We’re not saying you have to look like you’re about to walk a catwalk when you get into your gym gear, but it seriously helps. Not even a good pre-workout beats the motivation that a cute new gym set or pair of trainers can give you to get up and work out. And we have a feeling the new adidas Ultraboost 22 colours are going to be exactly that.
This week, adidas launched their new colorways for their Ultraboost 22 line (one for men and one for women) and they are everything that someone who loves a bit of colour would run to get. I mean, does it get better than this?
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But besides the obvious fashion benefits, there are plenty reasons to run to get the new adidas Ultraboost 22 for your next run.
6 Reasons We Love The adidas Ultraboost 22:
1. It’s Female-Focused
The women’s Ultraboost 22 model was created by an all-women team and provides runners with 4% more forefront energy return than the women’s Ultraboost 21.
adidas also tapped into women-specific anatomical insights by using an online anatomy database of 1.2 million foot scans, conducted and analysed by footwear and technology researchers Jura, Žabkar & Džerosk in 2019. Because of that, they have been able to tailor the UB 22 to create a 360-degree fit improvement for the female foot.
It has a narrower heel, a lower instep and keeps the unique S-curve heel. It is designed to work in harmony with the heel counter to let the Achilles tendon move more freely.
We just love a brand that takes the time to design their product with their female customers at the forefront, and adidas has done that time and time again. Hello, feminist icon!
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2. It’s Ocean Friendly
Designed with our oceans in mind, the Ultraboost 22 includes a CONTINENTAL™ natural rubber outsole and an upper made with yarn containing 50% Parley Ocean Plastic. In fact, adidas has committed to 9 out of 10 of its articles featuring a sustainable technology, material, design or manufacturing method by 2025, and to achieving climate neutrality by 2050.
And if you want to shop the UB 22 in a sustainable way, last year, adidas launched its most sustainable store in Africa in the V&A Waterfront.
The make sure of this, the store goes through LEED certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) in accordance with the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating system which aims at providing a framework for healthy, highly efficient green buildings.
3. The Energy Return Is Better
The new upper and LEP torsion system combine with the iconic BOOST midsole to deliver superior energy return. Through these improvements, you will give you 4% more energy return than the Ultraboost 21 for women.
4. It’s More Responsive Than Ever Before
The adidas Linear Energy Push (LEP) is an evolution of the torsion system which works in harmony with the boost midsole and the newly designed outsole for more responsiveness than ever before.
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5. The PRIMEKNIT+ Has Been Refined
The refined PRIMEKNIT+ forged zones are made with yarn containing 50% Parley Ocean Plastic, providing an adaptive fit, while still being ocean-friendly. We love that!
6. There’s Something To Suit Everyone’s Style
These are actually nine colour ways you can choose from. You can buy them at adidas Concept Stores around SA and online at adidas.co.za. We’re ready to lace up our new loves!