Cool East Market Blog — minimal

Best Minimal Footwear Brands

Posted by Ivan Hui on

Best Minimal Footwear Brands

A summary of the Top Minimal Shoe brands and shoe types.

Check out which models are my favourites for different situations.

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Creating New Habits

Posted by Leslie Padorr on

Creating New Habits

We want to make changes in our lives but it's not always easy.  How can we start new habits to replace the old?  How can we successfully bring healthy movement into a sedentary life?

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Furoshiki - Feature Article

Posted by Ivan Hui on

Furoshiki - Feature Article

    “What are those?!?” That’s the question people have asked me when seeing the Vibram Furoshiki’s for the first time. While to some they look bizarre, to others they present the perfect flair that stands apart from the crowd. - The shoes are inspired by the Japanese tradition of wrapping gifts in special square cloths called Furoshiki. The shoes have two flaps of mesh-fabric extending from the sole to wrap around the foot. These flaps are attached to a heel capsule with velcro. - These shoes check off several boxes that qualify them as a good minimal footwear choice:...

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WHICH XERO SHOES ARE RIGHT FOR ME?

Posted by Leslie Padorr on

WHICH XERO SHOES ARE RIGHT FOR ME?

People all around the world wear Xero Shoes for everything from a walk on the beach to a hike in the woods to a Crossfit workout to running ultra marathons. These questions will help you decide which Xero Shoes are right for you: Do you want shoes or sandals? For shoes, the choice is simple: the Lena for Women and the Hana for Men are our closed-toe casual canvas shoes.  Keep the barefoot feeling all day long at work or school.                                    If you're interested in...

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