Puma Ignite Limitless Reptile

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Puma has been making some serious moves when it comes to their expansion of their lifestyle shoe lines. They have even gotten The Weekend to be the spokesperson of their athletics meets leisure lines. The new Puma Ignite Limitless Reptile is the perfect shoe for the runner looking for a versatile shoe that can take them from the gym to a night out effortlessly. This shoe can handle lightweight workouts like cross training or fitness classes or light runs, but it is specifically designed for the individual who is looking for a stylish accessory that will look good with any of their outfits. The shoe comes in a selection of classic, muted tones. Runners loved the overall comfort that this shoe provides and found this shoe to be a great choice for the individual who needs to stand for long periods of time during their day. Overall, this shoe is a high-quality fashion shoe for the person who loves a variety of fashion accessories.

Editor's Pros & Cons
Pros
  •        Affordable
  •        Stylish
  •        Versatile
  •        Great for dance and fitness classes
Cons
  • Not ideal for long runs or aggressive workouts
  • Only classic colors available.
Outsole
Outsole

Outsole

Even though this shoe has a flashy and stylish look to it, the materials used in its creation are also top of the line. The outsole is covered in a highly abrasive rubber that provides traction but also gives the runners a protective feel that holds up against the wear and tear of every day, all day wear, and tears. The outsole has a unique design and uses a crystal rubber pod in ensure that the runner can feel connected to the ground below them.
Midsole
Midsole

Midsole

The midsole of this should easily be confused with a high performing athletic shoe. It is designed to give the runner a comfortable ride that is cushioning and highly responsive. Runners report that even after extensive use, this midsole doesn’t lose its shape. It uses two separate midsole foams to add extra comfort for the runner. The first is an injected molded EVA midsole foam that is lightweight and springy. The second midsole foam is Puma’s patented IGNITE foam. This foam absorbs the shock of each footfall and returns that energy to the runner. This midsole foam is one of the leading reasons why runners commented that this is a great shoe for the athlete who is standing all day in their day to day lives.
Upper
Upper

Upper

The upper of this shoe is the shining star of the Ignite Limitless Reptile. This upper is a highly durable material that molds to the shape of the foot to provide the runner with an individualized fit. The material used in this model is a 4-way ariaprene stretch. It is very breathable and helps to regulate the temperature inside of the shoe to reduce the risk of irritation that can lead to blisters and hot spots. The design of the shoe provides additional support to the runner to help keep the foot locked in place. Runners will find a TPU Kurmin midfoot cage, a TPU heel clip and a strap around the forefoot to keep the foot in place. In addition to the technologically advanced details of the upper, this upper is also designed to look stylish and fashionable. It features a reptilian embossed upper that is sure to get the attention of even the most particular fashionista.
Breathability
Breathability

Breathability

This shoe is designed to provide the runner with a truly comfortable fit, and part of that is to ensure that the foot is receiving enough air flow to keep the temperature down and wick away excessive moisture. The design of this shoe promotes free movement of the foot and the Ariprene stretch material provides the runner with a breathable fit.
Weight
Weight

Weight

This is one of the most lightweight shoes on the market today. Puma is known for their lightweight designs that allow the runner to move freely and support the athletic endeavors of the wearers. This shoe sticks with Puma’s lightweight design. Runners reported that the lightweight nature of the shoe made this a great choice for fitness classes like Zumba or other dance classes.

Comfort
Comfort

Comfort

Reviewers of this shoe commented over and over on the high level of comfort that is provided by the Puma Ignite Limitless Reptile. While it isn’t a shoe that will carry a runner through rigorous, long runs, it does have the IGNITE midsole foam that is designed to cradle the runner’s foot. This midsole foam also helps energize the runner by returning all of the energy back to the runner. In addition to the comfortable midsole, the upper of the shoe also provides a customizable fit due to the stretchy material.

Style
Style

Style

The style is where this shoe shines. Puma is making a name for itself as a fashionable lifestyle brand of shoes. The Ignite Limitless Reptile follows in a line of Ignite shoes that are as comfortable as they are stylish. This shoe can be found in three classic colors that make them the perfect accessory for any athletic/leisure outfit. Runners liked the unique caged look of the reptile material as well as the reflective Puma logo that can be found in various spots across the upper.
Responsiveness
Responsiveness

Responsiveness

There are two elements to this shoe that give it a highly responsive feel. The first is the Ignite midsole foam. This foam is designed to absorb the shock from each footfall and return that energy to the runner. This foam keeps the runner connected to the ground below them. In addition to the responsive midsole foam, the outsole of the shoe is designed using a unique crystal pod design. The purpose of this design is to allow the runner to respond quickly to changes in direction and terrain.
Support
Support

Support

The upper of this shoe is covered in supportive elements that add structure and help keep the runner secure. The shoe features a variety of TPU elements that are designed to hold the foot in place and reduce the risk of irritation that can be caused by unwanted movement. Runners will find that the TPU Kurim midsole cage isn’t just a cool looking aesthetic piece, it also is functional. There is also a TPU heel counter to keep the heel locked in place and a forefoot strap that encases the foot and provides customizable adjustable support.
Protection
Protection

Protection

This shoe is designed to be used for casual wear or light athletic work. For this reason, it isn’t designed to offer a lot of extra protection because it isn’t designed to be taken off-road. Runners will find protection in the form of a locked down support system that comes via the TPU accents added to the upper. Runners were also pleased to learn that this shoe protects against water seeping into the shoe through a water repellant seal along the toe box of the shoe. Finally, the upper of the shoe is covered with reflective details to keep the runner safe in low visibility areas and during their evening runs.
Durability
Durability

Durability

Runners were pleased with the durability that this shoe offers. This is not a shoe that is designed to stand up to rugged workouts and terrains. However, runners commented that this was a great shoe for the person who is standing for a long period during the day or for the person who spends long stretches of their day walking. For those purposes, the shoe was able to ward off everyday wear and tear. Since this shoe is designed to be a fashionable shoe, it is important that the shoe holds up well and can maintain a new look that looks and feel newer for much longer.

Terrain
Terrain

Terrain

This shoe is for the athletes who need a pair of fashionable, stylish shoes to wear around town or to wear while they are performing light exercise routines. This shoe is suggested for the road and the gym. Due to the added traction of the crystal rubber outsole pods and the lightweight, flexible feel of the shoe, runners liked this shoe as a fitness class companion, especially for dance classes like Zumba. This shoe does not have adequate traction or a lug system that would keep the runner safe on trails.
Price
Price

Price

This shoe is reasonably priced. It comes in under budget compared to the average athletic shoe on today’s market. IN addition to that, runners found it to be a great value because they are really getting two shoes in one. A fashionable accessory for their everyday outfits and a fitness shoe that is perfect for exercise classes and light workouts.

Traction
Traction

Traction

This shoe features a unique outsole that provides added traction for the runner. The outsole is designed using a pod system that is made from crystalized rubber. This offers a slip-resistant bottom for the Ignite Limitless Reptile. The grip makes this an excellent choice for court sports like racquetball or basketball and makes it a good choice for walks or like jogs in slippery conditions.
Flexibility
Flexibility

Flexibility

Runners where pleased with how flexible and natural this shoe felt on their feet. The upper is designed using a four-way stretch material. Since this is a neutral running shoe, it is designed to support the natural movement of the foot and not impede the gait cycle in any way. The Ignite midsole foam is also more lightweight and flexible than other popular midsole materials.
Stability
Stability

Stability

This is a neutral running shoe and is not designed to assist runners who are struggling with issues of over or under pronation. This means that the Ignite Limitless Reptile is designed for the runner whose gait is not impeded by overly exaggerated inward or outward rolling of the foot during the gait cycle.

Drop
Drop

Drop

This shoe has a traditional drop. It is not designed for the runner who wants a natural running shoe. The ignite midsole provides a cushioned ride that is plush and adapts to the shape of the runner’s foot.
Key Features
Key Features

Key Features

- Ignite midsole foam
- Full length injected molded EVA midsole foam for added cushioning
- Crystal rubber pods along the outsole for added traction
- Water repellent
- TPU Kurmin midfoot cage
- TPU heel counter for added support
- 4-way Airaprene stretch material in the upper
- Reflective elements along the upper for added protection
Bottom Line
Bottom Line

Bottom Line

This is the shoe for the sneaker enthusiast who is looking for a stylish companion for their day to day wardrobe. It comes in sleek, clean colors and has a futuristic look. This is a versatile shoe that can be used for light fitness activities like group fitness classes, cross training, or light runs, but it is not suggested for aggressive workouts or long runs. The fit of the shoe provides a snug, secure feeling for the runner and athletes who purchased this shoe were pleasantly surprised at its durability and long-lasting qualities. It held up against the wear and tear of day to day life and looked newer for much longer than similar shoes on the market today. IN addition to these details, the shoe is very reasonably priced and comes in under the average price of a road running shoe on today’s market. Puma is making exciting moves with their lifestyle, athletic meets leisure line of shoes, and the Ignite Limitless Reptile is an exciting addition to this lineup.