Footworks, also known as Barefootworks, is a dedicated online store specializing in barefoot and minimalist footwear. With a commitment to the natural barefoot movement, Footworks boasts one of the largest selections of barefoot and minimalist shoes in Scotland, if not the entire UK.
Their products emphasize the importance of a natural running style. By making small adjustments to how you run, Footworks aims to transform the way your body handles impact, helping to prevent running-related injuries.
Here’s what sets Footworks apart:
- Expert Advice: The team at Footworks is highly knowledgeable. They provide guidance and information that can empower you to make informed decisions about the right barefoot or minimalist shoes for your needs.
- Promoting Natural Movement: Footworks supports the natural running movement, which is used by world-class athletes. The idea is that running in a more natural manner can enhance performance and reduce injuries.
- Community-Centric: Footworks is deeply ingrained in the Scottish barefoot and minimalist running community. They are responsive and accessible via email or Facebook for advice.
In 2016, Footworks was recognized as the Number 2 Best Barefoot Retailer at the Global Awards, and its founder, Colin McPhail, placed second in the Barefoot Research Category. Inspired by his family, and particularly his grandchildren, Colin has a passionate and personal connection to the natural movement philosophy. He is committed to promoting a lifestyle that encourages learning from our own natural environments.