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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....

What do “they” think of “us”?

What do “they” think of “us”?

I always find it interesting to ponder about what non-barefooters think of us barefooter when they interact with us in public. A prevalent subject during these interactions is the warnings about the (apparently imminent) dangers I will encounter while not having any...

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...

Spring is here! Let’s get Hiking!

Yes! Although it doesn’t really feel like spring in a lot of areas in Ontario – or Canada for that matter, the new season has sprung and it’s time to get out of our hibernation mode and start exploring the different areas around the city. What best way to start our...

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...