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Best extremely durable shoes for Men with achilles pain

There is nothing worse than having a shoe that falls apart after a single wear. Finding a top, durable shoe can mean the difference between getting 50 miles out of a pair... or 500. And that extra durability can save you serious money. But having a durable shoe not only means saving money: it means less injuries, a better run, and a healthier life.

Achilles pain, which often stems from achilles tendinitis, can linger and derail a training season and even a running career. When the Achilles tendon comes under too much stress, it can become inflamed (the tendinitis) or even rupture. To prevent the debilitating issue, it's important to stretch the calves, not build up mileage too quickly, and avoid excessive hill work or speedwork. It's also important to buy the right running shoes. Wearing inflexible shoes, shoes that don't fit your stride (for pronators especially), and shoes with a low heel-to-drop can all cause Achilles issues.

Adidas Ultra Boost

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Upper is breathable, flexible. A lot of cushion
  • Flexible and feels like running on clouds
  • Durability

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with achilles pain and a bad back.

Adidas Ultra Boost

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Adequete yet not overbearing cushioning, plenty of support for a lightweight shoe
  • Light weight
  • Light yet supportive

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

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32

Asics GEL-Nimbus 17

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Fairly comfortable
  • Heel cushion!
  • Soft and form fitting upper

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

Asics GEL-Nimbus 17

Brooks Ravenna 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Has a wide toe box and fits my feet well
  • Breathable
  • Comfort

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

Brooks Ravenna 7

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Room in the toe box, and mice cushion
  • Super cushioned.
  • Makes running in concrete less miserable!

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with IT band syndrome and achilles pain.

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Mizuno Wave Rider 17

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfort weight
  • The way it fits my foot , which has a narrow heel and it is still responsive on the ground
  • It's one of only a few shoes that doesn't give me terrible blisters on the arches of my feet

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with achilles pain and plantar fascitis.

Mizuno Wave Rider 17

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