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Saucony Kinvara 12 Review

Kinvara 12 is the lightest and most versatile daily trainer in the market. It is cushioned, low-profile and doesn't come in your way of running.

Aditi, Aravind

8 minutes read

Ever since the first edition of Kinvara introduced the 4mm heel drop in 2009, it influenced the midsole design of running shoes drastically. It is now rare to see shoes with heel drop more than 10mm. In its twelfth edition Saucony Kinvara continues to hold the baton of natural running.

Puma Liberate Nitro Review

One of the lightest shoes in the market. Low profile, medium cushioned, and is highly recommended for speed training. Works well for training and racing distances up to half-marathon.

Pavan

6 minutes read

Primarily coming from a background of minimalist shoe running, I didn’t experiment much with the new carbon fiber plated super shoes and shoes with modern energy-returning supercritical foams. I was curious to experience those shoes. After reading the Puma Velocity Nitro review by GeeksOnfeet (review here) and having them available at good discounts on Amazon, I took the bait. The intention was to use Velocity Nitro for easy runs and LSD runs. After a couple of weeks of running, I’ve realized it…

Nike Vaporfly Next% Review

1000 km review of Nike Vaporfly Next%. Verdict- The Best carbon plated shoe in the market.

Sharath

7 minutes read

The Nike Vaporfly(VF) series of shoes have become synonymous with distance running around the world with some serious fan following. The VF series of shoes came into prominence first in early 2017 when Eliud Kipchoge ran in them in an attempt to break the 2 hour barrier in a marathon. He fell short by 26 seconds, but history was in the making. The shoe Kipchoge wore for the run, a customized version of VF 4%, grabbed lots of eyeballs. When the shoe was first released to the public in late spring…

Brooks Hyperion Tempo Review

500km review of the Brooks Hyperion Tempo (HT). How it rides, what kind of runs it works best and how it stacks up against similar shoes in the market.

Rohan

6 minutes read

Brooks launched the original Hyperion back in 2019. It was a modest racing flat which received good reviews, and then in 2020 they launched their Hyperion series with The Hyperion Elite (a Carbon plated super shoe) and the Hyperion Tempo, which according to Brooks is a shoe specifically designed for race training.

ASICS Hyper Speed Review

Multi-tester review of ASICS Hyper Speed (Men & Women editions): A lightweight, and fast rocker shoe in the budget. Works well for speed workouts, short to medium-distance training runs, and races under 10K.

Sharanya, Aravind

7 minutes read

If you have used the ASICS Gel Hyper Speed series of racing flats, you will be in for a surprise with the latest avatar of ASICS Hyper Speed. In the past, it has been a lightweight shoe with a low heel drop and just enough cushioning. New Hyper Speed while maintains the good parts, it is a very different shoe.

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