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Winnipeg man goes barefoot for 13 years

Winnipeg man goes barefoot for 13 years

A great report from CTV News in Winnipeg: Simon Jardine has been leading a predominantly barefoot lifestyle for the last 13 years and he shares some of his experiences and found benefits from shedding the shoes.

First barefooting spring 2013

Last week, I was 4 days in Bergen, Norway, at a work conference, with 300 participants from Norway and 6 foreign countries. I thought this would be a great event to start my barefoot season for this year. The temperature is 3-5 °C and the snow is melting most places....

A Barefoot Conversation with
Dale Blacker, RMT

Dale Blacker is a Registered Massage Therapist from Toronto, Canada who enjoys the benefits from walking and spending a good amount of time in bare feet - even at work for most part! Dale and I became friends after he started a barefooting "experiment" some three...

Barefooting in the First Snow Fall in Toronto this Season

I can't really say I am an accomplished "winter barefooter" by any account since I'm very much a summer type of guy through and through. However, living in Toronto, Canada, I must endure long and cold winters every year. And, every year, I do at least a minimum amount...

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...

It’s Earth Day – Go Barefoot!

It’s Earth Day – Go Barefoot!

Today, we're celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day; which was founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson on April 22, 1070 to raise awareness about environmental issues around our planet. Personally, I like to think of Earth Day as an opportunity to reflect on my...