In this article we talk about why strengthening your feet and wearing unsupportive shoes might be a better long term strategy for preventing foot issues than wearing Birkenstocks.
In this Feelgrounds review we talk about the different Feelgrounds barefoot sneakers, their sizing & fit, shoe care, and how to order Feelgrounds.
Splay Athletics is a US barefoot shoe brand that makes affordable sneakers for the whole family. The Freestyle is their newest model that goes from toddler sizes all the way up to a US men’s 13!
Chala Barefoot Sandals are the perfect foot-friendly alternative to the flip flop. In fact, my switch to barefoot shoes began when I was tirelessly searching for a simple pair of sandals (but not flip flops!) that I could slip on and wear with almost anything. It took me over a year, but I found them.
If you’re interested in getting the loafer style without the bunions, check out this list of completely flat, foot-shaped barefoot loafers!
The Zeazoo Cheetah is the shoe I keep by the door for morning walks, dropping the kids off to school, grabbing the mail, and just about anything.
The FeetSutra Khussa is a barefoot loafer, made to honor both your feet and your sense of style. I have long been waiting for a barefoot loafer like this to come along, made in a classic style with rich leather.
Altra Running Shoes are a great first step into the barefoot shoe world: They have a foot-shaped toe box, zero drop sole, and durable outsole that protects you from the elements. The Lone Peak is Altra’s most versatile line that can be used for hiking, trail running, and every day activities.
Whitin barefoot shoes are some of the cheapest available, but how do they stack up? Check out this review of Whitin’s $40 sneakers to find out if I consider them to be Anya approved as a natural footwear option.
The Be Lenka City is your classic sneaker but with a foot shaped toe box and zero drop sole. It comes in tons of fun colors and is a much better alternative to mainstream sneaker brands. Read this review for the low-down on the Be Lenka City Barefoot Sneakers.
This year Feelgrounds released their new Patrol boot, a waterproof, ice-proof, lined barefoot winter boot. Check out this review of the Feelgrounds Patrol to see how they stack up to my standards for natural footwear!
Groundies Urban Barefootwear has some of the best styles available for men and women in the barefoot shoe world. They offer an impressive number of styles across multiple categories; including vegan options. Read on for my full review of the Groundies Palermo leather lace-up.
In this space we are challenging the cultural norm that beauty is pain. I’ve never been one to settle, so why not look amazing in
Xero Shoes is launching an updated version of their Xcursion Waterproof hiking boot! I tested out the previous version last year, so am excited to see how the new Xcursion stacks up. Read on for my review of the waterproof, zero drop hiking boot the Xero Xcursion.
Looking for barefoot running shoes? Check out this list of zero drop sneakers that meet my requirements for natural footwear. These are running shoes that give space for your toes to spread out, are completely flat for good alignment, and flexible so your feet can move naturally.
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I first discovered barefoot shoes after a long history of foot issues. By changing my footwear and strengthening my body I was able to completely transform my life. Anya’s Reviews is my way of sharing with the world that healthy feet are happy feet!