Hoka One One

HOKA ONE ONE

HOKA ONE ONE--roughly translated, “time to fly” in Maori; is the only running shoe that offers an oversized midsole. What does this mean?  The shoes have a higher volume of midsole foam.  Taking a cue from oversized golf clubs, oversized racquet heads, and fat powder snow skis, oversized midsole volume provides a higher degree of shock absorption than ordinary shoes. This offers several additional benefits: the softer ride adds more comfort, better control, and a more efficient running experience.  HOKA ONE ONE cushioning isn’t only about comfort on hard, unforgiving paved surfaces; it also helps stabilize the foot on rocky, uneven trails, allowing the foot to make secure contact with the ground and act as a buffer against jagged obstacles.

Natural Foot Motion

The very best runners have efficient, natural strides, and that’s one of the secrets to their success. HOKA ONE ONE encourages this natural foot motion for all runners. Lab tests have shown HOKA ONE ONE's features such as the rockered midsole geometry and low heel-to-toe differential encourage proper running technique and allow the runner to strike the ground near the midfoot (instead of the heel). This reduces impact, fatigue and injuries.

Each HOKA ONE ONE shoe is equipped with an engineered Meta-Rocker design – a slight upward curve of the outsole and midsole combined with a stiff forefoot. This rolling motion encourages runners to use proper form and strike the ground near the midfoot, resulting in less impact on the joints. When you try on HOKA ONE ONE shoes, you can really feel how the Meta-Rocker works, allowing you to roll through the natural stride easily and efficiently. You may also be surprised to discover, despite it’s size, HOKA ONE ONE is 15% lighter than most other running shoes.

What makes HOKA ONE ONE so special?

  • An oversized, cushioned midsole
  • Meta-Rockered geometry that is positioned after the metatarsal bones, creating a later engagement, more nimble feel
  • A low heel-to-toe differential
  • A feather-weight feel
  • Corrective designs offered for both heel-strikers and midfoot-strikers

These all add up to a cushioned, protective shoe that supports natural foot motion and makes running efficient.

Bondi BMen's Bondi

The Bondi B is a maximally cushioned shoe that’s ideal for road running. No matter how hard you run, you’ll notice the stable footing thanks to the large surface area you get when you combine the oversized midsole and a 25% wider outsole.

The Bondi B is also built with a patented higher Foot Frame design that’s recessed up to 20mm within the midsole unit.  This nestles the foot within the midsole for better stability and proprioception feedback. Guidance is enhanced with the early stage Meta-Rocker for those who are forefoot strikers.

Stinson Evo Tarmac

This shoe is recommended for performance road running, and it can take customers any distance they want to go. Like the Bondi B, it offers everything that makes a running shoe comfortable, efficient, and fast.  The Evo Tarmac features an "animal-foot inspired sole" and an optional quick-lace system.

The Stinson Evo Trail offers all of the benefits of the Stinson Evo Tarmac, but with a design optimized for trail runners. This off-road shoe is equipped with Hoka’s signature oversized midsole for superior cushioning, maximum stability, and efficient movement. It also features:  

  • A Meta-Rockered geometry that is positioned after the metatarsal bones, creating a later engagement and more nimble feel
  • A wider outsole platform for better ground contact and stability
  • An outsole pattern with hard-wearing lugs for better traction on the trails
  • A lightweight feel 

If you're looking for more comfort, better control, and a more efficient running experience on any surface, HOKA ONE ONE can deliver. 

It's Time to Fly. Now available at Fleet Feet Knoxville!

 

 

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