Monday, July 6, 2015

My Super Cushy Mizuno Enigma 5 Review! #Enigma5

Welcome to my Mizuno Wave Enigma 5 Review!
     It's a sign of the times when the first thing that you do when you get new running shoes is....Snapchat and Instagram them to all of your friends!

     That's right. I was totally excited to try out these new Mizuno New Wave Enigma 5's before they went on the market. I have owned the Mizuno Wave Rider 17's in the past and really liked them. In fact, I pulled the Wave Rider's out of the box and put them on my feet and ran a Half Marathon in them. Talk about trusting the company. Mizuno!! I trust you.

     I decided to try out these super cushy shoes on my 8 mile Saturday morning in Birmingham. The toe box was wide enough (I have a wide foot), the color was cute and neutral (I have a Silver and blue) and there were no issues with comfort or function.  I do believe that runners will be happy with this new model.

Birmingham, Alabama.

     After I tried out my Mizuno New Wave Enigma 5's on a long run, I decided to try them out for a couple of shorter and faster runs. I ran the hills of my neighborhood and WOW. I just cannot get over how cushy they are. Sometimes it's hard to tell during a long tend to forget everything about your feet. Where I can really put shoes to the test is on the shorter runs. Again, no problems at all. 

More Information on Mizuno New Wave Enigma 5:
The new Mizuno Wave Enigma 5 raises the standards in cushioning with the introduction of u4ic-X (pronounced euphoric-x), Mizuno's newest midsole foam technology that delivers the softest, most responsive cushiony ride.

Combined with light and flexible materials to allow freedom of movement, the Enigma 5 offers additional cushioning with new U-shaped Wave Technology to reduce shock at foot impact.

This is the running shoe for those seeking the ultimate ride experience on a neutral platform with a smooth heel-to-toe transition.

Weight: 10.9 oz.
Ramp: 12 mm.
H/T:  25/13
Sizes: 7-13, 14, 15

Weight: 8.8 oz.
Ramp: 12 mm.
H/T: 25/13
Sizes: 6-11

     I enjoyed these shoes so much that I will most likely purchase the Wild Aster/Silver/Watherfall pair also!! I love the bright color as well as the fit and function of this shoe.

Great Job, Mizuno! 

For more information on the new #Enigma5 and other great shoes from Mizuno, please visit

Disclaimer: I was provided this test pair of Mizuno Enigma 5 as part of a Fitfluential Campaign in exchange for my honest opinion. I love the shoes and can't wait to try out different colors!

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