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Best shoes for Men who prefer neutral support

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.

Adidas Ultra Boost

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Durability
  • The cushioning and responsiveness
  • The upper and the cushion

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

Adidas Ultra Boost

Altra One 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Spacious toe box
  • The zero drop and the wide toe box for maximum toe splay on those long runs!
  • Toe box that allows room to move appropriately

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

Altra One 2

Adidas Adizero Adios 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Light, comfortable
  • Grip in the rain and durability
  • Energy return and light weight

Adidas Adizero Adios 3

Newton Running Distance V

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Weight
  • Comfortable
  • The lugs

Newton Running Distance V

Hoka One One Stinson 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • absorbs the pounding, lasts twice as long as others
  • Cushion
  • the stability and responsiveness of the shoe as well as it's propensity to be a high mileage shoe.

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

Hoka One One Stinson 3

Hoka One One Vanquish 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Everything about it is great!
  • Stability, extreme support
  • The ride is cushioned

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

Hoka One One Vanquish 2

Hoka One One Clayton

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • light weight
  • Very light, very comfortable, great cushion
  • Comfortable

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

Hoka One One Clayton

Saucony Triumph ISO

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Flexible and a good platform in the sole for the foot
  • Toe space is great
  • it fits my orthodics nicely

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:

  • Lightweight with a flexible sole
  • Soft and low heel to toe drop
  • Light, cushy, and responsive

Saucony Kinvara 6

Altra Instinct 3.0

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Very comfortable
  • The toe box, which allows my toes to splay.
  • Zero drop and wide toe box! Cushion

Altra Instinct 3.0

Nike Air Zoom Structure 18

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushion
  • The over all stability of the structure is good. But the triple density foam could be improved upon.
  • Comfortable and lighter weight

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

Nike Air Zoom Structure 18

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