NEW YEAR, NEW SHOE

What better way to start off the new year than with spectacular new kicks that are on the market right now?

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What better way to start off the new year than with spectacular new kicks that are on the market right now?

1 MBT 
GT 2 
$199, available at selected MBT retail stores. 
MBT introduces their most advanced running shoe to date, the GT 2. This top- class shoe has everything you want out of a running shoe. With a Jacquard upper mesh, you never have worry about the condition of your feet. It’s lightweight, ultra- breathable and utilises M-Flex technology to adapt to your feet during the different stages of a run. It also comes with PivotStrike in the midsole, which allows you to propel yourself forward with the greatest of ease. The Ortholite insole also has moisture wicking and anti-bacterial properties to prevent any foot conditions from developing. 
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2 ON 
CLOUD X 
$229, available at TripleFit’s retail outlet and www.tripleready.com.
With this shoe, you’ll look great and feel even better. While the design is fantastic, the details are what makes the Cloud X truly stand out. Zero-Gravity foam ensures flawless movement in every direction, while a lean, engineered heel cap keeps your feet stable while providing 
a snug fit. An engineered mesh is incorporated into the upper, giving you support without hindering your foot’s movements. A dual-density sockliner, and new-generation inner materials round off this shoe to guarantee comfort that you can’t see, but will definitely feel.  
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3 ASICS 
GEL-QUANTUM INFINITY 
$289, available at selected Asics retail stores. 
Why choose between functionality and style when there’s a shoe provides you with both? Asics’ new innovative shoe comes complete with a full-length GEL technology midsole, making your run both smooth and consistent. The shoe also comes with upper dimensions that are systematically placed to provide the ultimate support. Now, you can attain the highest level of cushioning that will help you through even the most challenging of runs. 

Text: Muhammad Farhan Bin Abdul Razid ( MENSHEALTH.COM.SG )