Adidas ultraBOOSTS dropped in January 2015 and became all the rage because of celebrity exposure. While we already know this is a sleek and stylish pair, we tested it out ourselves in order to understand the structure and design—to see if the ultraBOOSTS are truly worth the hype. Performance is everything; your go-to shoes for fitness can’t be all form and no function.
Adidas has claimed this sneaker to be the “greatest running shoe ever,” and let me tell you: they might be right. They spent a ton of time (and money) on crafting a shoe that truly caters to our runners.
Adidas uses a system called ARMIS to test the ultraBOOSTS vibrations during the running experiments, and the shoe’s ergonomics. This system is also used by NASA. We know for a fact this has been thoroughly tested, down to the particles that make up the boost sole, in order to give wearers the most comfortable running shoe on the market.
So yes—these sneakers are absolutely worth it. The hype is justified.
Be sure to read what our experts have to say about other sneakers, too. We’ve reviewed the popular Nike Air Max 270, and we’ve even got another review of the Adidas Ultraboost 19 from a different perspective. We’ve also compared the Adidas NMD vs. the Nike Metcon, and we’ve even taken a look at Converse sneakers for weightlifting and a number of laceless sneakers.
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