ASICS GT-1000 6 vs. ASICS GT-1000 5 review

ASICS GT-1000 5 is a good entry-level running shoe that provides a good amount of support and stability. The ASICS GT-1000 6 increases the amount of comfort from the upper...

The ASICS GT-1000 6 is the updated version of the ASICS GT-1000 5, which are both stability running shoes for runners who moderately overpronate.


The ASICS GT-1000 6 The preceding link takes you to has shed the no-sew overlay that served as a toecap on the ASICS GT-1000 5 in favor of just mesh at the front.

This makes the front of the ASICS GT-1000 6 a bit less durable than that of the ASICS GT-1000 5.

Both the ASICS GT-1000 5 The preceding link takes you to and the ASICS GT-1000 6 come with engineered mesh, but the mesh is a bit more open on the ASICS GT-1000 6.

Most of the structure in the mesh is meant to replace overlays and offer support, but it can never offer as much support as overlays do.

The ASICS GT-1000 6 has also shed some stitches that can be found in the saddle, and the ASICS logo, which is a stitched-on overlay around the midfoot, does not connect to the saddle as well as the one on the ASICS GT-1000 5 does.

Therefore, the ASICS GT-1000 5 is expected to provide a bit more support around the midfoot than the ASICS GT-1000 6.

The backs of the running shoes are pretty similar with stitched-on overlays that offer a good amount of support behind the heel.

One difference is that the ASICS GT-1000 6 comes with an extra overlay that connects the top of the saddle to the heel.

This should help lock down the saddle around the midfoot and make up for the lesser amount of support in that area.

All in all, the focus of the upper of the ASICS GT-1000 6 has been on increasing the amount of comfort you get by decreasing the amount of stitches in the upper.

When compared to the ASICS GT-1000 5, the ASICS GT-1000 6 turns out to have an upper that is a bit less durable than that of the ASICS GT-1000 5.

The ASICS GT-1000 6 and the ASICS GT-1000 5 make use of the same midsole technologies.

Both come with a support system of firmer foam on the medial side of the midsole, combined with a midfoot shank that connects the lateral and medial sides to increase midfoot integrity.

They both also come with one main layer of midsole foam and two layers under the heel with GEL cushioning between those two layers.


So in that respect, not many changes have been made to the midsole.

The ASICS GT-1000 is generally not a running shoe that is super cushy, but it provides a good amount of forefoot cushioning and a moderate amount of heel cushioning, with the possibility of the heel feeling firm to female runners.

The rubber outsoles of the ASICS GT-1000 6 and the ASICS GT-1000 5 look identical down to the flex grooves.

They consist of large slabs of rubber, which should last long, a vertical flex groove that should help you achieve an efficient gait, and horizontal flex grooves for flexibility.

The ASICS GT-1000 is not generally a very flexible nor very stiff running shoe.

The ASICS GT-1000 6 is a basic running shoe that can be worn by overpronators who need a moderate amount of stability and enough cushioning.

It is not as luxurious as the ASICS GT-2000 but provides enough comfort to entry-level runners.

The ASICS GT-1000 6 has not changed much compared to the ASICS GT-1000 5. The most changes can be found in the upper where it seems the goal has been to increase the amount of comfort you get from the ASICS GT-1000 6.

Note: The weight of a running shoe depends on the size of the running shoe, so any weights mentioned in this review may differ from the weight of the running shoe you choose to wear. Running shoes of the same size were compared for this review.

The two links above will take you to where you can read more about the running shoes.

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