Asics GT 1000 5 Running Shoes
Set the pace at your next half-marathon in the lighter GT-1000 men’s running shoe. Support, comfort and cushioning- this one has it all, so you’re prepped to make it to the finish line at your first race and ready to go against when you line up for your second.
The GT-1000 feels like an extension of your body. By using fewer layers, the lightweight upper effectively hugs your foot and feels like a second skin. The stabilising tech stops your foot rolling inwards right from the very start of your race, helping your endurance and pace. Constructed with a fairly soft mesh that is very breathable and synthetic overlays that dominate the upper of the Asics GT-1000 5. The midfoot overlays extend to the heel to form part of the heel support system, while both the tongue and collar are moderately padded for additional comfort. For those who prefer to run when it’s dark, the shoes will ensure maximum safety with the use of 3M Reflective which will provide visibility in low light conditions. Lastly, for added cushioning, the GT 1000-5 is equipped with an EVA sockliner which moulded to the shape of the foot, which can be removed to accommodate a medical orthotic.
Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL Cushioning System Midsole
The midsole is developed to ensure ultimate comfort to the wearer with the use of many different technologies and materials. With Comfordry Lasting, this material features plush underfoot comfort while providing excellent moisture management and high levels of breathability, while the SpEVA Midsole Material improves bounce-back characteristics and decreases midsole breakdown. The shoe is equipped with Asics Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL Cushioning System which attenuates shock during impact and toe-off phases and allows movement in multiple planes as the foot transitions through the gait cycle.
The GT-1000 5 is fitted with Duomax Support System which is a dual-density midsole system positioned to enhance support and stability. Lastly, with the use of the Asics Impact Guidance System (I.G.S), it is an ideal support shoe for overpronators as the fundamental design is aimed to encourage the foot to perform in a more natural manner. This is achieved primarily by encouraging the shoe to work with the foot rather than trying to control it.
The 5th edition of the GT-1000 is designed with a solid rubber outsole which provides enhanced durability and traction, while the new blown AHAR outsole material delivers cushioning, durability and ride to the foot. Lastly, the outsole is developed with the Guidance Line which is a vertical flex groove that decouples the tooling along the line of progression for enhanced gait efficiency and the Guidance Trusstic which integrates guidance construction for enhanced gait efficiency while providing midfoot structural integrity.
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