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We’re listed on ALLTOP!

I guess we’re one of the cool kids!  We’ve just been invited to be listed as a blog feed on the megacool ALLTOP site.  You can find us in the Running section (ok, so we’re at the back of the bus, so what!). Thanks ALLTOP!!! David – barefootrunner since 2002…

Photo Courtesy bamakve When you think of someone running barefoot, you might think “I could never do that, my feet are too _____”. (fill in your reason here) The fact of the matter is YOU too can run, hike, dance, walk (even mosey if the mood were to strike) barefoot!…

BAREFOOTRUNNER.COM in co-operation with SKORA ATHLETICS, LLC will be launching a shoe-to-barefoot running transition program. More information to be released by Dec.1,2008.

Barefoot Walking

Photo Courtesy: With all the barefoot running buzz it seems little spotlight is put on the simple pleasure and benefit of barefoot walking When a person wears shoes all the time, their feet (soles) become soft and tender. So by barefoot walking outdoors at least several times a week your…

Take it from the Pro’s

Gymnasts, dancers, martial artists and specialty performers. What do they have in common? They’re naked from the ankle down. Our foot & ankle is designed perfectly through evolution. This relatively small part of the human body contains 26 bones, 33 joints and over 100 muscles, tendons & ligaments. By being…

Look at the difference

Look at the difference between the same runner wearing shoes versus barefoot, and the position of her feet as they’re about to make contact with the ground. [These are images have not been staged, directed or altered in Photoshop. You can find these two images on popular micro-stock photo sites,…

Meet new cool people Buy less socks Tan your feet Attract the opposite sex To start a blog Free foot scrubs No more stinky feet Feel really, really good Impress others It’s green

Why is the naked human foot viewed as less attractive then the rest of our body? Who can we thank for this? Fashion designers, footwear companies, the effects of wearing shoes all day (read: stinky feet)….. I don’t know… The reasoning and source of this anti-foot propaganda has always interested…

POLL: barefoot at the office

I’ve received a number of emails asking* if Skora shoes would be appropriate to wear to work (the office). This question makes for a fantastic blog post! Many of us (including shod runners) would like nothing more than to go around the office barefoot, or at least in our socks….

watch your step

Running without shoes has inherent risks. Depending on where you live, your running route may have all sorts of little annoyances like broken glass, sticks, stones, icy roads or even nasty bugs. I often get asked how to avoid stepping on ‘stuff’. There’s the obvious things you can do such…