Performance Insoles
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PR1 Footstrike Trainer v2.0

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Performance Insoles
$39

Develop better footwork for improved speed, agility, and coordination. The PR1 uses our patented Strike Detection Sensor to teach you to shift weight off your heels and onto the balls of your feet for explosive performance. 

Improve

Speed

Agility

Coordination

Efficiency

Reduce

Overstriding

Heel striking

Braking forces

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Free shipping

Lifetime warranty

Free returns

Made in USA

10% off orders of 2 or more!

Free shipping & returns

Free shipping on every order!

60 day 100% money-back guarantee and free return shipping.

Exchange for a different size free of charge.

Lifetime warranty on every pair. If it breaks, we'll replace it for free.


Sizing

Sizing is based on user weight


The pressure sensor in the heel is tuned to provide feedback based on the amount of force applied. Lighter athletes, those under 100lbs (45kg), require more sensitive feedback.


Trim to fit - one size fits all


Covers Youth size 1 to Men's  14 & Women's 15. 


The sensor in the heel is the only part of the insole that cannot be cut. The sensor is narrow enough to accommodate shoe sizes down to Youth size 1. 


Got questions on sizing?


We're here to help!

- email info@paretoathletics.com 

- call 323.484.8946

Details


The PR1 uses auditory feedback to help you reinforce proper footwork. 


Our patented Stride Detection Sensor (SDS) provides real-time feedback when you place too much weight on your heels. This creates a simple feedback loop that helps you correct and maintain proper form.

 


The PR1 is easy to incorporate into drills, practice or competition. Take everywhere to build better footwork under every condition.

Specs

Weight: 24g per insole (untrimmed)


Stack height: 3mm


Made in USA

Speed is a skill

Faster athletes have more efficient technique, not outright body speed. In other words, speed is a skill.


How the athlete makes ground contact (footstrike) is the single biggest factor in determining their overall speed and agility.


Improve

Speed

Agility

Coordination

Efficiency

Reduce

Overstriding

Heel striking

Braking forces

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Don't be caught flat-footed

Keeping weight off your heels allows you to reach quicker as you can produce more force through the balls of your feet.

Don't be caught flat-footed

Keeping weight off your heels allows you to reach quicker as you can produce more force through the balls of your feet.

Run faster

Landing on the ball of your foot (mid foot or forefoot) is faster than landing on your heel as it allows for faster turnover and greater force production.

How the PR1 works

The PR1 uses a simple feedback loop to teach you to shift weight off your heels for more explosive performance. 
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The power of feedback

The PR1's feedback loop is a simple but powerful way to reinforce proper footwork. 

1. Improper footstrike

The athlete places too much pressure on their heels, be it from overstriding, excessive heel strike or standing flat footed.

2. Auditory feedback

The PR1's patented Strike Detection System (SDS) provides real-time feedback, creating a powerful feedback loop.

3. Proper footstrike

The athlete learns to control their footwork in an effort to avoid triggering the feedback from the SDS sensor.

Consistency is key

You're only as good as your last step. The PR1 helps you maintain consistent form. 


This graph shows the same athlete running with and without the PR1. The light blue line demonstrates how consistent the athlete's footwork is over time when using the PR1. The dark blue line shows the athlete's form deteriorating with time without the PR1.

Deep motor learning

The PR1 is unique in its ability to help you master your footwork under real-world conditions. Move beyond static drills and develop elite footwork everywhere. 

Deep motor learning

Move beyond static drills and develop consistent footwork under real-world conditions. The PR1 is unique in its ability to allow you you to reinforce proper footwork under open or closed skill environments. 

Customer Reviews

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Nicolas DiBenedetto
Constant Improvement

When my running performance stagnated I started using these insoles. I found that my gait needed improvement in ways I had never recognized before. After spending some time improving my mid-foot strike I can see progress in terms of endurance and knee pain. I'm thrilled with the results and recommend these to all the runners I know!

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Mike S.
Great Tech!

Simple but effective! Instant feedback on your running stride and easy to install into any running shoe.

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Chris Hartzler
Perfect Solution

No gimmicks. No electronics. These just work.

Unconventional design

Conventional insoles focus on treating symptoms of poor form. The PR1 instead is focused improving your underlying mechanics to unlock your athletic potential.


Efficiency

Cushioning reduces efficiency as it slows the transfer of power between your foot and the ground. The PR1 uses 3mm of EVA foam for efficient power transfer.


Mobility

The PR1 is zero drop (constant thickness throughout as opposed to thicker in the heel) so it will not impact the mechanical characteristics of your shoes. 


Mobility

Arch support restricts movement in your foot and weakens the foot's muscles in the process. The PR1 allows your foot to move freely with no arch support. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What shoes work with the PR1?

The PR1 can be used with most sport-specific footwear (running, soccer, football, baseball, tennis basketball), minimal footwear, or casual shoes. Not recommended in shoes with a heel drop in excess of 15mm (aka shoes with a large heel).

How to install


Use your shoe's stock insole as a template to trace onto the PR1. 


Before tracing the outline, adjust the PR1 and stock insole so the edge of both heels are aligned.


Using scissors, cut along the outline. Do not cut the hard heel section of the PR1. 


Position the PR1 so it lays flat with the logo facing up inside the shoe. The PR1 should be as far back towards the heel of your shoe as possible.


Rock back on heels to check spring activation. It sensitivity and position of activation should feel identical between feet. Adjust PR1s as necessary to get symmetry. 


Do I need to remove my shoe's stock insole?

The PR1 is designed to replace your shoe's stock insole. While placing the PR1 on top of your shoe's insole may work, it will limit the sensor's feedback.

Why is there no arch support? 

Arch support is not necessary for most athletes. The foot is designed to flex under load and arch support immobilizes the foot.


Arch support should only be used under the guidance of a professional as it will dramatically alter the alignment and range of motion across the entire kinetic chain. 


The PR1's thin design allows the user to fit the PR1 on top of a custom orthotic or arch support if necessary.

Free shipping details

Free shipping is standard on all orders. We ship USPS First Class with tracking. 


Expedited delivery is available and is calculated at checkout based on final destination.

Do you ship internationally?

Unfortunately, we only ship within the US. We are working towards expanding out shipping methods in the future! Drop us a line if you're outside the US and interested in buying a pair: charlie@paretoathletics.com

How long does domestic shipping take?

We try to process your order within 1 business day. 


Our free standard shipping is USPS First Class with tracking. This takes between 2-5 business days to get to your doorstep. 

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