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Meet The Mesa!

The Mesa is the newest shoe in Lems’ Mountain-to-Town collection. It fits like a sock, but performs like a shoe, and best of all, it comes in one really good looking package. So if you’re seeking the perfect transition shoe with a little more cushioning, look no further, the Mesa has it all.

What To Wear, Where

Sweet summertime! Whether it’s wedding season or sweating season, we’ll give you a full rundown of the Lems roster, and where to wear what, when.

 

How A Great Transition Shoe Prepares You For Zero Drop

If you know Lems, you know we love a good minimalist, zero drop shoe. But since the release of the Mesa, the newest edition to the Mountain-to-Town series, we’ve received a lot of questions about the Mesa and Trailhead’s featured 4mm drop vs our original zero-drop shoes, and the most efficient way to transition between the two.

The Perfect Day in Boulder, Colorado

It’s no secret that Boulder, Colorado is an adventure-seeker’s paradise. From sunrise bike rides to moonlit hikes, this little town on the edge of the Rockies offers a myriad of fun activities for anyone who loves the outdoors. It’s also a town on the cutting edge of style and outdoor-wear for the adventure enthusiast. As the home of Lems - the best option for minimalist footwear - I thought it’d be useful to lay out the perfect Boulder day and how each pair of Lems makes it even better.

Celebrate National Photography Month and You Could Win a Trip to Iceland!

May is National Photography Month, a time to honor photography as well as the natural beauty and joyful moments it captures all around us.

To celebrate, we’ve partnered with some incredible brands for a giveaway! You’ll have the chance to win a grand prize trip to Iceland to photograph the Northern Lights and ice caves, a FUJIFILM X-T3 Camera and more. The total prize package is worth over $6,000 and it can be yours!

The Cause and Correction of Bunions

Long-term use of narrow shoes has lasting consequences on the foot’s functional anatomy and are legitimately tied to bunion formation - a painful bony bump that develops at the big toe joint. While many believe bunions are inherited, research backing this belief is uncertain. More firmly established research provides evidence that narrow shoes, especially on feet that are still growing, is the root cause of bunions.

Wide Toe Box Shoes are Pivotal to Foot Health

Today’s narrow shoes continue to add to the deformation of the human foot, whether we know it or not, and whether we want to accept it or not. Lems aims to stop this trend in its tracks. All of our shoes and boots are designed with a wider than average toe box to allow the forefoot to spread and the toes to wiggle as wide as they’d like.

What Makes a Good Minimalist Shoe

For positive results in building a healthier, more functionally strong and enduring foot long-term, you have to get your feet working on their own, independent of external support. This includes arch support, wedge inserts and motion stabilizers, components of which make up most traditional running shoes. What’s most problematic about these structural reinforcements is that they silence muscle activity and engagement in the feet, wearing down foot strength over time, which is an inescapable fact.

Lems Shoes: The Holy Grail in Footwear for an Amputee

I never in my life expected to worry about something as obscure as shoe weight, outsole design or heel angle. Even the idea of having problems sliding my foot into a tall boot was not considered until four years ago when I lost my leg above the knee in a vehicle accident. As I think back now I realize that my views on walking with a prosthetic leg were very unrealistic.

Correct Toes Reviews: Why Lems Customers Love In-Shoe Toe Spacers

Correct Toes have been tested and proven by hundreds of patients to re-align the toes and straighten the big toe. They can be worn inside our Lems Origins (Primal 2, Boulder Boot, Nine2Five, Mariner) due to our wide toe box and natural fitting design.

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition related to the long, fibrous tissue running along the bottom of the foot. This thick tissue, known as fascia, connects from the toes to the heel and is designed to help support the arch of the foot.

Lems Primal 2 Shoe Review for Forefoot Running

If you want a minimalist running shoe that’s thin and level enough to bring out the best in your forefoot running form, yet has reliably robust durability for any harsh hard surface, the Primal 2 shoes by Lems will exceed all your long distance road running needs!