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  • Use

    Workout

    Shoes with optimum cushioning, lateral support, and flexibility for daily workouts and studio sessions. See workout shoes

    CrossFit

    Versatile, low-profile shoes for constantly varied exercises including plyometrics, sprinting, weightlifting, and rope climbing. See CrossFit shoes

    Weightlifting

    Heavy-duty shoes with a wedge and an elevated heel that create a sturdy platform and promote ankle mobility. See weightlifting shoes

    Walking

    Shoes for daily wear that ensure a smooth walking gait cycle. Check out walking shoes

  • Arch support

    Neutral

    For people with normal pronation. Also provide support for high-arched feet with underpronation (excessive outward rolling of the foot). See neutral training shoes

    Stability

    For people with low-arched or flat feet and moderate overpronation (excessive inward rolling of the foot). See stability training shoes

    Motion control

    Shoes feature stabilizing technologies for people with severe overpronation. See motion control training shoes

    Good to know

    Stability and motion control add-ons are uncommon for workout shoes and are never present in CrossFit or weightlifting footwear. They are mostly found in walking shoes where the gait is easier to correct.

  • Price
    $135
  • Width
    Men: Normal
  • Release date
    Nov 2016
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Updates to Nike Flylon Train Dynamic

  • Designed as a lightweight cross-training shoe, the Nike Flylon Train Dynamic features technologies that deliver support during explosive movements. The engineered mesh upper envelopes the foot in a stretchy and breathable material that locks it down for a secure fit.
  • It features the Dynamic Fit technology in the midfoot area. This structure wraps the arch and the sides of the foot for an enhanced lateral support.
  • The midsole is made from a dual-density Phylon foam. This compound is low to the ground, which allows it to be steady. It also has shock-absorbing properties to keep the foot comfortable.
  • The outsole features aggressive rubber pods that aim to enhance the traction. These disks facilitate quick changes in direction without losing grip.

Nike Flylon Train Dynamic size and fit

The Nike Flylon Train Dynamic is only available in men’s version and typically runs true to size. It comes in D - Medium width. The absence of a traditional adjustable throat and the tightly woven mesh used in the upper provide a snug fit.

Outsole

A rubber outsole lines the underside of the Nike Flylon Train Dynamic. This compound is durable and provides traction on most surfaces. It extends to the front and protects the toes from impact during training.

Rubber discs are scattered throughout the outsole. These round components enhance the grip and make for a steadier platform during weight training.

Midsole

The Nike Flylon Train Dynamic utilizes a dual-density Phylon midsole. This material is made from the ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) foam pellets that have been compressed and heat-treated in a mold. The dual-density characteristic provides a firm perimeter that gives the sole unit its steady feel, while the center is soft to attenuate the force of impact with each step.

Upper

Unlike most training shoes from Nike, the Flylon Train Dynamic features a mid-cut ankle construction which is reminiscent of a sock. The upper is made from an engineered mesh which gives it its stretchy property and enables users to wear or remove it quickly. The material is also breathable to keep the foot chamber ventilated during workouts. Synthetic overlays protect the high-wear areas to prevent the mesh from tearing.

The shoe employs a unique closure. It utilizes the hook-and-loop strap tethered to the footwear by short laces. These laces pass through loops made by the Flywire, which are thin strings that function like the cables of a suspension bridge, creating a criss-cross pattern in the instep area to enhance the lateral strength of the upper when the strap is adjusted.

The trainer uses the Dynamic Fit technology. Soft finger-like materials wrap the midfoot section starting from the arch and spread to the medial and lateral sides. The structure aims to provide a supportive element into the shoe.


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