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Best shoes for Women with shin splints 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.

SShin splints can be the nemesis for many runners. The injury often arises from being in the wrong running sneaker or a shoe that is well past its mileage expiration date. Finding a shoe that fits your gait and your stride is key; but so is knowing which shoes help other runners battle and prevent shin splints. That's why we at ShoeKicker polled runners to find the shoe that improved their shin splint.

Saucony Triumph ISO

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • comfort!!!
  • wide toe box. cushion without bulk
  • Comfort

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

Saucony Triumph ISO

Mizuno Wave Rider 17

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Durability
  • Comfortable
  • The cushioned support which helps me to heel strike or mid foot strike with ease. No more shin splints.

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

Mizuno Wave Rider 17

Saucony Zealot ISO

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Light
  • the weight and responsiveness
  • The lightweight and breathability

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

Saucony Zealot ISO

Brooks Launch 3

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Cushioned landing and light
  • It feels both stable and lightweight
  • That it feels comfortable no matter the distance

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

Brooks Launch 3

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 10

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It is very cushioned
  • the cushion
  • Feels light on my feet, yet provides plenty of durable cushioning.

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

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 10

Brooks Glycerin 14

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfort
  • Cushioned ride
  • lightweight, comfortable,

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

Brooks Glycerin 14

Brooks Pureflow 5

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • Comfort
  • Soft
  • Lightweight

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

Brooks Pureflow 5

Brooks Ghost 8

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The stable feel of it
  • Feels cushiony under my feet
  • Fits the shape of my foot very well

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

Brooks Ghost 8

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • It has 500 miles
  • It's very comfortable
  • It's durability

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

Brooks Adrenaline GTS 16

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 33

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • The support for running higher mileage
  • Lightweight and breathable
  • Comfortable yet has support where needed

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

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 33

Saucony Guide 8

Reviewers say the best thing about this shoe is:

  • How I can roll through after strike
  • The support and motion control. I just ran a marathon in them and my only issue was my feet cramped from the cold and rain that lasted 22 miles worth of the for hour long race for me.
  • The support

Saucony Guide 8

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