/
Your running community NEEDS YOU!!
Help other runners, review your shoes today and be in with chance to win a new pair! *more info*

Win new shoes!

At Shoeguide.run we love reviewing shoes

We try and bring you un-biased reviews to help you pick from the vast choice of products available. However don't just take our word for it... we want your reviews too!

Find a shoe you run in, leave a review (either good or bad!) and our favourite one will win a brand new pair of shoes of their choice from our current top 10!

Winner anounced by email on the 31st July 2020

follow us on Facebook follow us on Twitter follow us on Instagram

Mens Altra Provision 4

Mens Altra Provision 4
8.0
0.0
0 REVIEWS
Write a review
The Altra Provision 4 provides ample, soft cushioning in a supportive package

Mens Altra Provision 4

The Altra Provision 4 provides ample, soft cushioning in a supportive package
8.0
0.0
0 REVIEWS
Write a review
View reviews

Our verdict

A motion control shoe for Altra fans or those wishing to try a more 'natural' feeling shoe. The Provision 4 is a perfect place to start your natural journey.

  • Positive
  • Good cushioning for minimalist fans
  • Negative
  • None

First impressions

The new Altra 4 has been developed and designed with an innovative arch design which reduces the inward rolling motion of the foot in a unique way.

Midsole

A 27mm stack height provides ample cushioning in this shoe and gives it an incredibly soft cushioned feel for a support type shoe. The geometry of the cushioning slightly offsets the foot to reduce over-pronation and along with the brand’s own Guiderail system helps reduce roll to a minimum.

The Guiderail in this shoe sits more to the rearfoot of the shoe so basically catches any roll early on in the gait. It isn’t intrusive and the shoe remains very light at 232g.

Upper

Of course, Altra is known for their ‘foot-shaped’ shoes, with a broad toe box and exaggerated shape. This in itself increases stability by allowing the toes to splay more and combined with the shoes other control devices makes for a lightweight, highly effective, zero drop solution to over-pronation.

Sole

A standard rubber outsole is durable enough

Conclusion

Designed for the mild overpronator, the Altra Provision 4 is an everyday road running shoe with unique stability features, balanced cushioning, and a roomy toe box.

Technical info

A-Bound is a recycled, environmentally friendly midsole compound for resilient underfoot protection.

Guide Rail technology is incorporated into the A-Bound midsole for adaptive stability.

Natural Ride System (NRS) design includes a more natural, foot-shaped last, zero millimeter heel to toe drop, and metatarsal-specific shapes in the outsole to assist in proper foot mechanics and allow for more natural foot movement.

Natural Foot Design follows the natural shape of the foot for ultimate comfort.

Rubber outsole offers increased durability and traction.

Guidance Line follows the natural construction of the human foot for maximum flexibility and a responsive ride.

Engineered Mesh forefoot wicks water away from your foot while remaining light and breathable.

PU insole offers a soft, yet bouncy step-in feel

There are no user reviews for this shoe

Be the first to review this shoe

Shoe details

Gender Mens
Year 2020
Season Spring/Summer
Current model
Release date 2020
MSRP $130.00
Weight 10.1oz / 286g
Heal Drop 0mm

Suitabilty

Shoe Type
Support
Motion Control
Natural
Surfaces
Road
Treadmill
Light Trail
Weight
Light
Regular
Heavy