We use cookies to give you the best experience possible. By continuing we’ll assume you’re on board with our cookie policy

Hey there, Don't forget to log in and join the conversation Log in

Photo credit: asics.com

Asics Men’s Long Sleeved Seamless Top review

14-Mar-17

Last updated: 17-Aug-18

By James Eacott

For a top that'll see you through both Spring and Summer, look no further than the Asics Seamless LS. It's versatile, durable and looks fantastic. This is a must-have garment.

RUNULTRA_Asics-seamless-LS-top-review_James-Eacott

Features

  • Seamless fabric
  • Motion Therm technology
  • Motion Dry technology
  • Reflective elements
  • UK RRP £40.

Pros: What’s to like about the Asics Seamless Long Sleeve

The fit is perfect. I’m a classic Medium build (5’11”, not fat nor skinny) and the cut is ideal. There is no bagging and it’s not tight but rather a ‘close’ fit. The torso length is good and the sleeves are just right. It’s very comfortable.

The seamless element is noticeable and the comfort this provides, including anti-chafing, is great. The top is designed for long distance running. It aims to find a great balance between providing warmth on cooler days while utilising effective wicking properties as the Mercury rises, thanks to its Motion Therm technology. It handles both climes well, and I’ve enjoyed wearing it both on cold, windy days outdoors but also in the stifling heat of the gym on the dreadmill.

Mesh panels are strategically placed in key locations around the top, such as under the arms, on the shoulders and down the middle of the back to facilitate this effective heat transfer away from the body when sweating.

Plus, this top looks cracking! It’s incredibly functional, but also looks the biz out on the trails. It even looks good in the gym where image is (so I’m told) all-important, and the reflective Asics logo is a classy touch and a welcome bonus for night running.

RUNULTRA_Asics-seamless-LS-top-review_James-Eacott

Cons: What’s not to like about the Asics Seamless Long Sleeve

You know what, I honestly haven’t found anything yet!

Conclusion

The Asics Seamless LS works is a dynamic garment – it’ll see you good in a range of running environments: either as a base layer on cold days or on a fresh Spring morning. However, I foresee it getting a lot of use through the summer too as its wicking properties are strong, and you can always pull the sleeves up if needs be. It’s also a lovely top for the gym.

RUNULTRA_Best Buy Badge

 

Score  
Design 10/10
Features 9/10
Performance 9/10
Value 9.5/10
Total 9.3/10


Other tops you may want to consider:

I genuinely don’t see any competitors to the Asics Seamless LS, but for something a little more thermal, you can’t go wrong with the Craft Active Extreme 2.0, which scored 9/10 in our review.

Have you used the Asics Seamless LS top? Don’t agree with this review? What’s your opinion? Add your own comment to this review and share your experience and passion for running with others.

Not a member yet? Sign up here to be part of the RunUltra community and share tips and stories with thousands of fellow runners around the world.

We are a professional review site and our reviewers receive free products for testing from the companies whose products we review. We test each product thoroughly and give high marks to only the very best. We are independently owned and the opinions expressed here are by the reviewer’s name shown.

Disclosure:

We use affiliate links in some of our reviews and articles. This means that if you purchase an item through one of these links we will earn a commission. You will not pay more when buying a product through our links but the income will help us to keep bringing you our free training guides, reviews and other content to enjoy. Thank you in advance for your support.

All images James Eacott except when stated.

OUR RATING

Product Rating

YOUR RATING

Image Mask
0 REVIEWS

“It handles both climes well, and I’ve enjoyed wearing it both on cold, windy days outdoors but also in the stifling heat of the gym on the dreadmill.”

Where to buy

Asics Seamless long sleeve top for women View deal
Asics Seamless long sleeve top for men View deal
Asics seamless short sleeve top for men View deal
Asics Seamless long sleeve top for women View deal
Asics Seamless long sleeve top for men View deal
Asics Seamless LS running top for women View deal
Asics Seamless LS running top for men View deal
Asics Seamless long sleeve top for men View deal
Asics Seamless long sleeve top for women View deal
Asics Seamless long sleeve top for women View deal
Asics Seamless long sleeve top for men View deal
Asics Seamless long sleeve top for men View deal
LIKE WHAT YOU READ?
SIGN UP FOR MORE

Review Asics Men’s Long Sleeved Seamless Top review

You must be logged in to add your review, click here to login or click here to register