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Best shoes for Men with lighter builds who need good support

Being light can certainly help with running. Not only does it mean less weight to propel forward, it reduces the risk of injury and cuts down the pounding in your shoes. But not every running shoe is meant for light runners. Clunky shoes meant for bigger "clydesdale" runners aren't perfect for lighter runners, nor are shoes that run super wide. That's why it's so important to know what shoe type fits your body type.

Hoka One One Clifton

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Less pain
  • It got rid of my knee/hip discomfort
  • feels soft

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

Hoka One One Clifton

Adidas Ultra Boost

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The cushioning and responsiveness
  • Flexible and feels like running on clouds
  • Soft and springy

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

Adidas Ultra Boost

Asics GT-2000 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Wide toe box and narrow heel, which fits my funny shaped foot
  • It lasts through more miles than my other shoes in the past. (My feet have worn holes in all my previous pairs of shoes)
  • it feels really super comfortable, but is actually pretty light too.

Asics GT-2000 3

Saucony Guide 9

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Feel and cushion
  • 10 out of 10
  • The cushioning and lightweight

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

Saucony Guide 9

Brooks Launch 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • lightweight but very cushioned!
  • Very comfortable
  • The perfect amount of cushion

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

Brooks Launch 3

Saucony Kinvara 6

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • How lightweight the shoe is and how it keeps me running on my forefoot
  • Light, cushy, and responsive
  • The fit is extremely comfortable

Saucony Kinvara 6

Brooks Ghost 9

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It's flexibility
  • Comfort
  • Good cushioning

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with IT band syndrome and shin splints.

Brooks Ghost 9

Nike Air Zoom Structure 18

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Its moderate stability
  • Arch support
  • it fixed my overpronation

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

Nike Air Zoom Structure 18

Hoka One One Clayton

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • light weight
  • Cushioned stability
  • It's extremely light and soft.

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

Hoka One One Clayton

Nike Free RN Distance

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • light and very natural feel
  • soft
  • Feel, doesn't interfere wig my stride or affect me negatively

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

Nike Free RN Distance

Brooks Ghost 8

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfort
  • Weight and quality of brand
  • I can wear it anywhere!

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with shin splints and IT band syndrome.

Brooks Ghost 8

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