minimalistic footwear

Body Glove 3t Barefoot Shoes

Body Glove 3t Barefoot Shoes

If you're looking for a great pair of minimalist/water shoes, you might like the Body Glove 3T Barefoot Series Check out the video for a more detailed description...  Near-barefoot yet protected for outdoor and water activities. Adjustable lacing/velcro grip Stretch...

Easy DIY Recycled Yoga Mat Emergency Huaraches

Easy DIY Recycled Yoga Mat Emergency Huaraches

Being a long-time barefooter, and living in such a barefoot-unfriendly urban environment like Toronto, Canada, I have gotten used to carrying along “emergency” footwear for those situations when bare feet are not an option; whether it’s because of dress code, or...

A Barefoot Chat with Dr. Steve Gangemi “The Sock Doc”

A Barefoot Chat with Dr. Steve Gangemi “The Sock Doc”

Dr. Steve Gangemi is a holistic physician, specializing in chiropractic and functional neurology. A 16-time Iron Man participant, and a barefooting advocate, he is actually known for wearing only socks or going completely barefoot at his clinic. The Sock Doc engaged...

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...

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...

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...

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...