Neutral / cushion / high arch
Shoes for runners who do not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with normal, high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.
Stability / overpronation / normal arch
Shoes for runners who need mild to moderate arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a low arch. See the best stability shoes.
Motion control / severe overpronation / flat feet
Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.
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Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.
Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.
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If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.
Heel to toe dropMen: 10mm
The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.
There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.
Heel heightMen: 22mm
Forefoot heightMen: 12mm
WidthMen: NormalWomen: Normal
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- Versatile performance is at the forefront of the Adidas AlphaBounce Space Dye’s creation, yet stylishness isn’t put aside. This road-companion has a grey-on-white-and-black color scheme that is reminiscent of a starry sky captured on a camera’s time-lapse feature. The textile upper resembles woven cloth, with a lightweight and form-fitting construction that is also breathable.
- The Bounce midsole foam is responsible for carrying the foot throughout the running session. The reactive nature of this full-length unit energizes the toe-off. A rubber layer covers the entire underside of the platform, saving it from abrasion.
The Adidas AlphaBounce Space Dye has a standard running shoe length, so runners are expected to purchase a pair with their usual sizing preferences in mind. When it comes to width, the variant is D – Medium as it is only available for men. The curved shape of the last and the form-accommodating nature of the upper welcomes the natural shape of the human foot.
The AlpaBounce Space Dye is a road running shoe that uses a grippy rubber compound for the outsole unit of the Adidas AlphaBounce Space Dye. It encompasses the entire surface area of the platform, shielding it from the debilitating effects of ground contact and continued use while also bringing traction.
Traction nodes are patterned on the contact points of the external pad. These circular nubs aim to heighten surface grip.
Bounce serves as the Adidas AlphaBounce Space Dye’s midsole unit. This full-length technology has a springy build that invigorates the toe-off. The same bouncy ride also helps to attenuate impact shock during the landing phase.
The upper unit of the Adidas AlphaBounce Space Dye uses engineered mesh, a cloth-like material that offers a sock-like coverage. It has a color scheme consisting of streaks of black, white and gray, mimicking the faster-than-light visual effect when in space.
A one-piece opening graces this running shoe. The internal sleeve utilizes neoprene, a smooth textile that doesn’t irritate the skin.
An external heel clip made of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) helps in steadying the back of the foot and preventing it from exiting the foot-chamber.
A pull tab on the back of the collar helps the runner when it comes to wearing and removing the Adidas AlphaBounce Space Dye.