The adidas Tempo series has been a go-to option for those looking for a bit of support in their shoe without adding extra weight to the bottom of their foot. Here are the three key features from this shoe's latest update:
In the past, the Tempo has used a harder foam on the medial side (or the arch side) of your foot. This changes with the Tempo 9. adidas uses a compressed section of Boost under your arch to provide ample support as you transition from impact through toe off in the shoe.
Improved Continental Tire Outsole
Looking for durability? Look no further. The outsole of most shoes from adidas uses tire rubber from Continental to provide extra traction and durability. You can find this in the Tempo as well. The shape of the outsole also helps in durability in traction while giving you a smooth feeling as you run.
More Breathable Upper Inspired By Origami
Origami? Yeah, that's right. According to adidas, the upper material design is designed to be lighter, but interwoven like origami to improve strength and durability. I'll believe them because running in this shoe feels supportive all the way around. The shoe might not be able to be folded into a swan, but you can tell there is care when it comes to designing it.
This lightweight stability shoe is already flying off the shelves at CRC, so visit any of our four shops soon to see if the Tempo 9 is ideal for your next workout.
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Evan Schwartz spends his time running the roads of central Ohio and managing the Short North CRC. When he isn't brainstorming the "next great thing," he is geeking out over all things running shoes.