In recent years, the running world has seen a seismic shift in footwear technology, most acutely impacting the elite level. Long-standing world records are continually getting shattered, athletes are getting faster, and qualifying standards keep getting lowered. Advancements in materials innovation have paved the way for a new landscape of ‘super shoes’, where runners are opting for higher stack, more cushioned, and more propulsive racing shoes.
Renowned Long-Distance Runners Discuss the Impact of ‘Super Shoes’ on Youth AthletesRunnerstribe Admin -
Renowned long-distance runners, Kara Goucher and Des Linden, recently discussed the impact of carbon-plated sneakers, also known as "super shoes," on the sport of running. The duo hosts a podcast called Nobody Asked Us, where they delve into various topics related to running. In a recent episode, they shared their thoughts on youth athletes using these high-tech shoes.
Oakley® has launched the next chapter of innovation with Re:SubZero, an advanced, lightweight frame made to wear during a run, training session, or whenever you’re breaking a sweat in pursuit of self-betterment.
BRING YOUR RUNNING SHOE GAME UP TO SPEED WITH THE FLOW VELOCITI WIND 2 — LITERALLYRunnerstribe Admin -
The Under Armour human performance and product development teams continue to create innovative solutions for runners to bring you the next generation of unparalleled performance running shoes. With the help of UA athletes and brand ambassadors, the UA Innovation Lab in Baltimore and UA Human Performance Centre in Portland, Under Armour develops the best footwear that’s based on key insights and learnings from years of experience and research. UA has always performed best when we’re disruptive: The UA HOVR Machina launched with the innovative Pebax® Propulsion Plate, and the first iteration of UA Flow eliminated the need for a heavy rubber outsole — and we’re not stopping there.
ASICS has recently announced the latest updates to its record breaking METASPEED™ series as they take the performance of their product personalisation to the next level. Building on the breakthrough success of the first METASPEED™ shoes introduced in 2021, ASICS has utilised data accumulated through its elite athletes in competition to refine the product design to cater for the two major running styles allowing every runner to perform at their personal best and record their fastest times yet. Introducing the METASPEED™ EDGE+ and the METASPEED™ SKY+ shoes.
A shout out to the team at Hyperice for sending us the latest Normatic 2.0 Pro for testing. After three weeks of daily use, we are not disapointed. This latest version has been created with the greatest performance and customisation to date. Built to help runners of all ability...
ENTER NOW: COMP 2: Win one of two pairs of earSHOTS - Best ever headphones for running and riding - Runner's Tribe (runnerstribe.com) (entries close 25/11/2021) In February this year, RT reviewed earSHOTS wireless headphones and we were highly impressed with the product The team at earSHOTS managed to fix...
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In December, 1952, a young man stood on the starting line for a mile race at Melbourne’s Olympic Park, unsure whether the rumbling in his stomach was pre-race nerves or emanated from the couple of meat pies and chocolate sundae he had wolfed down fewer than two hours earlier.
For those who are still to learn about Hoka, the Rincon is a sleeker version of the Hoka Clifton (the brand's best selling high mileage neutral trainer). The main differences is the Rincon is slightly cut back making it lighter and faster. The Rincon is more versatile than the Clifton, it can used for long training runs, but is also suitable for speedy thresholds or even a faster session/interval type of a workout. It can be classed as a lightweight neutral everyday trainer.