The Asics Gel-Kayano line has long been synonymous with all-out stability. For those runners looking for a high level of support, it’s an option that sits at the top of the list, but has offered little versatility for runners who want a balance of stability, comfort and enjoyment.

The Asics Gel Kayano 30 sees one of the biggest revamps the shoe has seen for a long time, featuring an increased level of cushioning, a new FF BLAST PLUS ECO foam and a 4D Guidance System that aims to provide a more natural level of stability.

The Gel-Nimbus 25 sees some big changes from the previous version. As well as noticeably revamped aesthetics, the shoe now firmly sits in the max-cushioned category of running shoes. The new FF BLAST™ PLUS ECO cushioning, combined with Asics’ PureGel technology, aims to give a softer, more comfortable experience for easy and longer runs.

There’s an engineered knit upper for a stretchy feel that’s also designed to offer a good level of breathability, a knit collar construction for a plush, flexible fit, an OrthoLite X-55 sockliner for extra comfort, and a healthy covering of AHAR outsole rubber for grip and durability.

Tom and Nick give their verdict on which one to go for.

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