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Mobo Board Review – Not Your Average Balance Board

The Mobo board is a balancing device specifically engineered to retrain the foot. Unlike other balance boards, the Mobo board forces you to use the big toe to stabilize and is a powerful tool for rehab and prehab against common injuries. Read on for my experience testing out the Mobo board on my own weak ankles.

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Why I Don’t Worry About Cushion in Barefoot Shoes

There’s a prevailing belief that your barefoot shoes need to be super thin in order to be “barefoot approved.” But I push back on that. So let’s talk about cushion and the role it play in our shoes.

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Affordable Barefoot Shoes for Kids

Looking for affordable kids barefoot shoes? For many, the health of their children is what draws them to barefoot shoes in the first place. Check out this list of cheap barefoot kids shoes, starting at under $25.

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The 8 Best VEGAN Barefoot Winter Boots

Looking for VEGAN barefoot winter boots? Check out this review of the 8 best vegan barefoot boot options that are warm and practical for the season, as well as lists of vegan barefoot rain boots and vegan barefoot boots for everyday.

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5 Simple Foot Exercises for Transitioning to Barefoot Shoes

Are barefoot shoes the answer to all that ails you? The truth is, it’s your feet that will save you, not the shoes. Barefoot shoes will only benefit you if your feet can do what your old supportive shoes used to, and that requires MUSCLE.

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Fashion But Make It Barefoot

One of my all time favorite things to do is recreate amazing looks with barefoot shoes. I’ve never been one to settle, so why not look amazing in healthy shoes? I share a new “Fashion, But Make it Barefoot” photo every week, here is a roundup!

An image of a woman holding up the barefoot winter Dingo boot from Zeazoo Kids in one hand and the Uggs classic in the other hand with the text "Wear This! Not That" written above

Why Uggs Aren’t Good For Your Feet and What to Wear Instead

Move over Uggs! If you like the cozy warmth of Ugg boots but not the thick, stiff sole that doesn’t bend when you walk, you need this barefoot alternative. The Dingo boots from Zeazoo Kids is everything you want in a cozy boot and nothing you don’t.

Get Better At Walking With 1 Simple Exercise, 3 Ways

Are you walking in the way that’s best for your body? Better walking is the most powerful way to maximize the awesome benefits of minimalist shoes. Today Petra is going to show us how to achieve better walking.

Hi. I'm Anya.

Hi. I'm Anya.

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!

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