The best running shoe of 2017
Reebok Floatride is, by far, the best ongoing running shoe series in the history of the foot-wear industry. I guess it won’t be far-fetched to state that Reebok Floatride is the best running shoe around town right now.
The second enticing factor that you will notice is that the Floatride combines a sock-like upper with a well-structured wrap around “cage” lacing system. It’s a bit different, and you might question how this shoe would perform on the road. Most individuals are also concerned by the fact that incorporating 2 distinct approaches to a shoe’s structure might lead to torsional issues, irritations, or hotspots at the mid-foot. Well, feel free to test the shoe through 3 seasons, but I can assure you that you don’t have to be worried by any of the speculated issues. When you first check out this pair, a few details will immediately impress you and spark your curiosity. To begin with, you’ll notice that the shoe is tremendously good looking.
At present, designing shoes that fuse function with fashion happens to be a prime consideration for most prominent shoe brands, and as a result, joggers have come to desire shoes that can support them amidst training runs and still keep on the trend. Reebok Floatride passes all these athleisure sniff tests with flying colors. You can even wear these trendy running shoes as a way of spicing up your outfits after your run.
The Technical Review.Now let’s take a look at the technical details and science behind the running shoe. Let’s start by reviewing the cushioning stuff from which these training shoes’ derive their name. The "float foam" happens to be Reebok’s’ response to runners’ who tend to complain about too skimpy or too clunky cushioning.'
Next, let us take a brief look at the outsole and the EVA support rim.The supportive EVA rim is what augments structure to these soft and floaty shoes. Stacked above the Float Foam cushioning, this EVA foam strip ensures that your foot does not roll and holds it in place during touch-downs’.
The Reebok Floatride is assured to earn numerous double takes amidst casual training runs’. The forefoot is super soft and sock-like making it breathable around the toes. It should effortlessly fit every foot shapes which implies that the runner will finish a fast, moderate, or slow-paced race without blisterings’ or red marks. You won’t have to worry about the weight either. This running shoe weighs a mere 9.2 oz. with a heel to toe drop of 10.5mm.
Looking at the heel, you’ll notice that it’s well structured and it’s not too ridged. The running shoe has been tested on tester foot shapes, and it hugged them pretty nicely. Now here’s the section that really got everyone curious; the caged lacing system. Once you lace up the running shoe, your feet will feel secure, and the shoe will hold your feet in place, which implies that you’ll finish your race deprived of irritations. Nonetheless, the shoe was not without a fault. Below are various cons you ought to be aware of in case you’re planning on purchasing Reebok Floatride.
What I Liked And Who This Shoe Might Works For.In case neutral shoes are your thing, then this is a pair that you ought to consider. And this goes for both recreational and serious runners’. Available in India in 7 distinct colors (4 for men and 3 for women), this shoe’s fit and cushioning strategy provides a sense of protection to your underfoot and lots’ of flexibility, without feeling too floppy or squishy. Generally, you’ll find that the soft (but still responsive) cushioning promotes a mid-foot landing which feels nice at an assortment of paces.
All things considered;Don’t you just take my word for it. Below are various testimonials from some of the prominent runners around the globe (Ensure that you click on the link and take a look).
To conclude;In case you are already drooling over the Reebok floatride, then you do not have to anymore. This first-rate shoe is available for all runners to purchase and experience in more than 20 stores across India and at Jabong. Packed with high-end features that most running shoes can’t boast off, Floatride retails at a price of Rs. 17999.
~Paul Kigen (Runner and writer)