Video: Engineering the Nike Free Run+

6 Years after launching the first Nike Free, Nike's Innovation Director Tobie Hatfield and Senior Designer Kasey Jarvis open the doors of the Innovation Kitchen and explain the design process behind this shoe.


 

Running Shoes That Promise to Improve Your Running Style

"Barefoot Running" and "Forefoot Strike" seem to be the key words for runners in 2009. In the last months an increasing number of articles has appeared on newspapers, blogs, forums with a common central theme: traditional running shoes promote a non-ideal running form and running barefoot is what we were created for.



 

The Best Running Shoes for Flat Feet

The Best Running Shoes for Flat Feet. An overview of the special needs of runners with flat feet and a selection of the best running shoes to address flat feet running


 

Anatomy of a Running Shoe

This image illustrates the main components of a running shoe, and can help us as a visual reference for the future. A running shoe is primarly divided in two main components a shoe upper, which is the mesh/leather/synthetic part  you insert your foot in and lace up; a sole unit, which is itself split into [&hellip


 

3 types of Running shoes for 3 types of feet.

When it comes to running biomechanics, there are three types of runners (click here to find out what runner type you are). No matter what brand (be it Asics or Nike or NB), running shoes are divided into three main silos, each one addressing the specific needs of one of the three types of runners. [&hellip




 

Running shoes 101: Pronation and shock absorption.

Do you need a shoe that cushions your foot or one that supports it? If  you want to chose the right running shoe, the first concept you need to be familiar with is pronation. Every time you stomp your foot on the ground, either by running, jumping or walking,  you apply a force to the [&hellip


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