Saucony Progrid Kinvara Review
The Saucony Progrid Kinvara running shoes win praise from consumers and experts for their light weight, comfort, and the proprietary cushioning and shock-absorbing capabilities. Available in both men's and women's styles, each shoe weighs 6.7 to 7.7 ounces, making it the lightest model on our list.
Described as a minimalist shoe with cushioning and a very light weight, Runner's World calls the Saucony Progrid Kinvara the Best Debut Shoe in its Summer 2010 Running Shoe Guide and users everywhere agree. Users at Zappos.com say the shoe is light and fast, and one user even says he thinks the shoe improves his running form. Over at Amazon reviewers call the shoe amazing saying that it's light, fast and yet still cushioned enough to be super comfortable. over on Amazon consumers note that for a minimalist shoe, the cushioning is most impressive.
A minimalist shoe designed as a neutral shoe for runners with high to normal arches, the Saucony Progrid Kinvara is designed to be very simple and lightweight. It is in fact the lightest shoe we reviewed weighing just 6.7 to 7.7 ounces depending on gender and size purchased. It comes in both genders and is made with Saucony's Progrid technology but in a lighter version to offer cushioning and shock absorption while remaining lightweight.
We love how light this shoe is and the Progrid technology goes a long way in providing comfort while keeping the weight off. Consumers seem to love this shoe and agree that it is very lightweight with many reporting they feel like they are flying in this shoe. Our verdict - it was named the Best Debut Shoe for a reason, we recommend giving it a try.