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Best shoes for Men with bad blisters who land on their midfoot

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.

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Low heel to toe drop
  • The cushion this shoe provides for my shins
  • Cushioning

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

Hoka One One Clifton 2

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The cushion feeling you get with every step you make while running which makes running extremely fun
  • Width
  • Quick turnover, right amount of cushioning

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

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32

Saucony Kinvara 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Light, responsive
  • Cushion and lightweight
  • Lightweight

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

Saucony Kinvara 7

Brooks Ravenna 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Breathable
  • The added stability
  • It's comfortable

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

Brooks Ravenna 7

Asics GEL-Nimbus 17

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • A lot of cushioning
  • It stays pretty consistent even with new models and the one thing that does not change is superior cushioning
  • Extra cushion for long runs

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

Asics GEL-Nimbus 17

Brooks Ghost 7

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfort
  • It is light while offering a fair amount of support and is pretty neutral
  • Lightweight

Brooks Ghost 7

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