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Are There Health Benefits to Walking Barefoot?

Since we’ve been spending more time at home over the past two years, it’s likely that you’ve also been spending more time walking around barefoot.

Wide Toe Box Hiking Boots: What's The Benefit?

If you’ve never experienced a hike in a pair of wide toe box hiking boots, then you may be experiencing unnecessary pain and discomfort in your feet.

8 Great Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving Outdoors

Whether you gather with family over the table, get together with pals for Friendsgiving, or do something else entirely, there are plenty of ways to enjoy Thanksgiving outdoors. So bundle up in your warmest gear and start planning how your family and friends will get your nature fix before sitting down to a delicious meal.

Why Wearing Shoes with Arch Support Can Lead to Problems

For those with flat feet, plantar fasciitis, shin splints, or some other ailment of the feet, most store clerks or doctors would prescribe a shoe with good arch support. However, the majority of people wearing shoes with artificial arch support are not doing their feet a service.

Understanding Hammer Toes: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Learn more about what causes hammer toes, recognize the symptoms, and understand how to treat them if they do appear. Better yet, read this post to make sure that you never develop them yourself!

Understanding Bunions: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Long-term use of narrow shoes can have lasting consequences on the foot’s functional anatomy and are legitimately tied to the formation of bunions–a foot deformity in the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint at the base of the big toe.

Are You Prepared for a 50-Mile March?

JFK believed every able-bodied adult American – especially his military officers – should be able to march 50 miles should the need ever arise. Although his brother Robert was able to complete the "Kennedy March" in Oxford shoes (ouch!), there are much better footwear options available. The loss of a kinesthetic culture has many contributing factors, but society's choice of increasingly impractical footwear is certainly one. 

Primal Pursuit vs. Primal 2 & Trailhead/Mesa: What’s the Difference?

With almost identical names, it’s easy to confuse the Primal 2 with the new Primal Pursuit, however there are key differences between our highly anticipated Primal Pursuit, and the OG Primal 2! In short, the Primal Pursuit is a sort of hybrid of both the Primal 2 and the Trailhead/Mesa.

5 Footwear Myths Explained

Our feet are already designed to do everything we need them to do, without the need to “correct” any foot problems. In reality, traditional footwear is actually causing a lot of the problems we see in our feet!

Do I Need the Shoe Liner that Comes in My Shoes?

Did you know that your shoes come with a removable shoe liner? Understanding their purpose and some common problems associated with keeping them in place may help the wearer choose to keep them in their shoes or not.

5 of the Most Common Foot Injuries (Often Caused by Traditional Footwear)

Many common foot injuries and deformities from running and other athletic pursuits are entirely preventable just by switching your shoes. Traditional shoes can lead to unnecessary injuries because the shape does not adequately accommodate the natural shape of our feet.

A Beginner Guide to Getting Started Hiking

Hiking is not only a great way to get in shape and add some physical activity to your routine, but it builds confidence, reduces stress, and helps you gain new skills. Getting started hiking is relatively simple, but it can definitely be intimidating if you don’t know where to begin.
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