Asics Gel Running Shoes: A Tested Commitment to Runners

 By: Eugene Riggs
Runners are raving about the Asics Gel Running Shoes. Runners with normal arches and mild overpronators will find this an excellent stability running shoes. Asics running shoes have always been known for their innovative design and technology. Gel-Kayano certainly speaks of this novel piece.

More than 13 generations of the Gel-Kayano series has faithfully served its running master with midsole platform and cushioned those hardworking feet with gel cushioning. Heavy runners give extra credit for the extra cushioning despite the weight on the feet. The shoe-design beholds more positive points than negative ones. But even this downside can still be put to good use. With about 12.9 oz in weight, this has added to the training for muscular strength of the lower extremities.

Sports scientists have believe that shoe equipment that is configured to envelope the foot will be beneficial to an athlete 's foot. Asics has introduced an anatomically correct lacing pattern that gives the runner a more open forefoot environment. The lacing system is part of the ASICS Biomorphic Fit revolutionary technology. It gives the feet more comfort and less irritation. Mesh fabric is used in the tongue to promote more effective breathability and moisture transfer. Some users still found this a bit difficult to tighten but have nevertheless provided comfort on the op part of the foot for most running enthusiasts.

With a suggested retail price of $135 in the US, the Asics Kayano may be considered a bit on the pricey side by some reviewers. However you can't go wrong especially with its featured technology that most runners will truly appreciate in the Kayano Asics. Look at the 14th generation for example; its re-engineered shoe technology improves the way of walking of the user. It has used patented memory foam that molds the heel of the user therefore creating a personalized fit for every individual. And finally the finest cushioning is incorporated to keep the feet drier and therefore creates a healthy foot environment.

Gel-Kayano also has the 15th and 16th edition. GEL-Kayano• 15 received the International "Shoe of the Year" award from Runner's World magazine, making this their second consecutive year that the GEL-Kayano series has been awarded the top honor, and the fourth time in five years that ASICS has won the International Editor's Choice award. ASICS GEL-Kayano• 15 has been updated last January 2010 with the GEL-Kayano• 16 retailing for $140.00.

Size ranges from 6 to 14, 15 and 16 and is available to both men and women. For the fashion-coordinated runner, they will find the color-designs complementary to their outfits: Lightning/Black/Gold; White/Onyx/Cobalt Blue and Lightning/Black/Flame. You can find these shoes in your local shoes outlets and on various online shoe stores and the Asics website.

Asics Gel running shoes will be a runner's perfect cardio equipment. Featuring the ASICS• IGS•, -Impact Guidance System, Solyte• Midsole Material, and a Comfordry sockliner for breathability and great try-on feel, no wonder Asics running shoes has been a highly acclaimed design. Kayano Asics is a testament to Asics commitment to the athlete especially the runners.
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