Softstar Blog

  • Best Weightlifting Shoes? A Seasoned Pro Recommends Minimal Footwear

    Posted on May 4, 2017 by Elf Shelley

    John Margolis first began weightlifting as a teenager and has had his finger on the pulse of the professional weightlifting world for decades. He is a co-founder and head coach at the Concordia-International Weightlifting Club, a training site dedicated to Olympic-style weightlifting based in Montreal, Quebec. He is also active... [click title to read more]


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  • What Are the Best Shoes for Gout Flare-Ups?

    Posted on April 26, 2017 by Elf Shelley

    If you’ve ever suffered from gout—or you’ve seen a close friend or family member deal with a gout flare-up—you know it’s an incredibly painful condition. While many factors contribute to gout, the immediate cause is a high concentration of uric acid in the blood, which leads to urate crystals accumulating... [click title to read more]


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  • Softstar Celebrates Earth Day

    Posted on April 21, 2017 by Elf Martin

    Every time April 22 rolls around, we are encouraged to remember just how precious and amazing the Earth is. From taking a hike with a friend to tending to your garden, there are SO many ways to appreciate our planet... [click title to read more]

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  • Work Slippers: A Growing Trend in Workplace Comfort

    Posted on April 3, 2017 by Elf Shelley

    At most modern offices, professional clothes and dressy shoes are the norm for employees. Conventional wisdom says this stiff formal attire reflects the seriousness with which workers regard their jobs... but what’s the first thing a person does after getting home from a long day at the office? Answer: enthusiastically shed the... [click title to read more]


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  • New Elf in the House!

    Posted on March 28, 2017 by Elf Martin

    Thanks to everyone who contributed baby name ideas to Elf Tesla earlier this year. We're happy to say she gave birth to a healthy baby girl on St. Patrick's Day, March 17! Mother and child are both doing well, and they were finally able to visit the workshop this week to show off the newcomer.

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  • Softstar Staff Gets Creative at March 2017 Playday

    Posted on March 23, 2017 by Elf Martin

    It's time again for one of our favorite days of the year at the Softstar workshop: PLAYDAY!
    Once or twice a year, we set aside a day to stop making shoes for a few hours and let our staff work on any creative project of their choosing. The projects don't have... [click title to read more]


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  • How Minimalist Walking Shoes Improve Strength and Balance

    Posted on March 7, 2017 by Elf Shelley

    To boost your foot strength and improve your balance and posture, adopt a routine of barefoot walking in minimalist walking shoes.

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