Asics Gel Super J33 2

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Asics Gel Super J33 2 Review Facts

The Asics Gel Super J33 2 is an extremely reliable shoe that has highly flexible and responsive features. Asics has continued their excellence in running equipment with this line of shoe. Runners looking to get a speedy workout in with performance-based features should consider this model of Asics. The upper is stays well ventilated and provides flexible qualities for a more comfortable run.  Its lightweight midsole provides excellent cushioning for a great mix of speed and comfort. Several additions have been made to the midsole to increase stability and protection. The shoe’s outsole is equipped with a specialized resistant rubber for an added protection. Asics has ensured this shoe can deliver on a variety of surfaces with ease with top-of-the-line durable qualities. Whether taking on a short distance, long distance or a variation of speeds the Asics Gel Super J33 2 will perform with breathable and comfortable assets while making sure not to drag you down.

Editor's Pros & Cons
Pros
  • Comfortable Construction for a sock-like fit
  • Gel Cushioning System from heel to toe further improves comfort
  • Guidance Line technology for improved running form
  • Super breathable and lightweight upper
Cons
  • Slightly too big for some users - Recommended to buy a pair at least a ½ size larger
  • The durability of the upper is questionable
  • Not suitable as an everyday-casual shoe
Outsole
Outsole

Outsole

The Asics Gel Super J33 2 has one of the industries leading outsoles. It contains Asics patented High Abrasion Resistant Rubber or EHR technology. This system is extremely efficient and protects the outsole from harsh weather, debris and friction during running workouts. The outsole also provides the shoe with extremely durable qualities. The compound rubber in the outsole is long lasting, even after miles and miles. Take on several different types of surfaces with the confidence of knowing this shoe can deliver durable and protective qualities all year round.
Midsole
Midsole

Midsole

The midsole of the Asics Gel Super J33 2 features several different types of Asics specialized technology. To begin, the Solyte Cushioning System is considered the backbone of this shoe. It has a lighter makeup than other competitors and is made of only the highest quality of materials. For this reason, it stays responsive, reliable, and durable. Users will notice plenty of underfoot cushioning thanks to the Solyte Cushioning System. Second up is Asics Gel Cushioning System. It is gel-like in nature and is placed the hell of the shoe. Its purpose is to provide extra protection on the foot by absorbing shock impact with every stride.

The third technology in this shoe is the Guidance Line system which supports most types of runners. It guides athletes through the gait cycle for a smoother transition and more enjoyable ride. Lastly is Asics’ Fluidaxis Technology. This is a deep system of grooves that are placed strategically on the foot for maximum performance. It gives the shoe an incredible amount of responsive features that react to every move the runner makes during any type of run.
Upper
Upper

Upper

The upper on the Asics Gel Super J33 2 provides athletes with breathable, flexible and even more responsive features. The upper features a soft open mesh material that allows for good ventilation. This open construction ensures that the foot will stay cool and dry during your run. Additionally, the seamless design for outstanding comfort on foot strikes. This means you can enjoy daily use with these shoes without any socks without really noticing a thing. The upper also protects the foot from accruing irritation, blisters, welts and any other types of running abrasions. Its upper provides a solid, secure fit with a very customizable fit.
Weight
Weight

Weight

The Asics Gel Super J33 2 weighs in on the scale at 7.3 ounces for men and 6.2 ounces for women. This is a very lightweight shoe. Although one may assume that the lightweight features could possibly mean less protection, this is not the case. Asics has masterfully engineered their midsole and outsole units for extreme protection without adding extra weight or bulk. Athletes that want faster performance or participate in shorter, more explosive runs will enjoy this shoe thoroughly. Adversely, those that take on long distance runs will be able to reap the benefits of the outstanding qualities of this shoe. All in all, the weight is the perfect amount in relation to how this shoe performs with different types of workouts.
Breathability
Breathability

Breathability

The upper of the Asics Gel Super J33 2 provides an incredible amount of breathability. The fabric used is ultra-ventilated for a nice cool and dry inner environment during workouts. Its specialized soft fabric works well to promote airflow with every step and foot strike. The Asics Gel Super J33 2 also features a seamless design that brings added comfort while adding to the shoe's ventilation system. This secure fit, with or with socks will be sure to keep the foot breathing well during your workouts.
Comfort
Comfort

Comfort

All three units of the Asics Gel Super J33 2 provide comfortable qualities for a more pleasurable running experience. The open mesh upper provides comfy features on the top side of the foot while delivering flexible qualities for every runner. Its midsole specializes in the comfort department with the cushioning system that is truly unmatched. Asics Solyte Cushioning technology delivers an extremely high-quality cushion to the foot. Its foam construction ensures a lighter and more durable performance for the bottom of your foot. Furthermore, the Gel Cushioning System is a gel-like material that is placed in the heel area of the foot. It delivers more comfortable strides by absorbing shock impact with every stride.
Style
Style

Style

The Asics Gel Super J33 2 has a fairly stylish look for a performance running shoe. Although it may not look best with jeans or other casual wear it definitely has a visually appealing style. The shoe is covered with stripes of the primary color and is offset with secondary colors in the background to give it a multi-toned look. The midsole stands out to the eye a little more than other shoes because of the split color design. Asics has stopped manufacturing these shoes but several colors can be found online with this model. Overall the low-profile design has mostly an athletic look but can be worn with several different outfits.
Durability
Durability

Durability

The durable features of the Asics Gel Super J33 2 are pretty evident through other reviews online. This shoe’s midsole and outsole perform very well together to provide a protective and durable feature despite how lightweight the actual product is. Its Solyte technology heightens durable qualities with the added protection in the midsole. The classic Asics AHAR, High Abrasion Rubber really pushes this shoe to the next level when it comes to durability. It is an extremely strong layer of protection that will protect from the normal wear and tear on running shoes.
Protection
Protection

Protection

The reliable outsole unit of the Asics Gel Super J33 2 offers extremely reliable protection with all types of uses. Like previously mentioned, the AHAR Asics High Abrasion Rubber delivers the ultimate protective guard for this shoe. It is an extremely strong part of the shoe that shields the shoe from wear and tear on the unit itself. Runners can easily take on a variety of surfaces with confidence and purpose. Another protection addition lies within the Gel Cushioning System on the heel of the shoe. It absorbs shock impact to keep knees and other joints from getting injured.
Responsiveness
Responsiveness

Responsiveness

The combined systems on the Asics Gel Super J33 2 contribute to responsive features that are experienced likewise on several of Asics running shoes. The Solyte cushioning on the midsole of this shoe provides ample feedback with stabilized control. The open mesh upper delivers a flexible and responsive feel with each step that allows your foot to feel secure while providing the perfect amount of wiggle room. FluidAxis Technology institutes an adaptive feature that enables the shoe to respond to the runner’s foot movements for supreme support.
Support
Support

Support

The Asics Gel Super J33 2 has a fairly decent support system within each shoe. Runners can perform confidently throughout the gait cycle thanks to Asics’ Guidance Line technology. This system allows runner to transition from heel to toe in a much smoother fashion while supporting runners with mild over-pronation. The extremely cushioned midsole supports the medial side of the arch and truly does correct the stance of the athlete when in use. The shoes extensive cushioning goes hand-in-hand with the excellent support system.
Terrain
Terrain

Terrain

The Asics Gel Super J33 2 running shoes are meant for road terrains. That being said, some users have noted that this model can take on mild forms of terrain for a certain amount of time. This is made possible by the durable and protective features on both the midsole and outsole. Expect to take on grass, asphalt, concrete and turf surfaces with ease. These shoes can accommodate runners looking to take on short and long-distance running with a variety of speeds.
Price
Price

Price

When it comes to price these shoe are well worth the listed amount. Expect to pay about $100 for the Asics Gel Super J33 2 running shoes. It is understandable if this may seem like a bit of a steep price but the performance offered more than makes up for it. You are going to have these shoes for a long, long time. Durability and comfort are a staple in the engineering of Asics running shoes and it isn’t any different with this model of equipment. The style of these shoes is a bit generic for running gear. Although they may not turn heads with their look, your running form will greatly improve after several uses. If you're looking for a performance shoe, this is a solid choice.
Traction
Traction

Traction

Take a look at the bottom of these bad boys. The very look of the outsole itself should give you a good idea of what you can expect when it comes to traction. Deep-rooted flex grooves provide ample grip on a variety of road surfaces. Five grooves on the front and another three on the back will ensure a ride full of traction. Additionally, the specialized rivets will provide protection and fend off road debris during your workouts.
Flexibility
Flexibility

Flexibility

The Asics Gel Super J33 2 has a great amount of flexibility when comparing to other shoes on the market. Asics well-known construction on their running equipment can attest to that very statement. The FluidAxis system auto-correct running motions while providing more natural flexes to the feet throughout the gait cycle. It is engineered to work together with the joints of your feet to deliver a more efficient running style. Additionally, it helps the shoe adapt to each runner’s individual running style.
Stability
Stability

Stability

The Asics Gel Super J33 2 possesses a solid amount of stability. The lightweight midsole supports the medial side of the arch for a corrected runner’s stance. Guidance Line technology supports the foot for smoother and more stable rides. The FluidAxis system gives a responsive feel while providing additional stability where needed.
Drop
Drop

Drop

The heel to toe drop is measured at 6-millimeters for both men and women. This is a low heel to toe drop compared to most shoes on the market. Because of this lower setting, the foot strike is a bit more natural during running workouts. Asics technology definitely helps with this factor as well, especially for mild overpronation runners. This shoe will provide an even stride and is aided by the comfort cushioning agents within the midsole.
Key Features
Key Features

Key Features

• Open mesh upper
• Guidance Line Technology
• AHAR rubber
• Gel Cushioning System
• Lightweight Solyte Midsole
• Seamless Construction
• Fluid Axis Flex Grooves
Bottom Line
Bottom Line

Bottom Line

The Asics Gel Super J33 2 is an extremely durable running shoe that will deliver maximum performance. Runners who workout with a variety of speeds and distances will enjoy what this model as to offer. This shoe has very flexible and breathable features that are seen throughout the entire unit. Asics has mastered the technology in their running equipment and has clearly implemented those qualities into this shoe. The style is a perfect match for other athletic wear. The price is well worth what you will get with this pair of shoes. Overall, the Asics Gel Super J33 2 is a solid performance style running shoe that will last you a very long time.