Shoes with optimum cushioning, lateral support, and flexibility for daily workouts and studio sessions. See workout shoes
Versatile, low-profile shoes for constantly varied exercises including plyometrics, sprinting, weightlifting, and rope climbing. See CrossFit shoes
Shoes for daily wear that ensure a smooth walking gait cycle. Check out walking shoes
For people with normal pronation. Also provide support for high-arched feet with underpronation (excessive outward rolling of the foot). See neutral training shoes
For people with low-arched or flat feet and moderate overpronation (excessive inward rolling of the foot). See stability training shoes
Shoes feature stabilizing technologies for people with severe overpronation. See motion control training shoes
Good to know
Stability and motion control add-ons are uncommon for workout shoes and are never present in CrossFit or weightlifting footwear. They are mostly found in walking shoes where the gait is easier to correct.
WeightMen: 7.6ozWomen: 7.6oz
Training footwear typically weighs between 200g and 300g per shoe to accommodate agile workouts. Minimalist trainers go as low as 150g, while weightlifting shoes can go as high as 500g.
Heel to toe dropMen: 8mmWomen: 8mm
Heel heightMen: 20mmWomen: 20mm
Forefoot heightMen: 12mmWomen: 12mm
WidthMen: StandardWomen: Standard
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Updates to Inov-8 All Train 215 Knit
- The Inov-8 All Train 215 Knit was created for workouts that involve lots of agile and high-impact exercises. The shoe retains all the key technologies of the original All Train 215 to provide athletes with a lightweight, flexible, and well-cushioned footgear.
- The major update is found in the upper unit. A breathable knitted material replaced the mesh on the forefoot and the tongue for an improved fit.
- The shoe inherits the Adapterfit Met-Cradle on the midfoot and the External Heel Cage on the rear. They both work to support and keep the foot steady.
- The midsole unit features the injected EVA Fusion compound. It serves to provide a responsive cushioning.
- The bottom of the trainer utilizes the Dual-C Sticky rubber. It employs two types of rubber for durability and traction.
Inov-8 All Train 215 Knit size and fit
The Inov-8 All Train 215 Knit is available in both male and female versions and typically runs true to the sizing scheme. The shoe comes in a Standard Fit, which has a snug fit in the heel and a spacious toe box. The knitted upper wraps the foot for an ergonomic fit, while the Adapterfit Met-Cradle on the midfoot offers extra support without compromising flexibility.
The Dual-C sticky rubber makes up the outsole unit of the All Train 215 Knit. It features a hard rubber compound in the high-wear areas for enhanced protection and soft rubber pods in the forefoot for improved grip.
The outsole uses a geometrical pattern with claw-shaped lugs. These lugs ensure traction no matter what direction the foot takes.
The Meta-Flex groove is added in the forefoot section. It helps in creating a natural flexion point for the foot.
The Inov-8 All Train 215 Knit utilizes a full-length Injected EVA Fusion compound for its midsole unit. It is designed to deliver a lightweight and responsive cushioning during high-impact exercises.
A removable 6-mm footbed is added inside the shoe. It contributes to the cushioning of the midsole.
The heel is elevated above the toes by 8 mm. This differential offers extra shock absorption during running and helps in taking the strain off the Achilles tendon during agile workouts.
A new knitted material is employed on the tongue and the forefoot of the All Train 215 Knit. Designed to be stretchy and breathable, the fabric supports the foot throughout the training session. On the sides, the knit transitions to a soft and stretchable mesh liner.
The midfoot is securely locked-in by the Adapterfit Met-Cradle. It is a synthetic cage that hugs both sides of the foot, connecting them together with a lace-up closure on the instep.
Holding the back of the foot firmly is the External Heel Cage. It is made of lightweight yet strong TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) to provide stability during side-to-side movements and weight training without weighing the foot down.
A ventilated environment is ensured by a breathable mesh lining inside the shoe. It also assists in wicking moisture away from the foot chamber.