In Rome’s Olympic Marathon of 1960, an Olympic runner named Abebe Bikila ran through Roman streets barefoot to win gold with a stunning world-record at 2:15:16.2. This isn’t an isolated incident – for a long time, we’ve known that running without shoes or opting for minimalistic shoes benefits a lot ...
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The Saucony Bullet was first introduced back in 1985. This retro-inspired current model is designed to look like the original and meets the current style demands of vintage sneakers. The Saucony Bullet is lightweight and has a thin and flexible outsole that will deliver ground feel since there is not...
The Escalante has gotten a worthy heir in the Escalante 1.5. This, newer version of the popular shoe features an updated upper with reflective details and a more secure heel cup. On top of that, the responsiveness has increased and the cushioning has decreased – but just slightly. The Escalante 1.5 i...
As the name suggests, the Skechers GoWalk Max was designed mainly for athletic walking. Its 5GEN midsole also doubles as the outsole, complete with a textured, cross-hatched tread pattern that performs best on paved surfaces. This unit gives the wearer plenty of supportive cushioning that enables a m...
Although minimalist running is on the down-trend, there are still a lot of people out there looking for a great low-profile trail running shoe. New Balance changed up the design of the Minimus 10 model and added some more cushioning and took away some of the seams. The midsole of the 10v4 is updated ...
New Balance is an American-based footwear manufacturer. They got their start in 1906 in Massachusetts and still manufacture their footwear in America to this day (though they also have a presence in the United Kingdom to cater to their European market as well). They are known for producing high-quali...
Motion is one of three models in Adidas’ Adipure natural running shoe line. The other two are the Gazelle and the Adapt. The Motion is the most traditional of these three options and was created in hopes of encouraging runners who heel strike to take the plunge into natural running shoes. Though the ...
The name of this futuristic casual line of Puma sneakers reveals the brand’s intention in making them: "Tsugi" in Japanese means "next", and indeed, Puma has created the next IT casual shoe that sneaker lovers all over the world will rave about. The amazing design of this shoe is inspired by Japanese...
The latest iteration of the Boost family, the Adidas Pureboost Go is a comfortable, cushioned shoe that offers amazing responsiveness and a modern, versatile look. The BOOST midsole is performance-oriented and will provide a smooth ride with minimal foot fatigue, and the flexible knit upper is breath...
The Saucony Kinvara 9 is a versatile, minimalist running shoe that will be your trusty race companion. It’s light, fast, flexible and comfortable, with a firmer midsole that provides amazing responsiveness. The ‘9’ in the name signifies the nine years of the Kinvara line’s existence, which has now be...
The Nike Air Presto Ultra Breathe shoe has quite a history to it. Back in 2000, the original sneaker of nearly the same name – the Nike Air Presto – was released to the delight of Nike fans all over the world. It was dropped at the Sydney Olympics and was marketed as a “t-shirt for your feet.” Nike u...
The modern-day version of the 1987 classic is back and it’s better than ever. The sublime cushioning will dampen the stress on the joints and impact-absorption won’t even be an issue once you step into this timeless, elegant pair of shoes. The rubber outsole that extends and thickens at the rearfoot ...