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Womens New Balance Minimus Hi-Rez Running Shoe

Women's New Balance Minimus Hi-Rez

Item #NBA1565
Reg: $119.95
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Women's NEW BALANCE® MINIMUS HI-REZ :: Coast through your run, feeling totally connected to the road and to your every move in the newest version of the ultimate minimalist running shoe, the women's New Balance® Minimus Hi-Rez. Experience an unparalleled barefoot feel from the zero heel-toe drop plus the incredibly lightweight FantomFit upper now featured on this running shoe. Plus, you'll experience an underfoot sensation unlike any other shoe on the market thanks to the new Hi-Rez sole that's made of 42 independent pods, providing amazing flexibility and responsiveness. 3.2 ounces

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PERFORMANCE NEUTRAL [?]
If you're a runner with high arches and you love to race or train fast, Performance Neutral shoes are right for you. Enjoy a lightweight, low-to-the-ground design that's perfect for picking up speed. When choosing running shoes, find your perfect fit using this chart. Category types are based on factors like arch height, running habits and body frame.

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Features & Benefits:

  • High resolution sole
  • Independent 42 pods of cushioning: Pods move naturally with the foot, delivering unparalleled flexibility and underfoot sensation
  • Full length Fantom Fit upper: Lightweight support
  • Heel-to-Toe Drop 0mm


  • Check out our entire New Balance Minimus Collection
Product NBA1565 Review

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Womens New Balance Minimus Hi-Rez Running Shoe
 
4.3

(based on 4 reviews)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Breathable (3)
  • Comfortable (3)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

        • Width:
        • Feels too narrow

           

          Feels true to width

           

          75% 

          (3 reviews)

          Feels too wide

           
        • Arch Type:
        • Low arch (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (3)

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      5.0

      Awesome !!!

      By Wise runner

      from Newport beach ca

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Cushions Impact
      • Durable
      • Fast
      • Good Traction
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Narrow / Tight

      Best Uses

      • Walking

      Comments about Womens New Balance Minimus Hi-Rez Running Shoe:

      Great Shoe! I love to be in flip flops or flats, with minimal shoes, so these are awesome for me!! And I disklike wearing tennis shoes. I bought these for a mud run, the traction was amazing!! Everyone else was slipping but me!! And they felt great during our off road run!!! I have very small but wide feet, they felt little narrow for the support but they still worked great and felt good, my hudband said the support looked fine for my width, and they are comfy . They alsp wash great!!! even after the mud run, they still look brand new. I do recommend them!

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Width:
      • Feels true to width
      • Arch Type:
      • Low Arch
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Best tennie out there

      By ca

      from San Diego, CA

      Pros

        Cons

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            Comments about Womens New Balance Minimus Hi-Rez Running Shoe:

            Ultra-comfy: Best barefoot-mimicking tennis shoe on market due to revolutionary/unparalleled sole design: each raised hexagon pod is unattached to any other pod, basically allowing all spaces in between pods to open up into gaps for ultimate in flexibility. Barefoot provides the most stability compared to any shoe, so those who say Hi-Rez doesn't feel stable have very poor body awareness with feet that have been imprisoned in shoes with built-in arch supports/heels and cushion, all of which remove feet with all its sensory nerves farther away from ground contact, thus sensory nerves impeded from sending maximal ground sensory info to brain for optimal balance. New Balance informed me the minimal arch support Hi-Rez has is via shorter-depth hexagon pods in foot arch area, which I wish this was not so (wish it truly had zero arch), per scientific research trial (google "Shing-Jye Chen Effects of Arch Support on Changes in Arch Height"), proving arch supports prevent arch from being able to go through its full range of motion and flatten completely, which it needs to do in order to distribute weight properly, resulting in body's compensating by rotated heel inward, which causes greater internal forces, changes in orientation of boney structures, increased risk of tibial & femoral stress fractures, and eventual bone-on-bone contact. As a corrective exercise specialist, I find this extremely relevant to protecting joints & flexibility, especially as we age.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • Low Arch
             
            5.0

            Looking for minimal w/o going barefoot

            By Jason

            from New York, NY

            About Me Gym Rat

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Breathable
            • Comfortable
            • Fast
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Road Running

              Comments about Womens New Balance Minimus Hi-Rez Running Shoe:

              If you're looking for the minimal of the minimal, but want some small base cushioning above that of wearing Vibram Five Fingers, this might work for you. Depends on what you want for that cushioning. They give me the cushion I'm looking for, but I'm one who doesn't want very much cushion at all. I run 10k distances and am experienced with minimal shoes (e.g., the Vibrams) but wanted just a touch more absorption. Road feel is all there (you will feel every texture in the road), my feet aren't tough enough to run in gravel in these things. I will use these for well paved roads for longer distance, though will use my Vibrams for treadmill or shorter (5k or less) distance. Certainly a lot less cushioning than Newton MV2, which have even less cushioning than Nike Frees (3.0). Definitely a wide toe box, which you may or may not want. Originally bought to my exact size, was too big and sized half a size down.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels half size too big
              • Width:
              • Feels too wide
              • Arch Type:
              • Low Arch
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              3.0

              not crazy about these.

              By Cindy

              from Pa.

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Poor Stability

              Best Uses

                Comments about Womens New Balance Minimus Hi-Rez Running Shoe:

                I own many pairs of New Balance Minimus in different styles. They are the only kind of shoe I wear other than my Five Fingers. I kept these because they are very comfortable. I tried them on a walk and my foot slid around really bad with socks. I can`t wear with no socks because there are seams that my toenails catch on.So I can not wear this style for running or walking. I do like them for everyday around the house and weight training at the gym.These really lack stability.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels half size too small
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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