With 3 densities of foam, you get locked-down stability and an ultrasmooth ride. The midsoles are contoured from the inside to the outside to slow your pronation, Flywire cables on the medial sides add extra support and Zoom ir units in the forefoot round out the cushioning.
- Mesh throughout the uppers provides ventilation and support where it counts.
- Mesh inner sleeves to enhance breathability and provide a sock-like fit.
- Flywire technology supports from the ground up, with the cords originating in the sole. Customizable through the laces, they hug your arch for a dynamic, supportive fit.
- Internal counters wrap the heels for a snug, secure fit, internal toe tips provide structure and durability.
- Midsoles use Dynamic Support technology to provide stability and comfort. Phylon and Cushlon provide dual-density cushioning. Firmer foam from the heel to the medial midfoot slows pronation.
- Nike Zoom units in the forefoot deliver responsive, low-profile cushioning.
- Outsoles have the iconic waffle tread for durability and great traction on varying surfaces.
- Duralon blown rubber in the forefeet enhances cushioning.
- Rubber crash rails on the lateral outsoles cushion at contact for soft, smooth transitions. They’re segmented to enhance flexibility.
- Deep flex grooves provide seamless transitions from heel strike through toe-off.
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Some shoes include added motion control or stability features to help minimize pronation or supination, where the foot tends to roll inward or outward in a biomechanically imbalanced running position.
The approximate thickness of the midsole cushioning under the heel and the forefoot. A thicker heel and greater difference between heel and toe height tends to suit heel-strike runners, while forefoot and midfoot strikers may prefer a minimal drop between heel and toe cushioning.
The drop is the difference in height between the heel and the forefoot midsole cushioning. Traditional running shoes tend to have a 10mm drop or higher while minimalist style shoes are on the lower end of the spectrum.
Waterproof shoes and boots feature a waterproof-breathable membrane and a gusseted tongue to help keep your feet dry in wet conditions.