Who should buy the Nike Flex Supreme TR 5

Designed to meet the grueling demands of high-intensity workouts, the Nike Flex Supreme TR 5 utilizes a combination of mesh and synthetic materials for the upper to keep the foot supported and ventilated. It is a solid choice if:

  • Your fitness routine involves several training activities such as high-intensity workouts, weight training, and gym exercise.
  • You are looking for a trainer that can also be an excellent walking shoe.
  • You are after a pair that could help you with your stability during workouts. 

Nike Flex Supreme TR 5 Logo

Updates to the Nike Flex Supreme TR5

  • The outsole of this iteration now features a hexagonal pattern that facilitates natural foot movements. Specific areas have been reinforced with rubber pods to provide better traction.

Nike Flex Supreme TR 5 Updates

Enhanced outsole traction

The exposed midsole makes up most of the platform in the Flex Supreme TR 5. It is made of abrasion-resistant foam and features a hexagonal tread pattern that allows the foot to move naturally.

Instead of flex grooves, this particular model features slits. They are designed to increase the surface area of the foam and improve traction.

The shoe also has rubber pods located in strategic areas such as the heel, toe, and parts or the medial and lateral sides. The rubber compound is resilient, durable and capable of providing better traction on most surfaces.

Nike Flex Supreme TR 5 Outsole

Shock-absorbent midsole

The midsole of the Flex Supreme TR 5 features both firm and soft foams. The soft foam absorbs shock and lessens the impact to prevent injury. As for the firm foam, it aims to keep the foot stable during workouts.

The shoe comes with a molded foam insole that follows the shape of the foot to deliver a comfortable bed. It also adds another layer of shock absorption to protect the foot from injuries.

Nike Flex Supreme TR 5 Midsole

Breathable upper

The Nike Flex Supreme TR 5 utilizes mesh and synthetic materials for its upper. The mesh material ensures that the foot is ventilated while the synthetic material retains the structural integrity of the shoe’s façade.

Nike Flex Supreme TR 5 Upper

Snug lacing system

The lace-up closure now features Flywire, a proprietary thread technology by Nike that integrates with the laces to deliver a snug fit. In this model, this structure is only present in the first two eyelets closest to the toe box. When tightened, the laces pull on the Flywire, which results in a snug yet supportive fit at the broadest part of the foot.

The shoe has a lightly padded tongue with a single slot where the flat laces pass through to keep it secure.

Nike Flex Supreme TR 5 Lacing System2

Supportive ankle section

Foam pods on the collar support the ankle and keep the foot from accidentally slipping out during workouts.

Nike Flex Supreme TR 5 Ankle

Facts / Specs

Weight: Women 7oz
Update: Nike Flex Supreme TR 6
Use: Workout / Gym / Cross-training
Width: Normal / Normal, Wide
Features: Lightweight
Collection: Nike Flex
BRAND Brand: Nike

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Nicholas Rizzo
Nicholas Rizzo

Nick combines 10+ years of experience in the health and fitness industry and a background in the sciences in his role as the Fitness Research Director. During his competitive powerlifting years his PRs have him sitting in the top 2% of bench presses (395 lbs), top 3% of squats (485 lbs) and top 6% of deadlifts (515 lbs) for his weight and age. His work has been featured on Bodybuilding.com, LiveStrong, Healthline, WebMD, WashingtonPost, and many more. Along the way, collaborating with industry leaders like Michael Yessis, Mark Rippetoe, Carlo Buzzichelli, Dave Tate, Ray Williams, and Joel Seedman.