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Best shoes for Men who land on their forefoot 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:

  • Moves the way i want it to, doesn't move around on my foot. I can wear it in both trails and roads
  • Super light yet still lots of support
  • Light yet supportive

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:

  • the amount of cushion and support in the heel for my ankle tendonitis
  • Comfort
  • The upper

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:

  • The level of support and the soft iller
  • cushioning
  • Doesn't change much

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 comfortable
  • Feels soft
  • Lightweight and flexible

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:

  • Is incredibly flexible and helped me stop heel striking
  • Cushioning
  • Cushion

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:

  • The zero drop and the wide toe box for maximum toe splay on those long runs!
  • Light weight and cushioning
  • Incredibly light shoe, but with great amount of cushioning

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:

  • Lots of padding
  • The cushioning and the wide toe box
  • Comfort and support

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:

  • Light weight with moderate cushion
  • Minimal drop
  • 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

Newton Running Gravity IV

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It builds my calves and makes me feel faster
  • Lightweight
  • The lugs, allowing for a smooth front foot ride

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
  • Feels great and durable
  • Comfortable

Nike Air Zoom Elite 7

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Everything, my feet feel so good in them
  • durable
  • Proper support, cushioning and lightweight!

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

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

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