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Best Hoka One One shoes for Men who prefer neutral support

Born in the French mountains, the maximalist pioneer Hoka One One (meaning fly over the earth in Maori) has exploded in popularity in recent years. That's because the light, highly cushioned shoes are great for trail runners, ultra runners, or people simply looking for an easy, light ride. Today, Hoka One One is found in nearly every running store and is the most popular shoes at ultra marathons.

Neutral runners tend to have their arches ever so slightly collapse inward when they run. Their arches are neither flat nor high, but somewhere in between. They require neither stability nor much cushion. What these neutral runners do need, however, is a shoe designed for them. They key is a lack of medial support on neutral running shoes: with such support, neutral runners would be pushed too far outward, leading to injuries. Luckily, every major running brand makes (at least a few) neutral shoes, which can be used from the track to the trail.

Hoka One One Vanquish 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Everything about it is great!
  • Comfort
  • Very cushioned, nice for high road mileage but at the same time light and with a real spring to them.

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

Hoka One One Vanquish 2

Hoka One One Stinson 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushion
  • The way it stands up to a lot of pounding and a lot of miles.
  • Meta-Rocker

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

Hoka One One Stinson 3

Hoka One One Clayton

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It's extremely light and soft.
  • Light and comfortable
  • very lightweight and cushioned

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

Hoka One One Clayton

Hoka One One Clifton

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Max cushion
  • Weight to support ratio
  • Cushioning

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

Hoka One One Clifton

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushion
  • Light and flexible also well cushioned
  • No body pain

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

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Hoka One One Bondi 4

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushioning
  • Durability
  • Comfort

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

Hoka One One Bondi 4

Hoka One One Conquest

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushion
  • Protection
  • cushion, plenty of cushion

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

Hoka One One Conquest

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