Requirement + Experiment + Asics SuperBlast Evaluate


Scrumptious pre-run toast.  I’m experimenting with getting a little bit of fats in earlier than my runs with some peanut butter to see if it nonetheless upsets my abdomen or not.  Felt nice yesterday!

8.1 miles @ 8:11 tempo with Jo and Lauren.  We’re completely having fun with working an increasing number of within the gentle every day.

Probably the most detailed fairy backyard I’ve seen on a run to this point.

He requires dinner meals for breakfast lately.

She was fairly enthusiastic about her new dance footwear.

After which we spent the night time at my dad and mom’ home with household.


After my plantar fasciitis in 2021, I used to be cautious about what footwear I might put on to maintain it from flaring up once more.  I attempted out the Asics NOVABLAST and fell in love with them (my overview is HERE).  I ran a bit faster in them and utterly averted any plantar ache.  I actually love these footwear, so once I noticed a pal carrying the SUPERBLAST just a few weeks in the past, I knew I needed to attempt them.

My first run in them was a 16 miler, and from begin to end, I had nothing however optimistic ideas about them and have in each run since too.

These footwear don’t have a carbon plate, however the foam is enjoyable.  It isn’t like the froth on Hoka Cliftons, the place you are feeling like you have got a pillow beneath your toes (which is so wanted for me some days), though it’s somewhat extra agency however offers you a bounce.  I really feel somewhat like I’m springing, type of like a trampoline.

I feel they give the impression of being glossy.  I’ll admit it, I really like handsome footwear.

I used to be serious about how these footwear assist me to land on my midfoot.  If you wish to work on heel hanging (touchdown in entrance of your knee along with your heel… nothing improper with heel hanging whether it is under your physique), attempt these out.  They get you to land mid-foot.

They’re much lighter than you’d anticipate when taking a look at them—> 8.4 ounces.

The shoelaces keep tied very simply… which isn’t the case for a lot of footwear I’ve tried previously.

The higher of the shoe could be very breathable and never too stiff (ever had a shoe that it felt just like the higher received’t bend along with your foot, which drives me loopy, and fortunately, these don’t do this).

If you wish to be taller, attempt these ha.  I feel they added two inches for me (in actuality, 45.5mm).

I’ve tried minimalist footwear over time, however they aren’t for me.  I personally love loads of foam on my footwear and a stable shoe as a result of I really feel prefer it absorbs among the affect with every step, serving to me to keep away from some soreness and a few accidents.

They’re a impartial shoe, however the quantity of assist in them make my foot really feel in place with every step, it’s not shifting throughout within the shoe.

I’ll preserve you up to date on what number of I can get out of them… I really feel it will likely be so much as a result of the cushioning nonetheless feels new to me.

What I might put on them for—> Straightforward runs, tempo runs, regular state runs, lengthy runs (flat or hilly).  I like that I can use one shoe for therefore many various kinds of runs.  I really feel like these can adapt to so many alternative paces.

What I might not put on them for—> Personally, I solely need to race within the Vaporflys, so I wouldn’t race within the SUPERBLAST.  I might not put on them on the paths as a result of there isn’t loads of traction on them, and the stack peak is excessive, so I might most likely twist my ankle simply with these on trails.  I additionally received’t be utilizing them for brief/velocity intervals.  Slick days additionally received’t be nice with these.

I’ve but to discover a con in these, and for those who do, don’t inform me as a result of I wish to proceed to consider they’ve perfected this shoe.  I’m kidding; you’ll be able to inform me.

Off to attempt the METASPEED;)

PS if my evaluations appear very optimistic, it’s as a result of I don’t overview the issues/footwear and many others., that I don’t like… I overview the issues I discover that I do love.

Who has an Asics pair that they love? Anybody attempt the Superblast but?  What are your ideas?

What number of miles do you get on a pair of footwear often?  How do you monitor them?

Are you able to eat pb or something with fats earlier than a run?  Is your abdomen choosy earlier than a run?

Inform me one thing fascinating you have got seen on a run not too long ago?

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