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
    $110
  • Weight
    Women: 6oz

    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: Standard
    Women: Extra wide, Standard, Wide
  • Release date
    Unknown
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Updates to Vionic Alma

  • The Vionic Alma is constructed to keep the feet supported during long periods of use. It utilizes the brand’s Advanced Motion System (AMS) technology, which is the combination of light and breathable mesh upper, cushioned midsole, and a podiatrist-designed orthotic insole.

Vionic Alma size and fit

Made for women, the Vionic Alma is available in US sizes 5 to 11, including half and full sizes in between. As for the width, it comes in both B - Medium and D - Wide. The neoprene collar is intended to fit like a sock for a secure lockdown.

Outsole

Rubber lines crucial areas of the sole unit which include the ball and the heel sections. This compound is crafted to be durable and enhance traction of the underside. There are also flex grooves that promote multi-directional movement and grip.

Midsole

The Vionic Alma employs a full-length cushioning unit for shock attenuation. Inside the trainer is a removable insole made of ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) foam for enhanced underfoot comfort. This component is covered in mesh which helps wick moisture away from the foot.

Upper

The Vionic Alma sports a bootie construction with a snug-fitting collar made of neoprene. The rest of the upper is a human-made textile that keeps the interior well-ventilated.

This trainer features a lacing system that can be used to tighten the fit at the midfoot if needed. Fabric loops are present on the tongue and the back of the collar so the trainer can be easily pulled on.

Another trainer to consider, if you’re into walking long distances regularly, is the New Balance 365. Not only does it employ a mesh upper, but it also has a generous CUSH+ midsole for shock absorption.


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