Asics Jolt 3: the basics

The Jolt is one of the most simple and cheapest running shoe models you can get from Asics. You won’t find any of the fancy technologies like Gel or AHAR here as it is a basic, budget-friendly trainer.

What is it best for?

  • walking and casual wear
  • slow daily running on short distances

Highlights of the Jolt 3

Other than the low price, this model boasts of a few features:

  • visual design pulls cues from the more advanced Asics GT series
  • OrthoLite insole gives extra cushioning and helps with moisture management. Upon closer look you will see small black grains that help to absorb the sweat and smell.
  • breathable mesh


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