Adidas Adizero Tempo 9 Boost Shoe Review
Adidas Adizero Tempo 9 Shoe Review
If the Adidas Tempo 9 Boost is anything like the Adidas Tempo 8 Boost shoe, then you should be excited. The updated design and color scheme not only look great but feel even better. The responsiveness of the Boost midsole was the first thing I noticed when putting these shoes on.
Below are a few things I like and don’t like about the Adidas Tempo 9 Boost shoe.
Below are pictures of the Adidas Adizero Tempo Boost 9 shoe.
Adidas Adizero Tempo 9 Boost Shoe Details
- Shoe Category: Performance Stability
- Weight: 8.9 Ounces (size 9)
- Heel-To-Toe Drop: 10mm
- Stack Height: Heel (26mm), Forefoot (16mm)
- Ideal for: Mild Pronation
- Forefoot Width: Medium Width
- Midfoot Width: Medium Width
- Boost Midsole: Provides unmatched energy return and superior cushioning
- Previous Model: Adidas Adizero Tempo 8
Adidas Adizero Tempo 9 Boost Running Shoe Overview
The Adidas Adizero Tempo 9 running shoe is a daily trainer and performance stability running shoe that is ideal for slight to mild overpronated foot motion.
The boost midsole provides a responsive and lightweight (8.9 oz for size 9) running shoe that is light enough for daily training, speed work and supportive enough for races, up to the marathon distance.
The Continental rubber outsole provides traction in wet or dry conditions. The shoe has a number of similar features found in earlier models of this shoe.
Adizero Tempo 9 Boost Running Shoe Sole
The sole of the Tempo 9 has a similar Continental rubber outsole designed to offer improved stability and traction. If you have worn any of the past few Tempo Boost shoes then you will notice the sole is very similar.
The rubber part of the forefoot part of the sole is a bit thinner like the Adidas Tempo 8 Boost but appears to have some increased support to the forefoot. The durability should continue to be impressive due to the similar on this shoe. The rubber sole does a great job with traction in all-weather conditions.
This Boost midsole has an incredibly responsive ride. Even though last years version had a Boost midsole, I feel like the shoe this year feels way more springy, something that I appreciated during my test runs.it has a sole made with the Boost technology, which are capsules that improve sole responsiveness and an increased shoe life with minimal weight. If you haven’t tried any boost shoes on, I suggest giving them a try, or at least squeezing the sole when you find one.
One thing that is new is the Dual Density Boost feature that is found on the medial (inside) of the shoe, which provides that energized stability feeling. You can see this in one of the pictures above.
If you haven’t tried any boost shoes on, I suggest giving them a try, or at least squeezing the sole when you find one.
Below are two pictures of the Adidas Tempo 9 Boost sole.
Adidas Adizero Tempo 9 Boost Running Shoe Upper
One thing that has continued to bother me with so many run shoes is the width of the forefoot/upper. One thing that I was excited to see the Adidas Tempo Boost 9 was the redesigned upper constructed of a soft webbing fabric that provides incredible support and comfort.
The shoe toe box continues to have air mesh which improves breathability while reducing weight. When I first wore these shoes, I noticed that the forefoot seemed to adapt to my forefoot better than previous versions.
This shoe continues to have a sock liner that makes these so comfortable to wear. The webbing of the improved upper provides a more natural fit for your foot. The upper in this year’s model felt better than the previous model.
The tongue continues to be soft and comfortable, making it easy to adjust if desired.
Below are pictures of the Adidas Tempo 9 Boost upper part of the shoe.
Have you worn the Adidas Adizero Tempo 9 Boost Shoe? What are your thoughts on the latest version?
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