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The Motus: Versatility in a Minimal Shoe

by Laird Harrison

Vivobarefoot has a clever marketing scheme: sell shoes by telling people to go barefoot.

Of course if you really want to feel the trail on the skin of your sole, you don’t need to buy anything.

But I personally only know two people who have overcome their fear of broken glass, thorns and gravel. I want the biomechanical advantages of running barefoot while staying safe from laceration.

That’s why I was happy to try out a pair of the British minimal shoe makers’ new Motus model, released last month and selling for $150. Continue reading The Motus: Versatility in a Minimal Shoe