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Best Saucony shoes for Men who prefer neutral support

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.

Neutral runners tend to have their arches ever so slightly collapse inward when they run. Their arches are neither flat nor high, but somewhere in between. They require neither stability nor much cushion. What these neutral runners do need, however, is a shoe designed for them. They key is a lack of medial support on neutral running shoes: with such support, neutral runners would be pushed too far outward, leading to injuries. Luckily, every major running brand makes (at least a few) neutral shoes, which can be used from the track to the trail.

Saucony Triumph ISO

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Flexible and a good platform in the sole for the foot
  • Forefoot cushion
  • Toe box width

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

Saucony Triumph ISO

Saucony Kinvara 6

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • so light
  • Light, cushy, and responsive
  • The fit is extremely comfortable

Saucony Kinvara 6

Saucony Triumph ISO 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The shoe feels springy, light, and bounces back quickly.
  • the fit
  • Flexibility and support.

Saucony Triumph ISO 2

Saucony Kinvara 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It is light, comfortable, and reasonably durable.
  • It's lightweight and responsive
  • It made my plantar fascia go away

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

Saucony Kinvara 7

Saucony Ride 9

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • High durability
  • Durability, weight, and cushion
  • The lightweight and comfortable design

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

Saucony Ride 9

Saucony Zealot ISO

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The plush ride
  • The lightweight and breathability
  • Support

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

Saucony Zealot ISO

Saucony Ride 8

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The right amount of cushion without being too heavy
  • The overall comfort and support provideo by the shoe
  • Durable

Saucony Ride 8

Saucony Kinvara 5

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It is comfortable and durable
  • Lightweight but some cushioning
  • It's light

Saucony Kinvara 5

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