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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WeightMen: 10.9ozWomen: 9.4oz
Heel to toe dropMen: 10mmWomen: 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: 32mmWomen: 32mm
Forefoot heightMen: 22mmWomen: 22mm
WidthMen: NormalWomen: Normal, Wide
Release dateJan 2016
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82 / 100 based on 5 expert reviews
They feel like more of a continous shoe. They got a bootie-lie construction almost not quite like the ultra boost but almost that way and the upper is better.
They have plenty of heel cushion which is super great.
This is one of those updates when you can do perfectly well with not buying it, and instead stick to the previous version.
To me, these feel the most similar to Newtons because of how bouncy they are.
- Just like the popular, Adidas Ultra Boost 19, the 3rd version of the Energy Boost brings back the full-length Boost midsole that delivers efficient energy-return properties for a smooth and responsive ride.
- The Energy Boost 3 comes with a new outsole design that gives impressive traction. It also gives added cushioning for a cushy feel. The durability of the road running shoe’s outsole was also enhanced, for a long lasting running experience.
- The upper was also enhanced to deliver a more flexible and breathable upper without affecting the weight. The upper was engineered to give a seamless, sock-like feel.
The fit and sizing of the Energy Boost 3 was not affected by the changes. It is still available in a standard running shoe length and comfortably accommodates runners with regular foot shape. The heel, forefoot and midfoot are of standard size.
The Energy Boost 3 has a gender-specific outsole design that delivers enough forefoot flexibility. The outsole also utilizes the brand’s Adiwear technology that is specifically placed in high abrasion areas to avoid quick wear and tear.
The midsole utilizes the brand’s Boost Technology that offers an efficient energy-return properties and superior cushioning for a more responsive ride. This works hand-in-hand with the Adidas Torsion System that allows the rearfoot and forefoot to move naturally for a more stable heel-to-toe transition.
The upper of the Adidas Energy Boost 3 features the brand’s TechFit technology that delivers a seamless, sock-like fit. It offers added support without affecting flexibility. The strobe-lasting upper gives a more comfortable underfoot feel.