Tag Archives: barefoot

  • How to Transition to Minimal Shoes (or Barefoot Running)

    Posted on September 15, 2016 by Elf Martin

    Switching to minimal shoes can be very liberating... if you do it safely.
    Although people may still debate over the benefits of minimal shoes and barefoot running, we remain strong advocates for both. So many customers have told us their foot pain disappeared and their cushy orthotics became unnecessary after switching to our barefoot-like shoes... [click title to read more]

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  • Walking 101: How to Walk Barefoot (or in Minimal Shoes)

    Posted on July 12, 2016 by Elf Martin

    I know, the title of this post may sound condescending. After all, you probably have a lot of experience walking—several decades, even. But bear with me, because even though I’ve been walking since the late 1970s I recently learned I wasn’t pulling it off as well as I thought.
    I had the honor... [click title to read more]

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  • Win a Wildly Delicious Snack Pack from Barefoot Provisions!

    Posted on January 21, 2016 by Elf Jana

    Visit Soft Star on Instagram for a chance to win a collection of energy-packed goodies from the fierce foodies at Barefoot Provisions...and some Soft Star barefoot-inspired shoes to match!

    January's almost over, and if you've resolved to get healthier this year, we've got a giveaway to help fuel that spirit of... [click title to read more]

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  • Biomechanist and Author Katy Bowman Visits Soft Star Shoes

    Posted on July 10, 2015 by Elf Martin

    We were honored yesterday to have a special visitor at the Soft Star workshop.
    Katy Bowman. M.S. has earned an international reputation for educating the general population on alignment and load science. She has written several books about restoring health through natural movement and the importance of healthy feet. She is... [click title to read more]

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  • 8 Benefits of Walking and Running Barefoot on Sand

    Posted on July 2, 2015 by Elf Martin

    Who wouldn't enjoy a barefoot stroll along a sandy beach? Even the thought of such a pleasurable outing will infect some people with a daydreaming sigh.
    It's no secret that going barefoot on sand has its appeal, but did you know it also has many health benefits? If you think wandering... [click title to read more]

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  • We're Staging a Flip-Flop Intervention!

    Posted on June 1, 2015 by Elf Jana

    Our Solstice sandal brings health and style back to summer footwear

    Softstar followers know that we care deeply about sustainability. Over the course of our 30 years in business, the company has committed itself to promoting the health and well-being of the planet and all its inhabitants.
    However, there is one species... [click title to read more]

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  • Transitioning to Barefoot Health PLUS RunAmoc Giveaway!

    Posted on April 28, 2015 by Elf Martin

    Did you know April is National Foot Health Awareness Month? What better way for us to celebrate than by helping you make your feet happy?

    With the weather warming and springtime blooming, more people are going outside and getting active. It’s a great time to be mindful of your feet, which... [click title to read more]

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