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Sustainable Shoes Made in America

Sustainable Shoes Made in America

Shoes are only as strong as the earth they have to stand on. We design footwear to increase the number of footprints left upon this world, while le...
Shipping Changes Coming Soon

Shipping Changes Coming Soon

As inflation reaches a four-decade high, every facet of life is affected, from groceries to mortgages to manufacturing costs. For the past three ye...
Trust Your Feet: Why Traditional Footwear Thinks the Foot Is Poorly Designed

Trust Your Feet: Why Traditional Footwear Thinks the Foot Is Poorly Designed

By Olie Marchal, SOM Footwear Shoemaker Based on the over-fabrication of traditional footwear, you’d think the human foot was poorly designed. When...
Nutrail Air: Lightweight Trainers for Longer-lasting Workouts

Nutrail Air: Lightweight Trainers for Longer-lasting Workouts

For high-energy activities, footwear is an athlete's greatest asset, and the lightweight materials that go into their footwear make all the differe...
Mary Beth Prodromides, crossfit world champion wears american-made in colorado barefoot-feel minimalist shoes by SOM Footwear

Serving the Champion in You: From Colorado-Made sneakers to a World CrossFit Athlete

SOM Footwear has recently teamed up with Mary Beth Prodromides, a four-time World CrossFit Masters Champion, to promote our ‘made in Colorado’ foot...
Four-time world crossfit masters champion mary beth prodromides wears som footwear for training and for living

Mary Beth Prodromides Wisdom: What does it take to be a champion?

In an interview with Mary Beth Prodromides, four-time, World CrossFit Masters Champion, we discovered what it takes to be a champion. Her candid pe...
Four-time World CrossFit Masters Champion Mary Beth Prodromides love SOM Footwear because they are lightweight, flexible, zero drop, barefoot-feel shoes that give her feet comfort, stability, and room to breathe during her toughest workout sessions.

A Champion’s Drive: Mary Beth Prodromides

Four-time World CrossFit Masters Champion Mary Beth Prodromides, 61, has made a career out of pushing boundaries and breaking barriers through disc...
4 Strategies for a Healthy New Year

4 Strategies for a Healthy New Year

Being inspired by Warren Buffet’s advice, our co-founder and shoemaker picked his four favorite strategies to be healthier this year. He also belie...
Why Resolutions Fail and How to Conquer Change

Why Resolutions Fail and How to Conquer Change

We close each year with a boisterous countdown only to bombard ourselves with a count of a different kind: Top 10 New Year’s resolutions. Exercise,...
Standing on Solid Ground

Standing on Solid Ground

How much do you think about your shoes: their weight, shape, where they were made? For most of my life, footwear fell into two categories: dress sh...
Is SOM shoes an ‘approach’ shoe?

Is SOM shoes an ‘approach’ shoe?

Hiking volcanic terrains can trigger internal monologues that can go on and on, particularly when starting in the early hours of the night. The jou...
FREE Shipping and SOM VIP

FREE Shipping and SOM VIP

With every SOM step, two missions drive our stride forward: to connect our customers to the joys of being barefoot in a pair of sneakers, and to pr...