Summary

We spent 9.1 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what training geeks think:

5 reasons to buy

  • A handful of reviewers found the Under Armour Charged Push comfortable and supportive enough for gym workouts, cross-training, and HIIT sessions.
  • Several buyers mentioned that the trainer ran true to size.
  • A few people appreciated the available color schemes.
  • Some testers complimented the shoe on its lightweight nature.
  • A user commented that the trainer provided sufficient support and stability for heavy lifts.

5 reasons not to buy

  • The footwear ran small and narrow for most users.
  • A few testers found it difficult to put on the shoe because of the tongue construction.
  • The tongue was too rigid and dug into the ankle, as stated by a handful of wearers.
  • Some reviewers complained about the sole being too stiff and not cushioned enough.
  • A disappointed purchaser wrote that this footwear seemed cheaply made.

Bottom line

The Under Armour Charged Push received ambivalent feedback from the users. Some found the shoe comfortable and supportive for a variety of training activities, while others disfavored it for being too stiff and rigid. The size and fit were right for some wearers, yet it ran too small and narrow for the majority. Many reviewers also took a dim view of the burrito tongue construction. Overall, the trainer wasn’t able to meet the needs of most training enthusiasts, but it still worked well for some of the buyers.

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Facts

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  • The Under Armour Charged Push is a women’s training shoe created for versatile everyday training. It aims to provide a lightweight yet snug fit by utilizing a combination of a micromesh fabric and an internal saddle. The foot is also ensured to receive a precise fit from the burrito tongue construction and the dynamic webbing loops.
  • The Charged Cushioning® midsole provides responsive cushioning and shock attenuation. It absorbs the impact upon footstrike and converts it into energy that is aimed to help the propelling power of the wearer.
  • On the outsole, the grip and traction are offered by the multi-directional tread pattern. The rubber compounds in the high-wear areas increase the durability of the shoe.

The Under Armour Charged Push is available in a variety of women’s sizes ranging from 5 to 12. The shoe runs true to size. It accommodates standard-sized feet and is offered in the B – Medium width option.

The outsole of the Charged Push features a multi-directional tread pattern. It is meant to deliver better grip and traction on various surfaces.

Rubber pods are strategically placed in high-wear areas of the external layer. They aim to provide durability and traction.

The Under Armour Charged Push makes use of the Charged Cushioning® technology. It absorbs impact and aims to convert it into an explosive energy return.

A full-length, die-cut sock liner is used for added underfoot comfort. It is also anatomically molded to accommodate the curves of the foot to give a custom fit.

The molded rubber sidewalls contribute to the support of the foot during lateral movements. It also keeps the structural integrity of the footwear.

The UA Charged Push employs a sock-like burrito tongue construction to provide a snug and secure fit for the foot. The primary material used in the upper unit is a breathable and lightweight micromesh fabric. There is also a layer of tightly-woven mesh placed on the medial quarter for added support.

An internal midfoot saddle contributes to the structure of the upper. It is integrated with the lacing system for a customized fit.

The lockdown fit of the trainer is further enhanced by the dynamic webbing loop system. This mechanism is connected to the laces to hug and support the foot during multi-directional movement.

The rubber layers are added at the forefoot and heel sections of the shoe. They offer support and durability.

Author
Nicholas Rizzo
Nicholas Rizzo

Nick is a powerlifter who believes cardio comes in the form of more heavy ass squats. Based on over 1.5 million lifts done at competitions, his PRs place him as an elite level powerlifter. His PRs have him sitting in the top 2% of bench presses (395 lbs), top 3% of squats (485 lbs) and top 6% of deadlifts (515 lbs) for his weight and age. His work has been featured on Forbes, Bodybuilding.com, Elite Daily and the like. Collaborating along the way with industry leaders like Michael Yessis, Mark Rippetoe, Carlo Buzzichelli, Dave Tate, Ray Williams, and Joel Seedman.

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