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barefoot fitness

Is This a Better Alternative to Flip-Flops?

I LOVE me some flip-flops. Don’t get me wrong. But after years of wearing them and years of writing about all things fitness, I know that they may not be the truly healthiest of choices for my tootsies. Let’s be honest, I probably will nev…

Go ‘Barre’: 3 Barefoot Socks to Try in Your Next Yoga, Barre or Pilates Class

Go 'Barre': 3 Barefoot Socks to Try in Your Next Yoga, Barre or Pilates Class

Barefoot workouts are all the rage these days, but, let’s be honest, sometimes your feet need a little extra help with traction—or protection from dirty studio floors—when hitting up a yoga, Pilates, barre or martial arts class. So from preventing slipping to keeping your feet warm and germ-free, we’ve rounded up three of the coolest [...]

Review: Vibram FiveFingers Bikila and Jaya Shoes

Review: Vibram FiveFingers Bikila and Jaya Shoes

We all know not to bring up topics like religion and politics in polite company; topics like those tend to get pretty heated—and fast. But among runners, the barefoot-running debate has passionate people on either side. Vibram FiveFingers has been one of the leaders of the natural-running movement, championing the fact that running in shoes [...]