Looking for a pair of barefoot running sandals without the bothersome toe strap and that’s super easy to slip on and off? You’ll want to read my Amuri Z-Trek Review. Amuri Z-Trek by Xero shoes fits comfortably and is designed to virtually feel invisible on your feet!
Considered the ultimate sports sandal, the Amuri Z-Trek is zero drop, super light, super thin and has modernized straps which are the one thing to make the Amuri Z-Trek standout from the other barefoot running sandals.
Barefoot Running Sandals – Amuri Z-Trek by Xero Shoes
Unlike most barefoot running sandals, the Z-Trek does not have a toe strap, making it easy to fit and feels like it’s glued to your foot. And because of the absent toe strap, the Xero Shoes Amuri Z-Trek gives you more freedom for forefoot expansion during forefoot running.
The Z-Trek will radically improve your foot and ankle strength because the sandals bend and are astoundingly flexible, similar to the Vibram Five Fingers, allowing your foot to move freely.
Other notable features of the Xero Shoes Amuri Z-Trek:
- comes with 5,000 mile warranty
- great for the water
- adjustable strapping
- comes ready-to-wear; straps are already in place
- heel cup provides stability by keeping your heel in place and helps keep debris out
- rust-proof hardware
- improves foot pain and Achilles tendon issues
- durable, great for hiking
- wide toe-box
- average weight is 6.5 oz
The barefootedness of the Xero Shoes Amuri Z-Trek also makes it a great recovery shoe after long runs –they are exactly what your feet have been waiting for. Because of their flexibility, they are also super convenient to pack, you can take them with you everywhere!
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BSc Neurobiology; MSc Biomechanics candidate, ultra minimalist runner & founder of RunForefoot. I was a heel striker, always injured. I was inspired by the great Tirunesh Dibaba to try forefoot running. Now, I'm injury free. This is why I launched Run Forefoot, to advocate the health & performance benefits of forefoot running and to raise awareness on the dangers of heel striking, because the world needs to know.