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  • 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
    $75
  • Weight
    Women: 8oz

    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
    Men: Normal
    Women: Normal, Wide
  • Release date
    Unknown
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96 / 100 based on 9 expert reviews

  • 100 / 100 | Best Raters | | Level 2 expert

    With 4 different colors available, a padded collar and tongue, and made with a breathable mesh, the RYKA Women’s Vida RZX Cross-Training Shoe is a cross training shoe that you should consider getting.

  • 100 / 100 | Mobie Fit | Level 1 expert

    The Ryka Vida RZX makes tricky twists and turns easier thanks to a pivot point, a smooth rubber circle right under the big-toe joint.

  • 95 / 100 | Nicer Shoes | | Level 1 expert

    They combine the support, comfort, and durability of a running shoe but have all the lightweight flexibility needed in an aerobic shoe.

  • 95 / 100 | Best Walking Shoe Reviews | | Level 1 expert

    Better still, if you want something that is also cute as well as comfortable, with a decent degree of support, then we think you have found the ideal training shoe.

  • 95 / 100 | iexpert9 | Level 1 expert

    It has breathable mesh underlays that keep the feet cool in hot weather. It also has supportive overlays that improve its stability and a durable synthetic sole that absorbs impact well.

  • 95 / 100 | Best Buying Reviews | Level 1 expert

    These cross training shoes feature the new RZX technology which provides maximum cushioning and flexibility.

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The Ryka Vida RZX was designed as a high-impact workout shoe. It also caters to those who incorporate lots of dance movements into their exercise routine. The shoe features the RZX technology in the midsole. It is comprised of the RE-ZORB cushioning in the heel for added shock-absorption and the Ultra Flex grooves in the forefoot for enhanced flexibility.

The rubber outsole of the Ryka Vida RZX protects the high-wear areas while delivering optimum grip and traction.

The pivot point at the ball of the foot assists the twists and turns during dance movements. It works together with the circled pattern on the outsole for a balance of grip and gliding.

The RZX technology of this Ryka trainer makes use of two design elements: the RE-ZORB compound delivers extra cushioning for the heel during high-impact exercises while the Ultra Flex grooves accommodate the natural flexibility of the forefoot throughout the movement.

The cushioning is further enhanced with the Anatomical Precise-Return footbed for maximum comfort.

The Ryka Vida RZX uses a combination of textile and mesh to provide lightweight and breathable support. The synthetic overlays are placed on all sections of the shoe to offer a snug fit.

The tongue and collar are padded to prevent chafing and to deliver additional comfort.

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