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persistently hunting the persistent hunters9 Days ago

PERSISTENTLY HUNTING THE PERSISTENT HUNTERS Galahad’s and Asher’s family have been cobblers for six gene­rations, but on a trip to Namibia looking for the last persistent hunters in the Kalahari, they were introduced to cobblers making hunting sandals adapted to their environment for many generations. But, due to hunting restrictions they were running out of skins to make their original sandals and were starting to have to use old car tyres and hand-me-downs to make their shoes. And so,...

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THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE BENEFITS OF BAREFOOT19.07.2019

Prof Dan Lieberman, chair of the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard recently published research in the US science journal, Nature (June 2019), about the effect calluses have on the sensitivity of bare feet. He noticed as he spent...

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Interview: Meet Waris Dirie07.06.2019

Activist, Bond girl, author, triathlete… get to know the multi-talented name behind our new collaboration. “I was born and raised as a nomad. As a child I’d never had a pair of shoes and would always walk everywhere barefoot. Because...

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The Science Behind 'MADE TO FEEL'17.12.2018

Written by Galahad Clark The part in your brain that information from your feet is the same size as the part that gets information from your hands. And Normal shoes get in the way of our health: humans are born...

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We are MADE TO FEEL12.11.2018

To feel is to live. Without feeling, without sensation – what are we but biomechanical human robots? Feeling is what makes us human. Feeling is the wind in your face, watching a beloved baby take its first steps, the pain...

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Reset your everything12.11.2018

Darryl has been wearing our shoes since finding a love for running in 2008. I've always felt a subconscious primal attraction to the outdoors, nature and movement. After University aged 21 I started chasing winter as a Professional Freeride Skier,...

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WHAT DO NECK RINGS AND NARROW SHOES HAVE IN COMMON?12.11.2018

Bunions: are they really just down to genes? Let’s talk BUNIONS: the painful and even debilitating foot deformity many doctors and podiatrists will tell you is hereditary, and that their solution is arch support, inserts and even surgery. So let’s...

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