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Best extremely durable shoes for Men with IT band syndrome

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.

Many runners know the dangers of IT Band Syndrome; it can linger for months if not years, rearing its ugly head right before a race. IT band syndrome, or Iliotibial Band Syndrome, is caused when the ligament that runs outside the leg becomes tight, inflamed, and just downright painful to move. This problem can arise from weaknesses in certain muscles or running's repetitive motions. Luckily, the right shoe can make a difference, both in terms of preventing and treating IT band issues.

Saucony Kinvara 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Perfect evition of a shoe that has carried me many miles.
  • Light weight
  • Lightweight

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

Saucony Kinvara 7

Hoka One One Bondi 4

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushion
  • Cushioning
  • Cushioning

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with IT band syndrome and a bad back.

Hoka One One Bondi 4

Brooks Glycerin 13

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Soft, comfortable and very cool looking
  • The forefoot cushioning
  • everything

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with plantar fascitis and flat feet.

Brooks Glycerin 13

Brooks Ghost 8

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Good cushion, heel toe drop
  • Comfort
  • It feels like it's part of my own feet

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with shin splints and IT band syndrome.

Brooks Ghost 8

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The RMAT outsole is actually great on light trails.
  • The underfoot cushion
  • The cushion is amazing

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

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The support is just right
  • The support which is extremely strong
  • Solid cushioning and great support

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

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Asics GT-2170

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Good level cushion
  • perfect fit
  • Breathable upper - like the Gel-cushioning

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

Asics GT-2170

Altra Instinct 1.5

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Light zero-drop sole.
  • Zero Drop
  • Cushion

Altra Instinct 1.5

Mizuno Wave Rider 17

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Breathable
  • It is light and breathable
  • Comfort weight

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

Mizuno Wave Rider 17

Brooks Glycerin 14

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The cushioning is perfect, and the show's upper is very light and comfortable
  • Comfort
  • I find it reliable.

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

Brooks Glycerin 14

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
  • Width
  • Moves the way i want it to, doesn't move around on my foot. I can wear it in both trails and roads

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

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32

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