We are a country of evolving perceptions and what has drastically changed in the last few years is the urge to spend on fitness gear. Customers have now broadened their horizons and moved a step ahead by investing in their health. When you're a runner, that is with the right pair of running shoes on your feet. Running shoes can make or break a workout so you should be looking at purchasing only the very best when it comes to the health of your feet and your body overall. Here we bring to you a list of the top 5 shoes under Rs 17,000 for such fitness freaks.
The UA HOVR Phantom 3 is the latest evolution of the Phantom franchise. The softand highly textured UA Intelliknit upper improves breathability through its unbelievable stretch and targeted flex. A new, secure heel counter combined with pillowy but firm panels delivers sturdy, foot-hugging support. The molded detailing in the midfoot and lower contour around the ankle not only improves the fit but also offers stability. The Men's and Women's UA HOVR Phantom 3 is available in multiple colorways at all Under Armour retail stores.
A first in running, the new 4DFWD challenges the laws of motion and is especially designed to reduce braking forces that interrupt a runner's forward movement. Its midsole technology compresses forward generating motion when your foot hits the ground. The state-of-the-art solution offered by 4DFWD keeps runners moving forward to provide them with a sense of progress for the body and mind. The 4DFWD Pulse 2 is available at all Adidas retail and ecommerce stores.
The Deviate NITRO 2 is just like v1, only improved. It's the max cushion, max performance of the running shoe that makes going faster, even easier. The update includes NITRO Elite foam for improved responsiveness, a reworked collar to reduce heel slip, and a lighter, asymmetrical base that works better with your body across all distances; be it short runs, marathons, and even ultras. The Deviate Nitro 2 is available at all PUMA retail and ecommerce stores.
When pitted against the clock, you want shoes that feel like clouds on your feet. The ZoomX Streakfly is the brand's lightest racing shoe, which allows it to essentially disappear on your feet. They left out all the unnecessary frills and weight but kept stability and speed so that you can float through your favourite short-distance road race. It's a radiant, empowering twist on a running essential, inspired by our human pacers who inspire through connection. The ZoomXSreakfly is available at all Nike retail and ecommerce stores.
The GEL-KINSEI Blast shoes are designed for distance runners who are seeking a smooth stride. They keep the mind and body energized to achieve your training goals. An arrangement of GEL technology and FF BLAST cushioning creates a soft yet responsive step. After easing into the landing phase, the shoe propels you forward with a smooth transition. The midsole's shape is inspired by a samurai's curvaceous katana sword. With a Pebax plate in the center, this feature redirects movement forward and gives your run a faster feel. The Gel-Kinsei is available at all Asics retail and ecommerce stores.