Notable Features

Since the design principle behind the Fusion running shoe from Newton is about encouraging the natural position of the wearer, the shoe sports a lower stack height. This allows for better ground feel and control. 

Unlike other running shoes, the platform is augmented for multi-purpose functions. To achieve this, the midsole of the shoe is configured with a full-length Newtonium cushioning system. Aside from increasing the bounce, it also amplifies a good underfoot sensation. 

Lastly, the Action/Reaction technology from the brand promotes reliable surface adherence regardless of conditions. It adapts to the motions of the foot in all directions.

Size and fit

Similar to the Brooks Adrenaline GTS 19, the Newton Fusion is patterned after the standard sizing scales. This means that buyers can order a pair following their usual size preferences. 

There are a number of components affecting the fit of the Fusion model. One of which is the platform's mesh upper. It envelops the foot securely, preventing unwanted shoe dislodgement. Supplementing the upper textile is the shoe's lace-up fastening system. It allows for an adjustable and comfortable wrap.

Outsole

Sporting Newton's renowned outsole technology—Action/Reaction innovation—Fusion pronounces sticky traction on numerous terrains. This increases the pace of the running contender for a winning race-day performance. The outsole design consists of multi-directional lugs that accommodate the movements of the foot. It also stabilizes the running form of the athlete for slip-free performance.

Midsole

Covering the entire length of the foot is the Newtonium cushioning system of the Newton Fusion. It cradles the foot, supplying a balanced fusion of rigidity and plushness for optimal responsiveness. With such fashion, the momentum of the racer is kept at a maximum. 

Because the road running shoe exhibits a minimized heel-to-toe drop, the platform promotes the natural form of the body. This makeup is also intended to encourage versatile wear, permitting the shoe to function in both running, walking, and gym activities.

Upper

The upper of the lightweight running shoe from Newton is constituted by mesh fabric. It employs numerous perforations that serve as the natural airflow system of the foot chamber. Because of these tiny holes, natural air is welcomed into the foot compartment, eliminating sweat and moisture that could later cause odor. It also presents an elastic closure around the foot. This keeps the foot locked in place as the runner goes through the entire gait cycle. 

Meanwhile, the lockdown system of the Fusion from Newton is comprised of a classic lace-up closure. It permits the user to customize the tightness of the wrap of the shoe according to their preference. This encourages a comfortable and irritation-free ride.

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 7.4oz / Women 6oz
Drop: 6mm
Arch support: Neutral
Pronation: Neutral Pronation / Supination / Underpronation
Arch type: High arch
Use: Walking, All-day wear / Jogging / Treadmill

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Jens Jakob Andersen
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