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2011-06-21 00:00:28

Crown Mats Introduces New Matting System for "Barefoot" Safety Mats Sanitized with Antibacterial/Fungal Additives to Promote Foot Health Crown Mats, one of the oldest and largest matting companies in the United States, is introducing a new line of matting systems designed to help prevent slip-and-fall accidents and promote health and safety in locker rooms, poolside, and in other surroundings where people often walk barefoot. Fremont, OH (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 Crown Mats...

2011-05-25 09:00:00

STRASSENHAUS, Germany, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cross reference: Picture is available via epa european pressphoto agency and can be downloaded free of charge at: http://www.presseportal.de/story.htx?firmaid=101188 - Around 80% of the population suffer from increased foot and back pain. There are several different causes of these problems. Amongst these are: shoes which are too tight or have too high heels, being overweight and, of course, there might be an orthopaedic...

2011-05-25 06:45:00

CORVALLIS, Ore., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Local Corvallis footwear company Soft Star Shoes plans to release its newest running moccasin, the RunAmoc DASH, on May 25, 2011. The RunAmoc DASH is the latest in a line of comfortable, sustainable minimalist running shoes. The RunAmoc DASH features a zero-drop sole and minimalist design. Each shoe is handcrafted to order in their solar-powered workshop in Oregon using locally sourced leathers and genuine Vibram soling products. Customers can...

2011-05-19 14:23:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls announced its schedule for Barefoot Week 2011 today, which includes media events and shoe distributions in seven cities. As it does each year during the first week of June, the non-profit organization will be distributing thousands of pairs of new shoes in the United States while it also collects much needed donations through shoe drives at schools, churches and community centers. The charity is asking Americans to choose one day...

2011-04-20 15:09:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls®, the international shoe charity, announced Wednesday a line-up of a-list celebrities who decided to take off their shoes for a good cause. What began as a staff shoe drive internally at NBCUniversal 30 Rock studios for the charity's Japan relief efforts quickly progressed into stars like Jimmy Fallon, Jessica Simpson, Elton John, the Today Show crew, and the Yankees dropping off their autographed shoes for...

2011-04-13 00:00:27

Foot and Ankle Expert Provides Step-By-Step Guide to Going Barefoot and Staying Healthy Colombus, OH (Vocus/PRWEB) April 12, 2011 If there's a time on the calendar people look forward to, it's barefoot season "“ especially in the northern climates where it seems like boot season will never end. But whether it's dreams of long walks on the beach or just padding around the yard, a little extra care of feet and ankles can keep people healthy and mobile all season long. Dr. Terrence M....

2011-03-28 13:30:00

LONDON/>, March 28, 2011/> /PRNewswire/ -- VIVOBAREFOOT (http://www.vivobarefoot.com), the original barefoot shoe company, has teamed up with biomechanics expert Lee Saxby/> to create the definitive guide to injury free running and walking. Cutting through the myths and misinformation, PROPRIOCEPTION: Making sense of Barefoot Running, http://trainingclinic.vivobarefoot.com/ delivers a free step-by-step guide to reducing injury, improving performance and reawakening the innate skill...

2011-03-15 08:03:00

SEATTLE, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Onlineshoes.com has recently introduced the new Merrell Barefoot collection, the latest entry in the booming minimalist running shoe category. Proponents of barefoot running believe that running without shoes, or with only minimalist shoes, while employing proper technique can reduce injury and promote health. Onlineshoes.com is looking for enthusiasts interested in testing those claims, and will be giving away free shoes to four lucky winners. Read...

2011-01-31 08:30:00

LEXINGTON, Mass., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stride Rite Children's Group (SRCG), a leading provider of premier children's footwear, officially unveiled today the findings of the Stride Rite-commissioned multi-phase study, "The Effects of Shoe Design on Children Learning to Walk," to date the most in-depth research on children's feet ever conducted. Additionally, the company offers insight into how the findings are influencing the continued innovation and evolution of Stride Rite's...

2010-12-22 00:01:39

Xenna Corporation is a distributor of natural foot care products sold nationwide in stores like Walmart, Walgreens, Rite Aid, CVS and others. Xenna foot care products have been used by professional and amateur athletes alike. CEO Carol J. Buck says, "Regardless of the sport, it's our experience that athletes pay more attention to their feet than the average person. This is especially true of barefoot runners." Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) December 21, 2010 As the debate over the pros and cons...