Who should buy the Reebok Energylux 3

The Energylux 3 is an excellent choice for seasoned and beginning runners who want a versatile daily trainer for: 

  • road running
  • easy days
  • walking
  • gym training

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Reebok Floatride Energylux 3 vs. 2  

Now on its third version, the Reebok Floatride Energylux features a redesigned FuelFoam midsole. It's cushier and lighter, giving runners ultimate comfort and protection.

Even more, it's embedded with a dual-layer MemoryTech Foam sockliner and polyurethane insole for all-day coziness. 

Reebok Energylux 3 memory foam

All-day comfort

True to its promise, the Reebok Floatride Energylux 3 brings comfort in every step. Runners who wear it for prolonged periods say the Memory Foam insole is very plush, they can wear it all day. 

According to them, they've never run into any issues with pain. 

Reebok Energylux 3 foam

It flexes! 

The midsole is very soft, it moves along with the foot. There have been numerous reports saying that the shoe allows the foot's natural flexion, taking comfort a step further. 

Floatride Energylux 3 is insanely light

Despite the shoe's generous padding, reviewers agree that it maintains a lightweight frame. So much so, they were cruising along the streets with no restraints or dragging sensation. 

Wide-feet friendly

Almost everyone agrees that it's very "roomy" up front. Even wide-footed runners have commented that it fits "great," conforming to their feet's shape and size. 

Reebok Energylux 3 wide

Ready for constant (ab)use

Long-time users of the Reebok Energylux 3 find the mesh upper very "strong." After more than 100 miles, it's still intact and is not showing any signs of breakage. 

Reebok Energylux 3 toe box

Affordable but value-oriented

It only costs $50 (vs. the $120 average price of daily trainers). It doesn't break the bank, it's sturdy, and it's fit for multiple activities. 

Protective

Those with bad knees have shared that the ample cushioning of the shoe has kept their knees pain-free. It absorbs all the impact during landing. 

Laidback style

"Clean" and "fresh" — this is how road runners find the Energylux 3 from Reebok. Its simple design and calm colorways make it an unassuming choice for everyday runs and for casual walks around town. 

Reebok Energylux 3 laces

Caution: Lacks support for narrow feet

Because it fits wide-footed runners better, those with narrow feet find it too "big" for their liking. The upper doesn't hug closely around their feet for a more secure fit. 

Scratchy in the heel

The ankle collar sits way too high. There have been numerous comments on the back of the heel rubbing against the skin. 

Reebok Energylux 3 ankle collar

However, if you want to remedy this, you can do so by using higher socks. Runners say it's effective in preventing abrasion at the rearfoot. 

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Arch support: Neutral
Pronation: Neutral Pronation / Supination / Underpronation
Arch type: High arch
Use: All-day wear, Walking / Jogging / Treadmill
Material: Mesh upper
Features: Breathable / Cushioned / Comfortable / For beginners

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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.