Tag Archives: Running Shoes

Xiaomi ‘Intel Inside’ Smart Sneakers Rolled In $640K On Mi ‘Crowdfunding’

It is well known fact that China’s prominent maker of handset, Xiaomi, makes more than just handsets and tablets. Fitness tracking shoes is one of the many other things it makes. It is listed on the company’s website, but this pair you see here, called Xiaomi ‘Intel Inside’ Ultra Smart Running Shoes, is a tad different. But before we dig in more, there’s something that I think we need to clear the air first. On contrary to what other blogs perceived, this pair of smart sneakers is not called “90 minutes.” Yes. It does have what read like “90 minutes” in Chinese at the beginning of the product name, but it can also interpret as 90 points, as in a score, but anyways, that’s not the point. Continue reading Xiaomi ‘Intel Inside’ Smart Sneakers Rolled In $640K On Mi ‘Crowdfunding’

Under Armour Dives Into Connected Fitness Products With HTC And JBL

With a projected value of $5.4 billion by 2019, the fitness tracker is indeed an industry cannot be ignored and that’s just fitness tracker alone, which does not include products like connect weighing scale and other monitoring wearables. This huge pie, which is currently being shared by sports equipment veterans and startups alike, has caught Baltimore-based sports apparel maker Under Armour. Unlike big players, UA’s dive into the deep end of the tech world of connected fitness devices isn’t a solo act. It has teamed up with Taiwanese handset maker HTC to create the UA HealthBox ($400), the company’s first connected fitness product portfolio, which includes a Bluetooth-enabled weighing scale (UA Scale, $180), heart rate monitor (UA Heart Rate, $80), and a wrist worn fitness tracker (UA Band, $180). Continue reading Under Armour Dives Into Connected Fitness Products With HTC And JBL

Meet Altra IQ, The World’s First Smart Running Shoes That Logs More Than Speed And Distance

If your are serious about running, then you will want to know more than just how far and how fast you are running; you need more data, which by your own means, is not attainable. Only pro athletes will be treated to such luxury, but Altra IQ Smart Running Shoe Powered By iFit wants to change that. It turns any amateur runners into a pro, well, not in terms of performance, but data acquisition for real-time analyzing. Embedded in a hollowed out groove on both shoes is a flexible, razor-thin multi-sensor system that will pick up data like foot strike zone, ground contact time, running cadence, left versus right foot favoring, and foot-specific pressure. Continue reading Meet Altra IQ, The World’s First Smart Running Shoes That Logs More Than Speed And Distance

Nike Releases Limited Edition Gold Lunar Caldra To Mark Ashton Eaton’s New World Record

Nike has released a limited edition gold version of the Lunar Caldra running shoes to mark Ashton Eaton’s achievement at the IAAF World Championships on August 28, 2015, when the decathlete broke the world record which he had set three years before. As you may have guessed, he did wearing Nike cross-training shoe, the Nike Lunar Caldra. The pair of kicks plays heavily on the harmonious relation between the three colors, namely black, gold and white, sporting a gold upper with white accents – interjected by bits of black elements, a black Swoosh logo, black laces, and rounding up with a black and white two tone midsole and outer sole. Continue reading Nike Releases Limited Edition Gold Lunar Caldra To Mark Ashton Eaton’s New World Record

ASICS Kicks Up Spring with Vibrant Gel Lyte 3 “Waterproof Pack” Sneakers

Spring is here, which means it is time to shove those loafers aside and slip on something that’s more fitting for the best period of the year, and here’s a pair from ASICS that might be worthy of your consideration. Why? Because the ASICS Gel Lyte 3 “Waterproof Pack” are freaking bright and that’s the way it should be for Spring. The “Waterproof Pack” comprises of the Gel Lyte 3 in two vibrant and super bright colorways, namely Fresh Salmon and Tropical Green, to celebrate the usually bright and cosy Spring season, while water resistance feature helps to ward off water when the unusual rainy days come around. It features a water repellent suede upper, notable split tongue made with special mesh, and 3M details on the heel and toecap. Continue reading ASICS Kicks Up Spring with Vibrant Gel Lyte 3 “Waterproof Pack” Sneakers

Altra Running Lone Peak Neoshell Keeps Water Out, But Won’t Turn Your Feet into a Sweat Sock

If you love trail running, or basically just running, we bet you have experienced scenario like waterproof on the outside, waterlogged on the inside. Yes. We are talking about waterproof trail shoes, which are sometimes not quite as waterproof as you might have expected. Why? The key is breathability. While many trail shoes excels in keeping water out, they also impedes the flow of air which will inevitable lead to soaked feet, but this time round, it is not the water on the outside that makes your feet wet; it is your own sweat. Obviously, that isn’t the most ideal scenario, which Altra Running Lone Peak Neoshell Trail Shoes aims to address. Continue reading Altra Running Lone Peak Neoshell Keeps Water Out, But Won’t Turn Your Feet into a Sweat Sock

ASICS GEL-Kayano 20th Anniversary Two Pack

the ASICS GEL-Kayano was first introduced in 1993 and 20 years on, it is still going strong, which seriously, calls for a celebration and for that ASICS has just the product to do so: the ASICS GEL-Kayano 20th Anniversary Two Pack. this 2 shoe-pack is probably one of those rare kicks that you will choose to display like a badge of honor over wearing them – not because of the 300 dollars price tag that comes with it, but for two reasons: one, there are only 1993 sets available worldwide (and get this, each pair is individually numbered); and two, one of the pair is actually the original GEL-Kayano Trainer from 1993. seriously, would you run around with a rare, mint piece of history? i doubt so, but then again, the choice is ultimately yours to make. Continue reading ASICS GEL-Kayano 20th Anniversary Two Pack

Nike Air Pegasus 83/30 “Mineral Teal” Shoes

one of the oldest running shoes under sporting gear giant Nike is the Air Pegasus, making it among the most recognizable kicks under the Oregon-based footwear giant’s catalogue. over the years, Air Pegasus has evolved and has pretty much becomes the mainstay in Nike’s running collection. marking its 30th anniversary this year (yes, it is that long), Nike pays homage to the much revered Air Pegasus 83/30, the lovechild of the Air Pegasus 83 and the Air Pegasus 30, with a new (very) attractive “mineral teal” colorway. as with previous 83/30, modern materials and construction made up this pair of sneakers’ retro-beautiful styling. Continue reading Nike Air Pegasus 83/30 “Mineral Teal” Shoes

New Balance Revlite 574 Sneakers

how many times have you look at your well worn pair of classic kicks and wished they’d give it a modern day take? well, that’s what you had in mind, then do not miss the New Balance Revlite 574 Sneakers – a pair of sport shoes that still bears the familiar classic retro-style look that any New Balance fan remembers, but injected with modern sneaker technology such as a new Revlite foam cushioned midsole for the improved responsiveness, durability and comfort, and inline with the 21st century you, it now has a synthetic leather upper for that added premium look. and oh, the colorways are updated too and this sneakers are available in a choice of four combo hues: navy with white and red, blue with silver, hi-viz yellow with black and white, as well as black with red. no price for guessing which colorway is our favorite. the New Balance Revlite 574 Sneakers can be yours for just from $73.95 a pair. more look after the break. Continue reading New Balance Revlite 574 Sneakers

Adidas Energy Boost Running Shoes

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no. what you see at the midsole of this Adidas Energy Boost Running Shoes is not styrofoam. it just happens to look like it and in fact, it happens to be the opposite: the Boost, as it is known, is a revolutionary cushioning system that provides the highest energy return to the wearer, thereby giving the athlete the added boost necessary for him or her to push ahead of everyone else. so as you can see, it is does more than just cushioning the wearer’s feet. based on the groundbreaking development process created by Adidas partner BASF, the Boost features unique cell structure that stores and unleash the energy more efficiently with every stride you take Continue reading Adidas Energy Boost Running Shoes