Here’s a classic TED Talk from Born To Run author Christopher McDougall. As one of the pioneers of the modern barefoot movement, Chris McDougall has been heavily influential in transforming barefoot running, from a marginal way of life enjoyed by a few, to the biggest transformation in running since the invention of jogging (thanks to Nike, circa 1972). Read more…
“If you’re keen to take your game to the next level and maximise your proprioception, I would strongly recommend the Hybrid. I took them out on Bude and North Cornwall Golf Course on an early and wet morning and they performed amazingly. The weight, grip and barefoot feel is like no other golf shoe I’ve used in the past.”
Our VIVOBAREFOOT Adventure series starts here (if you’ve been on a VIVOBAREFOOT Adventure recently, tell us about it in the comments box below)
We start in Cornwall, UK with our innovative multi-terrain barefoot shoe: the Neo. We’ve teamed up with mountain biker (and barefoot enthusiast) Ben Clarke to film a short, day in the life, video.
What’s the difference between barefoot and minimalist shoes? There is often confusion around what distinguishes the two. Many people recognise that there is a difference between traditional and non-traditional footwear however, when it comes to identifying a barefoot shoe from a minimalist shoe most people are often left a little baffled. We believe there’s a big difference between barefoot and minimalist shoes.