Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2

The Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 has improved in terms of support, flexibility, and responsiveness of their predecessor. With a wide forefoot area, these shoes allow your toes to spread more naturally in the shoe, providing more responsiveness and control during your runs.  The cushioning of the shoes is outstanding, the midsole from Under Armour provides excellent comfort overall. Good flexibility, great cushioning and support in the places you need it when you need it the most. The outsole of the Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 running shoes is a two rubber compound that provides durability, extra cushioning and great shock absorption. They are great to wear during your running and training sessions and will keep your feet ventilated, clean and dry. Also, they will protect you from the different impacts when you run thanks to the midsole and outsole technologies. These shoes are meant to be worn on road flat surfaces.

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Pros & Cons
Pros
  • Blown rubber outsole with carbon rubber heel
  • optimal heel-to-toe transition
  • Great cushioning
  • Great breathability
  • Cons
    • Slightly expensive
    • Sizing is difficult
    • Not recommended to wash them in the washing machine
    • Key Features
      Outsole
      The Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 feature a two rubber compounds to make the outsole more durable, flexible and protective. One type of rubber is carbon rubber which protects the foot, and the second is blown rubber which provides great traction and extra cushioning. The Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 outsoles feature flex grooves that are placed anatomically for a more natural movement in every stride. You can run smoother and more natural with these shoes. You will feel protected but free to move whenever you are running in these shoes. The flexibility of the shoes is good, making them great for your tough training sessions at the gym.

      Midsole
      The mid sole from the Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 uses two layers of cushioning for extra comfort and support. The Charged Foam absorbs shock and transforms it in energy for a more energetic take off in every stride. The MicroG layer features bounce back mechanisms that provide the best support in every heel strike. Both technologies combined, provide the best-cushioned support and explosive responsiveness. The TPU Shank unit provides extra support and stabilization in the midfoot area for people that overpronate.

      Upper
      The upper that the Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 is made of a perforated mesh, and features a 4D Foam sock liner, and a Recessed Ortholite sock liner. The Perforated Mesh uses ultrasonic welded seams with Bemis tape to deliver a feeling similar to that of a sock. The materials and construction are specially made to prevent potential irritations or blisters. The 4D Foam also helps prevent blisters. The Ortholite sock liner is antimicrobial and anti-moisture.
      Weight
      The Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 weigh 10.4oz for men and 8.9oz for women. They are slightly heavier than similar shoes, but the excellent fit of the shoes makes them feel very light and comfortable.
      Breathability
      Breathability is an important factor to consider. It is important in both warm and cold conditions to wear properly ventilated shoes. Luckily, the SpeedForm Gemini 2 provides good breathability. The perforated upper with an ultrasonic seal from the Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 provide maximum breathability all the time. Maximum breathability for the toughest training session.
      Comfort
      The entire structure of this shoe contributes to the comfort it provides. The dual-layer midsole absorbs shock, while the supportive TPU Shank stabilizes your feet in every step. The 4D Foam and the Ortholite sock liner keeps your foot secure to ensure control and stability.
      Style
      The Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 are stylish and come in many different colors for both men and women. Some of the colors you can find are: White/Black, Sky Blue/Black, Steel/White, White/Ultra Blue, Ultra Blue/Antifreeze, Harmony Red/Dinamo Blue, and Black/Dynamo Blue.
      Durability
      The materials used in the construction of the Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 make the shoe durable yet flexible. The dual-compound rubber outsole provides extra durability in high impact areas of the shoe. The upper mesh is very soft to the skin but really resistant and durable. The remarkable durability of the Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 is noted by many users. However, customers do not recommend washing them in the washing machine, as some of them have experienced problems with the colors of the shoes.
      Protection
      When you run wearing these shoes, your joints will be protected by the shock absorbent outsole and midsole. Your toes are shielded from injuries thanks to the wide toe box. Ortholite technology keeps your feet fresh and dry. The anatomically placed flex grooves optimize your heel to toe transition. The ultrasonic welded seaming provides extra comfort, support, and breathability.
      Responsiveness
      The snug fit of the Ortholite technology and the 4D foam on your Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 creates a responsive ride for your runs. The outsole provides traction while remaining durable. The flex grooves are strategically placed to move with your foot for a more natural stride. The shoes adapt easily to the running surface, providing good grip when running over wet surfaces and great traction when running and training.
      Support
      The Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 provide comfortable support for your feet. These shoes are made for runners who have a stable arch that does not pronate excessively or may even supinate.
      Terrain
      The Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 are road running shoes intended for roads, tracks and gravel paths. The shoes are known to have good grip and traction over flat surfaces, even when wet.

      Price
      The price of these shoes depends on the specific size and color you order. However, even if they seem a bit expensive, their features make them well worth the money.
      Traction
      The outsole from the Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 combines two rubber compounds, one meant for traction and the other meant to make the shoes last for many miles. That combination gives these shoes top of the line traction over dry and wet surfaces as long as they are flat.
      Flexibility
      These shoes have been constructed to be extremely flexible, which helps promote your natural gait. It also helps keep your foot comfortable and not constricted.
      Stability
      The Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 provides a decent amount of stability. The Supportive TPU Shank helps lock in the midfoot area, while the 4D Foam sock liner prevents the foot from slipping around in the shoe. The welded seams help lock the foot in place for a secure, fitted ride.
      Drop
      The drop of these shoes is 10 mm, which is common for trail shoes.
      Key Features
      •UA SpeedForm technology

      •Dual-layer midsole

      •Smooth, ultrasonic welded seaming with Bemis tape

      •Molded toe cap

      •ArchForm Technology

      •MicroG Foam

      •Anatomically placed flex grooves

      •Internal sock liner
      Bottom line
      This is a durable shoe that will get you through many trail runs. The components were engineered to last while also providing your feet with the ultimate comfort, even on the most rugged terrain.
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