Facts

Terrain
Road
Arch support
Neutral
Use
Daily running
Price
$80
Weight
M: 300g | W: 234g
Widths available
M: Normal - D | W: Normal - B
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Road

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

Trail

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.

Competition

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.

Summary

We spent 8 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

8 reasons to buy

  • The open-weave mesh was able to keep the foot well-ventilated, many consumers observed.

  • Some runners liked the lightweight construction of the shoe.

  • The forefoot grooves that offer flexibility gained positive impression from some runners.

  • The cushioning is very responsive, based on some reviews

  • Many runners favored the low-cut design of the shoe because it accommodated natural mobility and promoted a quicker transition through the gait cycle.

  • The affordable price of the Reebok ZigKick Force gained positive feedback.

  • Based on the comments of most reviewers, the design of this shoe was cool and appealing.

  • A large number of reviewers valued its ability as a gym workout partner.

4 reasons not to buy

  • A couple of runners disliked the thin tongue because it placed some pressure on the skin, thus resulting in discomfort.

  • A few reviewers mentioned that this shoe wasn’t able to give reliable traction, especially on wet surfaces.

  • The sole unit easily sagged, according to some consumers.

  • The general consensus about the width-profile of this shoe is that it’s too narrow.

Bottom line

Features a low-cut design, the Reebok ZigKick Force is ideal for road running. The shoe delivers a combination of cushioning, breathability, and comfort. The shoe will not disappoint when use for daily training and short-distance runs.



World wide, ZigKick Force is in the bottom 10% most popular running shoes. The brand, Reebok, is the 17th most popular.

Map: Shows popularity per continent based on 1010 shoes


Ratings

4.4 / 5 based on 27 ratings

5 star
63%
4 star
23%
3 star
8%
2 star
3%
1 star
3%

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Updates to ZigKick Force

The ZigKick Force features the DMX Ride foam that is designed for long-lasting and responsive cushioning. This also offers enhanced ground feel.

In the outsole is the CRTek high-abrasion rubber that delivers maximum traction on the road without adding weight. The rubber compound also offers shoe durability.

The Reebok ZigKick Force features the notable Zig platform that is engineered for high-energy return, enhancing propulsion in every stride.

ZigKick Force size and fit

The ZigKick Force is available in standard running shoe length. It accommodates a wide range of foot measurements. It delivers a comfortable fit from the heel to the forefoot. Reebok is offering the shoe in sizes 7 to 13 for the men’s version and 5 to 8 for women’s.

Outsole

The outsole of the ZigKick Force uses the CRTek high-abrasion rubber. This rubber compound gives lightweight durability and maximum traction.

For a more flexible ride and improved running experience, the shoe utilizes the forefoot groves and decoupled heel.

Midsole

The midsole of the shoe uses the injection-molded EVA foam that offers firm yet responsive cushioning. It works perfectly together with the DMX Ride foam that is strategically placed in the midsole for a more flexible ride and enhanced ground feel.

Upper

The upper of the Reebok ZigKick Force utilizes an open weave mesh material that delivers maximum breathability. It is designed for impressive air circulation. It also provides added comfort and support.

The low-cut design gives freedom for an enhanced running experience, promoting mobility for a quicker transition.

The laces provides secure and comfortable foot lockdown. The tongue and collar enhances fit and improve overall comfort.


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