Get Smart: Lose the Shoes

by Editor on May 30, 2012

As you probably know, the largest organ of our body is our skin. What you might not know is that our skin is actually made up of three different types of skin: Hairy Skin, Mucocutaneous Skin and Glabrous Skin. Hairy Skin is the kind of skin that covers most of our body (though maybe some [...]

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Proprioception in Action

by Editor on December 12, 2011

kigo footwear has sent one of its co-founders and her new husband (Kristin and Marco) on a year-long, 20 country travel adventure. Dubbed “Vamos Kigo,” this tour duo are avid travelers and hikers. (“Vamos” is Spanish for “we go” or “let’s go” – appropriate because the kigo footwear blog and tribe are dubbed “wego kigo”.) This [...]

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Reflexology and the Magic of Bare Feet

by Editor on October 4, 2011

Much of the magic of bare feet striking earth is explained by the practice of reflexology. Reflexology is a natural healing art based on the principle that there are reflexes in the feet, hands and ears…which correspond to every part, gland and organ of the body. Through application of pressure on these reflexes without the [...]


As part of our Minimalist Linchpin Series, Barefoot Running interviewed Steven Sashen of Invisible Shoes® just prior to the launch of their new FeelTrue lines. What follows if a trip through the mind of Sashen, who loves running and innovation, and who has combined the two into a line of high quality Huarache sandals (stay [...]

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