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Happy Winter Solstice!21.12.2018

The sun sticks around (Solstice) on December 21 st for our longest nights in the Northern Hemisphere and these longest darkest days are celebrated / consoled in many different ways around the world – AND all these wonderful cultures made some of the most amazing ‘barefoot’ shoes the world knows over thousands of generations. USA The Hopi Indians of Arizona call it Soyal with ceremonies of purification, gift-giving and protective spirits from the mountains. And of course made and still...

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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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Ross Edgley: Learning to walk again06.12.2018

In 2018 Ross Edgley became the first person to swim around Great Britain. Swimming a whopping 1200 miles in a 157 days – the longest ever by any human. During his time at sea Ross has been completely non-weight bearing....

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Jennifer's Story30.11.2018

Once upon a time I dreamt of running totally free, without pain or limits. I was very ill and I’d had to quit running. Before then I’d been a pretty dedicated athlete, and sometimes I still miss the sound...

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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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