Topic: The Adidas Solar Glide ST Provides Plenty of Bounce on Any Run

A stability offering with some pop under foot, the Solar Glide ST is your next go-to shoe. Fans of the Supernova will love what Adidas has done here, taking what worked (plush ride) and updating it with a fresh upper adidas zx flux womens cheep and less bulk.The ST is a workhorse. A flexible forefoot pushes you through speed work and up hills, while the Boost foam in the heel will get you through weekend long runs. Like its neutral counterpart, the Solar Glide, there’s more of a foot shape on the platform, but it’s not as roomy as Altra’s foot-inspired toe box, so your toes can splay without your foot sliding around.Runner’s World testers gave the shoe exceedingly high marks in the fit, ride, and cushioning. Tester Jeffrey Dimmig put it best: “Just an excellent all-around trainer.”

adidas nmd womens cheep sale By now you should be aware of Adidas’ Boost foam, the energy-returning compound found in most of their performance shoes. Testers gave the heel cushioning near-perfect marks, complimenting the foam’s impact-absorbing quality and the even distribution of the cushioning. Some runners may find the midsole to be a bit too bouncy, but most will find it to be just what they need in a high-mileage trainer.Instead of a clunky plastic wedge for stability, Adidas has placed a small amount of stability foam under the arch. This feels like a stiffer version of Boost without adding much weight. The guide rails along both sides of the feet keep the foot planted right where it’s supposed to be.“The support level in the arch was so good that I almost forgot that I had flat feet,” said tester Michael Clemmer.

adidas nmd R1 sale The foot-shaped upper is nearly identical to the original Solar Boost, released earlier this year. It uses a four-way stretch mesh that moves with the foot better but still delivers a secure hold. Adidas has placed a two-layer engineered mesh in the forefoot — this allows for flexibility in the forefoot without the creasing found in shoes with more traditional construction. Plus, with a sleek two-toned design, they’re a stylish option for a night on the town after your run.The shoe also has the same heel counter as the non-stability offering, which still provides a solid lock-down for a stable ride around tight turns. The plastic runs the length of the Achilles to keep the foot in place.The only complaint from testers was the lack of breathability. “I've never had my feet sweat more in a running shoe than in this one,” Loebsack wrote.

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