Verdict from 7.7 hours of research from the internet

116 users: 4 / 5

3 reasons to buy

  • A massive number of buyers gave high marks to the stylish design of the Under Armour Breathe Lace.
  • A few of the reviewers noted that the shoe was comfortable to wear.
  • A handful of users complimented the support that it offered.

1 reasons not to buy

  • A majority of individuals complained about the unpadded heel collar that cut into the ankle and caused pain and blisters.

Bottom line

The Under Armour Breathe Lace was celebrated by consumers for its fashion-forward design. However, the same can’t be said about its interiors. While a scant number of people have commented that it was comfortable to use, a staggering amount of complaints were issued about the discomfort that the heel collar caused due to its lack of padding. Overall, it was a stylish model that was thought to have sacrificed comfort over form.

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The Under Armour Breathe Lace is a workout shoe that is intended for everyday training. It has a low-cut profile that boasts of a breathable and lightweight feel with its stretchable mesh upper.

The Under Armour Breathe Lace has a bottom that is made of durable rubber for traction on different types of surfaces. Its tread is uniquely patterned with spikes and strips to enhance the grip.

The Under Armour Breathe Lace employs a midsole that is entirely made of EVA for equal coverage of shock absorption and energy transfer. It has a lightweight nature.

The foot lies atop an EVA insole. It is molded to the natural curves of the sole for comfort.

The exteriors of the Under Armour Breathe Lace is made up of a stretchy mesh fabric for uninhibited movements. It is a lightweight material that allows air to circulate in the foot-chamber to keep the foot cool and fresh.

There are two features in place that work together to lock down the footgear. The first is the asymmetrical lacing system that tightens the fit according to the preference of the user and reinforces the sides to boost lateral support. Second, an elastic strap wraps around the forefoot for added support and security.

A pull tab is sewn on the tongue. It facilitates an easier slip-on and slip-off experience.

Synthetic overlays are strategically placed on the heel and the midfoot. They prevent wobbling and accidental heel slippage.

Size and fit

Too small based on 51 user votes
Small (52%)
True to size (44%)
Large (3%)
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Nicholas Rizzo
Nicholas Rizzo

Nick is a powerlifter who believes cardio comes in the form of more heavy ass squats. Based on over 1.5 million lifts done at competitions, his PRs place him as an elite level powerlifter. His PRs have him sitting in the top 2% of bench presses (395 lbs), top 3% of squats (485 lbs) and top 6% of deadlifts (515 lbs) for his weight and age. His work has been featured on Forbes,, Elite Daily and the like. Collaborating along the way with industry leaders like Michael Yessis, Mark Rippetoe, Carlo Buzzichelli, Dave Tate, Ray Williams, and Joel Seedman.