Who should buy the Nike Free Transform Flyknit

The Free Transform Flyknit, an offering from Nike to the women in the training community, is a workout shoe designed to withstand a broad range of intensive gym and studio training. This shoe is a solid choice if:

  • You are looking for a shoe suitable enough for various fitness activities as well as casual purposes.
  • You work out in humid environments and are looking for a well-ventilated shoe.

Nike Free Transform Flyknit Logo

Enhanced outsole traction

The Nike Free Transform Flyknit features the unique Tri-Star auxetic design. It allows the sole to expand and contract to aid the natural flexibility of the foot.

The rubber pods guard the high-wear areas of the outsole against abrasion. They also enhance the traction capability of the shoe.

Nike Free Transform Flyknit Outsole

Dual-injected cushioning

The dual-injected Phylite foam is utilized in the Free Transform Flyknit for lightweight cushioning. The Phylite foam is 40% solid rubber which makes it tough enough to double as an outsole as well. It helps in reducing the overall weight of the shoe.

Nike Free Transform Flyknit Midsole

Enhanced upper flexibility

The Flyknit material makes up the entire upper of the Nike Free Transform Flyknit. It is a one-piece unit that wraps the foot to provide a snug, form-fitting coverage. The Flyknit varies in density depending on the part of the shoe. The midfoot and forefoot sections feature woven ribbings which allow for more flexibility while the material in the rear is tightly-woven for heightened support.

Nike Free Transform Flyknit Upper

Added stability

The dynamic Flywire cables on the lateral and medial sections connect to the laces. They lock down the middle part of the foot. Several wires are also placed around the ankle for added stability and support.

Another popular workout shoe that carries both the Flyknit upper and the Free midsole is the Nike Free TR Flyknit 3.

Nike Free Transform Flyknit Flywire Cables

Facts / Specs

Weight: Women 5.6oz
Use: Workout / Gym / Cross-training
Width: Normal
Features: Lightweight
Collection: Nike Free
BRAND Brand: Nike
Colorways: Black / White

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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.