There are a lot of people getting into running more and more, and as runners we want to protect our feet, knees, and back from chronic damage when we spent so much time on the road. Considering this along with comfort and style is something that we all need to do before buying shoes. It’s a good thing that Asics is a good starter running shoe, and for many, it’s a shoe to keep buying over and over. They seem to be overall comfortable and not too clunky as other brands.
- Full length GEL cushioning
- DuoMax dual density midsole
- ComfortDry sockliner
- Durasponge outsole
- Ample toebox
- Run a half size too small
- Could be felt as “clunky”
The Asics Men’s GEL-Foundation 8 Running Shoe is a very stylish shoe that comes in two different colors (Lightning/Storm/White, and Lightning/Black/True Red), they are built from imported synthetic materials and have a comfortable mesh for breathing, all of these traits make for a great looking sleek shoe.
These shoes boast a full length GEL cushioning for better support throughout all of your foot, better arch support and impact reduction for a more stable run. They also have a DuoMax dual density midsole which reinforces the sole without adding any more unnecessary weight along with the SpEVA midsole for better control and responsiveness.
The Asics Foundation 8 Running Shoes also have a Durasponge outsole to reduce impact and gain better traction on different types of terrain, wet or dry. They also include the ComfortDry sockliner to keep your feet drier, along with an ample toe box that give you the space, yet a snug feel for stability and better for the overpronator.
The Asics Men’s GEL-Foundation 8 Running Shoe is not only stylish, but it has everything a beginning runner needs to start off right, It’s inexpensive and comfortable, and can help you with your foot pain if you want to get in shape or just do chores around the house. Asics are always a good option, but the Foundation 8 shoes are a great choice for beginner runners, or people who want to get about throughout their day without any foot pain and extreme comfort.
A fitness trainer who also has flat feet, Steve has tried almost every pair of supportive athletic shoes in his workouts. Not only does he have a unique understanding of the different types of athletic shoes, he is also an orthopedic surgeon. When he is not at the hospital or writing for us, you can usually find him wearing his current favorite pair of supportive running shoes at the local indoor track.
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