Shoes with optimum cushioning, lateral support, and flexibility for daily workouts and studio sessions. See workout shoes
Versatile, low-profile shoes for constantly varied exercises including plyometrics, sprinting, weightlifting, and rope climbing. See CrossFit shoes
Shoes for daily wear that ensure a smooth walking gait cycle. Check out walking shoes
For people with normal pronation. Also provide support for high-arched feet with underpronation (excessive outward rolling of the foot). See neutral training shoes
For people with low-arched or flat feet and moderate overpronation (excessive inward rolling of the foot). See stability training shoes
Shoes feature stabilizing technologies for people with severe overpronation. See motion control training shoes
Good to know
Stability and motion control add-ons are uncommon for workout shoes and are never present in CrossFit or weightlifting footwear. They are mostly found in walking shoes where the gait is easier to correct.
WeightMen: 13ozWomen: 11oz
Training footwear typically weighs between 200g and 300g per shoe to accommodate agile workouts. Minimalist trainers go as low as 150g, while weightlifting shoes can go as high as 500g.
Heel to toe dropMen: 6mmWomen: 6mm
WidthMen: NormalWomen: Normal
Release dateJan 2017
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89 / 100 based on 4 expert reviews
Even though the CrazyTrain’s are excellent performing shoes and quite possibly my favorite pick at the moment, they’re not leagues better than their peers.
The best way that I can describe using these shoes is that they are extremely responsive training shoes.
A complete training shoe great for running with exceptional comfort.
To best describe the shoe..it is the most comfortable uncomfortable shoe to wear.
Updates to Adidas CrazyTrain Elite
- The Adidas CrazyTrain Elite features a full boost midsole. According to the company, it is the most responsive version of the technology.
- The shoe also employs a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) bar. Its purpose is to add stability for lateral movements.
- With cross-training in mind, Adidas used a tightly woven textile for the upper. It has also been reinforced with synthetic rubber overlays in the key areas.
- The outsole of the shoe is designed for use on various types of surfaces. A multidirectional tread pattern allows it to perform well on both indoor and outdoor surfaces.
Adidas CrazyTrain Elite size and fit
The Adidas CrazyTrain Elite is available in both men’s and women’s versions. The shoe tends to run on the large side, so it might be necessary to go half a size smaller. The trainer comes in a D – Medium width for the men’s version and in B – Medium for the women’s. The wide forefoot area accommodates natural toe splaying needed when jumping and lifting weighію
A durable rubber compound is used in the outsole of the CrazyTrain Elite. It is designed to provide protection on various types of surfaces.
It also features a multidirectional tread pattern. It aims to accommodate ample traction during various types of movement.
The midsole of the CrazyTrain Elite is made of Adidas’ boost technology. It utilizes a unique process that amalgamates tiny cushioning capsules into one unit. This process gives the boost its Styrofoam-look and the ability to be compressed and bounce back to its original form. A similar boost platform is found on a more recent Adidas training shoe, the Pureboost Trainer.
The lateral side of the shoe is reinforced with a TPU bar. It is meant to keep the foot stable during side-to-side movements.
The CrazyTrain Elite features an upper made of tightly-woven textile. This is claimed to be a durable material that is able to withstand numerous rope climbs.
The trainer utilizes rubber overlays which are strategically placed in the areas prone to high abrasion. These include the toe box, the outer side of the midfoot, and the heel part.
It also features an additional TPU rubber compound on the midfoot to protect the upper unit from rope burns during rope-climbing activities.