Tag Archives: running

Study: Barefoot Running May Improve Perception And Working Memory

Written By Barefoot Dawsy A recent study (pdf) out of the University of North Florida is shedding light on the cognitive effects of running barefoot. Their study, which consisted of 72 fit and healthy students, tested how¬†working memory is affected … Continue reading

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XeroShoes Umara Z-Trail Preview!

Stop the Press! XeroShoes¬†have just announced the release of the new Umara Z-Trail sandal. I was lucky enough to get a preview pair and OMG, they’re awesome. As a special treat for Beginning Barefoot fans, I’ve put together a short … Continue reading

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Review: Xero Shoes Takes On The Mainstream With The Amuri Z-Trek

Written By Barefoot Dawsy Since appearing on the show Shark Tank 2 years ago, Xero Shoes have been working hard to bring their unique sandals to a larger, more mainstream audience. They came out running, with the launch of not … Continue reading

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Review – Shamma Mountain Goats

Written by Barefoot Dawsy Competition in the running sandal arena is steadily becoming more intense, with a lot of new companies coming on board with offerings ranging from the ultra thin to the ultra comfortable. Some companies, however are pushing … Continue reading

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Review: Xero Shoes Amuri Cloud vs Amuri Venture

Written By Barefoot Dawsy Minimal shoes have come a long way since the publication of the now famous (or infamous) book Born to Run. They are now available in most mainstream shoe stores, and come in a huge variety of … Continue reading

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Ankle Mobility And The Floppy Foot Cooldown

Written by Barefoot Dawsy I’ve been seeing a lot of chatter in the barefoot underground lately about ankle mobility. It may be one aspect of your running that you have not spent much time thinking about, but in truth, it’s … Continue reading

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The Embarassing State Of Barefoot/Minimal Running

By Barefoot Dawsy I’ve been running barefoot now for four years, and blogging about it for two. I admit that I started out, alongside many others, after reading the now famous book ‘Born To Run’. At that time, the barefoot … Continue reading

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