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Best shoes for Men with average builds

Having an average build has its advantages: you can fit in most clothes, fly most airplanes, and ride most roller coasters. Running shoes are no different. Some shoes are meant for lighter runners; some for heavier runners. Average build runners can fit in the large bell shape curve in between. But just like it's important to understand your build, it's also important to understand what shoe you need. That's why the following sneakers are meant for runners who are neither heavy nor skinny.

Newton Running Distance V

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Forefoot cushioning
  • Weight
  • Comfortable

Newton Running Distance V

Altra One 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Toe box that allows room to move appropriately
  • The wide toe box
  • Zero drop, lightweight, large toe box

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

Altra One 2

Saucony Triumph ISO 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Extremely responsive and comfortable without being too soft.
  • The shoe feels springy, light, and bounces back quickly.
  • the fit

Saucony Triumph ISO 2

Asics GEL-Kayano 18

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfort
  • Stable ride
  • Cushioning

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

Asics GEL-Kayano 18

Brooks Transcend 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Stability
  • Cushioning
  • Gentle stability

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

Brooks Transcend 3

Asics GEL-Kayano 22

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Stability control and cushioning
  • Light, cushiony with moderate stability
  • Lots of cushion

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

Asics GEL-Kayano 22

Hoka One One Clayton

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The cushioning
  • Light and comfortable
  • It's extremely light and soft.

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

Hoka One One Clayton

Hoka One One Stinson 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The cushion
  • The shoe's cushioning which makes me feel like I'm running on a mattress
  • No blisters and no feet pain

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

Hoka One One Stinson 3

Saucony Kinvara 6

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It disappears when I'm running
  • The fit is extremely comfortable
  • Soft and low heel to toe drop

Saucony Kinvara 6

Hoka One One Bondi 4

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • loys of cushion
  • Allowed me to run after PF without pain
  • I feel like I run on clouds and the miles fly by

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

Hoka One One Bondi 4

Brooks Glycerin 13

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The ride
  • everything
  • The shoes cushion

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

Brooks Glycerin 13

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