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Terrain

Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Arch support

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

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Price
$130
Weight
Women: 7.5oz
Heel to toe drop
Women: 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.

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Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

Neutral / cushion / high arch

Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

Stability / overpronation / normal arch

Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.

Motion control / severe overproanation / 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

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

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.

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.

Summary

We spent 7.6 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

11 reasons to buy

  • Almost every user complimented the comfort provided by Adidas Pureboost Xpose.
  • A customer mentioned how these were the only shoes which he could wear when his bone spur was flaring.
  • Users described the excellent energy-return because of the shoes’ innovative boost™ technology.
  • Runners also noticed the interesting design of the outsole, which added to the durability of the shoe.
  • The majority considered it a pair of highly stylish running shoes which could also be worn to gym classes.
  • Many customers were happy about the lightweight nature of the shoes since it ensured a floating-on-the-cloud-like feeling during runs.
  • Most runners liked the arch support of the Pureboost Xpose and how it molded to the shape of their feet.
  • Runners were happy with the overall look of the shoe and the available color schemes.
  • Customers seemed very satisfied with the price of Adidas Pureboost Xpose; they called it a ‘reasonably’ priced shoe.
  • A few customers pointed out that the overall package, which included the comfort level, look and the price of the shoe, made Adidas Pureboost Xpose stand out among its competitors in the market.
  • Some runners mentioned that the shoe was very easy to put on.

2 reasons not to buy

  • A customer mentioned how its Styrofoam looking bottom made this shoe look bad.
  • A user was of the opinion that these shoes could not be used for long-distance running because they were apparently too lightweight.

Bottom line

The shoe, as suggested by the majority, is a perfect fit for neutral foot types who value comfort as well as style. Adidas Pureboost Xpose provides great arch support and is therefore ideal for runners with high arches. Based on the reviews of the majority, it is also a good option for short-distance and long-distance running. The shoe, being durable, may be worn on a daily basis.


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4.7 / 5 based on 271 ratings

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Updates to Adidas Pureboost Xpose

  • Designed after the shape of female runners’ feet, this shoe features the ‘floating arch’ which allows the movement of the foot and the subsequent expansion of the upper in all directions.
  • For cushioning, Adidas Pureboost Xpose employs the innovative boost™ technology in its midsole to ensure optimal energy return for its users. The new technology is believed to be thrice as temperature resistant as the standard EVA foam; this makes this styrofoam-esque material effectively impervious to the heat changes, hereby adding to the lifespan of the shoe. The new boost™ technology is also much more efficient in terms of responsiveness.
  • Its STRETCHWEB rubber outsole enables the shoe to adapt to the foot’s movements and provides the needed flexibility during long runs. Also, this feature adds to the shoe’s durability, making this shoe ideal for use on a daily basis.

Adidas Pureboost Xpose size and fit

The shoe has a standard length. Since it has a women’s-specific design and fit, it is available in the standard B width for women. The shoe is ideal for medium sized feet.

Outsole

The STRETCHWEB rubber outsole in Adidas Pureboost Xpose makes the shoe adaptable to stretches and resistant to slip on a variety of surfaces. This flexible outsole not only molds itself to the shape of the foot to provide maximum convenience to its users during both long and short runs but also ensures added durability and safer rides.

Midsole

Adidas claims that the boost™ technology used in the midsole gives a competitive edge to the shoe since it is by far the most responsive cushioning system available on the market. The molded foam insole is another feature which is incorporated to take the shape of the runner’s feet over time and provide a comfortable, customized fit to the user.

Upper

Adidas Pureboost Xpose uses the neoprene fabric in its air mesh upper which ensures maximum breathability. This feature keeps the runner’s feet dry and cool, especially during long runs and hot weather.

The innovative design of synthetic overlays consolidates the structure of the shoe and gives it the shape the shoe has.

Adidas Pureboost Xpose’s upper also boasts the ‘floating arch’ which has the capability to adapt to the foot movements as it walks or runs.

The DYNAMIC adaptive upper works in conjunction with the natural foot movements which makes this shoe capable of undergoing accordant changes with time and prevents chafing of the foot.

The detached upper, along with the midsole, provides a customized feel to the user.

The smooth fabric lining inside the shoe gives a silken feel against the skin and avoids harsh rubbing of the feet.