The GEL-CONTEND 6 running shoe offers lasting support and excellent comfort for running, commuting or all-day casual-wear. In this update, we’ve made the heel collar even softer for a silky feel against the skin. Ample cushioning comes from rearfoot GEL technology, an AMPLIFOAM midsole and an ORTHOLITE sockliner.
Support comes from an internal heel counter and overlays that help to hold the foot in place while the rubber outsole and toe reinforcement give this shoe better durability. A breathable mesh upper promotes plenty of airflow to keep your feet comfortable and happy. Stay on track to hit your training targets with the GEL-CONTEND 6 shoe, while experiencing excellent comfort and improved support.
REARFOOT GEL TECHNOLOGY CUSHIONING SYSTEM
Attenuates shock during impact phase and allows for a smooth transition to midstance.
Engineered to maintain durability at softer densities, providing better flexibility, comfort, and platform adaptability ideal for natural running.
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How Your Foot Contacts the Ground
The outer side of the heel hits the ground at an increased angle with little or no normal pronation, causing a large transmission of shock through the lower leg.
The foot lands on outside of the heel, then rolls inward (pronates) to absorb shock and support body weight.
The foot lands on outside of heel, then rolls inward (pronates) excessively, transferring weight to inner edge instead of ball of the foot.
The pressure is on smaller toes on outside of foot.
There is even distribution from the front of the foot.
Big toe and second toe do majority of the work
Made in USA or Imported
Platform measures approximately 1
AmpliFoam Midsole – Engineered to maintain durability at softer densities, providing better flexibility, comfort, and platform adaptability ideal for natural running.
Rearfoot GEL technology cushioning system – Attenuates shock during impact phase and allows for a smooth transition to midstance.
Ortholite Sockliner – Moisture management (Ortholite is a registered trademark of ATP Manufacturing LLC).
(as of Apr 25,2021 19:42:00 UTC – Details)