We haven’t quite reached the age of flying cars and holographic butlers yet, but if you want to see futuristic technologies becoming reality, just browse for a new pair of trainers. In the last fortnight we’ve seen Nike’s self-lacing HyperAdapt 1.0 finally hit shelves, and now arch rival adidas has launched the AM4 series, the first major project to come out of its robot-manned Speedfactory in Germany. The AM4LDN was designed specifically for London’s urban athletes, The Big Smoke being one of six major cities that will get its own version of the running shoe. Lightweight and sustainable, each shoe is created using individual athlete data for the best possible performance, and feedback from customers will shape future products. Grab a pair from October 26, price TBC.
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The best running shoes you can buy right now for marathons, daily training and chasing PBs
From running trainers to gym sneakers to trail shoes, the best workout shoes will help you leap towards success and beat your PB.