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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.
WeightMen: 11ozWomen: 11oz
Heel to toe dropMen: 8mmWomen: 8mm
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.
WidthMen: NormalWomen: Normal
Release dateJun 2017
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- The Powerblaze uses a combination of EVA and ADIPRENE® in its midsole for better comfortability and higher durability. It also has an additional layer of cushioning in its perimeter, which feels very soft and smooth against the foot.
- ADIWEAR® rubber on the outsole makes it possible to run in these shoes, even on very wet surfaces. Moreover, not only is it durable, but it’s also flexible enough to provide the needed support when transitioning from one position to another during faster sprints.
- The soft and breathable upper ensures proper ventilation inside this Adidas running shoe. The runners’ feet feel dry and cool during their runs.
The Adidas Powerblaze comes in the standard medium width of D and B for men and women, respectively. It runs true to size.
The textured ADIWEAR layer is made just the right width for optimal traction and flexibility. It is also highly resistant to abrasion, which keeps it performing well for a long time.
Just like the popular Adidas running shoe, the Duramo 9, the Adidas Powerblaze uses the full-length EVA midsole for a greater cushioning experience and an enhanced underfoot protection. The Ethyl Vinyl Acetate (EVA) is a lightweight, flexible material with advanced damping properties. It is able to accommodate the natural bending of the foot while also giving a springy step.
An additional layer of ADIPRENE®, which possesses high shock absorbing capacities, further enhances the cushioning. It ensures high comfortability and an excellent energy return for the runners.
The air mesh upper ensures maximum breathability and high flexibility for users. The material wraps itself around the runner’s feet, thereby providing a fit that is both snug and adaptable.
The Adidas Powerblaze also uses a lightweight, molded foam on the inside for additional comfort. The material is soft but durable.
The full lace-up closure contributes to a secure and snug fit for the users.