Facts

  • Terrain

    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.

  • Arch support

    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.

    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.

  • Use

    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.

  • Price
    $65
  • Weight
    Men: 9.1oz
    Women: 7oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 6mm
    Women: 6mm

    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.

  • Width
    Men: normal, wide
    Women: normal, wide
  • Release date
    Unknown
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Updates to Nike Flex Experience RN 7

  • The Nike Flex Experience RN 7 is a cheap running shoe that’s designed for those who have neutral pronation. It’s also optimized for maximum flexibility when taking each step. A knit material is used for the majority of the upper; the heel part features a loose mesh for improved breathability.
  • In this model, the midsole also serves as the outsole. An injected foam that runs the entire length of the product provides cushioning for the foot, as well as surface traction. Hexagonal grooves and diamond patterns work together to ensure grip. There are rubber nodes in the high-wear areas of the heel and forefoot.

Nike Flex Experience RN 7 size and fit

The Nike Flex Experience RN 7 has a standard running shoe length. It adheres to the choices of consumers when it comes to size. The available widths for the women’s version are B – Medium and D – Wide while the men’s version has D – Medium and 4E – Extra Wide. The semi-curved shape of this product mimics the natural curvature of the human foot.

Outsole

The underfoot platform also serves as the outsole of the Nike Flex Experience RN 7. It’s made out of injected foam. It has small diamond-shaped patterns on the heel and forefoot sections to deliver surface traction.

Hexagon-shaped grooves are positioned intricately on the front and midfoot sections. These small cuts encourage the foot to bend and move as naturally as possible, particularly when transitioning towards the toe-off phase of the gait cycle.

Rubber nodes are added to high-wear areas. These add-ons act as shields against abrasion and the debilitating effects of continued use.

Midsole

The injected foam supplies cushioning, support and impact protection to the foot of the runner. It’s designed to resist early breakdown, potentially extending the mileage of the Flex Experience RN 7. Moreover, it has a flexible property that further encourages the purpose of its namesake: to deliver a flexible and responsive ride.

Upper

Most of the Nike Flex Experience RN 7’s upper unit utilizes a knit material that is lightweight and tightly constructed. It conforms to the movements of the foot, bending in conjunction with the gait. Though it doesn’t have prominent pores, it’s still breathable.

A loose mesh is found in the back section. It gives a soft heel wrap that’s highly breathable due to the presence of ventilation pores.

The collar and tongue and padded. These parts of the shoe hold the foot in place and prevent it from wobbling or exiting the foot-chamber unexpectedly.

A soft lining surrounds the interior. It helps in providing a sock-like fit that’s free from irritation. With this, runners can wear the shoe without using actual socks.

The traditional lacing system locks the foot down and secures the fit. The shoestrings are flat, so they don’t quickly unravel, even when subjected to kinetic activities.

A synthetic sheet is printed onto the forefoot section and the instep. It makes the cover system more durable. It is thin, and it doesn’t add any substantial weight to the product.


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