The Nike Free TR 5 Black/Lava Glow/White
and Women's Nike Training Shoes
are ideal for cardio, strength training and other gym workouts, with a lightweight upper that gives your foot a locked-down feel and an ultra-flexible midsole for quick training movements.
FIT FOR TRAINING. MADE FOR YOU.
New hexagonal flex grooves are hot-knife cut into the midsole to create six different flex points that allow your foot to move more naturally than ever before.
Molded foam conforms to your heel and helps anchor your foot to the footbed for a secure, comfortable fit.
Flywire cables surround your foot and provide support and stability for quick movements and changes in direction, helping you stay focused through your most intense workouts.
Lightweight mesh upper varies in texture for ventilation and support where your foot needs it
Injected midsole unit for ultra-lightweight cushioning
Strategically placed rubber pods on the heel, toe and sides for durability and traction
8mm difference between heel and forefoot
Nike Free Origins
After learning that Stanford athletes had been training barefoot on the university's go-lf course, three of Nike's most innovative and creative employees set out to develop a shoe that felt natural and weightless, similar to bare feet. In 2002, they examined a group of men and women with pressure measuring insoles taped to their feet, using high-speed cameras to capture images of each foot in motion. The team spent eight years studying the biomechanics of shoeless running. The results yielded a profound understanding of the foot's natural landing angle, pressure and toe position, allowing Nike designers to build an unconventional and flexible running shoe from the inside out.
The Nike Shoes