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You can't squash Nike's springy new sneaker soles

The Nike Epic React sneaker has higher energy return to push you forward as you run.

nike epic react running shoe

Nike's new Epic React running shoe uses a new midsole technology to add more longevity to the shoe.

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Slippers and running sneakers are two very different things. Both go on your feet, but slippers are flexible, sock-like shoes for luxuriating in your living room. On the other hand, sneakers are structured and stabilizing to support your foot as you pound the pavement. Nike’s new Epic React running shoes fit like a slipper, but a sandwich of carefully crafted materials in the

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