ASICS provides a wide range of athletic shoes to protect your feet and provide you with the support you need. Before buying any athletic shoes, it's important to find the shoe that will give you the right fit for the right activity. The below questions should help you find the right ASICS to fit you and your lifestyle.

How do you find the right ASICS running shoe?

ASICS is a brand known for its running shoes, so it has many options available to suit most runners.

  • Stability vs. neutral: Runners will fall into one of these two categories. If you overpronate, meaning your feet naturally roll inward, you will need a stability shoe to help guide you into the right pronation. Checking the tread wear in your current shoes should give you an indication of the type of shoe you need. If most of the wear is on the inside of your foot, you most likely need a stability shoe. If the wear is even, or on the outside of your foot, then you can narrow your search down to the neutral.
  • Support: The level of support you need for your ASICS is often a matter of preference when it comes to running. If you are just getting into the sport and are trying to ramp up your mileage, look for a shoe with a higher heel-toe drop; this indicates the shoe's elevation difference between your heel and toe. A standard heel-toe drop ranges anywhere from 10 to 12 millimeters. More experienced runners looking for speed may opt for shoes with a minimalist drop.
  • Cushion: The degree of cushioning will also vary and will depend on your preference. Many runners use a higher cushioned shoe for long-distance training while also using a lower cushioned shoe for speed workouts and race day.
What is the difference between running and walking shoes?

While ASICS is a known brand throughout the running community, you can also find a pair of ASICS for walking. When selecting the right pair, look for something that offers a lower heel-toe drop and the right amount of cushioning. This will help you strike the right balance between support and flexibility.

How can you find the right gym shoe?

Ensure you find a cross-training shoe that will provide lateral motion support. While running shoes provide great forward-motion support, cross-trainers will help support you in your conditioning workouts.

Does ASICS make an everyday sneaker?

ASICS has models suited for everyday use. These include sneakers from the ASICS GEL line as well as ASICS Kanmei MX shoes, which are created for casual wear, or shoes from the Torrance line, which offer all-around support in a stylish sneaker built for everyday comfort and support.

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