Inov-8 Bare-XF 210 v3 vs. 210 v2
Both models from Inov-8 are designed to be minimalist cross-training shoes. The third version banked on the previous iteration's feedback and weaknesses for improvements. Below are the details between the two models' similarities and differences.
What got better
- The v3's seamless 3D air mesh upper now provides more airflow
- Enhanced forefoot protection by adding welded TPU layers
What stayed the same
- Zero-drop for excellent barefoot sensation
- Outstanding grip for stability and foothold
- Medial durability for rope climbs care of the Rope Tec technology
- Natural feet movement thanks to its Meta-Flex feature
Reviewers find the Inov-8 Bare-XF 210 v3 comfortable for daily training. Some even said that it was like a second skin that they forget they have it on.
The Inov-8 Bare-XF 210 v3's lightness
The Bare-XF 210 v3 feels barely-there weight-wise, which numerous wearers have confirmed.
Sturdy over time
This training shoe from Inov-8 is crafted from durable materials and has excellent craftsmanship.
Thanks to its pliable upper and soles, it shapes after the foot's natural movements.
Several lifters who prefer minimal lifting shoes find its low-to-the-ground construction beneficial for lifting.
The Inov-8 Bare-XF 210 v3's traction
Its outsole grips the floor during fast-paced moves, keeping the wearer upright throughout dynamic workouts.