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: 12.7ozWomen: 11.8oz
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: 29mmWomen: 27mm
Forefoot heightMen: 19mmWomen: 17mm
WidthMen: NormalWomen: Normal
- Springblade fans will get another great option in the Springblade Pro. This Adidas running shoe has more cushioning with better support and structure than any of the other Springblade series. Adidas enhances the fit of this line by incorporating a new one-piece sock liner that really helps with the sock-like feel when running.
- Adidas uses a thick sole on top of the 16 polymer blades to add durability to the shoe. With a thicker sole and bigger midsole foam, the added weight means more support, cushioning, and durability for the Springblade Pro.
Like most trainers with excellent cushioning, the fit of the Springblade Pro is quite generous. Large runners and those with medium to wide measurements will find the space incredibly comfortable. A really effective midfoot lock through the plastic ribcage holds the midfoot very well. Medium is the available width of this shoe. Size runs true with options ranging from 7 to 14 for the men’s and 4 to 11 for the women’s.
The 16 highly-appealing elastic polymer blades dominate the outsole. After more than 6 years of research and testing, Adidas engineers have designed a slanted blade that recoils upon impact and then translates the force of the impact to usable energy. As with most mechanical cushioning, it lasts longer than the usual midsole foam. The traction and underfoot durability are provided by the trusty AdiWear carbon rubber.
Just like the popular Adidas Duramo 9, the Springblade Pro uses a chunk of molded EVA which is located in the midsole to add durability and decent cushioning. More than just relying on the 16 blades, Adidas includes the foam for a softer feel than any of the other Springblade shoes. It is also one way of addressing past issues of a rather weak sole that deteriorates faster than expected.
A breathable, synthetic mesh upper makes up the majority of this area. Adidas utilizes one large overlay that is connected to the 3 stripes for exceptional midfoot security. This is the same overlay that extends to the heel for a cradle-like support and structure. The new one-piece sockliner enhances comfort and fit while a moisture-wicking interior makes every run sweat-free.