We’re very excited that the long-anticipated SKORA Running shoes are finally coming to fruition. You can pre-order your very own pair of BASE or FORM shoes. Visit SKORARunning.com to get ...
How do our feet age? So much is said about the rest of our bodies. As we grow older, we expect to see our bodies become different, for things to change shape and rearrange, and our society makes a lot of fuss about how to prevent these natural signs of aging. But what about our [...]
In the running world, we tend to focus on ourselves as adults. The vast majority of literature about transitioning to minimalist and barefoot style is geared towards adults. We, as grown-ups, have to relearn what we have forgotten about since childhood, namely how to recapture that ability to run around in bare feet. How many [...]
You might notice things are looking a little different around here at BarefootRunner.com. We’ve been working hard to give the site a new look and a new direction. We want to keep you up to date on the latest in barefoot and minimalism news and we want to give you more reviews on all the [...]
SKORA just released a sneak peek of one of their upcoming minimal, zero-drop, running shoes. Visit their Facebook page or go directly to the photo
Skora Running released a teaser shot on the company’s Facebook page of their upcoming laceless minimal running shoe. Photo and comments indicate this is an early pullover (aka upper sample). LINK: http://on.fb.me/ffQs1L
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel examines the barefoot running movement; When the Emmy®-winning shoe returns May 18, exclusively on HBO. REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL presents more enterprising features and reporting when its 158th edition, available in HDTV, debuts TUESDAY, MAY 18 (10:00 p.m. ET/PT & 9:00 p.m. CT), exclusively on HBO. Segments include: *Sole [...]
June 2009 retail figures* are showing that: ‘Motion Control’ shoe sales fell 13%, ‘Stability’ shoe sales fell 2%, while ‘Neutral’ cushioned running shoe sales increased by 16%. I think this is much more than seasonal trend, it’s proof that consumers and runners alike are searching for shoes that are ‘less‘ rather than ‘more’. In a related [...]
I find it amusing yet disturbing how mainstream running footwear brands try to enforce their belief that there’s something wrong with your body. Somehow you’re born with deficiencies that prevent you to run, thanks to running shoes a remedy was found. Too funny!
ESPN recently conducted an informal poll asking: “A recent theory in the running world proposes that running without shoes is better for you. Would you consider running barefoot?” The result? The average from coast-to-coast shows 34% would give it a try… Below are the results from over 6,000 respondents across the country. Quite promising data despite [...]