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Leguano - Natural and Barefoot

What are Zero Drop Shoes Good For?

Zero-drop shoes, also known as minimalist shoes, are designed to mimic barefoot walking, or running by maintaining an equal distance between the heel and the forefoot. They are characterized by a flat sole without any height difference between the heel and the toe. Here are some reasons why zero-drop shoes can be beneficial:

  1. Natural foot positioning: Zero-drop shoes promote a more natural foot positioning compared to traditional shoes with elevated heels. They allow your feet to align more closely with their natural posture, which can help strengthen the muscles in your feet and lower legs.
  2. Improved balance and stability: By keeping your foot level with the ground, zero-drop shoes can enhance your proprioception (awareness of body position) and balance. They encourage you to engage the small muscles in your feet and lower legs, which can contribute to better stability and coordination.
  3. Strengthening foot and leg muscles: Traditional shoes with cushioned heels can cause the muscles in your feet and lower legs to become weak and inactive. Zero-drop shoes, on the other hand, promote more natural foot movement, leading to increased muscle engagement and strengthening over time.
  4. Enhanced sensory feedback: With a thin sole and zero elevation, zero-drop shoes provide a greater sensory connection between your feet and the ground. This heightened feedback can improve your overall body awareness and allow you to make more precise adjustments in your gait and movement.
  5. Transitioning to barefoot running/walking: Zero-drop shoes can be beneficial for individuals who want to transition from traditional cushioned shoes to barefoot running or walking. They offer some protection to the feet while still promoting a more natural gait.

It's important to note that transitioning to zero-drop shoes or barefoot activities should be done gradually to allow your muscles and connective tissues to adapt.

Barefoot shoes by Leguano

Leguano Barefoot Shoes are high quality zero-drop shoes. The thin wear-resistant soles are made of 100% Lifolit® - a highly flexible material that allows your feet to move freely. They are very durable and provide protection from most sharp materials, including broken glass. These barefoot shoes are suitable for a wide variety of activities including walking, hiking, and camping. The soles are slip-resistant, making them ideal for use on hardwood floors, in the gym, and for water sports such as boating, kayaking and paddleboarding.



What Are Leguanos?

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Our feet are our foundation. We rely on them to carry us throughout each day. Therefore, it is essential that we keep them as healthy and happy as possible!! Going barefoot allows your feet to move freely and gives your foot muscles much needed exercise for a strong and sturdy base of support. By wearing leguanos you get the ultimate protection of shoes with the flexible, breathable, and lightweight comfort of being barefoot! Free your feet with German-made leguano barefoot shoes. Learn More
 

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Leguano specializes in manufacturing the highest quality barefoot shoes money can buy. We make barefoot shoes for men and women of all ages including children. Gain from the positive benefits of walking barefoot all the time. Leguanos are great to wear outdoors and indoors, they provide great comfort, are light and flexible yet provide excellent protection. Barefoot shoes are also known as zero drop shoes or minimalist shoesZero drop running shoes or minimalist running shoes refers to the natural flatness of the design. Whether you are looking for barefoot training shoes, running shoes, trail running shoes or even barefoot boots be sure that Leguano has the best zero drop shoes for women and zero drop shoes for men that money can buy. Disclaimer: Statements made on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Statements regarding medical benefits of wearing Leguano shoes are the opinion of Leguano Inc. and are based on individual experiences and results, your results may vary. The opinions expressed are solely for educational and informational purposes and are in no way intended to be medical advice. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This information is not intended to be a substitute or replacement for any medical treatment. Please seek the advice of a healthcare professional for your specific health concerns.
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