One of the greatest innovations that the sports company ASICS is the invention of the GEL technology. The implementation of the silicone mixed GEL in their running shoe designs helped the ASICS won numerous awards such as Best Running Shoe according to the world’s leading Running magazine, Runner’s World. The GEL system is designed to absorb impact in every stride giving the runner a cushion when running. Models have different GEL locations; some have in the rear foot and the mid-foot. Some have in the rear and the forefoot. One of their well-known shoes is the ASICS Men’s GEL-Nimbus 12.
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ASICS Men’s GEL-Nimbus 12 Running Shoe
Winner of Runner’s World Best Update award, the ASICS GEL-Nimbus 12 is a spectacular cushioning running shoe for those who want a very soft but stable shoe for their daily run and exercise. It offers the runner a very fit but soft feel in their running shoe featuring the company’s ComforDry inside that lessens the moisture of the feet keeping the feet fresh and dry during a long run. The ASICS Men’s GEL-Nimbus 12, similar to the other models, has the ASICS Impact Guidance System that helps the user control his every stride since the system makes the runner have a more natural feel in every step. Every pair of this model also contains the Space Trusstic System, a support designed in the mid-foot that lessens strain and the energy lost during heel striking. The upper mesh is made from synthetic material but still breathable. One of the unique features of the this shoe is the implementation of ASICS Discreet Eyestay Lacing which said to be independently placed to ensure a great custom fit on the user’s feet. The ASICS GEL-Nimbus 12 is also made with Solyte, the light material design specifically made by ASICS to help absorb impact when the mid-foot strikes. The GEL in this model is placed in the rear, specifically to absorb during the heel strike, and in the forefoot which helps the runner gets a cushioned toe-push in every stride.
The ASICS Men’s GEL Nimbus 12 is the perfect running shoe for those who have neutral to high arched feet and has a neutral gait to those who have mild under pronation to have mild over pronation problems. The technology and design is enough to provide good stability that corrects the runner’s gait. Reviewers and consumers say that the GEL Nimbus 12 is extremely comfortable which breathes well and gives ample support.
The ASICS Men’s GEL Nimbus 12 is priced around $125 and available in different color combinations for one’s stylish needs.