Good to know
- The Asics Gel Fit Yui L.E. is a women’s workout shoe designed for studio use. It is made of lightweight and flexible materials that promote movement. This updated version of the Gel Fit Yui uses the same technologies, but there are some notable differences such as the flowery upper material.
- Another point of contrast is the lace-up structure. The original model uses elastic straps to hold the laces in place which also serve to enhance the lateral support and overall fit.
- This limited edition release features the same full-length ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) foam for the midsole with the Rearfoot Gel technology as the previous version. These elements reduce shock and keep the foot comfortable and protected.
- An Ortholite sockliner is placed under the foot. It helps in aerating the foot chamber.
- The midsole also functions as the outsole, but some areas use AHAR, or the Asics High Abrasion Rubber, pods for durability and traction.
The Asics Gel Fit Yui L.E. is a women’s trainer available in US sizes 5 to 11.5, including half sizes. Regarding the width, it only comes in a B - Medium profile. The thin upper material delivers a snug yet non-constricting fit that allows the foot to bend comfortably.
The foam midsole of this model is also used as the outsole. It features light markings that provide smooth movements on studio floors.
The hard-wearing areas at the toes, medial and lateral sides of the midfoot, and the heel are lined with the AHAR. It enhances the traction of the underside without affecting the lightweight construction of the footwear.
The Asics Gel Fit Yui L.E. employs a full-length EVA foam midsole. This platform is engineered to be shock-absorbent to protect the foot against impact when walking and dancing.
The heel is equipped with the Rearfoot Gel technology. This component enhances the impact buffering to deliver a smooth heel-to-toe transition.
Inside the shoe is an Ortholite sockliner that provides maximum underfoot coverage for long-lasting comfort. This element also has breathability and moisture management features that keep the foot fresh during workouts.
Making up the upper of the Asics Gel Fit Yui L.E. is a printed textile. This material is lightweight and soft, facilitating smooth movements during studio workouts. It has a cage-like structure that braces the lateral and the medial sides of the midfoot for support during side-to-side movements.
This model uses a traditional lacing system. Wearers can loosen or cinch the laces to achieve a comfortable fit and make it easier to put on or remove the footwear. At the back of the collar is a pull tab that one can utilize to draw up the shoe quickly.