ASICS in Canada offers shoes for trail running, distance training, speed training and maximum support. These styles cover the majority of needs for both male and female runners. ASICS is one the leading manufacturers of high-performance running shoes and was founded in Japan in 1949.
Popular models of ASICS shoes for speed runners in Canada include the GEL-DS Trainer, the GEL-Noosa and the GEL-Hyperspeed.
For runners needing more cushion, ASICS in Canada offers the GEL-Kayano, GT-2000, GEL-Exalt, and GT-3000 shoes. Maximum support ASICS shoes in Canada include the GEL-Fortify, GEL-Fortitude, and GEL-Foundation. For trail runners in Canada, the company offers the GEL-Scream, GEL-Sonoma and the GEL-Fujiracer. In addition to distance running, ASICS also provides shoes for track and field, cheerleading, wrestling, volleyball, soccer and tennis in both adult and children's sizes.
Apparel available in Canada includes bras, shirts, pants, vests, jackets, warm-up pants and shorts. Accessories range from arm warmers and bags to headware, hydration, socks and hats.
ASICS is based on the Latin phrase "anima sana in corpore sano," which translates to "a sound mind in a sound body," according to the company website.The company operates a research institute in Japan designed to identify the best materials for performance in a range of activities.