The Nike Zoom Vomero 4 running shoe is an extremely popular running shoe made by Nike. The Nike Zoom Vomero 4 is no longer in production. Nike is releasing the Nike Zoom Vomero 5 but until then fans of the Nike Zoom Vomero 4 can still find this shoe at various online shoe sellers including Zappos.com.
The Nike Zoom Vomero 4 looks and rides similar to the Nike Air Pegasus. The Nike Zoom Vomero 4 contains a Zoom Air unit in the both the forefoot and the sole. The Zoom Air unit provides a lot of cushioning and shock absorption in a lower profile then the Max Air units.
As with all Zoom Air cushioning the air pockets are not supported by internal pillars so if you are a heavier runner and your Zoom Air unit is punctured then it will fit way differently then when you initially bought the shoe and it will possible be dangerous for you to run on.
The Zoom Air units in the heel and forefoot of the Nike Zoom Vomero 4 are encapsulated meaning that they are non visible. Encapsulate Zoom Air pockets tend to hold up a lot longer then visible Zoom Air units. When the Zoom Air unit is encapsulated in EVA such as in this shoe you have a lot less likely hood of the air pocket being punctured.
The Nike Zoom Vomero 4 is a lightweight running shoe with a lot of shock absorption and cushioning. If you prefer a slightly firmer cushioning system then the Nike Zoom Vomero 4 may not be to your likes.
The Nike Zoom Vomero 4 is a great casual shoe just to wear around. Unlike other Nike running shoes with a lot of extreme cushioning like the Max Air the Nike Zoom Vomero 4 is more of an all around shoe. You can wear it causally as a daily shoe or you can wear it for intense training runs.
The Nike Zoom Vomero 4 comes in large sizes for big and tall guys who weigh a lot but this shoe is best for light weight runners. If you are a heavy guy then this shoe would be great for an everyday shoe or a walking shoe. If you weigh a lot and want a good running shoe for actual running then you will probably want to look at other Nike running shoes that offer firmer support.
The upper on this running shoe is made with a lot of mesh designed to be breathable and to keep your feet cooler when running. The light weight mesh upper is also great for use as a shoe to wear daily. The upper on the Nike Zoom Vomero 4 is extremely comfortable.
The outsole uses Duralon in the heel to insure longer tread life for the soles.
Many daily runners will like the plush cushioning of the Nike Zoom Vomero 4. Even if you are a heavier runner the Nike Zoom Vomero 4 may surprise you at how durable and cushioned it is. If you prefer a more stable and firmer ride then the Nike Zoom Vomero 4 may not be the show for you.
If you are looking for a walking shoe the Nike Zoom Vomero 4 is comfortable for most people. If you are extremely heavy the Nike Zoom Vomero 4 may stress you Achilles tendon if you flatten the encapsulated rear Zoom Air unit.
For most people, runners as well as casual wearers, the Nike Zoom Vomero 4 is an running shoe that has a huge amount of cushioning and is considered as a more serious running shoe then some of the Nike Air Max products. Many people consider many of Nikes running shoes with visible max Air units to be designed simply for fashion but the Nike Zoom Vomero 4 is a hardcore running shoe with a lot of cushioning.