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Barefoot Running: The Great Debate

Barefoot Running: The Great Debate

by Kat on Feb 04, 2013 1

The Vibram FiveFingers fan base is extremely loyal. We all feel like our lives have been changed (almost unanimously) for the better by switching to a minimalist shoe. But, the data surrounding minimalist running shoes seem to indicate something new every day. Some studies conclude that barefoot running is the natural way to move and […]

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Do Xero Shoes Provide a Better Barefoot Feel than Vibram FiveFingers?

Do Xero Shoes Provide a Better Barefoot Feel than Vibram FiveFingers?

by Kat on Jan 16, 2013 9

As the ultimate FiveFingers fans, we are always looking for the next big trend in minimalist running. Recently, we discussed the optimal terrain for Vibram wearers compared with what works best for going fully barefoot, but we didn’t mention any “in between” options. About Xero Shoes Xero Shoes, Previously known as Invisible Shoes, might just […]

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Minimalist Running: Barefoot Vs. Vibram FiveFingers

Minimalist Running: Barefoot Vs. Vibram FiveFingers

by Kat on Jan 03, 2013 12

Vibram FiveFingers offer runners the chance to experience the feel of barefoot running on a variety of surfaces. While most running experts advise transitioning slowly to barefoot running from the traditional supportive running shoe, Vibrams, when used correctly, can be an intermediary shoe. Or, they can be a healthy end result! Vibrams might be the […]

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When Wellness Goes Mainstream

When Wellness Goes Mainstream

by Kat on Dec 14, 2012 18

Those “weirdos” with the FiveFinger shoes are everywhere now. Have you seen them? Maybe you’re one of them! (I know I am…) It’s becoming increasingly common to see serious athletes and weekend walkers alike decked out in all manner of fitness gear. Stretchy yoga pants are now acceptable public attire and casual offices usually permit […]

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The ‘Why’ Behind the Primal Professional Minimalist Dress Shoe

The ‘Why’ Behind the Primal Professional Minimalist Dress Shoe

by Kat on Nov 29, 2012 6

This is a guest post by Mountain Evan Chang, creator of the Primal Professional minimalist dress shoe: Enter Mountain…. Since we launched our website and started taking pre-orders again, we’ve gotten a number of requests for pictures of our Service, smooth-toe model. While we definitely need to get some photos up, in the meantime, I […]

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