Running Shoe Review: Asics Gel-DS Trainer 23; Under Armour Speedform Slingshot; Reebok Print Run Ultraknit

  • Blazing Boosters
    1 / 4 Blazing Boosters

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  • Asics Gel-DS Trainer 23
    2 / 4 Asics Gel-DS Trainer 23

    If you’re looking for an option that would not cause any annoying wrinkles on your feet when you tear up the pavement or the running track, then look no further. one of the latest offerings from the Japanese corporation, this model boasts an Adapt Mesh that provides you, the runner, with a breathable and seamless upper that follows your feet’s movement. This gives you flexibility, and most importantly, prevents the formation of irritable wrinkles. Also, the shoes come with dynamic duomax support, that will help to maintain the stability of your foot as you go through the interval trainings and vary your speed accordingly; it ensures that you feet remain stable from the first metre to the last!

    $199, available at all Asics retail stores.

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  • Under Armour Speedform Slingshot
    3 / 4 Under Armour Speedform Slingshot

    If you’re looking for boosting your speed, then look no further. This offering promises you everything about it: built with the company’s signature Speedfoam technology, it eliminates any distraction whilst you run. Its asymmetric zonal compression material transfers energy in your foot from heel to toe in very high transfer rates, and your explosiveness, just when you reach the finishing line, will be further enhanced with the shoe’s dual-layer midsole. The propulsion plate located in the shoe’s midsole increases support and stability with every stride that you take, so you won’t risk injuring yourself.
    $239, available at all Under Armour brand houses.

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  • Reebok Print Run Ultraknit
    4 / 4 Reebok Print Run Ultraknit

    Training for speed performance will be a walk in the park with this new offering from this subsidiary of an American sports company. Weighing in at a mere 244 grams, this pair of kicks is built on a foot-mapped midsole, that flexes according to the precise and exact movement of the runner’s feet in stride. The shoe’s outsole rim allows for all direction stability, and low-cut design allows for greater freedom of movement and quicker transitions, so you won’t lose those precious seconds when you make that turn whilst sprinting around the stadium track, or when passing the baton to another teammate during a race.

    $129, available at Reebok retail stores.

    By Nicholas Woo

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