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Enjoy comfort with every stride with the men's GT-1000â¢ 8 running shoe, featuring FLYTEFOAMÂ® Propel technology for a remarkably lightweight quality that will make you feel as light as a feather. With a jacquard mesh upper to allow the feet to breathe easily, this ASICS running shoe guarantees a comfortable fit, with its strategically located GELÂ® technology providing high-density shock absorption to extend comfort over the distance. In addition, the EVA foam to the sockliner and lasting provides excellent cushioning and rebound, while keeping the foot stable for enhanced safety throughout. The TRUSSTIC SYSTEMÂ® technology also works to improve stability in the mid-foot area, helping to control torsion with the contoured midsole. The molded AHARÂ® rubber sponge helps reduce damage from excessive wear, allowing you to run on most terrains with confidence and reassurance. On top of providing comfort and stability, the GT-1000â¢ 8 running shoe also works to counteract overpronation with its DUOMAXÂ® technology, which imparts essential firmness to the midsole and arch. A standard width makes them accessible to most runners, while signature ASICS branding lend a contemporary finishing touch.
Pronation is part of the natural movement of the human body and refers to the way your foot rolls inward for impact distribution upon landing. Understanding your pronation type can help you find a comfortable running shoe. The GT-1000 8 is made for Neutral and Overpronation.
Normal size arches
There is even distribution from the front of the foot.
HOW YOUR FOOT CONTACTS THE GROUND
The foot lands on outside of the heel, then rolls inward (pronates) to absorb shock and support body weight.
Low arches or flat feet.
Big toe and second toe do majority of the work.
HOW YOUR FOOT CONTACTS THE GROUND
The foot lands on outside of heel, then rolls inward (pronates) excessively, transferring weight to inner edge instead of ball of the foot.
I.G.SÂ® (IMPACT GUIDANCE SYSTEM) TECHNOLOGY
ASICS design philosophy that employs linked componentry to enhance the foot's natural gait from heel strike to toe-off.
DUOMAXÂ® SUPPORT SYSTEM
A dual density midsole system positioned to enhance support and stability, positioned sport specifically.
SPEVAFOAMâ¢ MIDSOLE MATERIAL
Improves bounce back characteristics and decreases midsole breakdown.
TRUSSTIC SYSTEMÂ® TECHNOLOGY
Reduces the weight of the sole unit while retaining the structural integrity of the shoe.
Acronym for ASICS High Abrasion Rubber. Placed in critical areas of the outsole for exceptional durability.
SPEVAFOAMâ¢ 45 LASTING
Employs 45 degree full length SpevaFoamâ¢ 45 lasting material for a soft platform feel and improved comfort.
FLYTEFOAMÂ® MIDSOLE TECHNOLOGY
Our FlyteFoamÂ® technology provides exceptional bounce back and responsiveness no matter the distance, utilizing organic super fibers to help reduce packing out that traditionally happens with softer, low density foams.
REARFOOT GELÂ® TECHNOLOGY CUSHIONING SYSTEM
Attenuates shock during impact phase and allows for a smooth transition to midstance.
GUIDANCE LINEÂ® MIDSOLE TECHNOLOGY
Vertical flex groove decouples the tooling along the line of progression for enhanced gait efficiency.
- Terrain: Road
- Arch support: Stability
- Fit: Medium heel, Medium toe box, Medium forefoot
- Pronation: Overpronation
- Arch type: Medium arch
- Use: All-day wear | Jogging
- Material: Mesh upper, Rubber sole
- Features: Breathable | Sockless wear | Cushioned | Comfortable
- Strike Pattern: Heel strike
- Distance: Daily running | Long distance | Marathon
- Width: Normal, Wide, X-Wide
- Weight: 10.2 oz | 289 g
- Heel height: 28 mm
- Forefoot height: 18 mm
- Heel to toe drop: 10mm
- Colour: Peacoat/Black
- Style: 1011A540-400