Who should buy the New Balance 1450 

The New Balance 1450 boasts of its rugged trail technology, contemporary design, and mid-cut style that offers its wearers ankle support for uneven surfaces. This walking shoe might benefit you if: 

  • You are after a bulky and robust shoe yet light on the foot when worn. 
  • A walking companion that accommodates heel inserts to ease discomfort in your lower extremities is what you need. 

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Outsole for rough surfaces

The bottom of the New Balance 1450 uses rugged rubber to stand strong against rough terrains.

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This material, together with the geometric-shaped lugs, offers traction on a wide range of surfaces.

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Stabilizing the ride

The Fresh Foam technology employed in the New Balance 1450 gives a stable and neutral ride. It is created by dissecting a conventional midsole into three divisions shaped in unique geometries, with the help of the 3D printing technology. It is also characterized by its minimal heel drop and plush structure for support.

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The insole serves as additional cushioning. It is removable and can be taken out to accommodate custom orthotics.

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The New Balance 1450's upper

This New Balance walker uses mesh and synthetic materials to protect the foot against the severe elements of nature. They also let air circulate within the interiors of the walker to keep the foot feeling fresh and cool.

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Shield for high-wear areas 

The Toe Protect overlay safeguards against tears and rips. All these components are covered in a waterproof membrane to prevent the shoe from getting drenched.

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Strategic reinforcement

Its construction is fashioned after the Fantom Fit design. It is made up of two layers. A lightweight synthetic mesh makes up the top part. It is then supported by a thicker synthetic layer underneath. It is made seamless to maintain the light feel of the upper while reinforcing strategic areas.

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Heightened support

A traditional lace-up closure locks the foot down. It also improves lateral support as it strengthens the sidewalls when the shoelaces are pulled taut.

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The New Balance 1450's rearfoot section

The tongue and collar are padded to protect the skin against irritation. They also make the footgear fit more snugly.

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Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 15.3oz
Arch support: Neutral
Use: For standing all day, City
Closure: Lace-up
Material: Mesh
Features: Waterproof / Cushioned
Condition: Heavy person

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