The Best Running Shoes For Men
Sorry, Prefontaine — your running shoes may be all wrong for your running style. Luckily, we can tell you how to find the best running shoes for you.
By Indy Drake
Running can be boring, but it’s also one of the best things you can do to shed pounds, increase energy levels, and flee zombies. You’ll want to do everything you can to avoid nagging injuries like shin splints, which means it’s not enough to simply trade up from your scuffed-up Chuck Taylors. You need to buy the best running shoes for your particular body type, running style, and choice of terrain. And whether your flat feet need extra support, the trail running you do is murder on shoes, or your awkward knock-kneed gait defies typical human locomotion, this guide comprising the best running shoes for men will help you find what’s right for you.
Nike Zoom Structure +14 ($100)
Those prone to overpronation — runners with flat feet whose feet roll inward more than 15 percent — and shin splints should look into these two-pound beasts. The mesh upper with flywire strap and enhanced heel strap offer great support and stability, without making the Structures look like corrective footwear.