Another reason heel strike running is self-defeating is because there are too many negative forces at work on the foot-ankle complex which a lot of ankle injuries stem from as compared with forefoot running.
Long distance running, walking or hiking in dry or wet, sloppy conditons on harsh roads and rocky routes just got easier with the Saguaro Vitality III. These barefoot shoes are built with similar quality as Vivobarefoot, but at a cheaper price point that anyone can afford! Also, the shoes meshy upper makes the Vitality III super fun for water sports, but more important, the barefoot-first design makes the Vitality III the perfect introductory shoe for anyone looking to explore barefoot running!
The XeroShoes Z Trek is an instant hit because it doesnt have the bothersome toe-straps like most barefoot sandals. You’ll also love that the Z-Trek sits on a more durable rubber with better grip which makes the sandal ideal for running, hiking and walking long distances on wet and dry surfaces and performes well on technical terrain, including heavily rocky paths.
The Vivobarefoot Primus Trail II FG is a highly protective, traction-oriented, four-season barefoot trail shoe that is more durable and water-proof to deliver a comfortable and resilient ride for when trail conditions become treacherous.
The Xero Amuri Cloud minimalist running sandals supplies a surprising amount of comfort for longer runs, hikes and walks on smooth roads, the track and softer trails, and is also a big performer for climbing dry or wet rocks, swimming and rafting. The laces also come installed and ready to wear!