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Nearly 20 years after opening a family-operated "dream" running store, Altra's founders still felt that there was a large gap in the athletic shoes marketplace for truly biomechanically correct footwear. And so the Altra brand was born from the belief that shoes shouldn't encourage a heel strike; they should let the body move naturally. For years, the Altra team experimented with cutting down the heels of regular running shoes to test their proprietary Zero Drop theory and saw incredible results with staff and customers alike. It eliminated injuries and helped people get back into running. Working with engineers, designers, elite runners and biomechanical experts, Altra started making prototypes to bring this innovative footwear to the masses.
The Adam is a minimal shoe with maximum versatility�Finally giving men a sensitive side, allowing you to do more with less. Throw in the various optional insoles for the most versatile and performance minimalist shoe on the market! A near barefoot running shoe, the true zero drop�, foot shape design allowing you the feeling of running barefoot with a shoe still on.
Glad I bought 3 pairs of them each under $30. These are great for runs under 10 miles. Anything over that I recommend the instincts.Published 3 months ago by Jeremy Castner
They're very comfortable with good ground feel. A little bit of stitching has come out already, I wonder if the rest of the shoe will hold strong... Only time will tellPublished 18 months ago by Josh
Go to the images of this shoe. Observe where it says "ZERO DROP" near the small toe.
That piece of leather (which is designed to cover the tip of your toes) does not... Read more