I have owned and used several different brands of minimal running shoes. I have used them for running and for all-around natural movement. In this article I review and compare the New Balance Minimus Trail, the Xero Shoe Amuri Cloud, the Vivo Barefoot Stealth II and the Vibram Five Finger KSO.
By allowing your feet greater range of movement, minimal footwear is an important part of a natural movement lifestyle. They can take some getting used to, however. Here are some tips for transitioning to barefoot shoes.