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Best Nike shoes for Men

The Portland athletic giant got its start making running shoes. A waffle iron and billions of dollars later, Nike is the worldwide leader in making, marketing, and selling running shoes (among other athletic products). In fact, the current CEO of Nike got his start designing Nike's most popular running shoe: the Air Zoom Pegasus. Over the years, Nike has continued to perfect its popular running line, developing shoes for every stride, every budget, and every style.

Nike Air Zoom Odyssey

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Triple density foam
  • It provides support, but is very light.
  • Mesh upper.

Nike Air Zoom Odyssey

Nike LunarTempo

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Extremely soft, flexible, and light
  • Soft, supple cushioning that doesn't impede in my foots motion.
  • Color

Nike LunarTempo

Nike Free 4.0

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Flexible
  • Flexible
  • No heel counter

Nike Free 4.0

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Quick turnover, right amount of cushioning
  • The cushion feeling you get with every step you make while running which makes running extremely fun
  • Breathable

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

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 11

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Breathable, comfortable, flexible
  • It feels like running in a cloud but isn't too heavy or bulky.
  • Breathable soft

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

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 11

Nike Air Zoom Elite 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • it's well balanced
  • how well it immediately formed to my foot
  • Toe box is comfy and helps me with my heel strike

Nike Air Zoom Elite 7

Nike Flyknit Lunar 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • it is very light, but still provides cushion and the flyknit upper doesn't give me blisters or bruises
  • Weight and Flyknit upper
  • Look

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

Nike Flyknit Lunar 3

Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Flexible so I am able to train for my running and field events without changing shoes.
  • The cushion helping with impact
  • flexible, breathable, feels like running barefoot but has enough support

Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 10

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Fit and stability
  • the shoe is lightweight, fashionable and forms to my foot well.
  • Fit and feel make it "fast"

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with achilles pain and shin splints.

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 10

Nike Free 5.0 2014

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Allows normal motion of foot
  • Upper and mid/outer sole flexibility and cushion
  • how it gets out of my way and lets me move naturally (I overpronate left and underpronate right) which keeps my knees pain free

Nike Free 5.0 2014

Nike Air Zoom Structure 18

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Flexible
  • Its moderate stability
  • The support

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

Nike Air Zoom Structure 18

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