Barefoot Life

Sharing life experiences while leading a predominantly barefoot lifestyle.

Barefoot Basketball

Sixteen-year-old Bien explains how life was different in the Philippines, in particular, the way he played basketball.

Daniel Lieberman, Harvard Professor, on Barefoot Running

This has been around the net for a few months but I thought it'd be interesting to share anyway: Harvard professor Daniel Lieberman has ditched his trainers and started running barefoot. His research shows that barefoot runners, who tend to land on their fore-foot,...

Tips for Barefooting Beginners

Tips for Barefooting Beginners

Here are some pointers for anyone who wants to start going barefoot: Don't overdo it. Start by taking short walks around the neighbourhood and increase the distance and time according to your own comfort level. Before long, you will be able to spend entire days and...

The Importance of Proper Foot Bone Alignment

Podiatrist Doctor Ray McClanahan demonstrates in the video below how most shoes may induce our feet to over-pronate. It's yet another argument that having properly-aligned toes is key to proper foot alignment and health. Source: Technesoma on YouTube

My Take on Minimalist Footwear

In recent years, there has been quite a bit of development of the so-called "minimalist footwear". While the definition of minimalist footwear tends to vary from user to user and from manufacturer to manufacturer, basically, any type of footwear that is designed to...

A great message for kids of all ages!

A great message for kids of all ages!

Set Your Piggies Free! A fun start-studded video encouraging everyone to take off their shoes and enjoy the benefits and pleasure of just being barefoot.

Shoddies simply don’t care…

I recently had a very interesting, and somewhat disturbing exchange with a friend of my partner's, who happens to be a nurse and has also been training for a running competition. While I have always known this person has never been supportive of my barefooting...

National Barefoot Week – is it, really?

June 1-7 has been, once again, declared "National Barefoot Week" by Soles4Souls, a Nashville-based charity that collects new and used shoes to be donated to people in need around the world. The week-long event is a yearly highlight the charity uses to encourage people...