World of Barefoot

THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE BENEFITS OF BAREFOOT
19/07/20

THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE BENEFITS OF BAREFOOT

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.

MORE SPEED OR MORE FOOT HEALTH – IT’S TIME TO CHOOSE
19/02/20

MORE SPEED OR MORE FOOT HEALTH – IT’S TIME TO CHOOSE

You can’t have missed them: glaring neon, with super-high stacks and pointy heels - it’s the new souped-up shoe from you know who… Yup, tick.

 

FEEL BETTER IN 5 WITH DR RANGAN CHATTERJEE
15/01/20

FEEL BETTER IN 5 WITH DR RANGAN CHATTERJEE

One of the key topics in my latest book, Feel Better In 5: Your Daily Plan To Feel Great For Life, is connection. So Vivobarefoot’s mission statement, to reconnect people and planet, really resonates with me. The idea that we need to disconnect (from technology) to reconnect (with each other, ourselves and the natural world) couldn’t be a more important one to share.

WHAT IS MINIMALIST RUNNING – AND SHOULD YOU TRY IT?
01/07/19

WHAT IS MINIMALIST RUNNING – AND SHOULD YOU TRY IT?

To be a minimalist runner is to shed all the extra padding, support and excess ‘stuff’ on your feet. To be precise: your running shoes! But don’t kick off your shoes and head out there barefoot just yet.

THE SCIENCE BEHIND 'MADE TO FEEL'
17/08/18

THE SCIENCE BEHIND 'MADE TO FEEL'

Written by Galahad Clark. The part in your brain that gets information from your feet is the same size as the part that gets information from your hands.

OUR QUEST TO MAKE THE SMARTEST SHOE THE WORLD HAS EVER SEEN
04/01/17

OUR QUEST TO MAKE THE SMARTEST SHOE THE WORLD HAS EVER SEEN

VIVOBAREFOOT have partnered with Sensoria to put the smartest shoe on the planet on to your feet. Fully loaded with an unprecedented x4 100htz sensors and an onboard computer that can capture and process lab standard data all built into the VIVOBAREFOOT ultra 5mm thin patented outsole.

VIVOBAREFOOT FROM AN ORTHOPEDIC SURGEONS VIEW
12/07/16

VIVOBAREFOOT FROM AN ORTHOPEDIC SURGEONS VIEW

Vivobarefoot from an orthopedic surgeons’ view, or … the laws of Wolff and Davis. I got introduced to Vivobarefoot shoes about 5 years ago when I was seeking to optimize the movement of my athlete-patients in both prevention and rehabilitation, looking for the right footwear for them and myself in order to come as close to natural movement of the foot as possible.