Meet the antepes MUSCLE RUNNER
Performace trainers to enhance the 4 planes of sport - vertical | lateral | forward | backward

Speed &
Training Tool

Get Stronger by Running and Training with Proper Form

The ULTIMATE Training Tool to help you get
stronger and healthier

Our Training Guides will show you how to attack & increase performance in the 4 PLANES OF SPORT

antepes (an-teeps) Muscle Runners

antepes is the Latin word for "forefoot"
  • Forefoot Cushioning: 27.5 MM (With Insole: 31.5 MM)
  • Heel Cushioning: 17.5 MM (With Insole: 21.5 MM)
  • Forefoot Gain™️ of 10MM (heel-to-toe gain)
  • Heel Gain™️ of 18MM (heel outsole raised above ground)
  • Weight for Size M8.5: 256g/9oz
  • The forefoot is dropped about 10 MM lower than the heel inside the shoe
  • Heel ground clearance: 18 MM when the forefoot is level with the ground
Muscle Strengthening Footwear to Enhance Training & Performance in any sport

improve your stride and cadence, and increase your heart rate over a shorter distance and period by shifting the momentum and impact onto your muscles while running

ForeStrike - HEELX - ForeSpring
  • ForeStrike™️ is enabled by our Forefoot Gain and Heel Gain technologies

  • Forefoot Gain™️ provides a negative heel-to-toe drop of between 8-10mm (based on shoe size)

  • Heel Gain™️ elevates the heel from the ground about 18mm

  • HEELX™️ is our innovative heel-counter that locks in the heel to reduce the shoe’s friction against the Achilles tendon. HEELX™ sits between the ankle (malleolus) bones and the Achilles to secure the heel (calcaneus) while still ensuring full ankle mobility

  • ForeSpring™️ Plate is a Dual-Flex Carbon Fiber Plate that is more flexible in the forefoot and more rigid under the arch and heel

  • ForeSpring™️ Foam: Dual-Density Pebax® foam for maximum comfort and performance

Highly Performing Materials for maximum Performance

Midsole: Top layer is a soft PEBAX® foam, bottom layer is a less soft PEBAX® foam

Insole: PEBAX® foam

HEELX™️ Counter's Foam: PEBAX® foam

HEELX™️ Counter's Hard Exterior: TPU 

ForeSpring™️ Plate: Dual-Stiffness Dual-Split Carbon Fiber Plate 

ForeGrip™️ Outsole: Natural Rubber-based 

Bio-Based Sock Upper: The Knit Fabric is Composed of the Highest Quality Luxury Materials:

  • 30% Merino Wool 
  • 30% Lenzing® Certified Tencel® (Eucalyptus Tree Fibers) 
  • 30% Hot-Melt Nylon (for Performance and Durability) 
  • 10% Spandex (for Stretchability in the Tongue) 
Muscle Runners™️ packaged inside the fascia cruser™️

Free Limited Edition Fascia CRUSHER™️ if you order now

We have a limited supply of fascia crushers™️ coming with our first orders of the MUSCLE RUNNERS™️, so run (don't walk) to the checkout!

Functional and Essential Packaging You've Never Seen Before

antepes Mountain Texture

Hear from some Muscle Runners

Love these new shoes from antepes

I was looking for a shoe that helped not only strengthen my calves but also help me run with better technique. antepes Muscle Runners force you to run correctly, strengthening all your lower body muscles.


-Francesco C.

Building Calf Muscle

These shoes slowly but surely allowed me to regain stronger calves and legs after taking years off from sports. It took me a short while to get used to the natural stride but it was certainly worth it. Definitely a must have for runners looking to build stronger legs.


-Shawn B.