Asics Asics Gel-Kayano

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Simon Rood
Reviewed: 29 October 2014

Best so far in my short running legacy...

Very comfortable, and no problems with blisters. Really notice the Gel side of things in comparison to other shoes.
Price im afraid. As a 'heavier' man, the soles are showing noticeable wear after 250miles.
Will definitely be replacing with another pair or two...
Score breakdown



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

Simon Rood would recommend this product
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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