Asics GT 1000 5 Review

Asics GT 1000 5
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Brand Asics
Model GT-1000 4
Type Stability
Hell drop 10 mm
Weight 10.40 oz. (295 gr.)
Msrp 100 US$
  • PROS
  • The shoe is particularly breathable, it feels good inside and throughout the race, whatever its distance.
  • This running shoe is lightweight and is especially important for the dynamism.
  • She waists “normal”, provide the usual size.
  • CONS
  • Few colors available unfortunately.
  • This running shoe is lightweight and is especially important for the dynamism.
  • She waists “normal”, provide the usual size.
Review

Asics GT-1000 5 Review :

GT-1000 5 Asics is a running shoe complete. Often cited as a model at the unbeatable value, this new version has the advantage of providing greater support and to be lighter. Again aesthetically successful, it will fit as ever to profiles of different riders.

Previously ideal for beginners, the GT-1000 range now also intends to regular competitors. Asics GT-1000 with its five target various patterns to wake neutral pronation or for training, leisure or shopping.

Overall, the shoe is intended for short and medium distances, 10 km or half marathon for example. To be more precise, it is mainly a question template. Thus, light runners (- 70 kg) will equip the GT-1000 5 to the marathon. Conversely, an athlete in the most developed morphology (over 85 kg) will use them only for short and occasional outings (1 to 2 times per week).

It is for these reasons Univers Running advises those first shoes for runners to light or medium size. The characteristics (cushioning, support, comfort) of the shoe make it a very competitive model for regular use on average while slightly miss distance speed to split sessions for example.

New side, it is the lightness that is in the spotlight! The GT-1000 5 forfeits 28 grams compared to the previous model. This difference could be perceived as a detail, but it will bring real benefits regarding feel and performance. The last kilometers are not as difficult as before.

Even if the difference does not jump directly to the eyes, Asics has also completely reworked its stem which now ensures maintain optimal foot and pleasant sensations.

Technology side, we found almost everything that makes the strength of Asics. Starting with its famous Gel system in the forefoot and heel, which absorbs shocks when hitting the ground.

Asics also thought runners overpronators incorporating Duo Max system in the midsole which can correct up your stride if necessary. In parallel, the SpEVA material provides extra cushioning and slows the breakdown of the shoe.

Technology of About Asics GT-1000 5

  • GEL system Heel and front for shoe cushioning.
  • IGS to guide your stride in the direction of the race.
  • Guidance Linepermet to improve your stride.
  • DuoMax manages the rider’s pronation.
  • AHAR + for a perfect grip even on soggy soils.
  • 3M reflective to be seen at night.
  • Mesh upper for your foot to breathe perfectly into the shoe.

I.G.S.

Positioning calculated flex grooves that guide the shoe to the foot trajectory is closest to the ideal movement. Pronator, universal or supinators find in IGS concept adapted to their stride. Its work will be completed by the Duomax and Trusstic / Duotruss.

DuoMax

The master of pronation. Natural motion for 95% of runners, this internal rotation, light or pronounced must be under control. The dual density midsole materials, located on the inside of the shoe supports the foot stroke and ensures the stability of the whole.

sONG

Vector EVA injected to a rubber molecule. The midsole SpEVA is more comfortable, stronger and more dynamic.
Its innovative molecular structure allows it to recover its initial shape more quickly between two strides. It increases the longevity and thus comfort.

3M Reflective

reflective materials for better visibility at night, allowing to run safely.

Ahar +

New density AHAR. Improves cushioning and durability.

Guidance Line

Characterized by a visible groove in the midsole and contact sole with the ground. This notch below the center of pressure of the foot from the heel to the toes. This provides a more adaptive running shoe, creating with every stride a smoother transition from the impact phase and the pulse. Thus, the Guidance Line thus helps runners to maintain a natural, efficient gait, especially over long distances.

Removable insole

EVA insole adapted to the shape of the foot, to position removable corrective insole.

Heel and front Gel

Attenuates shock on impact and during the pulse, provides total freedom of movement during the cycle stride. The Asics Gel system is probably the most famous innovations Asics. To provide the highest possible absorption of the shock, Gel units are strategically positioned in the midsole. Various components are used for cushioning Asics Gel system.

According to its destination, the gel unit is encapsulated with polyurethane. The shape of the units is specifically related to their position and action.

Guidance Trusstic

The new structure of Trusstic system integrated with the Guidance Line to improve the roll of the foot while ensuring its continuation.

About GT-1000 5 – Conclusion

The men’s running shoe GT 1000 version 5 is ideal for medium-distance type semi-marathon. This does not mean that it does not work in other disciplines. It is a particularly light running shoe that offers the rider a very good support. Its price is correct, good reasons to opt for this basketball! For the 5th consecutive year, the brand Asics, queen in the sector of running offers a shoe of quality.

Who is the model?

We recommend this model to wake runners slightly pronation; the foot collapses inward.
It nevertheless noted that this model would suit a heavier rider (+ 85kg) in the context of a very occasional use (1 output per week) or split sessions.

What types of use?

The GT-1000 5 is primarily a training shoe , designed for light jogging (endurance output) and the long rides on roads and paths and for your short and medium distance competitions on road.

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