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WHICH XERO SHOES ARE RIGHT FOR ME?

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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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Learning from the Weight-lifter

Posted by Leslie Padorr on

Learning from the Weight-lifter

A customer came in today to ask if we had orthotics.  I explained that our philosophy was that unless a injury required it, we recommended against using orthotics.  We hope that our customers will transition away from orthotics and move to shoes with zero drop like the Xero Shoes line.  As I explained the concept, he suddenly lit up and said, "I get it!"   He is a weight-lifter and explained to me that while some weight-lifters like to use belts for support, he feels it's healthier and more natural to lift without belts.  It's really the same principle.  ...

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