Inov8 F-Lite G 290 Review

The Inov-8 F-Lite G 290 is a new training shoe. It features a skeleton-like tread and graphene-enhanced rubber on the outsole. It also has Meta-Flex grooves that allow multidirectional movement. These grooves also expand as the toes splay. This training shoe also features a Dynamic Fascia Band that runs from the heel of the shoe out to the mid-foot to relieve stress on the plantar fascia. Moreover, it has a Rope-Tec guard for increased grip on ropes.

The Inov-8 F-Lite G 290 is made of a soft and flexible material that provides excellent cushioning. The lining is made of memory foam that makes it extremely comfortable and secure. The shoe also has a 4mm heel drop and a 9mm rise. These features combine to make this running shoe one of the most comfortable shoes on the market.

A dual density midsole is another feature of the G290. It features Exteroflow cushioning in the forefoot and a slightly firmer, but still soft, Powerheel cushioning in the heel. Both foams are made of compression-molded EVA, and they feel similar to each other. This gives the G290 a solid and stable ride.

Another feature that sets the Inov-8 F-Lite Fly G 290 apart from other sports shoes is its G-Fly+Foam construction. This type of foam combines EVA foam with G-Fly tech to provide a cushioned feel and superior comfort. The foam-enhanced outsole is also an innovative addition that helps provide a better feel for the ground and improves bounce.

The upper is also made of kevlar, which looks like neoprene but is much stiffer. Inov8 also doubles the material in high wear areas, including the toe box. These features also improve the flexibility of the shoe.

Another feature that sets the F-Lite G 290 apart from its competitors is the midfoot and heel stability. The shoe’s cage reinforces the foot and ankle, making it perfect for squats and lunges. However, it isn’t the best choice for dynamic movements such as sprints or jumps.

Inov8 F-LITE G 290 is a versatile running shoe. It is lightweight at 290g and features multi-directional flexibility, so you can adapt it to a variety of workouts. It has many advantages over its rivals. However, you should know that it is not a suitable running shoe for a marathon.