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: 11.2ozWomen: 9.5oz
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
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Updates to Adidas Energy Boost 2.0 ATR
- The Adidas Energy Boost 2.0 ATR’s most glaring update compared to its original version the Adidas Energy Boost is the removal of the leather midfoot panels for the sturdier midfoot rib cage. An already snug fit got another level of the foot-hugging feature from this update.
- The heel area gets a slight upgrade courtesy of stronger, more luxurious material and the same plastic in the midfoot that extends a bit to this part. This new plastic feature enhances heel support and security.
- Just around the heel area are the Adidas logo and dots for night-time reflection. This will serve the runners when running after work or before just the dawn breaks. Directly below the heel, in the outsole, is a new flared rubber or “lip,” that helps make ground contact softer and more stable.
Adidas Energy Boost 2.0 ATR size and fit
The fit is exactly like that of the original model, which is really snug and wraps the foot like a sock. In other words, runners who want a bit more room in the forefoot or for the toes to splay might consider going half or a full size up. The widths are the standard D for the men’s and B for the women’s. Sizing is amazingly true and should be convenient for runners who want to go up in size. The men’s options are from 6 to 13 while the women’s are from 4 to 11.
Adidas’ use of the Continental Rubber compound in the Energy Boost 2.0 ATR and gives it a really nice grip on practically all surfaces. An All-Terrain Outsole featuring numerous lugs with varying densities enhances the traction on graveled, dirt, or loose trail.
Same as this shoe's original version, the Energy Boost 2, its midsole is primarily composed of Adidas’ most famous midsole in the Boost. It is a midsole composed of energy capsules that lock together to cushion every landing, while it bounces back the impact of the landing for a really responsive feel. The most unique feature of the Boost is it stays soft and responsive regardless of weather conditions. This runs the entire length of the shoe for consistent cushioning and really dynamic return. A torsion plate for stability extends just above the midfoot to the forefoot. This feature also helps in making transitions smoother and more efficient as the heel and forefoot can move independently.
The upper mesh is really tight, almost like spandex. It gives the upper a fit like a true second skin and adapts extremely well to the natural movement of runners. A molded TPU heel counter gives structure and cradles the heel really well.