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Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.


Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet

Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.


Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.


We spent 8.5 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what sneaker fanatics think:

8 reasons to buy

  • Majority of the users praise the comfortability of these sneakers, saying that it’s perfect for long workouts and walking.
  • A user complimented the vibrant colors of the Furylite Contemporary, saying that it can easily make any outfit a statement.
  • Several mentioned that these sneakers are a steal.
  • One tester appreciates the easy to slip on design of the sneaker.
  • A couple of wearers love the versatility of these shoes as it can be used for working out and for everyday activities.
  • The shoe is light-weight, as observed by one reviewer.
  • Some buyers note how great the support is of the Reebok Furylite Contemporary.
  • One gave emphasis on how durable this sneaker is.

2 reasons not to buy

  • One user mentioned that the shoe rubs on his feet causing it to develop blisters
  • A couple of users mentioned that these sneakers run a bit small on the average feet. Ordering a size up would be a safer bet.

Bottom line

The Rebook Furylite Contemporary is a sneaker that’s packed with style and comfort. Its features are simple and what most look for in an everyday sneaker. Moreover, it’s versatile enough to be used for everyday occasions and for working out. The minor flaws that come with it can easily be dismissed given its cheap price tag.



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Reebok Furylite Contemporary History

The Reebok Furylite Contemporary is one of the descendants of the infamous InstaPump Fury success. Despite the mixed feelings about the Instapump Fury, it gained so much attention since its release.

This iconic series started with a simple question, “What if?”. Vice President of Advanced Concepts, Paul Latchfield, and Designer Steven Smith realized that usually, what works best is the simplest solutions.Drawing inspiration from a ski boot, the team tried to incorporate the pump mechanism for a customizable-fit shoe. Released in 1989, the Pump series has been a success because of a simple question and a great inspiration.

Reebok Furylite Contemporary Style

Seemingly simpler compared to its predecessor, the Fury Contemporary combines the necessities of a shoe-- style and comfort. Its low-top design not only contributes to its design but allows more mobility and freedom of movement. The molded quarters not only is decorative but helps add more ventilation.

Despite its simple silhouette, the colorways available for these sneakers are eye-catching. It is ideal to match it with any basic outfit.

Fit & Sizing

The Reebok Furylite Contemporary is available in men’s and women’s sizes. Both of which have available sizes from five to twelve, half sizes included. Some of the reviewers noted that the sneakers run a bit small on the average feet. Ordering a size up is recommended for a better fit.

Notable Features

The Reebok FuryLite Contemporary is an overall casual sneaker.  It’s composed of a synthetic upper with textile underlays which make it light and smooth. There are synthetic quarter panels molded and decorated with cut-out details which add character and ventilation to the sneaker.

For additional comfort, a padded foam sock liner is placed. Moreover, the IMEVA midsole adds more cushion and stability. All these features are packed in a low-cut silhouette to ensure that there are more movement and freedom for the user.

Additional Info

  • There are two pull-out tabs - on the tongue and at the heel, for easier wear.
  • It has a slip on design for more convenience.