Neutral / cushion / high arch
Shoes for runners who do not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with normal, high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.
Stability / overpronation / normal arch
Shoes for runners who need mild to moderate arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a low arch. See the best stability shoes.
Motion control / severe overpronation / flat feet
Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.
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Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.
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WeightMen: 8.5ozWomen: 7.9oz
Heel to toe dropMen: 8mmWomen: 8mm
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.
Heel heightMen: 23mmWomen: 23mm
Forefoot heightMen: 15mmWomen: 15mm
WidthMen: normalWomen: normal
Release dateJan 2015
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Updates to Nike Air Zoom Fly 2
- The Nike Air Zoom Fly 2 comes with an enhanced outsole. It uses the brand’s notable carbon rubber outsole material that offers durable traction. With this update, the outsole of the shoe becomes more reliable without adding weight.
- The 2nd update of the Air Zoom Fly has an updated midsole, combining the two additional technologies in order to provide a lightweight resilient cushioning.
- The upper was also updated in order to enhance the shoe’s breathability and comfortable attributes. It uses a lightweight mesh in its upper.
Nike Air Zoom Fly 2 size and fit
The Air Zoom Fly 2 has a standard running shoe length. This shoe fits well to those runners with medium foot measurements. It can also give a nice fit to narrow footed runners since the heel and midfoot is a bit narrow than the usual. The fit and sizing of this shoe were not changed and are identical to its original version.
The outsole unit of the shoe uses the brand’s BRS 1000 outsole technology. The textured waffle-patterned allows impressive traction on different surfaces. It also adds durability to the shoe’s outsole. The carbon rubber also wraps the shoe’s heel area, giving additional protection especially to high-wear areas.
The Nike Air Zoom Fly 2 features the combining power of the Cushlon foams and Compression-molded Phylon. These are combined together to deliver a dual-density cushioning. It gives a lightweight, plush, and resilient cushioning.
It also uses the brand’s notable Air Zoom that consists of discreet pressurized air pockets. These air pockets naturally flex while running, giving an enhanced responsive cushioning.
The upper uses a lightweight mesh that delivers impressive breathability. It keeps the foot well-ventilated throughout the run without adding weight to the shoe’s overall construction. The seamless upper was engineered to provide a smooth environment for the foot, reducing blisters and irritation. Lastly, the bonded overlays were designed smoothly for a lightweight and comfortable fit.