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81 / 100 based on 3 expert reviews
The models are slightly different but mainly the same, they both perform well, though in my opinion, the men’s shoes are superior. It’s like they took all the complaints I had with the female model and fixed them; almost like a revision.
I would say, if you are looking for a shoe that you want to have better performance in in terms of weightlifting, the CrazyPowers are an automatic answer for me as a "yes".
This offering fro Adidas is a good attempt at a balanced CrossFit shoe. It handles weightlifting and running well.
- The Adidas CrazyPower Trainer is a cross-training shoe that is designed to provide the necessary support for both plyometrics and weightlifting.
- The upper is made from textile and synthetic materials. It also sports an RPU protective cage over the fabric for enhanced protection in the high-wear areas.
- The forefoot area has a more spacious build to allow for natural toe splaying during weightlifting. A raised toe cap is added on the front part for protection.
- The PRO MODERATOR technology is utilized in the midsole to give sturdy heel support.
- The outsole employs the Adidas’ TRAXION technology for optimal multi-directional traction.
- Rubber rope grips are strategically placed in the middle of the shoe for added grip and protection against damage from rope climbing exercises.
This workout trainer from Adidas has versions for both men and women. It has a regular width of D – Medium for men and B – Medium for women. The toe box is made wider to give enough space for the toes to splay naturally during strength training.
The Adidas CrazyPower Trainer’s outsole is powered by the TRAXION technology for improved traction on multiple directions and surfaces.
The sole’s pattern is different between the two versions: the forefoot treads are protruding in the men’s version while they are concave for the women’s.
On the other hand, the heel area has a pattern that features inverted Vs and two-columned ridges for the men’s version while the women’s version has simpler lengthwise ridges.
The sole’s instep has rope grips installed to improve performance during rope climbing activities while protecting the shoe against abrasions.
The Adidas CrazyPower Trainer’s lightweight midsole uses the PRO MODERATOR technology, a 1.55-mm-thick material made of TPU that considerably lessens the overall shoe weight. It provides support that steadies the heel.
The shoe’s heel drop of 3 mm provides a low-to-the-ground feel and an equal weight distribution, two factors that improve weightlifting stance.
The upper of the Adidas CrazyPower Trainer has a stiffer construction compared to other cross-training shoes. It is made of textile and synthetic materials to deliver steady support. To further improve the sturdiness during weightlifting, the forefoot has been widened to enable natural toe splay.
An RPU protective cage overlay surrounds the façade of the shoe for improved durability in high-stress areas.
The front area is equipped with a raised toe cap to secure and protect the foot.
Hidden behind the main fabric is a cozy textile lining that staves off skin irritation.
A thin foam is placed in the collar to cushion the top part of the foot and to prevent accidental shoe removals.