Many shoe fans or professional athletes are very concerned about the core technology of running shoes when they choose running shoes, because the core technology of running shoes represents how effective the performance of this pair of shoes can bring everyone. Everyone who knows running shoes knows that the most famous running shoe with midsole technology №1 is the boost technology of Adidas family. The famous “feeling on shit” made many people crazy about it. Before Peak appeared, Become a leader in the running shoe industry with boost technology.
Until the emergence of the peak state of my great dynasty, whether walking or running, the performance experience of the two is very representative and comparable. Once Peak State was launched, it fermented wildly throughout the network, and the limelight overwhelmed Adidas’ boost series for a while, which allowed domestic national brand products to regain their face in the sports brand market. This has allowed Peak to obtain effective results and rewards in the research and development and breakthrough of cushioning materials for the past seven years, and good products have won the hearts of the US people.
1. What is midsole technology
Speaking of why two brands with such a big difference in strength, will they be compared because of the cushioning midsole technology of running shoes? Adidas can be said to be an international sports brand, leading both in terms of popularity and technology. Peak is one of the “local products”. It is the midsole technology that compares the two together.
If you simply think of sneakers as cars, the body of the shoe can be compared to the car body, the midsole can be the suspension system of the car, and the sole is the tire. This shows that the midsole is the cushioning core of every pair of sneakers. The midsole of the sneaker is used as the direct contact surface of the sole, and its performance can be said to almost determine the wearing experience of the entire pair of shoes.
2. Adidas boost technology
The basis of BOOST technology is its unique cushioning material. Based on the pioneering development of the German partner BASF Chemical Company, the solid particle material E-TPU (Expanded Thermoplastic Polyurethane) can be expanded and transformed into thousands of small boost particles at high temperatures, just like popcorn. Ten times as high as that, it has the ability to rebound under pressure and make the midsole of running shoes.
Due to its unique structure, each capsule can effectively accumulate and release energy at every step, quickly squeeze and expand and then rebound, effectively cushioning and releasing energy. Athletes’ performance can also be improved by 20%. Adidas has spent 2 years in research and development. In 2013, Adidas’ energy boost release became the best midsole technology in the world.
3. Peak State Extreme Technology
Five years later, Peak released the adaptive midsole technology, the P4U-based base cream running shoes Peak 1.0. This time, Peak’s midsole is equipped with smart material P4U, which is compounded and foamed through innovative technology. After the smart polymer material of P4U is mixed and foamed with EVA, it quickly tightens and hardens to absorb external forces.
It has the “adaptive” characteristics that traditional materials do not have-it provides a soft and comfortable wearing experience under low-speed motion; as the wearer moves faster, the elastic modulus of the midsole increases, and the “state changes” “It is a state of high elasticity, providing just the right response, rebound and support; when walking at low speed, the P4U will show a relaxed state, and the foot feel will become extremely soft. This also makes the world equally amazing.
4. Which of the two is more comfortable to wear?
Adidas’s boost technology, known as the “marketing machine,” Kanye’s sales accounted for 97% of Adidas’s sales of all sports shoes in 2017. Many Internet celebrities broke out, and the joint and branch series made the world All were crazy about it, and the boost series suddenly became a must-have for fashionable people. Peak’s P4U is applied to running shoes, which allows us to walk like stepping on the sea and running like stepping on a bouncy ball. Whether it is Adidas’ boost technology or Peak’s P4U adaptive midsole, it is actually designed to allow users to enjoy a better foot feel and sports experience.
The boost series has developed to the present. Whether it is a celebrity or a fashion trender, they are more interested in boost. Even professional athletes are more inclined to the boost series. Although some stability remains to be commercialized, if ten people are given the opportunity to choose both, Presumably, 70% of people will choose boost. Peak’s stability is not very good as many people have rated it, and its popularity is still lacking, and the chance of developing a series in terms of professional sports and fashion attention is still very small.
5. Comparison of the appearance of the two
As the online pursuit is very serious now, many people think that it is necessary to follow the domestic products because of comfort and technology. In fact, the excellent running shoe technology needs to be comprehensive and objectively considered for comparison, except for two running shoes. In addition to how excellent the midsole technology is, what makes people pay more attention to is the appearance of running shoes.
Boost’s upper foot effect is still very advanced, and it can be seen very recognizable in terms of matched sportswear. This is just one of the boost series. At first glance, excellent expressive brand awareness is more likely to attract young people.
What kind of expressiveness will the look produced by the Peak state match? Just look at the saturation of this color. The popular color matching called cheese is suitable for both men and women. Personally, I think it’s more boost, with cheese elements. The splicing with yellow has a strong sense of design. Peak’s design on basketball shoes is very standard, but running shoes are too old because of a series of weaving colors, and there is no bright spot.
Whether it is casual style or professional sports style, they have their own advantages. They are very interesting in terms of look. In short, they are full of modernity. With the blessing of Peak technology, the two complement each other and are more suitable for the aesthetics of Chinese people. Presumably it will increase greatly.
Whether it is Adidas’ boost technology or domestic Peak’s P4U adaptive midsole, the ultimate goal is for users to have a better wearing experience, no matter how accurate and convincing the test data of the two are, or how they look like Amazing. In fact, it is always going to return to the user’s foot feel. In this regard, boost has withstood the test of users. Peak needs time and more products to prove itself. If only relying on technology to catch up with Adi, it still needs Go all out and bear the weight farther.