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.
Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.
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If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.
WeightMen: 12.2ozWomen: 10.3oz
Heel to toe dropMen: 12mmWomen: 12mm
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: 33mmWomen: 33mm
Forefoot heightMen: 20mmWomen: 20mm
WidthMen: NormalWomen: Normal
Release dateJan 2015
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The fact that this shoe is extra light makes it suitable for almost all activities, not running alone.
With so much tech built into the shoe, Nike has put a pretty hefty price tag (for a running shoe) on the Flyknit Air Max.
No Nike Flyknit silhouette is complete without a “Multicolor” edition
- The Nike Flyknit Air Max is a new innovation for running shoes that has the combination of the Air Max technology and the Fkyknit. There are three Nike shoe technologies featured in this shoe, the Flyknit, the Air Max, and the Flywire, and although they are not new in the world of shoes, the combination of these three makes this shoe a new design.
- The upper is lightweight, stylish, and smooth in design and appearance. The lacing system is designed to be dynamic, providing supportive fit and customizable style. With Flywire and Air Max combined in the Flyknit in the upper, it is also breathable, comfortable, and light.
- The full length Air Max midsole provide maximum cushioning and flexibility, making this shoe very comfortable to wear. The tubular construction also allows air to comfort and cool the underfoot when running, thus enhances breathability. The Flex Grooves enhances the cushioning and flexibility. As a result, this shoe is lighter, more flexible, and ultra-comfortable.
- The Waffle Pattern outsole is also noticeable in this shoe, and this design provides a smooth ride and a better efficiency due to its excellent traction.
The Flyknit Air Max delivers a snug fit because of the Flyknit technology. It does not just make the shoe light and cool to the skin, but also a great fit to the foot. It is available in standard length and width, best for narrow to medium foot measurements.
This Nike running shoe has the outsole Rubber Traction outsole with the innovative Waffle Pattern. This shoe is smoother in its ride and it offers the efficiency because of this outsole. With this excellent type of traction and grip, this shoe can be the ideal running foot wear for all types of grounds.
The midsole of the Nike Flyknit Air Max is very impressive with a maximum cushioning system made from the full length Max Air unit. This technology provides the maximum cushioning as well as the flexibility for high quality comfort. This sculpted cushion midsole also provides the protection against impact and the springy resilience for an excellent responsiveness.
The upper of this shoe is integrated with the Flywire and Flyknit upper construction. The Ultralight Flyknit comforts the foot and supports it with great fit as it allows the shoe to contour into the shape of the foot. It is combined with the Flywire technology with its lacing system, thus offering a dynamic and supportive fit.
The upper is also designed with reflective elements that enhance visibility on dark locations. It also adds style to the attractive upper appearance, making this shoe a perfect footwear for fashion-conscious runners.