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Best shoes for Men who land on their midfoot and need good support

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.

Adidas Ultra Boost

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • the price
  • Cushion
  • Durability

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with achilles pain and a bad back.

Adidas Ultra Boost

Saucony Triumph ISO

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • it fits wells and doesn't hurt me feet or legs
  • The cushioning
  • wide toe box. cushion without bulk

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

Saucony Triumph ISO

Asics GEL-Nimbus 17

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushioning & support
  • Extremely comfortable supportive / holds the heel in place
  • It works

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

Asics GEL-Nimbus 17

Hoka One One Stinson 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • No blisters and no feet pain
  • Cushion
  • The cushion

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

Hoka One One Stinson 3

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • There is a wide fit version, and it has the most support of any shoe I have worn. I just have to wear orthotics as well.
  • Have worn several years different models without a shoe related problem
  • Soft and cushiony

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

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Hoka One One Clifton

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It's light but we'll cushioned
  • Cushioning
  • The upper and cushion

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with a bad back and achilles pain.

Hoka One One Clifton

Saucony Kinvara 6

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Light, cushy, and responsive
  • The shoes has great amount of padding
  • The fit is extremely comfortable

Saucony Kinvara 6

Hoka One One Bondi 4

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfort
  • The cushion and support. Ah-may-zing. Orgasmic
  • Cushioning

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with IT band syndrome and a bad back.

Hoka One One Bondi 4

Saucony Hurricane ISO 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfort
  • Support, cushion, and snug fit
  • Stability shoe with lots of cushion but still lightweight

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

Saucony Hurricane ISO 2

Saucony Triumph ISO 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It feels so comfortable
  • The fit and cushion. The top fits as comfortable as a light slipper.
  • the fit

Saucony Triumph ISO 2

Saucony Guide 9

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushioning
  • durable support and cushion
  • light and breathable

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

Saucony Guide 9

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