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The 210 is designed purely for functional fitness with zero drop profile and no midsole delivering the maximum in proprioception at minimum weight
Rope-Tec grip provides supportive protection and 360 degree durability for rope climbing
A sticky rubber outsole offers a stable platform when lifting weights
The 210 is an all round ideal shoe for functional fitness
"The 210 is designed purely for functional fitness with a zero drop and no midsole, delivering the maximum in proprioception at minimum weight. Rope-TecTM grip provides supportive protection and 360 degree durability for rope climbing. A sticky rubber outsole offers a stable platform when lifting weights. The 210 is an all round ideal shoe for functional training." - Inov-8. Whether running, lifting, climbing or any form of intense exercise, the Inov-8 Bare-XF 210 Women's Fitness Shoe is a trainer designed to withstand it all. Superbly durable and with features tailoring it as the ideal gym shoe, this can be the difference between having to stop, or breaking your personal best. Featuring a Zero-Drop height, this shoe is ideal for short runs, providing minimal support to allow for fast, flexible forefoot running. The Zero-Drop also enhances weightlifting prowess by giving you a flat, solid contact to push up from. An ultra-grippy rubber outsole also ensures you get optimal movement from your shoes, reducing the risk of falling, slipping and injury.
10.5 D(M) US
Bare-XF™ 210 (S)Thyme/Black-M
10.5 D(M) US
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I love zero-drop shoes; as a long-time parkour practitioner, I'm pretty picky in terms of my preferred footwear. I really enjoy the orange highlights, and the shoes wrap comfortably around my feet. The flat sole is ideal for maintaining a wide, firm surface area— I haven't had a chance to test the traction of the rubber in climbing conditions, but I've owned Inov-8 products before and been quite pleased.
I'm normally a 9.5 (male, US) / 44 (UK) with slightly wider feet than may be the norm, and these fit quite comfortably. Firm, but with enough space for my feet to spread on contact with the ground.
I have never loved a shoe like I love this shoe. This is the ideal parkour and freerunning shoe: minimal padding, lightweight mesh top, single piece of rubber for the sole with just the right amount of grip.
I wore my last pair of these Inov-8 Bare-XF 210s so hard, that my big toe started poking through the bottom. I did NOT want to spend the $130 on these guys, especially when I had gotten them for $40 about 14 months prior on 6pm.com, but what do you know, they're worth every penny. I feel like I am in very firm control of my strides and precision jumps in these shoes.
Only cons would be that they don't do super well on wet cement, as I slipped in them (it was mostly my fault with bad technique; I was also still breaking them in). They also aren't so super sticky on strong plywood, which I sometime climb up in my parkour gym in Brooklyn, NY.
I have used KOs, New Balances and another custom martial arts shoe (solid rubber sole) and these are far and...
I wanted a shoe that was a minimalist as possible without the downside of wearing Vibram 5-fingers (funny looks at the gym, hours spent putting on and taking off five-finger socks, etc). These nail it.
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