Shoes with optimum cushioning, lateral support, and flexibility for daily workouts and studio sessions. See workout shoes
Versatile, low-profile shoes for constantly varied exercises including plyometrics, sprinting, weightlifting, and rope climbing. See CrossFit shoes
Shoes for daily wear that ensure a smooth walking gait cycle. Check out walking shoes
For people with normal pronation. Also provide support for high-arched feet with underpronation (excessive outward rolling of the foot). See neutral training shoes
For people with low-arched or flat feet and moderate overpronation (excessive inward rolling of the foot). See stability training shoes
Shoes feature stabilizing technologies for people with severe overpronation. See motion control training shoes
Good to know
Stability and motion control add-ons are uncommon for workout shoes and are never present in CrossFit or weightlifting footwear. They are mostly found in walking shoes where the gait is easier to correct.
WeightMen: 9.8ozWomen: 7.6oz
Training footwear typically weighs between 200g and 300g per shoe to accommodate agile workouts. Minimalist trainers go as low as 150g, while weightlifting shoes can go as high as 500g.
Heel to toe dropMen: 10mmWomen: 10mm
Heel heightMen: 20mmWomen: 19mm
Forefoot heightMen: 10mmWomen: 10mm
WidthMen: StandardWomen: Narrow, Standard
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Updates to Asics Gel Craze TR 4
- The new iteration of the Asics GEL-Craze TR hasn’t undergone any significant changes compared to its predecessor, the GEL-Craze TR 3. This workout shoe from Asics is aimed at high-impact workouts on a variety of surfaces.
- The most notable update is observed in the upper unit of the shoe. The new model employs a more open mesh construction in both forefoot and heel sections for enhanced breathability.
Asics Gel Craze TR 4 size and fit
The Asics Gel Craze TR 4 comes in both men’s and women’s sizes. The available widths are D – Medium for men and B – Medium for women.
The shoe employs the AHAR (Asics High Abrasion Rubber) technology, which is placed in the high-wear areas of the outsole for enhanced durability and traction.
Flex grooves make the platform more adherent to the natural bending of the foot, giving the wearer more freedom of movement throughout the exercise session.
The midsole of the GEL-Craze TR series is jam-packed with various technologies. They aim to provide ultimate protection and responsiveness.
The shoe makes use of Asics’ signature FluidRide technology. It is a twin-layer structure consisting of a lightweight Solyte and a high-bounce SpEVA midsole material. The cushioning properties of the Solyte ensure shock absorption, while the bounce-back characteristics of the SpEVA enhance movement into the next step.
In the heel area, the Rearfoot GEL technology contributes to the impact-absorbing properties of the midsole. It accommodates those athletes who prefer to have their workouts on hard surfaces.
The primary material used for the upper unit is an open mesh that’s combined with synthetic material for a snug yet breathable fit.
A stitched-on saddle is placed in the midfoot section of the shoe. It reaches the heel part, as well. It provides structure to the façade while ensuring a snug and secure fit.
A fabric cage underneath the main mesh material connects to the lacing system. It adjusts to the tightening and loosening of the shoelaces, causing the upper to be more agreeable to the fit-preference of the training enthusiast.
The padded tongue and collar give some cushioning to the top areas of the foot. They also prevent interior wobbling and accidental shoe-removals.