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
Heel to toe dropWomen: 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 heightWomen: 29mm
Forefoot heightWomen: 19mm
Release dateFeb 2017
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88 / 100 based on 3 expert reviews
It is the best shoe that Adidas has ever brought out specifically for women!
Overall, I really really enjoyed this shoe. Before this, I went in (kind of) thinking like nothing can beat the Ultra Boost I'm in love with.
As always, I love the tread and rebound of the Ultra Boost X – they are so bouncy, with thousands of ‘energy capsules’ within the midsole that redirect energy back into your step, and a sole that is made from the same material as Continental tyres – guaranteed to take you through many miles on the roads before wearing down.
Updates to Adidas Ultra Boost X
- The Adidas Ultra Boost X is a running shoe that’s specifically designed for women. Its purpose is to move in accordance with the natural movement of the foot as it goes through the gait cycle. It even encompasses the majority of the shape of the foot via a specially designed upper that allows the fabric to wrap around the mid-foot section.
- Visually, this shoe melds the design trends of running shoes and casual footwear. It has a cool look that’s not too striking, yet its different colorways allow the wearer to be more versatile when it comes to the aesthetics of their shoes. A knitted upper evokes the feeling of wearing a sock in lieu of actually wearing a sock.
- One of the prime technologies of the Adidas brand is the boost™. Made up of compacted TPU pellets, this full-length foam offers responsive cushioning to the foot of the wearer. The outsole makes use of a rubber compound that is durable and efficient at delivering traction over the surfaces.
Adidas Ultra Boost X size and fit
The Adidas Ultra Boost X has a standard running shoe length. It comes in sizes that follow the regular measurements. The available width for the men and women’s versions is medium. It welcomes the runners who have medium sized feet. Its semi-curved shape naturally accommodates the form of the foot.
The rubber that is used for the outsole unit of the Adidas Ultra Boost X is from Continental™. It’s a high-quality material that protects the rest of the sole unit from the abrasive nature of the roads. It also grips surfaces well, even wet ones.
The STRETCHWEB design of the outsole allows the platform to be more flexible. The foot is then granted the opportunity to move more naturally as it transitions through the gait cycle.
The mid-sole unit of the Adidas Ultra Boost X features the boost™ cushioning system. This full-length foam is made from thousands of TPU pellets that have been amalgamated into a single unit. It provides responsive cushioning throughout the gait cycle while also ensuring comfort, even when standing idly.
The TORSION® SYSTEM is a unit that holds the mid-foot in place and prevents it from wobbling as the runner performs. It is placed in the middle of the platform.
The fabric that’s used for the upper unit is called the Primeknit. This material is similar to woven cloth, so it delivers the feeling of actually wearing socks. It’s also able to accommodate natural airflow into the foot-chamber, thus delivering a cool and dry interior environment.
The mid-foot section of the upper features a Dynamic Arch design. It basically causes the upper unit to wrap around the arch, supporting it along with the whole top section of the foot. This unique design also elevates the look of the shoe.