Boost http://www.stuff.tv/adidas/boost/news en-GB Adidas Boost and five other running trainer milestones http://www.stuff.tv/adidas/adidas-boost-and-five-other-running-trainer-milestones/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Adidas&#039; iconic new trainer is promising to add extra spring to your winter running – but do you remember its techie trainer forebears? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Adidas-Boost_0.jpg?1364407205" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/adidas-boost-02.jpg?1364407205" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Spring is in the air, and as you dig your running kit out of mothballs, Adidas has announced a new trainer tech that promises to help you bound through the streets with newfound zeal.</p> <p>The new Boost's midsole tech looks unerringly like polystyrene, but is actually a new cushioning material that uses hundreds of capsules to provide what Adidas claims is the highest energy return of any running trainer.</p> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> First Nike+ trainer – Nike+ Air Zoom Moire (2006) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Nike+iPod system's first official trainers, the Moires were largely forgettable apart from their hole for a Nike+ sensor. Pouches like the SwitchEasy Runaway meant you could soon use Nike+ with any trainers, but it remained a big moment for trainer tech.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/NikeMoire.gif?1364407205" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_1085.png?1364407205" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Barefoot trailblazer – Vibram Fivefingers (2005) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>More about removing trainer innovation than adding to it, the Fivefingers took barefoot running to new extremes with its 'foot glove' design. Few manufacturers now don't have a barefoot-style shoe, but it remains a niche that demands big changes to your foot-striking.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/Fivefingers.gif?1364407205" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_0_894.png?1364407205" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Performance fashion icon – New Balance 577 (1989) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Like the Adidas Boosts, the 577s managed to be both serious running trainers and fashionable enough to tote around town. Non-runners still stand by the 576s, which gained a cult following in the 90s.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/NewBalance577.gif?1364407205" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_1_793.png?1364407205" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pioneer of personalisation – Adidas APS (1986) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>These trainers' 'Antipronation and Shock Absorption System' let you use a key to adjust rods in the midsole and change their cushioning, years before current day personalisation like 'Nike ID' and 'mi Adidas'.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/AdidasAPS.gif?1364407205" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="144" height="43" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/logo_2_681.png?1364407205" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The arrival of Air – Nike Air Tailwind (1978) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The first trainer with 'Air' cushioning made its debut at the Honolulu marathon in late 1978, and went on to inspire an almighty 90s trainer war involving Reebok's Pump and Adidas Torsion.</p><p><strong>You might also like</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/life-etc/news-nugget/cigarette-racing-and-amg-build-worlds-fastest-electric-boat">Cigarette Racing and AMG build world's fastest electric boat </a></p><p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/computers-and-consoles/rumour-mill/sony-playstation-4-controller-shown-in-leaked-pic">Sony PlayStation 4 controller shown in leaked pic</a></p><p> <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/Nokia%20Music+%20arrives%20to%20take%20on%20Spotify">Nokia Music+ arrives to take on Spotify</a></p><p> <span class="marker"></span></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/NikeAirTailwind.gif?1364407205" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-2"> <div class="field-label">Image #2:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_2" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/new-twitter-banner_874.jpg?1364407205" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/life-etc/5-of-the-best/adidas-boost-and-five-other-running-trainer-milestones </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/adidas/adidas-boost-and-five-other-running-trainer-milestones/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/adidas/adidas-boost-and-five-other-running-trainer-milestones/news#comments Adidas Boost Fri, 15 Feb 2013 12:49:13 +0000 Mark Wilson 424231 at http://www.stuff.tv