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
    $75
  • Weight
    Women: 9oz

    Weight

    Training footwear typically weighs between 200g and 300g per shoe to accommodate agile workouts. Minimalist trainers go as low as 150g, while weightlifting shoes can go as high as 500g.

  • Width
    Women: Normal
  • Release date
    Unknown
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Updates to Ryka Grafik Flow

  • The Ryka Grafik Flow is a training shoe that was engineered to keep up with the dynamic moves of studio and dance classes. The upper is made of gradient-patterned mesh for breathability and flexibility, while the KPU midfoot structure reinforces the sides. It has a rounded toe area to accommodate toe-splaying during workouts.
  • The Anatomical Precise-Return footbed serves as the cushioning that molds to the contours of the foot. It also aims to provide energy transfer upon footstrike.
  • It employs a compression-molded EVA midsole that has a low-profile style for added stability. A unit of a gel heel clip is installed for added impact protection during jumps and runs.
  • The rubber outsole is made to be durable and grippy on different types of surfaces. It has strategic cutouts to lessen the weight while promoting natural foot flexion. A pivot point is employed on the ball area to make turns and shifts easier.

Ryka Grafik Flow size and fit

The Ryka Grafik Flow is created with the women’s feet, build, and muscle movement in mind. It follows the standard training shoe sizing scheme with US sizes 5 through 11. The only width option available is B - Medium.

Outsole

The Ryka Grafik Flow’s bottom is covered with rubber, a material that enhances traction on a wide range of surfaces. Its tread uses different patterns to cope with the varied movements of studio and dance classes. It has cutouts in strategic places to reduce the weight while enhancing the flexibility of the footgear.

The ball area of the sole has a smoother texture due to the Pivot Point technology. It facilitates easier rotations and twists during workouts, lessening the stress on the hips, knees, ankles.

Midsole

This Ryka trainer employs the Anatomical Precise-Return footbed that is aimed to deliver a responsive and cushioned underfoot experience. It is molded to conform to the contours of the foot for even shock absorption.

The main cushioning is rendered by a compression-molded EVA midsole. It makes for a supportive platform while cushioning and protecting from impact as well. It is also made to give the foot an extra bounce to propel the wearer forward or upward.

Upper

The Ryka Grafik Flow has a low-cut profile that allows full ankle mobility. The toe box is rounded to give room for a toe-splay. A breathable mesh fabric wraps around the foot. It is patterned with a gradient design.

The fabric is flanked by the KPU midfoot sidewalls for support. This structure has been created to offer support during side-to-side movements.

The model is secured by a traditional lacing system. It works together with the previous feature to enhance lateral support.

A pull tab is sewn into the heel. It helps the user put on and take off the shoe easily.


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