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The Perfect Extra Wide Hiking Boots

Posted by Adrian on Nov 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Have you ever hiked in the wrong pair of shoes? It’s a terrible feeling: your toes compressed into a narrow cap, your ankle rubbing uncomfortably against tight fabric. But, the right pair of shoes—they feel like heaven, like walking on air, on clouds of candy-floss. Our Extra Wide Hiking Boots are fitted specifically for outdoor activity. They are the perfect companion for the rugged outdoorsman, whose love of crisp air and rushing rivers compels him to climb slopes both steep and gentle.

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Get the Most Out of Hiking with Wide Hiking Shoes

Posted by Adrian on Nov 6, 2019 1:32:00 PM

Going for a hike can be a truly relaxing outdoor activity that helps you to become one with nature and reduce the stress of the busy everyday world. One of the best parts of going on a hike is that you can go at any time. If you can find a good trail that you can easily navigate and that provides the scenic views that make hiking so relaxing and it is close and easy to access, you can easily go for a hike at any time.

That said, hiking requires comfort. You won’t get far if the shoes you wear aren’t build for the task of climbing over rocks or logs or for inclines and declines you can face on a hiking trail. The selection of hiking shoes can get a little thin and feel like they are built for one type of foot. But not everyone has the same feet in size or width. So why should you have to constantly hunt to find shoes that fit you and keep you comfortable?

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Five Foot Care Tips You Need To Know

Posted by Adrian on Sep 4, 2019 10:32:00 AM

Big feet need love, care, and comfort too. Foot care is critical and often overlooked. We spend a lot of time on our feet, and so we need to tend to them. At XL Feet, we want to empower you to care more about your foot care routine. We have compiled five foot care tips you need to know.

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Time for an Adventure! The Different Styles of Men's Outdoor Adventure Shoes

Posted by Adrian on Aug 28, 2019 9:08:00 AM

If you have ever been on a hiking adventure with the wrong type of shoe, then you know it’s an experience you would never want to encounter again. But if it’s your first time going for an outdoor adventure, take it from the experts: get a shoe that’s suited for the specific outdoor activity!

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Three Fitting Dress Shoe Styles

Posted by Adrian on Mar 26, 2019 12:30:00 PM

With XL Feet, you always end up with the proper fitting shoe, but we also want to make sure you get the style you are looking for.  Many shoe styles are made from historic designs with modifications to make them more up to date. We want to introduce you to 3 designs you can find in our shop. 

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How Do You Know if You Need Wide Shoes?

Posted by Adrian on Jul 10, 2018 10:08:50 AM

When it comes to foot size, things can get kind of controversial. We know from experience that individuals with bigger feet sizes have had to endure a lot teasing in their lifetime or have had trouble finding their shoe size in store, but what if you have bigger feet AND they’re wide? This is a dilemma for a good number of shoe wearers, and it can be very discouraging when shopping time comes around.

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Jobs That Require Tons of Standing

Posted by Adrian on Jul 10, 2018 10:07:48 AM
There are many reasons as to why some people prefer an office job vs. a job that requires individuals to be on their feet all day. Either way, working for an extended period of time, isn’t healthy on the human body, furthermore standing on your feet all day contributes to some long-term muscle trouble.
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Flat Feet and Their Burdens

Posted by Adrian on Jul 10, 2018 10:05:51 AM
If you have flat feet, then you know that the struggle that come with wearing certain shoes, for a long period of time, can be a nightmare. For women with flat feet, wearing high heel shoes will always require some sort of added arch support.
For men with flat feet, dress shoes may be the perfect partner to a classy, suit, but they can be your flat feets’ ARCH nemesis. See what we did there? Fortunately, there’s always a solution to every problem.
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Big Feet Need Fresh Air Too!

Posted by Adrian on Jul 10, 2018 10:04:36 AM

Having rather large feet is neither a gift, nor a curse. If you have a larger than “average” shoe size, it may feel as if your foot size is a curse. Not true.

Did you now that large feet can aid you during swimming? The larger the foot, the more motion you get in the pool. Some of the top Olympic swimmers are known to have pretty big feet. It’s like having your own built-in pair of flippers!

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Four Tips for Shopping for Wide Feet

Posted by Adrian on Jul 10, 2018 10:03:20 AM
Often times, our foot width is considered while shopping for shoes. Wide feet need the right type of shoes that provide style and comfort.
The final decision is narrowed down to whether someone has a wide or narrow feet and which style fits best. Most individuals have a narrow foot, so shoe shopping may be easier. However, for those that have a wide foot, finding the right fit can be quite a task.
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