Facts

  • Use

    Workout

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

    CrossFit

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

    Weightlifting

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

    Walking

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

  • Arch support

    Neutral

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

    Stability

    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.

  • Price
    $90
  • Width
    Men: Standard
    Women: Standard
  • Release date
    Jun 2017
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Updates to Reebok Guresu Thread

  • As part of its initiative of being more mindful of the environment, Reebok has partnered with Thread International, an organization that uses recycled plastic bottles to produce its proprietary Thread fabric.  The Thread material is made of 50% PET bottles that have been ground down into smaller fragments before being turned into a fabric that can be used for various products.
  • As a result of the partnership, Reebok launched a revamped version of the Guresu 1.0. Called the Reebok Guresu Thread, it features the same silhouette as the original, but it uses the Thread fabric for the upper. The material is lightweight, pliable, and breathable.
  • This model closely resembles its predecessor and uses the same technologies for the sole unit. The midsole is crafted from ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) foam which is flexible and has shock absorption properties. There is also a removable Ortholite insole that enhances the function of the midsole.
  • As for the underside, it is protected by a layer of rubber. The footgear is created for dance and gym workouts and the flex grooves and the Turnzone point at the outsole allow wearers to do a 360-degree turn smoothly, without stressing the knee.

Reebok Guresu Thread size and fit

The Reebok Guresu Thread is available in women’s sizes from US 5 to 11, also in half sizes. For the width, it only comes in a B - Medium profile. The fit is kept snug by the single midfoot elastic strap. There are also medial and lateral panels that make up the lacing system which allows for fit customization and enhanced lateral support.

Outsole

Providing traction to the underside of the Reebok Guresu Thread is a rubber compound. It is crafted to be hard-wearing to protect the midsole from abrasion. Wavy flex grooves are present at the forefoot which delivers multi-directional traction and flexibility.

Under the medial side of the ball is the Turnzone element. This disc aims to make twists and turns during dance routines smoothly and easy on the knees.

Midsole

The Reebok Guresu Thread is equipped with the EVA foam midsole. This cushioning unit is made to be durable and flexible to keep up with dynamic and fast routines. It is also designed to absorb shock to prevent injuries in the lower extremities.

Inside is an Ortholite sockliner which not only amplifies the shock attenuation of the midsole but is also breathable and has antimicrobial properties that keep the foot fresh. It is removable, allowing users to replace it with custom orthotics if needed.

Upper

The Reebok Guresu Thread sports a mid-cut bootie design. The sides of the collar sit lower for easy on and off action as well as proper ankle mobility. The fabric of the upper is made with 50% recycled plastic bottles. The material is designed to present a supportive wrap that is also lightweight and breathable.

At the rearfoot is an external heel clip that keeps the heel steady during training. There are also pull loops on the tongue and the back of the collar that make the shoe easy to pull up.

The lacing system incorporates lateral and medial panels that are drawn in closer to the foot, amplifying lateral support when the laces are tightened. There is also a single, elastic band at the midfoot which keeps the foot locked in place.


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