Asics Asics Gel-Kayano

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Lydia ODonoghue
Reviewed: 13 May 2014

Outstanding cushioned support shoe for mild/moderate overpronators.

Excellent heel and mid-foot cushioning.
Great for moderate overpronators, heel strikers and low-arched feet.
Sizes are about half a size smaller than the equivalent size of other brands. Go large.
I was constantly injured or in pain when running until I bought these. I need support shoes because I overpronate, but other support shoes lack the cushioning that's standard in neutral shoes. I had shin splints, ankle weakness, plantar fasciitis. All of which were cured when I started wearing these.

They are like pain killers in shoe form. I am a heel striker with low arches, and I run very heavily. These have excellent heel and mid-foot cushioning from the gel pads, and the support straightens out my gait completely. Worth the investment if you overpronate and have been dogged by injury problems.
Score breakdown



Fit:
3.0
Responsiveness:
5.0
Cushioning:
5.0
Comfort:
5.0
Breathability:
5.0
Durability:
4.0
Value:
5.0

Lydia ODonoghue would recommend this product
Richard Allen 9
Reviewed: 27 August 2013

Seems as good as my kayano 18s - but lighter

As I have ankle/heel problems, the kayano 18 did really well for me & lasted for the best part of 2 years (around 1k miles), tho9ugh I didn't use them for trail running. The kayano 19s are lighter, but look & feel as good.
Shorter laces which seem to remain tied.
Pricey - but if they last 2 years like the 18s, they'll have been good value.
I didn't like the original colours, but these are more like my 18s.
I couldn't get a replacement pair for my kayano 18s, so I felt I had to go for the 19s. I rated my last shoes very highly & these seem just as good.
Score breakdown



Fit:
5.0
Responsiveness:
5.0
Cushioning:
4.0
Comfort:
5.0
Breathability:
5.0
Durability:
4.0
Value:
5.0

Richard Allen 9 would recommend this product
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