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Getting the adidas Ultra Boost Advantage

Posted by on 27. March 2015

Finding the perfect shoes takes time.  You have to play around with the amount of cushioning for support and the weight of the shoes for easier and smoother run cadence.  adidas Ultra boost gives you both a cushioned sole and support and at the same time stays lightweight at about 9.5 ounces. It gives you a soft cushy feel when running or walking which goes a long way when you factor in the number of foot strikes you do in a run.  The seamless prime knit shoe material gives a snug fit feel yet remains flexible in terms of foot natural expansion and shift in strides. The energy boost material of the ultra boost rewards powerful strides with a more powerful return and the cushioned feel limits impact on the feet, which can get you going on the longer runs.

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Adidas Ultra Boost

From Energy Boost (First two photos) to Ultra Boost (Last Photo)

I’ve been using the Energy Boost in my runs and I like how the cushioned feel from its boost foam technology.  It keeps the feet relaxed as it absorbs the impact of the foot strikes and returns it as energy for the next foot strike.  It’s comfy when you run at a regular pace and it’s even more powerful when you speed up.  adidas Ultra boost adds more comfort, more power and more control to your runs.  In terms of that soft cushy feel when you stride, they added 20% more boost cushioning material.  That’s immediate comfort for every stride and considering you get to have tens of thousands strides in a single run, that saves you a lot of impact and energy.  The big change is the use of the prime knit upper which allows the ultra boost to have a snug fit feel on the feet and still have all the leeway for foot expansion and movement.  That gives you a better feel of the road, which develops into a faster returns and less irritations on the feet.  It basically reduces the discomfort of running and makes it a more pleasant experience.

Using adidas Ultra Boost at Corregidor International Half Marathon – Photo by Noriel De Guzman

It usually takes my feet some time to adopt to new shoes but with the adidas Ultra Boost, it was love at first strike.  I didn’t need time to adjust since it practically eliminates the impact of all the bad habits you do when using a new shoes.  The boost material, which has an additional 20% more cushioning makes each foot landing much smoother easing the impact on the knees, the calves and rest of the body.  Aside from the reduce impact, the boost material transforms each foot strike into energy making the next foot strike a lot more powerful than regular strides.  If you’re fast, the ultra