GEL-KAYANO LITE 2
GEL-KAYANO LITE 2
The GEL-KAYANO™ Lite 2 running shoe embraces a sound earth. With a focus on sustainability, this shoe keeps your step stable and your mind light. The engineered mesh upper is made with a higher percentage of recycled materials than the previous version. Its structure also targets key support zones to increase stability. FLYTEFOAM™ cushioning is made from organically derived materials. This lightweight foam improves shock absorption during the landing phase of your stride. The 3D SPACE CONSTRUCTION™ feature addresses the gait differences of male and female runners. It's designed to reduce overpronation, which keeps your foot supported.
This lasting material features plush underfoot comfort while providing excellent moisture management and a high level of breathability (Ortholite is a registered trademark of ATP Manufacturing LLC.)
ENGINEERED MESH UPPER
Multi-directional mesh material improves ventilation and stability.
Our iconic GEL ™ technology provides superior shock absorption where you need it most, for a more comfortable ride. Developed in our Institute for Sport Science, GEL™ technology reduces the impact of every stride on your body.
Our breakthrough midsole foam is 55% lighter than the industry standard, giving you an ultralight and responsive ride. Developed in our Institute of Sport Science, FlyteFoam™ cushioning makes it easy for you to hit your top speed.
3D SPACE CONSTRUCTION™
Gender-specific 3D SPACE CONSTRUCTION™ feature addresses different compression rates.
Low arches or flat feet
Big toe and second toe do majority of the work.
How your foot ontacts the ground
The foot lands on outside of heel, then rolls inward (pronates) excessively, transferring weight to inner edge instead of ball of the foot.
The technology in this product
FLYTEFOAM® technology provides exceptional bounce back and responsiveness no matter the distance, utilizing organic super fibers to help reduce packing out that traditionally happens with softer, low density foams.
Vertical flex groove decouples the tooling along the line of progression for enhanced gait efficiency.
Acronym for ASICS® High Abrasion Rubber. Placed in critical areas of the outsole for exceptional durability.