The Nike Free 3.0 Women's Running Shoe is designed for runners seeking the most flexible and natural ride, with an ultra-low, ultra-flexible midsole that offers the benefits of natural motion in a minimalist design. The flex groove outsole; made up of deep cuts along the length and width of the midsole; enhances natural range of motion, encourages a smooth, efficient stride and helps maintain stability.
The Nike Free 3.0 offers the most barefoot-like feel, The ultra-low midsole features a 4mm offset from heel to forefoot height for an incredibly flexible, natural ride. Sock-Like Fit with inner bootie hugs the foot for a snug, secure fit. Abrasion-resistant rubber under high-wear areas for enhanced durability. Stanford athletes had been training barefoot on the university's golf course, three of Nikes most innovative and creative employees set out to develop a shoe that felt natural and weightless, similar to bare feet. The team spent eight years studying the biomechanics of shoeless running. The results yielded a profound understanding of the foots natural landing angle, pressure and toe position, allowing Nike designers to build an unconventional and flexible running shoe from the inside out.