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Close up front side view of Altra Lone Peek zero drop minimalist trail running shoes

Altra Lone Peak 5 Review – Minimalist Trail Running Shoes

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.

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Whitin Review – Cheap Barefoot Sneakers

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.

A close up side view of a man's feet wearing Groundies Palermo black leather dress shoes.

Groundies Palermo Review – Men’s Barefoot Dress Shoe

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.

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Barefoot Combat Boots – The 9 Best Zero Drop Lace-Up Boots

Doc Martens have a quintessential style, but they’re not great if you want strong functional feet the rest of your life. Check out my selection below of barefoot-approved combat boots that have all the grungy style and none of the foot deforming features

A close up top down view of the best dressy barefoot shoes for men by Carets.

Carets Review – The Best Dressy Barefoot Shoes for Men

Carets Barefoot Dress Shoes are zero drop, wide, and dressy enough for professional work environments and black tie events. If you want the benefits of barefoot shoes without compromising on style, you need to check these puppies out!

A pair of legs wearing Wildling Honeybear wool lined flexible lace up winter barefoot boots

Wildling Winter Shoes Review – Honeybear & Nessie

Wildling Shoes makes the most flexible barefoot shoes in the world, for every day AND winter. They are lightweight, soft, and somehow also warm and water resistant. Read on for the full review of these incredible shoes.

An image of a woman holding up two pairs of boots, the Groundies Liverpool barefoot boots and Timberlands with the text "wear this! Not That" over the top

Wear This, Not That: The Timberland Look Minus the Bunions

I used to think good shoes were ugly. Little did I know there was an entire market of healthy footwear that didn’t squish your toes, and still looked like normal shoes! In this series we’re going to find barefoot alternatives to popular styles.

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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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