Shoe Upper Testing, Another Heeluxe First!

Shoe companies requested a test for shoe uppers, and Heeluxe responded with our groundbreaking new Heeluxe Upper Fit test. This new test allows us to quantify when an upper fits perfectly, or when it is too tight or too lose. Upper fit tests are customized to the style of shoe, allowing Heeluxe to study all…

Heeluxe Wins SCORE Small Biz Competition

We proudly announce our VICTORY! Heeluxe was the winner of SCORE’s BizClips competition. This event was sponsored by Brother International and featured a public voting segment and a professional judging segment. Small business made a video that was 1 minute or less that described their business and how they would benefit from an office productivity…

Heeluxe Founder: Dog Mile World Champion!

Outfit in a brand new “Shoes Kick A$$ with Heeluxe” shirt, Dr. Geoffrey Alan Gray, President and Founder of Heeluxe, and his best friend/co-worker Hank Mardukas emerged victorious in the “Unofficial” Dog Mile World Championships. This event was a great opportunity to display how Heeluxe uses science to produce better shoes. Indeed, in a race…

First place in public voting!

Heeluxe received the most public votes in the SCORE BizClips Small Business Makeover competition. The video “Heeluxe: A Revolutionary Approach to Footwear” also had over 4700 views during the month long competition. Our unique approach to improving footwear clearly resonated with small business supporters across the nation! In August the results of the judging panel…

The Story of Heeluxe that will Inspire you!

How did Heeluxe become an industry leader in foot science? The journey wasn’t always easy but the payoff is sweet! Watch this video to get a background on the history of Heeluxe and how our Luxe Lab is ground zero for the footwear revolution. If you run, walk, jump, skip, squat, stand, slide, or skip,…

Helping Amputee Run Better–Andre’s Amazing Story

Recent amputee Andre needed help to improve his run stride. Heeluxe used the Luxe Lab to help. Heeluxe has an advanced lab for studying human movement and footwear. Andre has known Dr. Gray since before he lost his leg in a snowboarding accident, and now that he is back to running both wanted to test…

The Effects of Footwear on Force Plate Measurements of Gait

[dropcap type=”square” round=”yes” color=”#f5f5f5″ background_color=”#333333″ ]S[/dropcap]tudy conducted by the Heeluxe laboratory situated in Santa Barbara, California proves GnL has superior stability. The goal of this study was to examine how footwear affects the parameters of gait that can be measured by a tri-planar force plate (Kistler). 20 participants took part and 10 control shoes were…