HOKA ONE ONE Gaviota 2 and Arahi 3 Review: Free Your Feet! Choose Your Perfect Blend of Max Cushion and Support

You’ll find love at first stride in HOKA ONE ONE’s cushy Gaviota 2 and responsive Arahi 3 stability running shoes. Everything you need and nothing you don’t.

WHAT THEY ARE:

Supportive, Stability, Max Cushioning Running Shoes

WHAT THEY REPLACE:

The HOKA ONE ONE Gaviota 2 replaces the HOKA ONE ONE Gaviota and the HOKA ONE ONE Arahi 3 replaces the HOKA ONE ONE Arahi 2

WHAT’S NEW:

HOKA’s been doing its own thing since inception so it comes as no surprise that their stability running shoes the HOKA ONE ONE Gaviota 2 and HOKA ONE ONE Arahi 3 are unlike anything else on the market. Even though HOKA is known as a maximalist running shoe brand with all of its cushiony goodness, they have parted with traditional rigid and often unforgiving stability shoe materials and opted for a more simplified approach dubbed ‘Dynamic Stability.’ The HOKA J-Frame supports the foot using different foam densities to guide your foot through its natural gait. Overpronators, get ready for a unique running experience that will have your ankles, shins and knees rejoicing!

THE HOKA ONE ONE GAVIOTA 2:

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Get ready to soar with the HOKA ONE ONE Gaviota 2 because not only do you get tons of stability PLUS mega comfy cushioning but “Gaviota” means seagull in Spanish. A light stability shoe for long floaty flights? Yep! The latest version of the Gaviota has a lighter and more breathable upper that holds your foot tight where you need it, but still allows for plenty of wiggle room. A great option for even the most robust overpronators.

THE HOKA ONE ONE ARAHI 3:

According to Urban Dictionary an “Arahi” is a chilled “no worries” type who excels in any musical situation and has secrets that are kept from friends. The secret of the the Arahi is creating a stability shoe that feels so darn responsive and smooth. Now with an even easier transition from heel to toe assisted by the legendary Meta-Rocker you’ll be secretly gliding into form. These undercover support sneaks are one of the softest and lightest stability shoes around. The new lightweight mesh upper hugs and stretches in all the right places for a more secure and breathable fit. You’ll love the responsive ride. Rock on.

WHO THEY’RE FOR:

If you’re an overpronator (meaning your foot rolls inward with each stride) then you should definitely give HOKA’s stability running shoes a go. Your joints will thank you! The Gaviota 2 is a great option for severe overpronators looking for comfort and stability.  If you’re looking for support and stability in a light and cushioned package then the Arahi 3 are a perfect fit for you. Both options will have you cruising through your miles during your longer runs and feeling light and snappy during recovery runs.

WHY YOU WANT EM:

Good riddance joint and knee pain! You don’t have to sacrifice comfort and cushion in these supportive and stable running shoes. And with two awesome options you get to pick your perfect level of support for your needs. HOKA’s Dynamic Stability has got your back mile after mile.

CUSHION LEVEL:

Maximum level 5 cushioning

COLORS:

The Arahi 3 has 4 sweet colors each for men and women

The Gaviota 2 has 3 crisp colors for men and 4 for women

WEIGHT:

Gaviota 2 Men’s: 10.6 oz | Women’s: 8.8 oz

Arahi 3 Men’s: 9.6 oz | Women’s: 8 oz

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Author bio: Laurel Winterbourne is a mom, surfer and outdoor enthusiast. She finds her freedom in mountain adventures, family camper road trips and lots of travel. Laurel is half of the Clarkbourne Creative duo and is a copywriter, adventure travel writer and photo producer. You can check out more of her work at www.clarkbourne.com.

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