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Best shoes for Men who land on the front of their foot and need good support

A runner's foot can land on the ground in a myriad of ways. The rarest is on the forefoot, the front of the foot near the toes. There's nothing inherently wrong with this landing pattern: some advocates recommend non-forefoot runners adopt forefoot running to reduce running's shock to the body. However, because it is rare, many shoes aren't designed for runners who land on their forefoot: as a result, the wrong shoe can wear quickly on the front, which can often lead to injury. That's why it's important for forefoot runners to find the right shoe.

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • the lightness of the shoe
  • Light, responsive
  • Adequete yet not overbearing cushioning, plenty of support for a lightweight shoe

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

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32

Brooks Glycerin 13

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfort
  • Comfort and durability
  • cushioning and comfort

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

Brooks Glycerin 13

Asics Gel-Nimbus 18

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Feels light and supportive! And I like the colors!
  • Fits perfect
  • The cushioning is perfect

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

Asics Gel-Nimbus 18

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 33

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It is extremely durable and offers an amazing right. Not too little support but not too much support. It is light and flexible
  • Light weight, comfortable
  • Support and flexibility

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

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 33

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushioned but minimal drop
  • the maximal cushioning is the best part about the shoe
  • The cushion this shoe provides for my shins

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with IT band syndrome and achilles pain.

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Altra One 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Toe box that allows room to move appropriately
  • Light weight and cushioning
  • Roomy toe box

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

Altra One 2

Brooks Glycerin 14

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Soft but slow
  • Cushioning and high toe to heel drop
  • Light but supportive

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

Brooks Glycerin 14

Saucony Kinvara 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Flexible and soft yet responsive
  • Lightweight
  • Upper fits great, midsole stable without arch support

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

Saucony Kinvara 7

Newton Running Gravity IV

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It builds my calves and makes me feel faster
  • The lugs, allowing for a smooth front foot ride
  • Works perfectly for the kind of running I do.

Newton Running Gravity IV

Nike Air Zoom Elite 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Toe box is comfy and helps me with my heel strike
  • it's well balanced
  • Feels great and durable

Nike Air Zoom Elite 7

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It has decent cushion on the balls of the feet.
  • Proper support, cushioning and lightweight!
  • Stability for overpronation

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

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

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