Guest Post: Dispelling Common Misconceptions about Zero Drop Shoes

Minimalist running shoes are all the rage"”depending on which circles you're running in. I've been very intrigued by crossfit shoes, but I have heard some things that have concerned me; but first, for those who have seen five-finger shoes but know little else about this curious apparel, let's look at the technology driving the industry. … [Read more...]

Best Shoes for Vacationing?

Merrell Barefoot Pace Glove Shoes Choosing the right shoes for your vacation to Madagascar, Alaska, Florida or Hawaii is just as important as choosing the location itself. Taking full advantage of an African Safari can be hard to do in flip-flops just as enjoying a day on the beach in steel-toed boots is nearly impossible. When you're purchasing plane tickets to Juneau, arranging a day of deep sea fishing in the Pacific Ocean or booking a beach condo in Panama City, give thought to   the … [Read more...]

Vibram FiveFingers Barefoot Shoes

I first wrote about Vibram FiveFingers Barefoot Shoes over two and half years ago. Since then they have released both Men's and Women's versions and styled them up a bit... Vibram FiveFingers KSO Barefoot Shoe (Men's, shown left in Blue/Grey/Camo) $84.95 from RockCreek.com Vibram FiveFingers KSO Barefoot Shoe (Women's, shown right in Grey/Fuschia/Grey) $84.95 from RockCreek.com The Barefoot shoe is based on the age old concept that being barefoot helps your balance, your connection … [Read more...]