When it comes to running shoes, the Adidas Ultraboost is royalty. Not only does the style have celebrity approval (Carrie Underwood, Megan Markle and Hailey Bieber are all fans), but also the approval of everyday people who spend hours on their feet. The Ultraboost has developed and adapted with rapidly improving shoe technology over the years, but the shoe’s many interactions are most valued for their plush support and lightweight feel. Adidas’ latest release, the Ultraboost 22 road running shoes are no exception; in fact, some buyers even called them more comfortable than their predecessors.
The classic three-stripe design features the brand’s patented Boost midsoles, which provide lightweight, shock-absorbing cushioning, a must for those with joint pain and lifestyles that require them to put in hours at a time. on their feet. Plus, the sneaker’s sturdy midsole and forefoot limit flex, keeping your foot in place to reduce the amount of energy expended while running and walking. Additionally, the sneaker features a breathable, blister-proof upper made in part from recycled plastic, as well as a grippy bottom. (BTW: Lululemon’s new cross-training sneakers are designed for all types of training.)
Buy it: Adidas Ultraboost 22 Road Running Shoe, $134 (was $190), rei.com
Buyers promise they are worth it. “They feel like they’re walking on clouds,” wrote a nurse who said the shoes supported her flat and often sore feet. Another reviewer noted that they are “extremely comfortable and well cushioned for long walks”, and added that they are “the best Adidas [sneaker] over the past 10 years.” A third wearer called it “perfect for people who stand for many hours during the day.”
Best of all, these beauties are currently 25% off in REI’s massive sale. Check out the Adidas Ultraboost 22s and other must-have sneakers below before the Labor Day sale ends.
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