Should you adopt the latest footwear fad?

"Barefoot" shoes are designed to replicate the experience—and potential benefits—of running or walking barefoot. If you're interested in buying a pair, or are just curious why anybody would want to go barefoot in the first place, here's what you need to know...

This column originally appeared in the June online edition of AMC Outdoors. You can read the full story here. 

“Equipped” is an AMC Outdoors blog, written by Matt Heid.

(Photograph by Trevor Brown, courtesy Vibram USA)