Barefoot Shoes

Testing the Inov8  Bare-X Lite 150

Testing the Inov8 Bare-X Lite 150

Hmmmmm how to describe the Bare-X Lite 150s???? I’ve had these shoes for 2 months now and I’m sitting on the fence as to whether I love them or not. Which I guess, is a statement in itself. At this point I need to point out that I have been recovering from hip injuries (too much cycling!) in the test time, but I think that has made some aspects of the shoes clearer in some ways. By tha... »

VIVOBAREFOOT Neo’s

VIVOBAREFOOT Neo’s

I love these shoes. There I said it. Was I given these shoes to test? Yes. Was I given these shoes by VIVOBAREFOOT? No. Have these shoes been classified as women’s running shoes on Natureshop’s website since I’ve had them? Yes. Have I delayed writing this review because I’ve been enjoying these shoes too much? YES!!!! Here is the bombshell folks: they look normal!!! I have ... »

Vivobarefoot Ultra

Vivobarefoot Ultra

I was excited to try these shoes out. It’s features were very appealing: fantastically light (113 grams), super thin sole (6mm), waterproof and won’t break the budget (about A$100). It’s one thing to read that a pair of shoes weighs a measly 113g but to actually hold them is astonishing. The design is straightforward with a light, protective outer shell and an internal neoprene sock that can be re... »

Adidas unveils new Barefoot Training Shoe

Adidas unveils new Barefoot Training Shoe

Quite strangely, this video is unlisted to the public on YouTube and can only be found by visiting the link directly (or embedding it as done here). In other words this is an advertisement that is purposely being under-promoted. Bit of cognitive dissonance by any chance Adidas? »

Adidas Barefoot Shoe

Adidas Barefoot Shoe

Adidas, one of the worlds largest shoes companies has entered the world of barefoot running! Check it out and discuss… As revealed in the SMH »

My Vibram Five Fingers (1 year on)

My Vibram Five Fingers (1 year on)

I got my first pair of Vibrams in early 2010. I decided on the Sprints, and was lucky in that I had no trouble finding the right fit for my feet. Their snug design made them a very comfortable  pair of “shoes”, and I can still remember my first few adventures in them. I had gone straight from regular running shoes so it was a wonderful feeling the freedom they gave my toes. A common co... »