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  • Terrain


    Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.


    Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

    Good to know

    As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

  • Arch support
    Arch support

    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.

    Good to know

    - Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
    - More about arch support in this video.
    - Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

  • Use

    Daily running

    Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.


    Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

    Good to know

    If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

  • Price
  • Weight
    Men: 8.8oz
    Women: 7.4oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Heel to toe drop
    Men: 10mm
    Women: 10mm

    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.

  • Width
    Men: normal
    Women: normal
  • Release date
    Release date
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We spent 8.6 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

10 reasons to buy

  • Many runners enjoyed the appealing design of the Asics NitroFuze.
  • Several testers noted that this running shoe was agreeably lightweight.
  • A reviewer commented that it was also good for casual use.
  • ‘Comfortable’ was a word that many used in order to describe their time wearing this product.
  • Purchasers were able to use this for running and working out, and they wrote that it remained efficient.
  • The versatility of this running shoe extended towards sports, and a tester noted that it handled such activities with ease.
  • The fit was adequate, according to those who have tried it.
  • The general durability of this shoe’s components received some praise; runners wrote that it held up pretty well.
  • According to some reviewers, the cushioning system was lightweight, but responsive.
  • The rubber material in the outsole was lauded because it provided reliable surface traction.

1 reasons not to buy

  • A tester complained that their feet got sweaty while wearing this shoe.

Bottom line

The Asics NitroFuze performed really well, according to those who have worn it. They wrote that it was comfortable and efficient on the roads. Some of them were even able to use it for activities other than running. Generally, it became a trusted shoe for those with neutral foot pronation, though there was a tester who felt that it lacked ventilation.


Updates to Asics NitroFuze

  • The Asics NitroFuze features the fuzeGel cushioning technology that delivers reliable cushioning all throughout the run. It absorbs the rearfoot shock during landing and shifts the energy to the forefoot for a smoother transition.
  • The outsole unit of the shoe uses a solid rubber material. It is strategically placed in the sole unit for durability and reliable traction while running on the road.
  • Asics High Abrasion Rubber is also used in this shoe to deliver maximum durability especially on high-wear areas.

Asics NitroFuze size and fit

The NitroFuze is true to its size. When it comes to fit, the shoe offers a snug fit in the heel to the forefoot area. The toe box has enough room for the toes to move comfortably. The sizes available are 6 to 12 for women’s and 7 to 14 for men’s. Asics is offering the shoe in medium D and B widths for men’s and women’s versions respectively.


The NitroFuze comes with a solid rubber outsole. It is designed to deliver enough amount of traction while running on the road. It matches well to the Asics High Abrasion Rubber that gives durability on high wear areas.


The shoe uses the brand’s new midsole cushioning technology which is the fuzeGel midsole. It is made from Gel property and foam, creating a lightweight and adaptive comfort. The gel cushioning is strategically placed to absorb shock and release energy for a responsive ride.


The Asics NitroFuze has an open mesh upper coverage. It is designed to give maximum comfort and breathability. The shoe has a California slip lasting that is designed for stability and comfort.