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One of the Best Running Shoes Ever Made

The Nike Lunartrainer is one of the most popular running shoes available. It is not only comfortable, but also extremely light. Nike was able to accomplish this with use them a host of innovative and groundbreaking technology. This article will look at the different technology that can be found in the Nike Lunar Trainer shoes. It will look at how these technologies work together to make the shoes better and the main reasons as to why they were used.

When it comes to athletic shoes, Nike leads the way. They have released products that bring more comfort, enhance abilities and are really good. The Nike Lunar Trainers are one such shoe that has changed the running world.

When it comes to the creation of the Nike Lunartrainer+, there are different technologies that were used to make the shoe one of the best on the market. The three technologies that can be found in the shoe are Lunarlite, Flywire and Nike+.

Lunar Lite – All Lunar Trainers contain LunarLite foam. This foam can be found at the bottom of the shoes and it is 30% lighter than standard Phylon. This means that the shoe will be light, very light and it will also have a nice cushioning to it that makes it springy. Generally in Nike shoes that use this foam, the LunarLite is often encased in a Phylon or Phylite midsole.

LunarLite was created by Nike and the aim of this particular foam is to provide soft cushioning. This cushioning would be soft, but not to the point where it felt mushy. The foam works by taking the force that is generated when running and distributing it evenly throughout the foam. The end result of this is that when running it will be less painful and more comfortable.

Flywire – Flywire can be found in Nike Lunar Trainer+. This technology is often used to provide comfort as well as ultra-lightweight support to individuals. Flywire gets its strength from Nylon fibers that are placed advantageously in the upper part of the shoe. The placement of the Flywire is done to ensure that the foot is held in place securely. It is also included so as the runner does not slip while they are running. Nike has added Flywire only where it is needed. As a result of this, the weight of the shoe is drastically reduced.

Nike+ – Nike+ is for the athlete who wants to listen to music, while at the same time be aware of their outpu while running, can use this device. It works where a special sensor is placed into the left heel of the Nike Lunar Trainer. From here the device is able to send back wireless signals to a Nike+ SportBand or an iPodĀ® nano and Nike + iPod Sport Kit. This sensor inside the shoe is able to record information while the individual runs. This information ranges from distance, calories burned, pace and time elapsed. This information is sent to the Nike+ device and all of this will become audible to the runner.