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Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet

Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.

Summary

We spent 6.5 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

9 reasons to buy

  • The Nike Air Max LD – Zero H flawlessly combined classic style with today’s best shoe technology, according to a few reviewers.
  • The shoe contains the 360-degree Air Max unit, which made the shoe remarkably comfortable, based on most shoe users.
  • Most wearers find the shoe true to size.
  • Many consumers admired the shoe’s stylish yet timeless design.
  • The Nike Air Max LD - Zero H is designed by the legendary streetwear designer Hiroshi Fujiwara, which is automatically considered “holy grail” by die-hard sneaker fans.
  • It is very versatile and could be paired with almost any casual outfit, according to a number of buyers.
  • Some purchasers hold the shoe’s overall quality in high regard.
  • The shoe is available in different colorways.
  • The Flywire feature of the shoe aided in giving a secure fit.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Some of the consumers weren’t pleased with the shoe’s steep price tag.
  • A few sneaker enthusiasts were disappointed to find out the shoe was manufactured in limited stocks.

Bottom line

With its sleek and stylish, yet classic design infused with today’s latest technology, the Nike Air Max LD – Zero H is a modern minimalist at its best. The shoe’s 360-degree Max Air unit guarantees comfort and ease throughout. With the shoe being designed by Hiroshi, who is notorious for products of simplistic design packed with innovative technology, it is a must-have for sneaker fans.

This shoe bears a hefty price tag but if you have the budget to spare and considering the shoe’s positive features, then this shoe could be worth the try.


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Nike Air Max LD-Zero H History

In its decades of existence, the Air Max Series has been one of the most sought-after lines in the Nike range making it a vital part of the brand’s DNA. Nike created a revolutionary invention, that turned classic, by being the first one to incorporate the Air Sole technology into one of their shoe designs. Initially released in 1987, the Air Max 1 has been the “holy grail” for many sneaker enthusiasts.

30 years since its debut, the Air Max range has released countless models with different interpretation and transformation every time. Nike offered an abundance of new shoe models in striking color combinations and innovative designs that both athletes and collectors approved of, making it one of the most well-known shoes in existence.

In 2016, the Nike Air Max LD – Zero H was released as a part of that year’s celebration of Air Max Day. The renowned designer Hiroshi Fujiwara designed it. Hiroshi is highly regarded in the world of sneakers and streetwear. He is part of Nike’s famed “HTM” collective and owner of Fragment Design.

Hiroshi shared the reason for the shoe’s aesthetic and according to him, he wanted to create something that will resonate with people who are into classic styles. He took inspiration from the Nike Boston’s minimal aesthetic and fused it with the modern cushioning of the Air Max 2014. He put the Boston’s upper with the Air Max’s sole together and the Nike Air Max LD – Zero H is born.

Nike Air Max LD-Zero H Style

The shoe’s old school inspired upper combined with modern technology for comfort make the Nike Air Max LD – Zero H a great everyday pair. The upper’s retro design is very versatile while the Air Max sole lends a touch of contemporary style, which once infused, resulted to a unique stylish shoe.

Pair it with shorts, jeans, or joggers with any casual top to elevate your ensemble.

Fit & Sizing

The Nike Air Max LD – Zero H is a unisex shoe. It is offered ins sizes 5.5 to 14. The shoe runs true to size.

Notable Features

The Nike Air Max LD – Zero H is originally released in Hiroshi’s signature colorway – Obsidian and White. This colorway was released in limited numbers on 2016’s Air Max day. This shoe’s upper is crafted from nylon with white leather Swoosh logo and heel tab overlays. A heel cap made of suede is also seen at the back of the shoe. The Air Max logo is embroidered on the heel tab while a woven Nike logo is placed on its tongue.

It features a lace-up closure with Flywire accents. The tongue is made of soft leather material. Lastly, the heel features a blacked-out Nike Air unit with a white outsole.

Months after this release, Nike decided to deliver an iteration of the Hiroshi designed shoe in collaboration with Fragment Design. This time it came in an all-suede upper and features Fragment Design’s logo on the back. It came in a pack with 3 colorways – tonal black, tonal navy, and tonal beige - called the “Suede Pack”.

Additional Info

Additional Info

  • The shoebox comes with 2 pairs of replacement laces and Nike Air tag.
  • Most reviewers consider this to be one of the best variations of the Nike Air Max Zero.