# 44 – Steven Sashen, founder of Xero Shoes, discusses the various advantages of natural movement running, minimalist shoes and how to transition to minimalist running

Steven Sashen, founder of Xero Shoes, discusses the various advantages of natural movement running, minimalist shoes and how to transition to minimalist running

Show Notes

00:55 – Steven introduces himself and creating Xero Shoes

04:55 – Do running shoes prevent injuries?

13:35 – ‘Natural movement running’ and its advantages

18:15 – Big shoe companies and minimalist shoes

29:55 – Limitations to introducing true minimalist shoes by big shoe companies

33:25 – Advantages of Xero Shoes

37:05 – Xero sandals

39:30 – Transitioning to minimalist running

44:25 – Calf/Achilles soreness and minimalist running

47:25 – Xero Shoes and plans for Asia/India

49:50 – Final thoughts from Steven

Follow/Contact Steven and Xero Shoes

Website: https://xeroshoes.com/

Instagram: @xeroshoes

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/xeroshoes

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/xeroshoes/

 Twitter: @XeroShoes

Other relevant earlier podcasts

Episode 35 with JF Esculier – https://www.buzzsprout.com/273726/7121353

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