Puma Magnify Nitro: Stable and springy 

Made with a two-part midsole — Nitro foam (on top) and Profoam Lite (underneath) — the Puma Magnify Nitro sure does magnify both support and energy return:

  • The Nitro foam is much softer and bouncier, cushioning the foot in each step while amping up responsiveness. 
  • Meanwhile, the Profoam Lite is much firmer, keeping the strides surefooted. 

Add in the shoe's full-coverage outsole, form-hugging upper, and raised midsole (in the midfoot), you can't get more stable than this!

Who and what is it for?

This shoe is for neutral runners looking for a daily trainer that's fantastic in eating up middle to long-distance efforts on the road. It's excellent in slow to medium paces, but also has some pop to go full tempo. 

And if you just want a shoe for daily mileage or recovery runs, this has got you covered. 

The NITRO lineup

Puma Magnify Nitro - for easy days 

Puma Velocity Nitro - also for daily training 

Puma Liberate Nitro - lightweight speedster that can also double as a racing flat

Puma Eternity Nitro - daily trainer with a touch of stability

Puma Deviate Nitro - first plated racer

Puma Deviate Nitro Elite - the brand's lightweight elite carbon-plated race-day shoe 

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 10.3oz / Women 9oz
Drop: 9mm
Arch support: Neutral
Forefoot height: 29mm
Heel height: 38mm
Pronation: Neutral Pronation / Supination / Underpronation

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Jens Jakob Andersen
Jens Jakob Andersen

Jens Jakob is a fan of short distances with a 5K PR at 15:58 minutes. Based on 35 million race results, he's among the fastest 0.2% runners. Jens Jakob previously owned a running store, when he was also a competitive runner. His work is regularly featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, BBC and the likes as well as peer-reviewed journals. Finally, he has been a guest on +30 podcasts on running.