Hugh Jackman (a.k.a. The Wolverine): Lean, Ripped, and Deadlifting 350+ in Toe Shoes

Hugh Jackman (a.k.a. The Wolverine): Lean, Ripped, and Deadlifting 350+ in Toe Shoes
Jackman has now played as Marvel's Wolverine in three X-Men movies, two Wolverine movies, and is also in an upcoming new X-men movie. Meanwhile, as evidenced by his prowess at the deadlift, he's a beast in the gym, shredded, and wears Speed FiveFingers. Tack on the fact that all accounts of Jackman are that he's an incredibly nice, upstanding person and, well, you got a celebrity hero!
Hugh Jackman is a fan of toe shoes — in particular, Vibram FiveFingers Speeds! Most recently, Jackman a.k.a. Marvel's The Wolverine incarnate, tweeted a photo taken of him deadlifting 350+ pounds, the olympic bar flexing under the weight, wit… more »

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Topo Athletic "Two-Toed" Shoes Launched!

Topo Athletic "Two-Toed" Shoes Launched!
Topo Athletic "Two-Toed" Shoes Launched!
If you haven't heard, Tony Post's new company—Topo Athletic—has started selling their tabi-inspired footwear "two-toed" shoes at retailers everywhere. We've already done a first look at the Topo M-RR and a review is forthcoming. But if you… more »

24-Hour Exclusive, Extra 20% Off Entire LeftLaneSports.com Site!

24-Hour Exclusive, Extra 20% Off Entire LeftLaneSports.com Site!
24-Hour Exclusive, Extra 20% Off Entire LeftLaneSports.com Site!
20% OFF EVERYTHING AT LEFTLANESPORTS.COM Regular readers and savvy shoppers have certainly taken advantage of sales offered by flash-sale site LeftLaneSports in the past. What's better than picking up minimalist shoes (or outdoor apparel or gear) at… more »

Xero Shoes the Shark Tank Sandal?

Xero Shoes the Shark Tank Sandal?
Xero Shoes the Shark Tank Sandal?
Xero Shoes—the huaraches sandals company founded by Steven Sashen and Lena Phoenix—is going to be on ABC's Shark Tank at 9:00PM tomorrow night, February 1, 2013! If you're not familiar with Shark Tank, it's a show where entrepreneurs pi… more »

Topo Athletic M-RR: First Look

Topo Athletic M-RR: First Look
Topo Athletic M-RR: First Look
I'm a big fan of FiveFingers and minimalist shoes generally. I love that there are so many new shoe companies out there catering to this crowd, along with many better-known companies producing minimalist options. That said, I think I've about had my fil… more »

Kickstart Earthbaked Plus/Minus 90 Minimalist Shoes

Kickstart Earthbaked Plus/Minus 90 Minimalist Shoes
Kickstart Earthbaked Plus/Minus 90 Minimalist Shoes
Wanted to give readers a heads up on a new minimalist shoe concept that might pique your interest. Steve Boynton, a designer based out of Provo, Utah, has designed a wool-based, biodegradable shoe design he's calling the PlusMinus (or the Earthbaked… more »