Do Altra Olympus fit true to size?
The Altra Olympus 4.0 is true to size and I had no issues with the fit at all. Like every Altra shoe, the Olympus 4.0 features a foot shaped toe box, which may feel loose in the forefoot to those more used to a narrower shoe.
Are Olympus shoes good?
Cushioned and Fast Altra’s compression molded EVA midsole provides support for both slow jaunts and speedy quips on the trail. One tester who beholds shoes to a “Goldilocks standard,” i.e., handling almost every kind of run with aplomb, said, “The Olympus earned the Goldilocks award despite its beefy appearance.
Are the Altra Olympus zero-drop?
Better than anyone, Altra has balanced cushioning in a zero-drop shoe. The Olympus is one of the few remaining Altra shoes that keeps the A-Bound midsole (also used in the Lone Peak 4.5). Zero-drop cushion and a wide base offers a lot of inherent stability.
Are Altra shoes good for your feet?
Altra running and walking shoes are a foot-healthy alternative to conventional athletic shoes. Unlike traditional athletic shoes, Altra shoes actually nurture your feet and toes, providing a healthy environment that accommodates natural toe splay, and they offer a truly stable base of support.
When did the Altra Olympus 4 come out?
#Note: Olympus 4.0’s are going to be released on Summer 2020.
Do Altra shoes have arch support?
The Balanced Cushioning and FootShape™ design of Altra shoes work with the insoles by putting them on a stable and natural base. We make two shoe models that specifically address arch support, the Paradigm and the Provision.
What is the most cushioned Altra?
Altra Paradigm 5
Altra Paradigm 5 The biggest, most cushioned, most stable Altra in the family. This shoe features Altra’s foot-shaped toe box, EGO midsole, and supportive guide rails.
What is Gaiter trap?
It’s for attaching the Altra Trail Gaiter which is a separate attachment that covers your ankles and the top part of the shoe. It’s to keep your feet dry and clean while trail running.
What is the benefit of zero drop shoes?
The most commonly advocated benefit is that barefoot or zero drop shoes encourage less dependency on shoe gear and more reliance on strong muscles of the feet and legs, which in theory will help improve body posture, stride, and performance overall.
Is the Altra Olympus 4.0 running shoe comfortable?
Like every Altra shoe, the Olympus 4.0 features a foot shaped toe box, which may feel loose in the forefoot to those more used to a narrower shoe. All in all, I’ve found the Olympus 4.0 to be quite comfortable to wear while running.
What makes Altra Max cushioned trail shoes so good?
This max cushion trail shoe features an improved premium tongue for enhanced comfort and a more locked-in feel. The engineered mesh upper is breathable and durable for those long, hot trail days and the InnerFlex™ midsole offers increased flexibility and performance.
Is the Altra Torin 4.0 good for racing?
“The Altra Torin 4.0 is a road shoe that can do just about everything. It is sleek and lightweight, which makes it perfect for racing, but there is definitely enough cushion to the shoe that…” Read expert review Running Coach and Podcast Host.
Is the Altra Lone Peak 5.0 a good shoe?
“The Altra Lone Peak 5.0 is a solid option for anyone looking for a “do everything” trail shoe. This shoe will definitely be in my rotation going forward, even if it’s not my “go-to” for…” Read expert review Running Coach and Podcast Host.