I love my job! I have been working in the footwear industry, learning about shoes, and fitting trainers for over 11 years. So you could say I have a bit of knowledge 🤓 I thought I’d use these next few blog posts to answer questions I’ve been sent about the world of running shoes!
This shoe for me is one of the best new comers in the neutral range this season! The Ride now in its 10th year of production, technically and aesthetically is a phenomenal shoe…below I’ll talk about why I think it ticks all the boxes!
In this weeks post I’m reviewing the Ultra Boost, brought into the world by Adidas. As a material, Boost has been around for many years now. It is such an intriguing technology but what does it do and how is it different from standard ‘cushioning’ as we know it within our shoes? If you wanna … More Shoe Review: The Ultra Boost
ON have been an up and coming brand in the footwear industry. Having only been around for the last 5 years- they are fairly new compared to the classical other brands. Their shoes look different, perform biomechanically fantastically well and happen to be very light. Today’s shoe review will be the Cloud Flow, a new … More Shoe Review: The ON Cloud Flow
This is Asics flagship shoe which is now in its 23rd year. It’s a favourite amongst so many runners, but what is this shoe really about this year? A few changes have happened but how does it affect the functions of the traditional Kayano? That’s what I found out…
The world of lifting weights through exercise classes as well as Crossfit has grown massively. The need for a shoe that is able to not only let you Deadlift but row and do Burpees was needed. Enter 2 years ago the Nike Metcon! This year we have had the joy of having a flyknit addition … More The Nike Metcon 3
The Nike Zoom Flyknit Streak is a light weight racing shoe, something I have never used before. In the past the lightest shoe i have run any distance with has been my Zoom Elites which ave lovingly taken me up to half marathon distance. This shoe is my eyes will begin as a 10km racing … More Nike Zoom Flyknit Streak
This trail shoe is a first for me! I’ve never purchased one before, but luckily working in the industry I do, plus having some pretty epic trial running friends; I knew the necessities to look for. A trail shoe differs from a normal running shoe by being slightly stiffer, especially in the forefoot- thus more … More Zoom Wildhorse 3
It’s finally here! The beautiful model that is the Pegasus, is in its 33rd model and the changes from the 32 are well worth documenting! Let’s take a look at the technical side of what’s hidden in this wonderous shoe…
The Flyknit family is growing! The newest additions: the Free Tranform and the RN Distance are takes on previous models with the addition of the Flyknit upper. This review will be focused on the Nike Free Transform Flyknit. It’s a shoe carted totally for woman, to be used in training-specifically made for multi-directional movement. I … More The Nike Free Transform Flyknit