DiscontinuedUpdate: Asics FuzeX Lyte 2
Neutral / cushion / high arch
Shoes for runners who do not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with normal, high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.
Stability / overpronation / normal arch
Shoes for runners who need mild to moderate arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a low arch. See the best stability shoes.
Motion control / severe overpronation / flat feet
Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.
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WeightMen: 9.9ozWomen: 8.2oz
Heel to toe dropMen: 8mmWomen: 8mm
The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.
There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.
Heel heightMen: 20mmWomen: 19mm
Forefoot heightMen: 12mmWomen: 11mm
WidthMen: StandardWomen: Standard, Wide
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68 / 100 based on 2 expert reviews
The result is getting the cushioning and durability benefits of the GEL, regardless of where you land on the shoe.
Aspects of this shoe that definitely need to be changed include the fit of the upper, cushioning to weight ratio, and the rigid heel cup.
Updates to Asics FuzeX Lyte
- The Asics FuzeX Lyte features the Asics’ newest cushioning technology, the Fuzegel midsole. It delivers a soft cushioning in the heel and a firmer cushioning in the forefoot. It absorbs shock during landing for a more responsive ride.
- The seamless construction of the shoe is another feature to look into. The shoe reduces the risk of irritation and blistering. It also gives a comfortable fit even when you run without wearing socks.
Asics FuzeX Lyte size and fit
Runners with narrow to medium measurements will likely be comfortable in this shoe. Available widths are D for the men’s and B for the women’s. The FuzeX Lyte is a half size smaller than standard shoe length.
The shoe uses the Asics High Abrasion-Resistant Rubber, which is also present in the FuzeX Lyte 2 and other running shoes from Asics. It provides enough amount of traction when running on the road. It also gives durability to high wear areas, resisting the damaging properties of the road.
The midsole utilizes the new Asics Fuezegel cushioning technology. It is engineered to deliver a lightweight cushioning with comfortable fit. It is designed to deliver effective rearfoot shock absorption and solid forefoot rebound.
The upper of the Asics FuzeX Lyte features the seamless construction. It delivers an irritation-free environment for the foot, ideal for a sockless running. The mesh material in the upper also delivers a lightweight and breathable coverage.