New Balance FuelCell SuperComp Trainer v2: Propel Your Performance with Energy Arc Technology

Lightweight, responsive, durable, comfortable, propulsive

You don't wander the world without experiencing a great many pairs of shoes. And let me tell you, the New Balance FuelCell SuperComp Trainer v2 is the sort of footwear you wouldn't mind strapping on for an exhilarating run through the city streets or along a quiet woodland path.

You can think of these trainers as your faithful road companion. They're built for those ready to push boundaries, to elevate the everyday into an exhilarating experience. Imagine strapping on a pair of these and feeling that rush of adrenaline as your foot hits the pavement.

The first thing you'll notice is the two-layer FuelCell foam midsole, now lighter than its predecessor. Coupled with an EnergyArc carbon plate, you'll find an elevated sense of propulsion that enhances your performance and keeps you comfortable, regardless of the distance. It's like having your own personal springboard at the base of your feet.

Striding out, you'll feel the rugged durability of the rubber outsole, capable of facing down any surface you challenge it with. And let's not forget the breathable, structured fit of the engineered mesh upper, like a soft glove for your foot, offering you a secure and comfortable lock-down.

The shoe, weighing in at a feather-light 9.7 oz (275 grams), is designed to feel as light as air. You'll appreciate the thoughtful addition of the 6 mm heel-toe offset, the 40 mm heel stack and 34 mm forefoot stack, which strike the perfect balance between comfort and performance.

But what really sets this shoe apart is the innovative Energy Arc technology. A hollow channel runs through the midsole, housing an arched carbon fiber plate. The plate flattens with each foot strike, storing and then releasing energy, creating a unique sensation of propulsion. It's like a little kick, urging you forward, turning each step into a joyous celebration of movement.

This shoe isn't just a tool, it's an experience. An experience of energy, comfort, and durability, all wrapped up in one neat package. Whether you're a seasoned marathoner or a casual jogger, the New Balance FuelCell SuperComp Trainer v2 is the perfect partner for those who love being active.

So lace up and join the journey. It's a big world out there, and there's nothing quite like exploring it on the run.


  1. Lightweight and Responsive: The FuelCell foam has been updated to be even lighter and more responsive, allowing for a more propulsive ride.
  2. Innovative Midsole Design: The Energy Arc carbon plate stabilizes the foam and works with the hollow midsole channel to create an energy return system, propelling you forward with each stride.
  3. Durable Outsole: The rubber outsole is designed for durability and traction on various surfaces, making it a versatile option for different types of runs.
  4. Comfortable and Breathable Upper: The engineered mesh upper is lightweight and provides a structured, yet comfortable fit.
  5. Increased Energy Return: The unique combination of FuelCell foam and Energy Arc technology offers a significant energy return, which can make running faster and longer easier.


  1. Potentially High-Stack Height: With a 47mm midsole height, this shoe may feel too high off the ground for some runners, potentially affecting stability.
  2. Limited Cushion Variation: The shoe has maximal cushioning, which may not suit all runners. Those who prefer a more firm and connected ground feel might find this shoe too cushioned.
  3. Potential Fit Issues: The lock-in fit of the upper may not suit all foot shapes and sizes, and some users might find the fit too snug.
  4. Price Point: The SuperComp Trainer v2 comes at $179.95, which could be a consideration for some buyers.


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