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Best Saucony shoes for Men who land on the middle of their foot

You'll rarely see an ad for Saucony, which is one of the best selling running shoe brands in the world. But the Boston-based running company, which has been around since 1898, has a well-earned reputation for quality and a very loyal following. From lightweight shoes like the Kinvara to heavily cushioned shoes like the Triumph ISO, Saucony has won numerous awards and today is the number three running shoe brand sold in run specialty stores.

From Chi-Running to natural running, many run coaches have been touting the benefit of midfoot running over the past decade. Midfoot running means landing on the center of your foot--not the front (forefoot) or back (heel). Many advocates say this is the natural way to run, and the way humans would be running if our stride wasn't corrupted by hard pavement and clunky shoes. However, because not all running shoes tailor to midfoot runners, people who land in the middle of their foot have to find the right shoe meant for this type of stride.

Saucony Kinvara 6

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • How lightweight the shoe is and how it keeps me running on my forefoot
  • so light
  • Light, cushy, and responsive

Saucony Kinvara 6

Saucony Triumph ISO

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Flexible and a good platform in the sole for the foot
  • it fits my orthodics nicely
  • comfort!!!

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

Saucony Triumph ISO

Saucony Triumph ISO 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Extremely responsive and comfortable without being too soft.
  • The shoe feels springy, light, and bounces back quickly.
  • Flexibility and support.

Saucony Triumph ISO 2

Saucony Ride 9

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Durability
  • Good shoe for high mileage training
  • The Everun mid-sole because it provides the perfect amount of cushion.

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

Saucony Ride 9

Saucony Hurricane ISO 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfort
  • Support, cushion, and snug fit
  • Control and cushioning

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

Saucony Hurricane ISO 2

Saucony Guide 6

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Fit, arch support
  • It provides just enough support and cushion and fits my foot extremely well.
  • Soft feel

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

Saucony Guide 6

Saucony Guide 9

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Feels really soft
  • 10 out of 10
  • very comfortable!

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

Saucony Guide 9

Saucony Kinvara 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Weight
  • Light weight with moderate cushion
  • Not heavy, little support

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

Saucony Kinvara 7

Saucony Zealot ISO

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • lightweight, yet cushioned, good road feel.
  • the weight and responsiveness
  • The cushion

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

Saucony Zealot ISO

Saucony Hurricane ISO

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The fit
  • Breathable, flexible
  • The iso fit allows me to adjust the entire shoe

Saucony Hurricane ISO

Saucony Guide 8

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It's recommended by my doctor
  • Ability to run lots of miles with no pain
  • the flexibility and cushioning

Saucony Guide 8

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