Who should buy the Asics Gel Quantum 180 TR

With synthetic leather and mesh upper for comfortable and breathable yet sturdy support, the Asics Gel Quantum 180 TR is designed to address the needs of cross-training aficionados. It is a solid choice if:

  • You are looking for a shoe efficient enough during lateral movements.
  • Your fitness regimen includes weightlifting, various CrossFit workouts, cardio-focused activities, and high-impact exercises.

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Multi surface optimized-outsole

The Asics Gel Quantum 180 TR utilizes its proprietary AHAR technology to protect the sole’s high-wear areas from abrasions. It is also designed to provide strong traction on various types of surfaces.

The lightweight Trusstic System is installed in the midfoot to maintain its form. It essentially ensures support for dynamic foot movements.

Asics Gel Quantum 180 TR Outsole

Cushioned lightweight midsole

Asics’ Solyte resin compound makes up the midsole of the Gel Quantum 180 TR. This material is claimed to be lighter than the usual SpEVA and EVA midsoles in other Asics shoes. It is also meant to offer boosted cushioning and durability.

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The GEL Technology system delivers shock absorption as it cushions the rearfoot and forefoot areas from the impact. It also makes rapid transitions and dynamic movements easier as it steadies the foot. This cushioning unit is present in most workout shoes from Asics.

Asics Gel Quantum 180 TR Midsole heel

Breathable upper

The synthetic leather and mesh upper are designed to provide comfortable, lightweight, and breathable support. These factors contribute to a better fit and performance of the Asics Gel Quantum 180 TR.

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A thin, seamless underlay is added to the vamp mesh. It ensures that the shoe is able to withstand the strenuous foot movements during regular workout routines and sessions.

Asics Gel Quantum 180 TR Seamless underlay

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 12oz / Women 9.6oz
Drop: 10mm
Use: Workout / Gym / Cross-training
Heel height: 22mm
Forefoot height: 12mm
Width: Normal
Features: High drop

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Author
Nicholas Rizzo
Nicholas Rizzo

Nick combines 10+ years of experience in the health and fitness industry and a background in the sciences in his role as the Fitness Research Director. During his competitive powerlifting years his PRs have him sitting in the top 2% of bench presses (395 lbs), top 3% of squats (485 lbs) and top 6% of deadlifts (515 lbs) for his weight and age. His work has been featured on Bodybuilding.com, LiveStrong, Healthline, WebMD, WashingtonPost, and many more. Along the way, collaborating with industry leaders like Michael Yessis, Mark Rippetoe, Carlo Buzzichelli, Dave Tate, Ray Williams, and Joel Seedman.