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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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My First Time: Steve’s Minimalist Shoe Journey

My First Time: Steve’s Minimalist Shoe Journey

by Kat on Apr 16, 2013 18

Many FiveFinger fans became so loyal to the brand because they experience a huge improvement in overall health and wellbeing. Steve M. recently wrote to us to share how he got started wearing the minimalist shoes and explained how his FiveFinger fashion has evolved over time. Here’s Steve’s story. My very first pair of “toe […]

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How To Get Your Next Pair of FiveFingers

How To Get Your Next Pair of FiveFingers

by Kat on Apr 08, 2013 2

Whether you’re a die-hard Vibram FiveFingers fan or you’re just thinking about investing in your first pair, everyone can benefit from this popular minimalist running footwear. So what is the best way to go about acquiring a pair of FiveFinger shoes? Read this step-by-step guide for our five tips. Figure Out Your Size Vibrams are […]

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My First Time: A Vibram FiveFinger Shoe Experience

My First Time: A Vibram FiveFinger Shoe Experience

by Kat on Apr 02, 2013 2

The Vibram FiveFinger community is an enthusiastic one! We love spreading our passion for minimalist running and we love hearing great stories from fans. For the month of April, we want to hear about how you came to be a FiveFingers fan. How did you feel when you first saw the shoes? When did you […]

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Video: The Naked Workout

Video: The Naked Workout

by Kat on Mar 27, 2013 1

This short video provides an overview of Kafka’s Fitness routine. Is it the barest of them all? Slate reporter, Sarah Wildman, interviews her father about the 15-minute exercise regimen invented over a hundred years ago by Danish fitness guru J.P. Muller. The workout improves strength, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility and is intended to be performed […]

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The Lululemon Workout Pants Scandal

The Lululemon Workout Pants Scandal

by Kat on Mar 21, 2013 4

It appears the fitness apparel retailer, Lululemon, is experiencing something of a quality control issue. For those of you who missed it in the news, the Vancouver-based company is facing serious backlash for their most recent line of yoga and running bottoms. The black luon pants, which sell for around $90 a pair, provide inadequate […]

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