Asics 33-DFA Review: From Asics Via The Running Bug

(Post contains PR samples as I am a Proud Asics Ambassador).
Asics 33-DFA Review: From Asics Via The Running Bug

Asics 33-DFA Review: From Asics Via The Running Bug. Hello friends. Over the last few weeks I have been taking part in a #MixUpYourRun campaign on my blog Clairejustineoxox, for Asics.

Here is a review on the Asics 33-DFA I wrote for The Running Bug.

(Post contains PR samples as I am a Proud Asics Ambassador).

Asics 33-DFA Review: From Asics Via The Running Bug:

A new neutral lightweight racer trainer from Asics. According to their blurb, they give you a new way of running, your legs feeling closer to the ground with a low mid sole and 4mm heel drop.

Promoting a more natural running style.

With Fluid Axis technology your foot has never had it so good!

Asics 33-DFA Review: From Asics Via The Running Bug

What all that means I am not sure, how it translates to me your average Joe Jogger, read on.

Firstly I like my footwear to look good. One box ticked.

I am a size 7, I would say these are true to size (slightly smaller than my usual brand of trainers).

Foot feels snug, laces are easy to do not too tight not too loose. Springy and your foot feels like it moves very naturally.

With a good heel to toe transition. Giving you a good push off for your next stride.

I felt because they were light and springy they helped stop one of my problems.

Which is striking the floor too early and hitting hard on my heel.

They promote a natural almost barefoot strike, but with good protection and support.

The Running Bug

Road Test:

I always do a few strides outside before I set off. Wow I felt tired when going out the door that soon changed.

I felt like I wanted to race. A good sign then, as I normally avoid races.

Certainly they are lightweight, I would say ideal for fast runs, races.

Because they feel like a racer I would not wear them everyday.

I like my easy days!

After a dozen runs I would recommend them for anyone who does a lot of faster work. Or as a racing shoe.

Asics 33-DFA Review: From Asics Via The Running Bug

Asics 33-DFA Summary:

A well rounded lightweight racer trainer. Giving a natural feel and great protection. Highly recommended.


4.5 out of 5.0

About this post: I have been sent the above trainers for review and to be a part of the #MixUpYourRun campaign. I was not paid for this post and all thoughts are my own.

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  1. 17 March 2015 / 23:02

    They look really stylish, I have a pair like this and I wear them for changeover as I'm on my feet all day between properties. Too good for the mud!

  2. Redpeffer
    17 March 2015 / 13:59

    They look good (always crucial for me!) I haven't run for a while but am looking for cycling shoes as I use my running trainers at the moment and it seems a bit of a waste. It does make a difference wearing proper running shoes doesn't it.

    • 19 March 2015 / 20:04

      Thank you. I can run in any clothing but need good trainers 🙂 whoo I am doing a spot of biking at he minute now 🙂

  3. 17 March 2015 / 12:51

    These sound fantastic! I don't do running but I imagine these are really good x

  4. Colette B
    17 March 2015 / 10:39

    They sound great – I've never had a proper pair of trainers for running but I can imagine they make a big difference Thanks for sharing your review on #TriedTested this week x

  5. Carrie Landeryou
    17 March 2015 / 09:34

    I must admit I go for colour first and then how good a trainer they are! I'm just starting couch to 5k so I've promised myself if I stick with it I'll treat myself to some "proper" trainers…these are definitely on my list!

    • 19 March 2015 / 19:54

      Thanks Carrie, I always sway to pink trainers 🙂