This Mizuno Wave Inspire 8 Shoes AW12 is no longer available although you may find similar or newer versions below:
Updated and improved after extensive testing the new Wave Inspire 8 is now more Supportive and well cushioned. Now features Mizuno's Innovative Smoothride Flex Control for effortless transition.
The Mizuno Wave Inspire 8 proves that stability shoes can feel fast and fun!
SMOOTHRIDE FLEX CONTROL: Analysis of forefoot transition shows that for the smoothest, most efficient ride runners require shoes that flex easily at first and then become less flexible for an energy efficient toe off. To create a shoe with variable forefoot flex Mizuno has invented a control system which allows the shoe and the foot to flex easily at first and then restricts flexibility during the toe off phase. The result is an extremely smooth and energy efficient transition which means a more effortless and enjoyable ride.
AP+ MIDSOLE: With AP+, Mizuno has engineered a midsole polymer that provides fantastic cushioning mile after mile. Runners will actually see the benefit of AP+ in the increased durability of the midsoles, but more importantly, they will feel the benefit every time they take to the road. A high-tech formulation using multiple polymer types gives AP+ its exceptional performance in terms of cushioning durability, increased rebound and springy feel.
Extensive testing has shown that even after 600km of running, the cushioning performance of AP+ stays close to its maximum. Other polymers lose a high proportion of their cushioning properties quite early in their lifetime. But AP+ retains 80% if its cushioning, even after 600km, keeping that fresh out of the box feel. Comfort is accentuated by the unique rebound properties of AP+ which gives it its springy feel. With every impact, AP+ recovers more quickly and more completely than standard midsole polymers giving the shoe a spring which makes for a fantastic ride.
|Revolutionary Infinity Wave provides the ultimate in cushioning, rebound and durability by reducing the shoes reliance on midsole foam|
|Suspension system which connect the Wave plate to the ground, thereby enhancing stability and traction|
|Shock-absorbing cushioning compound found in the forefoot|
|Full-length midsole ventilation system reduces heat and humidity build-up inside the shoe|
|Provides the utmost in breathability and comfort of the upper|
|The most durable carbon rubber that allows for longer wear in high impact areas and supplements the traction at heel strike|
|Enhanced Fit Technology that works with your foot to provide the optimum fit throughout the gait cycle.|
|Gender Engineering||Based on Biomechanical research into the differences between mens and womens gait. Mizuno constructs the Midsole/Outsole of each gender differently to improve the ride, performance and comfort.|
|Wave plate constructed from Pebax Rnew�, which is made from plant based oil which is sustainable and produces less carbon while retaining all performance characteristics|
|With AP+, Mizuno has engineered a midsole polymer that provides fantastic cushioning mile after mile. Runners will actually see the benefit of AP+ in the increased durability of the midsoles. but more importantlly, they will feel the benefit every time they take to the road|
To determine the correct type of running shoe for your feet, use the tried and tested "wet foot test". Dip your foot into water and then stand on a surface that will show your footprint - a towel or piece of paper or cardboard. The shape of your wet footprint indicates the amount of stability you might need in your shoe. If your footprint looks like the one on the right (with a a flare, but with the forefoot and heel connected by a broad band.) then you should choose shoes from the stability category on this page. Stability shoes offer a good blend of cushioning, medial support (to limit excessive inward rolling of the foot, which can cause injury) and durability. To provide stability, they often have a medial post or dual-density midsole - these are features that provide a firmer density under the inner edge of your foot. You should buy these if you’re a midweight runner who doesn't have any severe motion control problems and wants a shoe with some medial support and good durability The Normal Foot Normal feet have a normal-sized arch and will leave a wet footprint that has a flare, but shows the forefoot and heel connected by a broad band. A normal foot lands on the outside of the heel and rolls inwards slightly to absorb shock. It's the foot of a runner who is biomechanically efficient and therefore doesn't need a motion control shoe. Best shoes: Stability shoes with moderate control features.
Since its founding in 1906, Mizuno have taken special pride and pleasure in being able to take part in the exciting world of sports and in making the entire globe the stage for their activities.
Their management philosophy - "To contribute to society through the advancement of sports and quality sporting goods", is clearly reflected in their strong support of numerous worldwide sports events and in our dedication to advancing sports through cutting edge research and technology.
Today, the high quality products that only Mizuno produces, are relied upon by athletes throughout the world. They produce superior quality equipment for serious performance, through the artful combination of technology and craftsmanship.
|Size Guide For Mizuno Men's Shoes|
|European||39 1/3||40||40 2/3||41 1/3||42||42 2/3||43 1/3||44||44 2/3||45 1/3||46||46 2/3||47 1/3||48 2/3||50|
|Size Guide For Mizuno Women's Shoes|
|European||36 2/3||371/3||38||38 2/3||39 1/3||40||40 2/3||41 1/3||42|
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