DiscontinuedUpdate: Adidas Energy Bounce 2.0
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.
Good to know
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.
Good to know
If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.
WeightMen: 10.3ozWomen: 8.5oz
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
Experts are runners, who post reviews at youtube, directly at RunRepeat or at their own websites. Each expert is categorized from level 1 to level 5 based on expertise. See stats on expert reviews and how we calculate scores here.
Are you an expert? Apply to contribute here.
78 / 100 based on 1 expert reviews
Versatile and comfortable, these can be used for indoor or outdoor running, track or trail.
- The Adidas Energy Bounce gives energy return to the runner whenever they take each step. It is an integral part of what this Adidas running shoe has to offer. This model is great for running and training. The durable construction and the use of high quality materials extend its lifespan, enabling it to last long.
- The upper unit of this running shoe makes use of breathable mesh that ensures the safety and security of the wearer’s foot. The open pores in this fabric enable air to enter the shoe in order to maintain a well-ventilated interior environment for the runner. The overlay system is fused with the mesh, reducing the shoe’s weight and removing any discomfort felt when it comes to unnecessary stitching and layering.
- BOUNCE™ is a technology that ensures a springy step. Its responsive nature allows the foot to land comfortably and lift off with more efficacy. It doesn’t break down easily, so it stays robust even after many uses.
- The exterior of the sole unit uses durable rubber, which gives reliable traction on the asphalt. This full-length material also protects the rest of the sole unit from wear and tear. Flex notches throughout its entire length allow the foot to move more freely and naturally.
The Adidas Energy Bounce is a running companion that uses regular measurements when it comes to length. The sizing scheme used here adheres to the standard preferences of men and women. The width that is available is medium, so it is able to accommodate those with medium sized feet. The natural shape of the foot is mimicked by the semi-curved shape of this shoe.
Durable rubber makes up the entire sole unit of the Adidas Energy Bounce. It delivers durable protection against wear and tear. It is also responsible for surface traction, giving the runner control over their movements on the asphalt.
Flex notches are placed throughout the outsole. They make the platform more adherent to the natural flexibility of the wearer’s foot. The toe-off phase benefits greatly from this design because it is when the joints of the foot bend in preparation for the motion.
The BOUNCE™ mid-sole is made from high quality materials that encourage springiness. Each step becomes more energized because it helps the foot land comfortably and toe-off more efficiently. Its durable nature prevents it from losing structural integrity, even after many uses.
Same as with the shoe's latest version, the Adidas Energy Bounce 2.0, it the Energy Bounce uses breathable mesh acts as the main cover system of the Adidas Energy Bounce. Its perforated façade accommodates environmental air, allowing it to maintain a well-ventilated interior environment for the foot.
The overlays have been fused directly to the mesh material, removing any use for additional layers and stitching. They bring a clean and consistent look to the upper. Their purpose is to provide a snug and secure fit that follows the preference of the wearer. As they are connected to the lacing system, they follow the tightening or loosening of the shoelaces.