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Best Saucony shoes for Men who land on their midfoot

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:

  • The shoes has great amount of padding
  • How lightweight the shoe is and how it keeps me running on my forefoot
  • Soft and low heel to toe drop

Saucony Kinvara 6

Saucony Triumph ISO

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfort
  • fits my narrow feet well and provides great stability and support.
  • Was soft to forefoot at first

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:

  • Low heel
  • cushioning
  • Extremely responsive and comfortable without being too soft.

Saucony Triumph ISO 2

Saucony Ride 9

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Good shoe for high mileage training
  • Wide toe box
  • Perfect amount of cushioning without feeling bulky

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:

  • Control and cushioning
  • The sole which is highly cushioned
  • The 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
  • Enough support but still light
  • It's fit! Snug fit through the upper.

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:

  • Feel and cushion
  • light and breathable
  • It lasted throughout my entire track season without feeling worn down

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:

  • Light. Low drop
  • The weight and cushion
  • the sweet color

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:

  • Support
  • Cushion and flexibility
  • Light weight

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:

  • Footed is both supportive and cushioned
  • It is so cushioned and still supportive
  • It feels like it has more cushion than any other motion control shoe I've worn. (But I also wear insoles)

Saucony Hurricane ISO

Saucony Guide 8

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • the flexibility and cushioning
  • The shoe's durability and longevity
  • It works

Saucony Guide 8

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