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Best Hoka One One shoes for Men with average builds

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.

Having an average build has its advantages: you can fit in most clothes, fly most airplanes, and ride most roller coasters. Running shoes are no different. Some shoes are meant for lighter runners; some for heavier runners. Average build runners can fit in the large bell shape curve in between. But just like it's important to understand your build, it's also important to understand what shoe you need. That's why the following sneakers are meant for runners who are neither heavy nor skinny.

Hoka One One Clayton

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushioned stability
  • very lightweight and cushioned
  • It's extremely light and soft.

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

Hoka One One Clayton

Hoka One One Stinson 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The way it stands up to a lot of pounding and a lot of miles.
  • No blisters and no feet pain
  • Soft

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

Hoka One One Stinson 3

Hoka One One Bondi 4

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Extra cushioning
  • Lots of cushioning
  • Comfort, super cushion

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 Clifton 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Weight and cushioning
  • Cushion
  • Max cushioning with good responsiveness

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

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Hoka One One Conquest

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • cushion, plenty of cushion
  • Cushioning , minimizes pain in my knee
  • cushioning

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

Hoka One One Conquest

Hoka One One Clifton

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushion
  • So light, yet so much cushion. The support is good for neutral runners, but also people who need a bit of support.
  • The comfort and support of the sole while keeping it very light.

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

Hoka One One Clifton

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