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

    Cross-training

    Multi-purpose training shoes which can be used for a wide variety of exercises. See *cross-training 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
    $85
  • Width
    Men: Normal
    Women: Normal, Wide
  • Release date
    Unknown
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  • Amp up your workout style with the Ryka Dominion Ombre. This updated version of the Ryka Dominion features the same RE-ZORB layers found in the sole unit which deliver exceptional shock absorption during high-impact moves. Just like the old version, an eight-piece skeletal rubber outsole provides the underside with traction and durability.
  • What sets the two models apart is the upper. Both iterations use a jacquard knit fabric, but the new version features an ombre effect. The original Dominion has a cage-like structure at the quarters and a synthetic overlay at the toe box. Though these elements are lacking in the Dominion Ombre, the overall performance of the footwear has not been diminished.

The Ryka Dominion Ombre is only available in women’s sizes, from US 6 to 11, with half and full sizes in between. As for the width, it comes in both B - Medium and D - Wide profiles. The padded tongue and collar provide wearers with a cozy fit while the lacing system allows them to adjust the snugness to their liking.

The underside of the Ryka Dominion Ombre is decorated with an eight-piece skeletal rubber outsole. This construction renders the bottom of the shoe durable and grippy without weighing the whole unit down. The skeletal design also aids in keeping the sole flexible to allow the foot to move naturally.

The Ryka Dominion Ombre is equipped with a full-length RE-ZORB midsole. This technology is crafted from ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) foam that is lightweight and pliable. It also absorbs shock to protect the foot against impact.

Underneath the primary midsole is a network of RE-ZORB active foam. It acts as the bed for the rubber outsole, providing another layer of shock attenuation.

Inside the footwear is the removable Memory Foam insole. This component contours to the bottom of the foot to provide maximum coverage and support for long-lasting comfort.

The Ryka Dominion Ombre is a low-cut workout shoe. This style gives the ankle full range of motion while training. It also features a rounded toe box that promotes spreading of the toes to maintain balance while doing certain moves such as squatting and lunging.

A heathered jacquard knit fabric makes up the upper of the footwear. This material is soft yet structured to keep the foot supported during intense workout sessions. It is also breathable to keep the foot fresh. The exterior features a gradual changing of color effect, earning its ombre name. As for the interior, it is covered with a smooth cloth that adds to the comfortable shoe experience.

A traditional lacing system allows users to adjust the fit at the midfoot. The plush tongue and collar also help keep the fit snug.

The Ryka Dominion Ombre is a fresh take on the original Dominion model. Though the two models share the same technologies, the main differentiator is the ombre effect on the upper. Ryka is not known for churning out new models as fast as its competitors, but it refreshes its products by tweaking a few things here and there so women can update their style without sacrificing the comfort and performance they've grown accustomed to.

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