The Xero HFS is a super lightweight road running shoe with abreathable mesh upper, a tire tread-inspired sole, and a silky lining madefromhigh-tech 37.5 material for thermoregulation.
We find most of our customers go up half a size in this model. TheHFSdoes not stretch out over time.
TheHFShas a sleek fit style:
suits feet that are average width to narrow width
suits a wide variety of foot volumes
suits foot shapes such as slope/Egyptian or mountain/Greek
those with longer outer toes or very wide feet may want to go a full size up from their usual
Xero shoes have a roughly rectangular footprint shape, rather than a triangle shape or a bean shape
Xero's men's sizing is wider and higher volume than the equivalent length in their women's sizing. A men's 9 is about as long as a women's 10.5 in the same model.
The HFS has a5.5mm FeelTrue® rubber sole,and an optional 2mm insole. The overall stack height is less than 1cm.
TheHFSprovides lots of sensation through the sole, and feels very close to the ground. If you are new to minimal shoes and used to thick, stiff soles, you may prefer starting off with a more forgiving model. If you enjoy when shoes feel as close as possible to being barefoot, this would be a great model for you.
Spot clean when possible. To wash yourHFS, hand wash with warm water, mild soap and allow them to air dry. We do not recommend putting theHFSin the washing machine or dryer.
The highly flexible and barely there sole makes it excellent for the gym and for barefoot style running. Many of our customers wear these as an everyday casual shoe inwarmweather months since they love the barefoot feeling, but they really shine in athletic use. They are very popular for running, strength and flexibility training, and weight lifting in particular.
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