What does drop in shoes mean?
The drop of a shoe is the difference in height between the heel and forefoot. The greater the drop, the steeper the angle between your heel and forefoot. For example, when barefoot, the heel and forefoot touch the ground at the same level: drop is 0.
What does a midsole do?
The midsole is designed to provide cushioning and shock absorption. The outsole is the part of the shoe that touches the ground and is commonly referred to as the sole. Running shoes have a thick midsole. … The firmer the midsole, the stiffer and heavier it will make the shoe.