Adidas Ultra Boost Review

Shoe Info

BrandAdidas
ModelUltra Boost
TypeCushioning
Hell drop10 mm
Weight10.70 oz. (303 gr.)
Msrp180 US$
PROS
  • Boost cushioning is at the top. This is a real technological breakthrough.
  • The comfort is at the rendezvous with each exit. It is therefore ideal for medium and long loops (semi and marathon).
  • It hangs on the ground. There’s no risk of slipping.
CONS
  • The shoe is a bit heavy (302 grams).
  • Keeping the foot a little weak.
  • A shoe a little expensive even if the technology has a price.
Review

Adidas Ultra Boost Review :

The ULTRA BOOST running shoe is the latest top model of Adidas and is presented by the three stripes as the “best running shoe ever created!” It is characterized by 20% of amortized BOOST additional, and traditional EVA midsoles have been removed for a more direct contact with the ground. Composed of thousands of unique energy capsules, this shoe ensures consistent performance, regardless of the time (sticky rubber sole) or distance.

The ULTRA BOOST also has a new technology included dual-density by the shoe: the TWIST SYSTEM. It offers more independent movement between the heel and the forefoot, thereby granting more stability and a more controlled and untied race. This model is primarily designed to return maximum energy with every stride, as his “little sisters” that are Energy and Adistar Boost. It also has a new Primeknit stem stretch mesh seamlessly. So the fit is nice when you put your foot in it, even for runners whose feet is a bit off due to the elasticity of the mesh and the rear tab.

Technology of Adidas Ultra Boost :

  • Boost technology that gives the runner a return to the top at each stride.
  • Construction of the “monoblock” type shoe to give you better comfort and weaker wear.
  • Synthetic yoke at midfoot and molded heel reinforcement for added support.
  • Rubber outsole adheres to always be stable whatever the coating.
  • Technical mesh upper with different mesh types depending on the foot area.

Adidas Ultra Boost (1)

Torsion system
A lightweight and durable system to increase the stability of the foot, while respecting its natural flexibility
Continental
Method rubber compound for better grip, traction and in all weathers. The grip is improved by 30%.
Boost
Thousands of unique energies capsules are injected together in a midsole to revolutionize the way to run. The Boost technology was designed to highlight a higher energy return and extreme flexibility of the cushioning. This material is three times stronger than the standard Eva and remains useful for temperatures ranging from -20 ° C to + 40 ° C.
Stretch web
Allows the outer sole to adjust the movement of the foot. His stretch studs provide flexibility and security on the same wet road.
Primeknit
Knit in one piece, the mesh of the shoe is super elastic and wife to perfection the movements of the foot thus providing maximum comfort: effect second skin guaranteed!
The elasticity of the mesh and the back pull-tab to put the shoe, therefore, adapt to wide feet.

Adidas Ultra Boost (3)

Adidas Ultra Boost – Conclusion:

Is the Adidas Ultra Boost Men’s Running Shoe the benchmark pair for runners? It would be according to the brand the best shoe ever designed. But what is it really?

A shoe that fits perfectly for all runners weighing less than 85 kilos, beyond pass your way, this shoe is not for you.

It is ideal for urban runners. Do not hope to perform on the paths with this pair of sneakers.

This boot has 20% more boost compared to others is a cushioning to the top level.

Who is this model?

The ULTRA BOOST is intended primarily for runners of all middleweight (-85kg)  and neutral stride. However, it may be appropriate for a lightweight runner  (-70kg) practicing running intensive and long distance,  wishing to preserve maximum shock and having a dynamic run.

What types of use?

The ULTRA BOOST is primarily a training shoe, designed for light jogging (endurance output) and the long rides on roads and paths.
However, its dynamic characteristics allow you to use it also on line drives (half marathon or marathon paces) without losing too much in sensations but also on short and long VMA sessions in the recovery of training.