Wave Inspire 16
The everyday icon reimagined is how Mizuno have described this shoe. The 16th iteration of the Wave Inspire is - well, inspired. The unique double fan plastic wave plate design and flex groove system of the shoe means that for those of you that require a bit more in the way of stability, this will provide long-lasting guidance through the gait cycle even on those longer runs.
It is a firm but responsive ride, that locks the foot in due to the updates lacing system and breathable mesh upper.
Cloudwave is a redesigned elastic, thermal plastic wave running from the heel to the midfoot, creating spring and cushion
Smooth Ride is a gender-specific network of grooves that minimizes the rapid acceleration and deceleration of the foot to create a smooth heel to toe ride.
U4ic is a lightweight midsole that provides optimal shock absorption, improved durability, and a resilient ride.
U4icX Heel Wedge is a lighter, more cushioned version of U4ic that delivers a soft, pillowy underfoot feel for cushion upon impact.
Double Fan Wave provides a stable ride to reduce pronation without increased stiffness.
Engineered Mesh and Dynamotion Fit creates optimal foot conforming fit
Stitched Overlays on the medial and lateral sides help secure the foot in place
Internal toe cab for sleeker design and fit
X10 carbon rubber outsole placed in high impact areas for durability and increased traction
Flex Controllers are tactically places miniature wave plates that increase flexibility while keeping weight down