ASICS Men's Gel-Contend 7 Running Shoe

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ASICS Men's Gel-Contend 7 Running Shoe

ASICS Men's Gel-Contend 7 Running Shoe

RRP: £63.90
Price: £31.95
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The difference makes for a 9.1 mm heel-to-toe drop. This is very close to the officially stated 10 mm. Of course, not everything is perfect at this price: the rubber is basic, and a bit noisy, the upper can cause rubbing, and the cushioning is a bit stiff. Nevertheless, overall, the value for money is good. The best thing is to see the Contend as a complementary shoe to alternate with your regular shoes and get your feet used to a different configuration. Another parameter is the hardness of this rubber compound. In the case of Gel Contend 8, it is 5% firmer than the average.

The Gel-Contend 7 provides a great choice for runners who are looking for cushioning and support. It’s a budget-friendly shoe that does a lot for its price. The shoe is designed for neutral runners and those who supinate. Disclaimer: We repeat the durometer measurement five times before noting down the result. The photo above shows the last measurement.The Contend 5 doesn’t boast the kind of tech to cause World Athletics any headaches, and ASICS make the fairly understated promise that their AmpliFoam midsole, ‘supportive fit’ and ‘breathable athletic mesh’ will keep you ‘cosy and cushioned every step of the way’. Based on our durometer measurements, this ASICS shoe is 7% firmer than average and sits right in the middle between soft and firm. Another added benefit of the simplified design of the Contend 7 is that it’s a great all-rounder, so it could be perfect for: Having put over 30 miles into the shoe, the ASICS Gel Contend 8 really impressed us with no signs of wear and tear at all!

Although we reviewed the Gel Contend 5 below, the Gel Contend 6 is now out, here's where to buy it: Are planning on doing regular, long runs. Protect yourself and your joints with some more advanced cushioning like Hoka Clifton 8 In addition to this, Asics also has put GUIDANCE LINE technology in the Gel-Contend 7. This helps the runner to develop a more natural and consistent stride.

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