IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS WITH THE ASICS NATURE BATHING PACK2023.08.23 PRESS
The new collection is designed to help you enjoy the calming effects of running on the trail or on the road.
[August 23rd, 2023 – KOBE, JAPAN] – Inspired by the Japanese phrase “shinrin-yoku” which translates to “a visit to the forest for relaxation”, ASICS is proud to announce the NATURE BATHING™ PACK.
The NATURE BATHING™ PACK offers a calming sensation from door to trail. The collection brings together some of the running community’s favourite ASICS silhouettes, including the GEL-NIMBUS™ 25 shoe, each rendered in calming neutral hues that mirror tones commonly found in nature.
To further evoke the great outdoors through its design, the shoes in the NATURE BATHING™ PACK have contrasting two-tone lacing, heel taping and sockliners, with the sockliners also featuring the Japanese kanji characters for “tree” and “forest”.
To make the shoes versatile enough to tackle mixed terrain runs, ASICS has added outsole traction to each sole. This added traction will give you the confidence to run, walk or hike on both roads and trails, channeling your focus towards enjoying the relaxing effect of nature.
Chad Mullavey, Manager of Global Product Line Footwear at ASICS said: “We at ASICS wanted to celebrate what is known in many cultures as ‘forest bathing’ – taking time to be at one with nature for the purpose of relaxation. In Japan, we call this shinrin-yoku, and in releasing the NATURE BATHING™ PACK we hope to help more runners experience that feeling of calmness and pleasure, wherever they find themselves in nature. We want them to feel like nature is all theirs to explore and enjoy, helping them to achieve a sound mind in a sound body.”
The NATURE BATHING™ PACK will be available for men and women from ASICS retail, online stores and specialists running outlets globally from September X, 2023, and features the following products.
- GEL-NIMBUS™ 25: $160
- GEL-CUMULUS™ 25: $140
- GT-2000™ 12: $140
- GT-1000™: $110
To find out more about the NATURE BATHING™ and ASICS’ latest technologies, please visit asics.com.
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