Facts

  • Use

    Workout

    Shoes with optimum cushioning, lateral support, and flexibility for daily workouts and studio sessions. See workout shoes

    CrossFit

    Versatile, low-profile shoes for constantly varied exercises including plyometrics, sprinting, weightlifting, and rope climbing. See CrossFit shoes

    Weightlifting

    Heavy-duty shoes with a wedge and an elevated heel that create a sturdy platform and promote ankle mobility. See weightlifting shoes

    Walking

    Shoes for daily wear that ensure a smooth walking gait cycle. Check out walking shoes

  • Arch support

    Neutral

    For people with normal pronation. Also provide support for high-arched feet with underpronation (excessive outward rolling of the foot). See neutral training shoes

    Stability

    For people with low-arched or flat feet and moderate overpronation (excessive inward rolling of the foot). See stability training shoes

    Motion control

    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.

  • Price
    $130
  • Weight
    Men: 11.2oz
    Women: 10.4oz

    Weight

    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 drop
    Men: 8mm
    Women: 8mm
  • Width
    Men: Extra wide, Narrow, Standard, Wide
    Women: Extra wide, Narrow, Standard, Wide
  • Release date
    Unknown
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Updates to New Balance 1267

  • The New Balance 1267 was crafted as a workout shoe for daily training. It features an upper that uses a combination of mesh and synthetic fibers that ensures ventilation and support.
  • A non-marking rubber outsole makes up the bottom layer. It has flex grooves that facilitate multidirectional movements and the QUIX technology which promotes quick twists and turns.
  • The midsole of the New Balance 1267 uses several technologies that aim to provide varying firmness in different areas. The PROBANK is a firm type of foam that keeps the foot supported during lateral movements. The REVlite is a lightweight foam that absorbs shock during impact. As for the N2, it is a responsive cushioning constructed not to add height to the platform.

New Balance 1267 size and fit

The New Balance 1267 is available in both men’s and women’s sizes. According to the brand's official website, the shoe runs true to size. It is available in a variety of width profiles: B - Medium, 2E - Wide, 4E - X-Wide for the male version and B - Medium and D - Wide for the female version.

Outsole

The New Balance 1267 features a rubber outsole that is durable and traction-ready. It is non-marking which means it won’t leave scuff marks on the floor. It extends to the front of the shoe and serves as protection from impact and abrasion during workouts.

Flex grooves in the heel and forefoot areas allow for multidirectional movement. These small trenches also heighten traction.

QUIX is a technology found in the forefoot area. It acts as a pivot point, allowing users to smoothly and easily perform twists and turns.

Midsole

The New Balance 1267 uses a mix of cushioning technologies that provide different levels of support and comfort.

The PROBANK is a type of foam that is lightweight, but firm. This material provides a supportive platform, especially during lateral movements.

A lightweight foam compound called REVlite is used in the midsole. It delivers the same durability and responsiveness offered by other cushioning systems that are heavier. It absorbs shock during impact to prevent the force from traveling and potentially causing discomfort to the foot, leg or knee.

Another technology is the N2, a responsive and durable cushioning unit. It is designed to be low-profile, allowing the foot to be closer to the ground.

The midsole partly extends on the lateral side of the midfoot to support the foot during side-to-side movements.

Upper

The upper of the New Balance 1267 uses a combination of mesh and synthetic materials. The mesh fabric ensures that the inside is kept fresh by allowing heat to dissipate and air to come in. The synthetic overlays cover high-wear areas that include the toe box, the eyelets, and the medial and lateral sections. They serve as protection from impact and abrasion associated with training.

The collar is designed to be asymmetrical, the medial side being higher than the lateral side to prevent too much inward rolling of the foot. To compensate for the irregular collar construction, it features an Asym Counter, a structure that cups the back of the foot to keep it locked in place while working out.

The lace-up closure uses flat laces that allow wearers to adjust the fit quickly. It ensures the foot won’t slip out while the user is on the move.

The tongue is padded to keep the instep comfortable after tightening the laces. The plush collar locks down the back of the foot and prevents any chafing of the Achilles.


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