Inspired by kinesiology taping, New Balance 811 cross training shoes are designed to mimic that aesthetic and provide lightweight, strategically positioned support. The lower profile provides a more natural feel during versatile exercise movements. You'll love the feel of the super-soft cushion that will motivate you to reach your goals.Upper: FantomTape provides dynamic support. Unique Tongue Wrap construction makes the shoes easier to pull on and provides a secure fit. Stretch Mesh upper offers breathable flexibility. Lace-up front offers an adjustable fit. Midsole: CUSH+ Midsole is a revolutionary foam compound that offers ultra-soft and responsive cushioning and comfort without sacrificing durability or stability.Outsole: Ndurance® rubber compound offers maximum outsole durability.