The GEL-Phoenix 8 is an excellent entry to mid-level running shoe for overpronators. It features Rearfoot GEL® Cushioning to absorb shock and minimize impact towards, whilst the addition of SpEVA in the midsole provides a stable running platform for the casual to moderate runner.
Rearfoot GEL® Cushioning Systems
Acronym for ASICS High Abrasion Rubber. Placed in critical areas of the outsole for exceptional durability.
New blown AHAR outsole material, which delivers enhanced cushioning, durability and ride to the foot.
Reduces weight and enhances flexibility while maintaining traction and durability.
A dual-density midsole system positioned to enhance support and stability.
REARFOOT GEL® CUSHIONING SYSTEM
Attenuates shock during impact phase and allows for a smooth transition to midstance.
An EVA or SpEVA sockliner moulded to the shape of the foot, which can be removed to accommodate a medical orthotic.
Lighter than ASICS standard EVA and SpEVA, it improves cushioning and durability.
Improves bounce-back characteristics and decreases midsole breakdown.