LIGHTWEIGHT STRENGTH AND SUPPORT The Nike Air Max Excellerate 4 Men's Running Shoe features Flywire technology for a dynamic, locked-down fit. A lightweight yet tough mesh upper and bonded overlays offer breathable comfort from start to finish. Benefits: • Mesh upper with bonded synthetic overlays for breathable comfort and support • Flywire technology wraps the midfoot and arch for a dynamic, glove-like fit • Cushlon foam at the forefoot delivers springy, resilient cushioning • Articulated Max Air unit in the heel for maximum cushioning and a smooth transition • Waffle pattern and flex grooves at the outsole for traction and a natural ride Nike Air Max Origins Nike's revolutionary Air-Sole unit made its way into Nike footwear in the late '70s. In 1987, the Nike Air Max 1 debuted with visible air in its heel, allowing fans more than just the feel of Air-Sole comfort suddenly they could see it. Since then, next-generation Nike Air Max shoes have become a hit with athletes and collectors by offering striking color combinations and reliable, lightweight cushioning.