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1275 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Feb 18, 2010 10:10 PM by crl8686
runbetty Expert 59 posts since
May 14, 2009
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Feb 17, 2010 3:33 PM

A running shoe that adjusts to a woman's cycle?

Are you kidding me? The new Asics Gel-Kayano 16 is supposed to adjust to the changes that occur to a woman's arch during her cycle. You can check out the report at:

Denver Running Examiner

Has anyone run in these yet and noticed the difference?  I'm really curious about this one.

I've run in a couple of older (5 & 6) versions of this shoe, and found it to be a bit too heavy and supportive for my feet.


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  • dfitz* Legend 612 posts since
    Aug 20, 2008
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    1. Feb 18, 2010 8:18 PM (in response to runbetty)
    Re: A running shoe that adjusts to a woman's cycle?

    Good grief... I wish we had an emoticon that rolls its eyes!

  • crl8686 Legend 1,307 posts since
    Nov 11, 2007
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    2. Feb 18, 2010 10:10 PM (in response to runbetty)
    Re: A running shoe that adjusts to a woman's cycle?

    My immediate reaction to this shoe was, and still is, SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE.

    I'd sure like to see Asics reference a medical study that correlates arch height with cycles. Does one exist?

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