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

Mizuno Wave Inspire 12

Mizuno Wave Prophecy 5

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It was on sale
  • Great cushioning and last a long time
  • Feels comfortable

Mizuno Wave Prophecy 5

Mizuno Wave Rider 18

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The flexible support it provides
  • It fits and I've had the least injuries with them
  • The total comfort of the shoe. It has an exceptional amount of support for a neutral shoe.

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:

  • I haven't lost toenails since
  • 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
  • Lightweight for a stability shoe

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 is comfortable and supportive

Mizuno Wave Hitogami 3

Mizuno Wave Catalyst

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Lightweight with good cushioning
  • Great bounceback
  • Mix of cushioning and stability

Mizuno Wave Catalyst

Mizuno Wave Rider 17

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The wave plate in the sole
  • Light, comfortable and aesthetically pleasing
  • Cushioned

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:

  • Lightweight and durable
  • the study sole, providing grip and stability
  • Breathable and cushioned

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

Mizuno Wave Rider 19

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