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Best shoes for Women 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.

Hoka One One Bondi 4

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • I feel like I run on clouds and the miles fly by
  • Cushioning
  • The cushion and support. Ah-may-zing. Orgasmic

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

Hoka One One Bondi 4

Brooks Launch 2

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The fit
  • How light and comfortable it is
  • The weight, flexibility, and supoort

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with plantar fascitis and IT band syndrome.

Brooks Launch 2

Altra Olympus

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfort and flexibility
  • Cushion
  • Zero drop with lots of cushioning

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

Altra Olympus

Altra One 2.5

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Very light and comfortable
  • Foot shaped
  • Flexible,soft,light

Altra One 2.5

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
  • Lightweight with a flexible sole

Saucony Kinvara 6

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 33

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It's lighter but can last my high mileage
  • Flexible
  • It has a lot of support, isn't overly bulky, and keeps getting improved all the time with the newest models

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

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 33

Saucony Ride 8

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It doesn't hurt my feet
  • Soft cushioning & affordable
  • Durable

Saucony Ride 8

Newton Running Gravity

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Helps correct your form to run more efficiently
  • The lugs that help promote forefoot landing
  • The lugs cushion my landing, without adding too much stability.

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

Newton Running Gravity

Asics Gel-Nimbus 18

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushion heel and fit
  • Feels light and supportive! And I like the colors!
  • cushioning

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

Asics Gel-Nimbus 18

Mizuno Wave Rider 19

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The snug fit
  • The wave plate and stiffness of the shoe
  • Flexible shoe

Reviewers rate this shoe as being helpful for those with plantar fascitis and IT band syndrome.

Mizuno Wave Rider 19

Saucony Hurricane ISO

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It's very soft.
  • Perfect fit and support
  • Breathable, flexible

Saucony Hurricane ISO

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