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Best Mizuno shoes for Men

The Japanese shoe maker has been making running shoes for decades. Today, Mizuno running shoes are best known for their Wave Plate technology, an undulating plastic that has helped make the brand's shoes some of the most durable on the planet. Mizuno shoes, from their popular Wave Rider to their award winning Catalyst, are found on runners' feet across the world, many of whom have a deep allegiance to the brand.

Mizuno Wave Inspire 12

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It's light yet cushioned
  • It's light
  • It's a Goldilocks shoe. Just the right amount of cushion, flexibility, and comfort.

Mizuno Wave Inspire 12

Mizuno Wave Prophecy 5

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Feels comfortable
  • Incredible energy return. Very cushioned.
  • Great cushioning and last a long time

Mizuno Wave Prophecy 5

Mizuno Wave Rider 18

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It fits and I've had the least injuries with them
  • Outsold provides right amount of support
  • The shoe feels great and is roomy.

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

Mizuno Wave Rider 18

Mizuno Wave Inspire 10

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It's very light for a stability shoe
  • It's very light and gives ample support.
  • Mizuno has done a great work keeping the inspire true to its ride through the series. They make small changes that rarely take away from function

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

Mizuno Wave Inspire 10

Mizuno Wave Hitogami 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Lightweight responsiveness
  • It feels comfortable on long runs
  • It's very light

Mizuno Wave Hitogami 3

Mizuno Wave Catalyst

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Mix of cushioning and stability
  • Great bounceback
  • comfort and color

Mizuno Wave Catalyst

Mizuno Wave Rider 17

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Flexible
  • Light weight
  • Feels soft

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

Mizuno Wave Rider 17

Mizuno Wave Rider 19

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushion
  • The arches
  • The soft sole

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with plantar fascitis and IT band syndrome.

Mizuno Wave Rider 19

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