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The Nike Vomero 14 promises to be a legendary update to Nike’s heavy-duty plush neutral trainer. A full-length zoom air unit is embedded in a midsole of Nike’s cushioned and responsive React foam for that difficult to achieve performance combination of soft and responsive. Rumor has it that the actual zoom air unit in the new Vomero is shaped like the graphite plate in Nike’s legendary Vapor Fly 4%. This gives the Vomero the same falling forward, pop off the forefoot feel that accompanies the Zoom Fly and the Vapor Fly 4%. In addition to soft and responsive, the Vomero is also inherently stable. If you haven’t tried the Vomero before, you will find that it provides a dynamic, neutral ride for long fast miles

When Nike announced that a new version of the Zoom Fly was on the horizon, fans of the Vaporfly 4%, the original Zoom Fly, the Epic React, and the Peg Turbo got excited. The Zoom Fly FK takes DNA from all of those shoes and builds on it. First, rather than using a “carbon-infused nylon” plate like the first Zoom Fly, the new model uses a true carbon plate, similar to (but not exactly like) the Vaporfly. Testers have reported that the new plate is less aggressive in the new Zoom Fly. You should be able to use this shoe for slower-paced running, which was next to impossible in the first version. This can be a true everyday trainer, unlike the first Zoom Fly, which was ideal for racing and tempo runs. If you liked the bouncy responsiveness of the React foam in the midsole of the Epic React, you’ll love the feel underfoot in the new Zoom Fly FK, which uses React foam rather than Lunarlon. Runners that liked the softness of the Peg Turbo, but missed the carbon plate, will like the responsiveness of the new Zoom Fly. Lastly, the Flyknit upper makes for a much more comfortable form-fitting upper. The new Nike Zoom Fly Flyknit is packing in Nike’s new technologies to achieve next level performance.

The new Nike Structure is all about providing stability in a lightweight, performance-focused shoe. Previous users of the Structure will find small tweaks to improve a great shoe. New wearers of the Structure 22 will experience a lightweight trainer with unobtrusive stability. An engineered mesh upper allows for a form-fitting, customized fit, while a partial bootie gives a secure feel. The general fit is enhanced by flywire cables to facilitate fit around the heel. A Zoom Air unit in the forefoot continues to contribute to responsive cushioning. This is a lightweight, comfortable shoe ready for all of your running needs.

Nike’s new Air Zoom Pegasus is all about comfort. Building on the fantastic previous version, the new Pegasus offers a full-length Zoom Air Unit for the first time for a more even ride. The new beveled heel contributes to an even ride by providing a smoother transition from landing to toe-off. A distinctive heel collar designed to keep pressure off of the Achilles also contributes to a more comfortable experience. Engineered mesh and a partial bootie construction provides a more secure fit than the previous version. The Pegasus also features a high resiliency sock liner for more underfoot support. All of these innovations make the miles effortless and make a great running shoe even better. The new Pegasus 35 has its official release early in June.

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Last summer you may have heard about Nike’s Breaking2 Project, an attempt to use cutting edge technology and precise, targeted training to run under 2 hours for the marathon. Eliud Kipchoge came tantalizingly close to breaking the 2-hour barrier and now you can use the consumer version of his shoe, the Zoom Vaporfly 4%, to reach your own running goals. This shoe is the real deal: The combination of a stiff carbon-fiber plate in the midsole, the use of a new foam –– ZoomX –– previously found only in airplanes, and a thin engineered mesh with a precise fit, contributes to an unmatched efficiency. Wearing these shoes impels you forward at quicker paces –­– you use less energy and can run faster for longer. The Runner’s World lab confirmed the initial hype when researchers discovered that the Vaporfly delivers 80 percent energy return in the heel and 77 percent in the forefoot. These are the highest energy return levels ever recorded in the lab. A Wired article published after Shalene Flanagan won the NYC Marathon (https://www.wired.com/story/do-nike-zoom-vaporfly-make-you-run-faster/) used statistical analysis to confirm that the Vaporfly decreased finishing times by 4.43 minutes. If you want to use the latest running shoe technology to get faster and more efficient, try the Zoom Vaporfly 4%.
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By now, everyone has heard of Nike’s technology initiative to design and create a shoe to help break the two-hour barrier in the marathon. Although efforts to break the barrier came up frustratingly short, the shoes Nike designed were a big success. We have the new Zoom Fly, which uses a rigid Nylon plate within a softer Lunarlon midsole to provide additional energy return while you run. The technology in this shoe makes it feel like you are being propelled forward –– it’s difficult not to run fast in the Zoom Fly. If you want to propel your running to the next level, come in and try a pair today.
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A plush-cushioned responsive trainer useful for any distance, the new Zoom Vomero is slightly softer than last year’s version. It uses bottom-loaded Zoom Air packets in the heel and forefoot for a smooth, soft ride. The updated engineered mesh upper provides an enhanced fit and increased breathability, while a new flywire configuration locks down the midfoot. This is a great-fitting shoe that offers plenty of cushioning for longer runs, but is responsive enough for an everyday trainer.
Neutral Shoes
  • Vaporfly 4% Flyknit
  • Zoom Fly FK
  • Free Run Distance
  • FlyKnit Free
  • Epic React
  • Odyssey React
  • Zoom Elite
  • Pegasus 35
  • Vomero 14
  • Vaporfly 4%
Stability Shoes
  • Lunar Glide
  • Zoom Structure 22
Cross trainers
  • Met Con
 
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