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In 1949, Mr. Kihachiro Onitsuka began his athletic footwear company (Onitsuka Co., Ltd.) by manufacturing basketball shoes out of his living room in Kobe, Japan. He chose the name ASICS for his company in 1977, based on a famous Latin phrase "Anima Sana In Corpore Sano," which, when translated, expresses the ancient ideal of "A Sound Mind in a Sound Body." Taking the acronym of this phrase, ASICS was founded on the belief that the best way to create a healthy and happy lifestyle is to promote total health and fitness. Today, ASICS offers a full line of performance-driven athletic shoes and technical active sports apparel and accessories dedicated to bringing harmony to the body and soul.
Bought these for the gym, and for there intended purpose they work great for me. I cant see running in them as they are not "that" comfy but maybe its just my foot. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Seth J Danneman
I am a professional athlete and when I need to hit the road for long periods of time to get fit for season, I need a shoe that can take the wear and tear. Read morePublished on November 9, 2011 by TJSchaef
Perfect for waht i need. It looks very nice and very comfortable. I usually pay around $100 for this type of quality in New Balance. Read morePublished on February 22, 2010 by Ye H. Nyunt