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inov-8 F-Lite™ 195

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  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • Own your next cross-training sesh when you lace into the F-Lite™ 195 from inov-8®.
  • This style is offered in two different last constructions:
    Precision Fit offers a snug fit that reduces internal movement. Ideal for regular to narrow feet.
    Standard Fit features a wider toe box to allow feet to splay. Ideal for the forefoot striker and athletes that lift heavy weights.
  • Precision Fit = D-Medium.
    Standard Fit = E-Wide.
  • Fast drying mesh upper for optimum breathability.
  • TPU lacing system is attached to upper.
  • Reinforced medial and lateral upper sections provides heightened protection for rope climbing.
  • Met-Cradle™ webbing provides forefoot security, while allowing for natural fluid movement.
  • Breathable fabric lining offers a great in-shoe feel.
  • Removable 3 mm foam insole.
  • 1 Arrow Shoc-Zone™ - Midsole cushioning constructed for highly responsive underfoot sensitivity. Ideal for runners with strong feet and calves, and an efficient gait.
  • Midsole Thickness:
    Heel/Forefoot: 9 mm/6 mm
    Differential: 3 mm
  • F-Lite sole for maximum traction on hard pack terrain.
  • Sticky rubber outsole for maximum traction on wet surfaces and unstable terrain.
  • Meta-Flex™ groove on the outsole is aligned with the metatarsal to maximize forefoot pliability.
  • RopTec™ technology features a large contact area on the outsole that promotes better grip and stability during activity.
  • Fascia Band™: replication of the plantar fascia ligament provides increased thrust power and reduces fatigue.
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 1 in
    • Weight: 8 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size UK 8 (US Men's 9, US Women's 10.5), width Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.

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Fit Survey:

100% Felt true to size
  • 0% Full size too large
  • 0% Half size too Large
  • 100% True to size
  • 0% Half size too small
  • 0% Full size too small
67% Felt true to width
  • 67% Felt true to width
  • 33% Felt narrower than marked
  • 0% Felt wider than marked
67% No arch support
  • 0% Excellent arch support
  • 33% Moderate arch support
  • 67% No arch support

Item Information

  • Video Description View the Video Description for this product! (Please note that the color shown in the video may no longer be available.)
  • Own your next cross-training sesh when you lace into the F-Lite™ 195 from inov-8®.
  • This style is offered in two different last constructions:
    Precision Fit offers a snug fit that reduces internal movement. Ideal for regular to narrow feet.
    Standard Fit features a wider toe box to allow feet to splay. Ideal for the forefoot striker and athletes that lift heavy weights.
  • Precision Fit = D-Medium.
    Standard Fit = E-Wide.
  • Fast drying mesh upper for optimum breathability.
  • TPU lacing system is attached to upper.
  • Reinforced medial and lateral upper sections provides heightened protection for rope climbing.
  • Met-Cradle™ webbing provides forefoot security, while allowing for natural fluid movement.
  • Breathable fabric lining offers a great in-shoe feel.
  • Removable 3 mm foam insole.
  • 1 Arrow Shoc-Zone™ - Midsole cushioning constructed for highly responsive underfoot sensitivity. Ideal for runners with strong feet and calves, and an efficient gait.
  • Midsole Thickness:
    Heel/Forefoot: 9 mm/6 mm
    Differential: 3 mm
  • F-Lite sole for maximum traction on hard pack terrain.
  • Sticky rubber outsole for maximum traction on wet surfaces and unstable terrain.
  • Meta-Flex™ groove on the outsole is aligned with the metatarsal to maximize forefoot pliability.
  • RopTec™ technology features a large contact area on the outsole that promotes better grip and stability during activity.
  • Fascia Band™: replication of the plantar fascia ligament provides increased thrust power and reduces fatigue.
  • Imported.
  • Measurements:
    • Heel Height: 1 in
    • Weight: 8 oz
  • Product measurements were taken using size UK 8 (US Men's 9, US Women's 10.5), width Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
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inov-8 F-Lite™ 195

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Overall: Rated: 5 stars! Comfort: Rated:5 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!
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Great cross training and lifting shoe. I do a lot of lifting with some running in these (if I'm just running I wear something with a little more cushion) these shoes are great! I work out in them 5 days a week hard and they've still held up after 3 years. Personally they look weird, but who cares what you look like when working out? It's about function and comfort.

I'd also recommend: Nike free, new balance, reebok

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  • from San Diego
Overall: Rated: 4 stars! Comfort: Rated:4 stars! Style: Rated:4 stars!
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This is marketed as a CrossFit type shoe, but I am using it as my main running shoe. I have been moving to minimalist type shoes for the past couple years. I've found zero drop shoes to put too much strain on my calves. Two much drop and you can't effectively run with a mid-foot strike. This shoe gives a 3mm drop putting it in a good middle zone. I have very wide feet which is why I can't go with so many other minimalist type shoes. The wide version of this shoe works for me very well (I'm somewhere between and 2E and 4E). It is very lightweight. The support is good, which I would expect with a CrossFit shoe. The base cushioning is not that substantial, but you don't look for squishy shoes in minimalism. That said, I wish it had just a bit more cushioning to minimize the pounding that my forefoot takes on longer runs. Guess this is because it's meant for gym work and not road work. The tread covers the entirety of the bottom, which is a change from many minimalist shoes that leave softer cushioning exposed for rocks to poke up and through. I will need to report later on how they hold up over time, but for now I think I have found the right kind of shoe for me. The shoe is well made and I expect it will give me the mileage I desire.

I'd also recommend: New Balance Minimalist, Saucony Kinvara

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  • from Ypsilanti, Michigan
Overall: Rated: 3 stars! Comfort: Rated:2 stars! Style: Rated:3 stars!
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I like the look of the shoes and they fit even though they weren't marked as wide on the box that I received. However, they are not the most comfortable or supportive shoes I've worn. When I go on walks they feel like I'm walking bare foot and it was difficult to run without feeling flat footed. I've never had this problem with other brands of shoes. I also work a job standing for the whole shift and these left my feet achy, so unfortunately I don't wear them as much as my older running shoes.

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Runs Small

Runs Large

Felt true to size

Runs Narrow

Runs Wide

Felt narrower than marked

Poor Support

Great Support

No arch support

  • from Austin, TX
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