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Wild Heel Geometries, the Science Behind the Neo Vista, and the Future of Super Shoes with Mizuno
Doctors of Running Podcast, Episode 193

This week we are thrilled to share a conversation with our friends at Mizuno Running. Shunsuke, Mizuno’s Global Product Line Manager, and Ayako Suzuki (Susan), the team’s Running Footwear Product Designer, join Matt and Andrea to talk about the brand new Neo Vista. They dig into the brand’s bold new heel geometries (including the one seen in the Japan-only Wave Duel Pro model) and discuss what these new trends mean for the future of running shoes at Mizuno.


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0:00 - Intro 
2:02 - Susan & Shunsuke's roles at Mizuno 
3:50 - Mizuno's different types of foams 
7:00 - The design of the Neo Vista's midsole 
10:50 - Foam composition 
13:59 - The science between Mizuno's aggressive heel geometries 
19:48 - The extreme Wave Duel Pro 
23:31 - Making the Neo Vista stable thru design 
33:00 - Mizuno's plate composition 
35:34 - The future of Mizuno's two main shoe lines 
40:52 - The future of Mizuno's super shoes 
46:22 - Wrap-up

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