Nike Free shoes, are a good transitional shoe to buy, if you don’t want to go directly from a standard shoe to a barefoot/minimalist shoe. You can learn more about them at the links below:

Men's Nike Free Shoes

Women's Nike Free Shoes

Sites I like for information on barefoot/minimalist shoes:

Invisible Shoe

Vivo Bare Foot

Living Bare Foot

Minimalist Running Shoes

Birthday Shoes

Tr Treads

Stem Footwear

Lots of great foot info at

NW Foot Ankle

Sites for foot strengthening:

Will Power Method

Foot Strength