $27.99

Special Offer: Bikilas On Sale for $27.99

by Kat on May 24, 2013 9

The #1 complaint we hear from people new to the Vibram FiveFingers community is that the shoes are too expensive. It’s true that they range from about $50-$100 per pair, but any high quality performance shoe is going to cost in the $80-$120 range. If anything, Vibrams tend to run cheaper than a pair of […]

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Born to Run Coach Talks Barefoot Running Tips

Born to Run Coach Talks Barefoot Running Tips

by Kat on May 21, 2013 3

Eric Orton, the coach from Born to Run, has a new book out. It’s called The Cool Impossible and it seeks to teach minimalist runners how to avoid injury, embrace the barefoot lifestyle more fully, and get in the right mindset to push farther and faster. Check out this video clip of the author briefly […]

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The Giveaway: Win a Free Kindle Fire HD

The Giveaway: Win a Free Kindle Fire HD

by Kat on May 07, 2013 0

In case you haven’t yet heard the news, our sister site – The Naked Tablet – is hosting their first ever giveaway this month! The best part? Anyone is eligible to win a FREE Kindle Fire HD pre-loaded with your favorite minimalist running books and movies. Here’s how you can enter: LIKE The Naked Tablet on Facebook […]

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How Our Running Community Can Support The City of Boston

How Our Running Community Can Support The City of Boston

by Kat on Apr 23, 2013 0

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, we have a lot to be thankful for. It’s easy to fixate on the horror of the day and the brutal manhunt, but out of respect for the runners, the victims, and their families, this community is joining the efforts to offer support and kindness to those […]

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