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Best Altra shoes for Men

The Utah-based Altra helped popularize the zero heel-to-toe drop movement. As it's evolved, Altra has become one of the most popular and best reviewed running brands on the planet. Now making everything from minimal to maximal running shoes, racing to walking shoes, Altra continues its drive toward the upper echelon of the running shoe world.

Altra One 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The wide toe box
  • The zero drop and the wide toe box for maximum toe splay on those long runs!
  • Spacious toe box

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with runner's knee/patellar tendinitis.

Altra One 2

Altra Instinct 3.0

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Very comfortable
  • Zero drop and wide toe box! Cushion
  • The toe box, which allows my toes to splay.

Altra Instinct 3.0

Altra Provision 2.5

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Are comfortable, and help with calve pain
  • The toe box is wider
  • Foot strike is natural

Altra Provision 2.5

Altra Torin 2.5

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Flexible
  • cushioning, foot shape and zero drop
  • The high cushion

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with shin splints.

Altra Torin 2.5

Altra Paradigm

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Wide feet
  • Combination of Max cushion and zero drop
  • Zero drop, roomy toe box

Altra Paradigm

Altra Lone Peak 2.0

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Large toe box
  • it's really great on the trails
  • Large toe box. Great trail shoe.

Altra Lone Peak 2.0

Altra Lone Peak 2.5

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • zero drop
  • Footshape
  • wide toe box

Altra Lone Peak 2.5

Altra Instinct 1.5

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The cushion underneath!
  • Light zero-drop sole.
  • Light, flexible, wide toe box

Altra Instinct 1.5

Altra Torin 2.0

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The amount of cushioning is comfortable
  • Wide forefoot
  • Wide toe box

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with shin splints and runner's knee/patellar tendinitis.

Altra Torin 2.0

Altra Provision 2.0

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Lets my toes spread out.
  • Open toe box, which allows for no pressure against the bunions, and zero drop
  • Toe room and zero drop

Altra Provision 2.0

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