• Use


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


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


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


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

  • Arch support


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


    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.

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    Women: Standard
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Updates to Puma Persist XT

  • The Puma Persist XT is a pair of workout shoes for men. Its bootie style makes it easy to wear, but a lacing system allows users to tighten the fit if needed. Its mesh upper ensures that the foot chamber remains fresh throughout the training session.
  • The midsole is made of ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) foam which cushions foot landings while the SoftFoam+ insole enhances underfoot comfort. As for the outsole, the forefoot and the heel are protected by a layer of rubber.

Puma Persist XT size and fit

Made to accommodate the unique shape of men’s feet, the Puma Persist XT comes in US sizes 7 to 14, including half and full sizes. The width is only available in a D - Medium profile while the laces and the stretchy strap enhance the snugness at the midfoot.


The outsole of the Puma Persist XT is crafted from rubber. This compound is durable and features a tread pattern that facilitates multi-directional flexibility and traction.


A full-length EVA foam serves as the midsole of the Puma Persist XT. This lightweight platform attenuates shock.

Inside the trainer is the SoftFoam+ insole. This sockliner amplifies underfoot cushioning for long-lasting comfort.


The Puma Persist XT features a bootie construction. Though it is a slip-on footwear, a lacing system allows users to tighten the midfoot fit. An elastic midfoot strap also helps with the snug fit.

The seamless mesh upper keeps the foot locked in place. It also facilitates aeration of the interior.

A similar model to consider is the Puma Enzo. It shares the same bootie style and sole construction.