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July 11, 2017

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Take your “first step” in recovery with OOFOS: The after-XTERRA Recovery Shoe

Let’s face it, training to swim, bike or run is hard enough.  Training to swim, bike AND run (all off-road!) can take a toll on the body.  That’s why OOFOS is proud to be a presenting sponsor of the XTERRA Pan-Am Tour. Reduce impact and improve recovery between sessions with OOFOS’ proprietary OOfoam technology and patented footbed design.  OOFOS aren’t designed for the 1-2 hours per day you are training … OOFOS are designed for the 22 hours per day you are not!

OOfoam Technology

Engineered by leading footwear-industry experts and backed by top trainers, orthopedics, podiatrists and athletes, OOFOS’ OOfoam technology …

  • Absorbs 37% more impact than traditional performance foams
  • Cradles arches to relieve pressure on soft tissue
  • Reduces stress on sore feet knees and back
  • Is biomechanically engineered to create natural movement of the foot and ankle

And did we mention that OOfoam is a completely closed cell foam technology?  That means no matter where you are training the dirt, sweat and tears you put into your workouts won’t be absorbed by your OOFOS.  And when they get a little dusty, just throw them in the washing machine to clean them off … or, wear them to your next swim session.  Even if they fall off in the river, they float!

Hear what the athletes are saying

Professional, competitive and recreational athletes alike are already recognizing the benefits of OOfoam in their athletic lives and beyond.

“I have to tell you there is one bad thing about OOFOS - no other shoes feel comfortable anymore! I love them, it feels like walking on clouds!” – Viet Honle, XTERRA Pan-Am Pro Athlete

“David and I truly have lived in our shoes since we purchased them. What a great find they were for both of us. We continue to tell others about the amazing benefits of these shoes!” – Denise and David Wright, XTERRA Competitors

I've been mixing up my training and ya think I would be sore from all the circuit training and stuff, but I still run strong. It must be the OO factor!” – Nozomi Wade, XTERRA Ambassador & Competitor

We look forward to meeting yOO!

You can check out the full line of OOFOS footwear at OOFOS.com. And be sure to come meet us at the following XTERRA Pan-Am Tour events in 2017. We will have product on-hand for sale. Or you can purchase beforehand to ensure optimal recovery heading into an event, and prepared to take the first step in recovery as soon as you finish!

  • 2 XTERRA Regional Championships
      • Pelham, Alabama – May 20-21
      • Beaver Creek, Colorado – July 15-16.
  • XTERRA Pan Am Championship – Utah – September 15-16.
  • XTERRA Trail Running National Championship– Utah-September 17.
  • XTERRA World Championship – Hawaii-October 25-29.
  • XTERRA Trail Run Championship– Hawaii-December 3.


 

June 07, 2017

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Take Your Recovery to New Heights with the OOmg High

Fans love our first ever fully enclosed shoe so much that we decided to kick things up a notch! We're excited to introduce the OOmg High, a high-top version of our new OOmg shoe.

The four-way stretch mesh upper featured on our original OOmg design has been extended further up the ankle for added coverage (and added style) in our new high-top version. These shoes can take you anywhere, in any conditions.

Like all our OOFOS footwear, our OOmg designs feature our proprietary OOfoam technology, which absorbs 37% more shock with every step than traditional footwear foam. This revolutionary material that cradles your arches, combined with our biomechanically engineered footbed helps take stress of your tired feet and joints to aid in recovery. The technology behind the OO enables a more natural range of motion so you never have to question if you should hike that extra mile. 

Conquer new heights in the OOmg high. The OOfoam technology was made for you.

 

May 15, 2017

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7 Recovery Tips to Make The Most of Spring Training
A lot of how you approach each training session depends on how you recovered from the last one. Avoiding soreness and aches begins with recovery. If you find yourself sore and aching workout after workout, you might not be recovering to your best ability.

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May 08, 2017

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OOmg on The Daily Diet Tip

Malia Frey is a health, exercise, and wellness expert who teaches at colleges, universities, and wellness centers across the country and shares her knowledge online. She's also an avid runner who is training for a half-marathon! She tried out a pair of our new OOmg shoes, and had some amazing feedback:

I recently had a chance to try out Oofos' newest recover footwear, the OOmg shoe. I am not exaggerating when I say that my feet have never been so happy…. I am currently training to run a half marathon on the Great Wall of China in Beijing this May. These shoes are coming along—not only as my recovery shoe,  but also as my airport shoe, my in-flight shoe, and my walk-around-as-a-tourist shoe.  My feet are already smiling.

We're so happy that Malia chose OOFOS as one of the best sore feet remedies to feature on her website. When we designed the OOmg, we envisioned it as the "After Everything, Onto Anything" shoe, and it sounds like Malia's pair will live up to this idea as her go-to travel shoe in addition to her recovery shoe of choice.

May 08, 2017

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Giving the gift of OO: 8 gifts of comfort this Mother's Day

Moms work harder than anyone. They deserve a day to themselves, a day that is relaxing, a day that makes their hard work feel appreciated. We all know this… but it can be hard to know how to actually give that day.

So, we put together this list of gift ideas to make your mom feel more comfortable this Mother’s Day. Because if there’s one thing that makes someone feel appreciated, it’s someone else going out of their way to make their day as comfortable as possible.

Start out with a walk relaxing stroll with family

It’s safe to say that all of us are busy. Finding time to connect has become one of the biggest difficulties in our society and because of that our time is very valuable. Take a stroll around town with mom this Mother’s Day. It can be something as simple as walking around the block or riding bikes for a couple of miles. Giving your time to connect can be one of the greatest presents.

Make a favorite meal

Try to imagine how many times your mom has prepared you a meal. She’s looked after you and your diet, always preparing the best meals to help keep you moving. Let her sit back, snack on some little bites and drink her favorite beverage as you reverse the roles and prepare her favorite meal.

Movie time at home

A variety of services like Netflix, Hulu, HBO, and Tivo, to name a few, make it easy to pick a movie.

If you're feeling classics, you can find something purely entertaining like The Godfather or Breakfast at Tiffany's. If you're after adventure, you can find something with inspiring whimsy like The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. With such variety at your fingertips it may not be easy to choose just one movie, but you get the idea.

The gift of a good book

Let your mom sit back and relax with a good book. If she has a favorite author find the latest book that author released, assuming she hasn’t read it already. And if you want to go out on a limb, figure out her favorite genre of book and introduce her to a new author. We love The Art of Discarding because the author, Nagisa Tatsumi, gives easy advice about how to declutter our lives.

Supersoft blanket for her to end her long days wrapped up in

After a long day there’s nothing like wrapping up in a super soft blanket to relax. There are a number of soft blankets on the market to choose from, but something that might mean a little more to her is a handmade fleece blanket. They’re easy to make and we found this How-To video to help you make something cozy and relaxing for your mom.

Spa time

After all the hard work your mom does every day of the week, just one relaxing day at the spa would do a world of good. A gift of a day at the spa to relax her mind and soothe her knotted up muscles might be just what the doctor ordered.

Recovery shoes!

Of course we're going to mention recovery shoes. They make a great gift for anyone, but they're especially well suited if you're trying to give the gift of comfort. Moms are often doing things to make sure everyone in the family is happy and well taken care of. A pair of recovery shoes will help her feet, legs, and joints stay relaxed and comfortable all day. She’ll go to bed with less aches and pains and sleep easier after wearing a pair of recovery shoes. Check out our full line of recovery shoes here

Compression socks

Compression socks increase blood flow and make comfort one step closer. Just like recovery shoes, they can be worn throughout the day to help smooth out any aches or pains, while at the same time helping your body to heal. They make a great gift for anyone, and any mom will feel more comfortable with a pair of compression socks. 

May 02, 2017

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OOmg! - The First Ever OOFOS Shoe is Here!

The first ever OOFOS lifestyle shoe has arrived, and our fans are just as excited as we are! Loyal OOFOS wearers have been asking for a fully closed version of the recovery shoe they know and love for a long time. We heard their demands, and worked hard to meet them and now everyone's screaming "OOmg"!

Our new OOmg design features our patented footbed that is biomechanically engineered to enhance recovery, with a four-way stretch mesh upper for full coverage and added versatility.

We call it the "After Everything, Onto Anything" shoe. Slip into a pair after a tough workout or a long run to give your feet a break and take stress of your joints. Our new design is ready to take on whatever your "anything" is, whether it's dinner after the big game or a long day on your feet.

So far, we've received nothing but positive feedback! Check out what our fans are saying:

"I'm in love with these OOFOS OOmg shoes. My feet have been abused with staying in marathon shape - these are amazing!"

 

"These are so cool! I love my new OOFOS. Really amazing - from the breakthrough technology to the beautiful, artful colors and design."

 

"The most comfortable shoes on the planet. I just got them three days ago. I LOVE THEM!"

 

Women's sizes are available to order now. We haven't forgotten about our awesome male OOFOS fans either. It was so important to us that the male shoe is a perfect fit for all of our male fans out there so don't you worry, the men's version is coming!

 

May 01, 2017

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Here are 6 activities to celebrate the arrival of spring!

Spring has sprung, as they say, and it’s time to get out and enjoy the sun and showers alike. Has the winter season got you too accustomed to staying inside? Here are 6 activities to help you get out and celebrate spring.

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