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Nike Air Zoom Alphafly NEXT% 2
Published : 09/14/2022 10:29:07
Just arrived on our website. The Nike Air Zoom Alphafly NEXT% 2 is a running shoe with the spirit of being the fastest and most reactive flying shoes on the market. They are specially designed to run marathons and in this version 2 they are more comfortable and breathable. And you can also see that the racing aesthetics continue to grow.
Essential detail: they are approved by World Athletics.
The Alphafly NEXT% gives you responsive cushioning and energy return that will allow you to beat your own personal bests in competitions ranging from 5k to marathon. Although you'll need a lot of running technique to convert that momentum into a forward direction rather than an upward one.
The Alphafly Next% appeared on the market with the intention of being the evolution of the Vaporfly Next%. But the first version had a lot of fans and also a lot of detractors.
Today the Vaporfly Next% 2 is more agile, explosive and versatile. The Alphafly Next% 2 is safer and more stable over longer distances, but also more radical.
The forefoot area gains in material and amplitude, it is where the magic of this shoe happens during the transition of the foot.
If you look closely, Zoom X foam has been placed underneath the Air Zoom chambers. This is intended to give a new running sensation.
The drop of the Alphafly Next% 2 has been increased from 4mm to 8mm. So now it will be easier to step well with the front half of the shoe.
In this version 2 you will feel more stability when cornering.
It is made of a very technical fabric called Atomknit, which is an evolution of the Flyknit family. With it you will have an anatomical fit, lightweight and very breathable.
The tongue is integrated with the mesh upper. This way, you will be able to get a more uniform fit and be able to tie your shoes more comfortably.
The laces are slotted so that the lacing stays still.
As an outstanding novelty, we can see in the upper part of the heel two pads made with Flyknit thread. They provide comfort and support with minimal weight to wrap the foot.
Seen from the side you can see that the rocker shape is somewhat increased. The slightly more rounded shape of the midsole makes your stride as efficient as possible and you spend less time in contact with the ground.
The midsole is made with full-length ZoomX foam throughout the entire shoe. And it also has the two Zoom Air units in the forefoot. That's the explanation for that great cushioning with Nike's highest energy return to add more rebound to every step.
But of course, the full carbon fibre plate also helps reactivity in every single step. Thanks to it, you'll feel a greater sense of forward motion.
The full-length ZoomX foam gives you a reactive stride with an ultra-light weight.
Made of rubber with flexible grooves and different traction angles located where they are most needed to offer grip in all phases of the stride. It's a thinner sole, but Nike says it's made of a more durable material. And with that thinness they save some weight.
It's an outsole that will give you multi-surface traction in different weather conditions.
And it's designed after analysing the footprint data of hundreds of runners to improve traction.