Reebok ZigTech Squared 2.0

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The designers of the Reebok ZigTech Squared 2.0 focus on designing a sneaker that would be able to give a great level of comfort to the runner along with adding incredible levels of responsiveness. The shoe has been widely praised and has been received very well for its comfortable fit, despite its large size. The large size of the shoe has made it much more comfortable on the foot and toes without adding a significant amount of weight to the shoe.

This model of sneaker has become a very popular choice of footwear that may runner wear today; and after observing its rank, it is not that hard to see why it is so popular. It is the 17th most popular running shoe out there currently. Thanks to newly added features such as the PU foam that absorbs a great deal of the impact while a runner is impacting the ground, the runner will no longer run but rather glide gracefully!

Editor's Pros & Cons
Pros
  • The fit is extremely satisfactory
  • The shoe wear is very comfortable
  • The sole design has been applauded by runners for the incredible responsiveness and reliable support
  • The zig platform of the shoe provides enhanced energy for a more responsive ride.
  • Many runners have applauded the sole design of the Reebok ZigTech Squared 2.0
  • A great model of sneaker to run with on specifically the road
Cons
  • There were some runners who were disappointed by the durability of the shoe
  • Is about one-half bigger than the size of other running shoes
Outsole
Outsole

Outsole

The outsole of the Reebok ZigTech Squared 2.0 makes effective use of the strong abrasive rubber material that has been brilliantly placed in the areas where the shoe can easily wear and tear. This allows for better protection against wear and tear and allows for longer use of the shoe. The full scope of the Zig platform offers greater underfoot comfort, flexibility, and responsiveness.
Midsole
Midsole

Midsole

Found in the midsole of the Reebok ZigTech Squared 2.0 is the extremely well-designed PU foam that has been molded to provide a superlative amount of cushioning to the runner, along with providing a much better running experience. With the brilliant inclusion of the PU foam, it absorbs a great amount of the impact and provides for a better release of energy as the runner continues on their stride. You will basically be gliding instead of running. The external midfoot frame allows for additional support and a much more snug fit for the wearer.
Upper
Upper

Upper

The upper for this iteration of the sneaker makes effective use of the FuseFrame that provides superlative amount of breathability and at the same time maintaining the upper cover's light weight. Thanks to the newly added feature of the FuseFrame component that has been integrated into this iteration of the sneaker, it helps to enhance the overall fit for the runner along with giving them a much more comfortable run. This feature has been widely praised by many runners who greatly appreciate the high level of comfort.
Weight
Weight

Weight

The Reebok ZigTech Squared 2.0 is about a half size larger than most of the other running sneakers out there currently. However, thanks to the PU foam the larger size doesn't contribute to an overall heavier sneaker.

The shoe is of medium weight and weighs about 303g for men and the same weight for women. However, it is important to know that the weight is factored a great deal on the size of the shoe as well. The bigger the size of the foot, the heavier the shoe will fit. However, it is important that the overall weight will be very similar to the person's size. The design of this shoe, although bigger, is still quite light despite its size.
Breathability
Breathability

Breathability

A sneaker, or any shoe for that matter, requires a certain amount of breathability in order to offer a great running experience. The Reebok ZigTech Squared 2.0 has been praised for its superlative comfort and this high level of comfort has offered a high level of breathability. Thanks to the newly designed multi-layer coverage it not only adds to a better style of the sneaker but also allows for greater breathability without adding weight to the shoe. The lightweight layered mesh upper allows for maximum airflow over the course of your run.
Comfort
Comfort

Comfort

The hallmark of the Reebok ZigTech Squared 2.0 has been how comfortable the shoe is to the runner. It is an incredibly easy fit along with adding an extremely joyous experience while running. The shoe is about a half size larger than the usual running shoe size; however, this extra size has offered runners a higher level of comfort.

Thanks to the larger size it offers a comfortable medium fit in the heel and mid-foot and plenty of room in the toe box which helps to accommodate medium and wide-foot runners.
Style
Style

Style

The style of the shoe has a very calm and serene look and style to it. This is most fitting for this particular type of shoe, as this model of shoe is geared more towards running on roads and jogging primarily. The colours that these shoes come in for men are primarily black with the alternatives being a version that is blue with a hint of red near the toe guard and slightly throughout the version - and lastly the most aesthetically pleasing version of the sneaker is of being a nice light green with hints of red in the sneaker as well. For the ladies footwear, their color scheme comes in a nice white with sky blue meshed together, with the alternative option being pink and light purple.
Durability
Durability

Durability

The Reebok ZigTech Squared 2.0 offers a high level of durability as they were specifically designed for being able to run every day. Most runners typically run about 4-5 days a week and about three miles or more a day. Having a sneaker that is relatively durable and can help the individual run for longer duration without wearing and tearing down is a huge benefit. Thanks to the PU foam it also helps to absorb a great amount of impact and coupled with the multi-layered coverage it also allows for less pain on the foot as well.
Protection
Protection

Protection

The Reebok ZigTech Squared 2.0 utilizes the CRTek high abrasion rubber compound that is brilliantly placed in the rear where the shoe can easily wear and tear. With the inclusion of this design in this model of the sneaker it has offered for greater protection against the environment. However, it's important to know that these sneakers are specifically designed for roads and not for tougher terrains. While they are great for the typical flat roads and running tracks they were not designed or intended for tougher terrains and much more extreme forms of running. So be mindful of the terrain you are running on when running with these shoes - despite their high durability, it will not be wise to run with these sneakers in mountainous or rocky areas.
Responsiveness
Responsiveness

Responsiveness

The Reebok ZigTech Squared 2.0 has been specifically designed to allow the runner to have a much better running experience. In this model, they have succeeded greatly in designing a sneaker that could do that. Thanks to the PU foam it offers for a better cushioning and a higher level of comfortably. Along with the added cushioning it helps runners glide as they run as the impact is significantly reduced and returned back to the ground adding for the runner, a greater propulsion.

This model of the sneaker has truly made running on the road much more responsive to the runner and offers a very relaxing and joyous experience. However, when running off-road the responsiveness starts to decrease as this model of the sneaker was not specifically designed for off-road running.
Support
Support

Support

The Reebok ZigTech Squared 2.0 is supported by the mesh and external frame design for a greater foot support. Along with the CRTek high abrasion outsole, it helps to grab the ground and absorbs the impact for less strain on the runner.
Terrain
Terrain

Terrain

As pointed out a great deal throughout the review, this shoe was specifically designed for running on the road. Specifically, this model of shoe is great for running on the curb or track. Despite its impressive durability and protection it is not highly recommended to use this model of sneaker for hiking or off-road running.
Price
Price

Price

Perhaps one of the most important things that may come in purchasing a sneaker is the price of the sneaker. The price for the Reebok ZigTech Squared 2.0 is not an unreasonable price. In purchasing this model of shoe you will most likely pay in the median range of $90. This is a very reasonable price as compared to many of its competitors. Although it is not as less expensive as other shoes it will not break the bank to go out and purchase these sneakers. The benefits of these shoes far outweigh the negative effects. It should be added that the price for this sneaker can be found at a lower price if you are using these online, there are always possibilities of finding a better deal online.
Traction
Traction

Traction

As mentioned earlier in this review this version offers great traction and this is primarily due to the CRTek high abrasion outsole. Thanks to the CRTek high abrasion outsole it provides for a targeted traction. This model of the sneaker was specifically made for the road, primarily speaking of the curb, street or track.
Flexibility
Flexibility

Flexibility

The Reebok ZigTech Squared 2.0 has received a great update in regards to the upper. It comes with a brand new and multi-layered cover design for a pleasing style and breathability without the negative effect of adding too much weight to the shoe. Thanks to the PU foam in the outsole it provides a great cushioning and allows for the outsole to be much more flexible and incredibly responsive to the runner.
Stability
Stability

Stability

This is a neutral running shoe, meaning that it does not provide additional arch support or correction for runners who over- or underpronate. However, it does offer some support in the way of the outsole PU foam cushioning.
Drop
Drop

Drop

The Reebok ZipTech Squared 2.0 features a 6mm drop. This design is catered more for runners who would be considered midfoot strikers. This drop puts it below the average drop of 10mm. For runners who are used to a higher drop, it is advisable to slowly get used to a lower drop in order to avoid injury.
Key Features
Key Features

Key Features

- Lightweight layered mesh upper allows for maximum airflow
- Low-cut design offers freedom of motion and adds for a quicker heel-to-toe transition
- The Full-Length zig platform offers superlative comfort for the underfoot
- Thanks to the CRTek high abrasion outsole rubber it provides for better traction
- The molded PU sockliner helps to cushion the runner from the beginning of their run to the end of their run
- This version has truly outperformed its predecessor and offers the runner a much superior running experience
Bottom Line
Bottom Line

Bottom Line

The hallmark of this model is that it is extremely comfortable for the runners or the wearers of the shoe. The Reebok ZigTech Squared 2.0 is a great road-running shoe that offers a superlative running experience. The levels of comfort and the amazing responsiveness the sneaker provides for the runners has been widely praised and applauded. With an impressive amount of pros that outnumber the cons, this shoe has truly set it apart from its predecessor.

With its extreme levels of popularity, and in the top 50% most popular running shoes, it is no wonder it is a sneaker that is above many of its competitors. Many newly added benefits have made this sneaker a very unique running shoe that has increased in size but has not added any significant weight to the sneaker. If you are looking for a great running shoe to wear while going for a nice jog or a relaxing run around the track you can really find no better running sneaker.