Who should buy the Nike Free TR Flyknit 3

Aimed at providing women the ability to cope with the intense demands of the ever-evolving fitness programs, Nike produced the Free TR Flyknit 3. It is a solid option if:

  • You are into high-intensity workouts and need a stable and supportive enough trainer.
  • Your fitness routine includes squats, lunges, and other dynamic movements are after a shoe with reliable traction. 

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Multidirectional traction

The midsole of the Nike Free TR Flyknit 3 doubles as its outsole. This foam compound is engineered to be lightweight and durable.

The outsole features a honeycomb tread pattern that facilitates multidirectional traction. It also has sipings that extend to the sides of the sole unit to facilitate natural foot flexion. Both features are concentrated in the forefoot area where bending of the foot occurs.

Nike Free TR Flyknit 3 Outsole1

As for the heel, it is constructed to be flat to give stability to the rearfoot. Rubber pods are strategically placed in the high-wear areas but are more prominent in the heel for improved durability, traction, and steadiness.

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The Nike Free TR Flyknit 3's midsole

The Nike Free TR Flyknit 3 employs a full-length foam midsole. This type of cushioning platform is developed to attenuate shock. It is also responsive to prepare the foot for toe-off. It is devised to wrap around the sides of the foot, particularly in the midfoot section to lend lateral stability to the upper.

Nike Free TR Flyknit 3 Midsole

Inside is a molded sockliner. It is fashioned to follow the natural contours of the underfoot for maximum coverage. It also complements the shock absorption of the midsole.

Nike Free TR Flyknit 3 Sockliner

Sock-like fit upper

The upper of the Nike Free TR Flyknit 3 is made of the Flyknit, a proprietary fabric engineered to fit like a sock. In this model, a combination of stretchy and tight yarns is used. The stretchy component is placed on the vamp and the tongue to facilitate flexibility.

Nike Free TR Flyknit 3 Upper

The tighter material is utilized around the perimeter of the upper and the heel to add structure, durability, and support.

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Amplified support

The lacing system integrates with the Flywire technology. These thin yet strong cables amplify the support needed for side-to-side movements. The eyelets on this model are set wider apart for a more tuned-in fit when the laces are cinched.

Another popular women’s trainer which employs a combination of the Flyknit material and the Flywire cables is the Nike Air Zoom Fearless Flyknit 2.

Nike Free TR Flyknit 3 Lacing System

Facts / Specs

Use: Workout, HIIT / Gym / Cross-training
Width: Normal
Release date: Mar 2018
Collection: Nike Free
BRAND Brand: Nike
Colorways: Black / White / Red
SKUs: 942887005 / 942887010 / 942887101 / 942887200 / 942887400 / 942887500 / 942887501 / 942887662 / AJ6680100 / AJ6689221

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Author
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.