Xero Shoes Debuts Basketball Shoe Partnership with Denver Nuggets Shooting Guard Justin Holiday

Denver, CO (May 14, 2024)—Xero Shoes announced its first NBA athlete partnership with Denver Nuggets shooting guard Justin Holiday, who will wear a custom-designed barefoot/minimalist basketball shoe during Tuesday’s Nuggets versus Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Playoffs game.  “After years of working out off-court barefooted, I felt the first-hand benefits of allowing my feet to move in […]

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 […]

Media Name Xero Shoes Aqua X Sport as the Best Water Shoes

When you’re shopping for water shoes, you want a pair that’s lightweight, durable, easy-to-drain and quick-drying. Xero Shoes Aqua X Sport is regularly reviewed by outdoor experts at media outlets as one of the best water shoes on the market. Why? It’s Quick Drying – Water pours out of the open-mesh design It’s Easy to […]

Best Barefoot Shoes for Digital Nomads

Wearing super-light shoes can make you powerful as your connection to Earth grows with each step. Barefoot-inspired shoes fit this bill for nearly any use, whether on the trail, on the treadmill, on sandy shores or in your bedroom. Versatility and comfort are critical nowadays, so you need the best barefoot shoes for digital nomads. […]

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Outdoor Life: It’s Time to Give Barefoot Shoes a Try

Discover the benefits of barefoot shoes with Outdoor Life’s comprehensive guide, “It’s Time to Give Barefoot Shoes a Try“. Learn from experts like Dr. Irene Davis and Scott Socha about foot dynamics and fit, explore design insights from John Wadley of Xero Shoes, and gain practical tips on transitioning to barefoot shoes for a more […]

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Why Barefoot Training Is Trending in 2024

Barefoot training is one of the hottest fitness trends in 2024. More fitness enthusiasts on social media — outside the mixed martial arts world — are discovering how significant gains are achievable without sneakers. Does barefoot training make sense for you? Does pumping iron while feeling the bare floor increase your strength? Should you go […]

Get Ready With Me for a Rainy Hike

Xero Shoes partner, @kalihikes tests out the Xero Shoes Ridgeway for a rainy day hike with her pup. Waterproof boots. Warm, dry feet. No worries about blisters. And a storm rolling in. Does it get any better? Try the Ridgeway Combine the allure of retro style with cutting-edge barefoot-friendly technology, and you get the Ridgeway – […]

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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 […]

Two Iconic Xero Shoes Sandals Now Available at Free People

(Broomfield, CO) March 26, 2024 – Xero Shoes partners with Free People to introduce two barefoot sandals, the Genesis and Z-Trek, into the fashion-forward retailer’s footwear collection. This collaboration marks a significant step for Xero Shoes as it expands its reach to fashion-conscious consumers, particularly those who appreciate a blend of natural movement, style and […]