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Adidas Supernova Glide 2 - Running Shoes: Reviews

Adidas Supernova Glide 2 - Running Shoes: Reviews

Pavement Pounder The Glide 2 is the Tempur-Pedic bed of the road-running world. Case in point: Soft, moldable foam conforms around your heel and the top of your foot, making this one of the most...

Salomon XA Comp 3 GTX - Trail Runners: Reviews

Salomon XA Comp 3 GTX - Trail Runners: Reviews

Run in any weather? A Gore-Tex XCR liner and Salomon's aggres-sive Contagrip tread handle the ugliest conditions. One-pull Kevlar laces are hassle-free and secure on wild descents. We loved the snug...

Karhu Fast - Running Shoes: Reviews

Karhu Fast - Running Shoes: Reviews

Cushioning The light, flexible Fast puts a twist on minimalist speed shoes. Designers placed a block of stiff foam in the front of the heel, with softer foam fore and aft, that encourages runners to...

Mizuno Wave Rider 12 – Running Shoes: Reviews

Mizuno Wave Rider 12 – Running Shoes: Reviews

The most gender-specific shoe in our test, the Wave Rider accommodates a woman's unique biomechanics. The result is a nimble, comfortable, impressively breathable, neutral trainer that's also ready...

Scott Makani II - running shoes: Reviews

Scott Makani II - running shoes: Reviews

Because of the repetitive pounding of road running, you need a shoe designed for your particular foot strike. (Consult a specialty running store to diagnose your type.) If you overpronate, with your...

La Sportiva FC Eco 2.0 GTX - Hiking Shoes: Reviews

La Sportiva FC Eco 2.0 GTX - Hiking Shoes: Reviews

Burly Day Hiker Whether for a dog walk or an eight-hour peak assault, testers came back to this shoe again and again—even if the forecast called for rain. The waterproof Gore-Tex lining in...

Saucony ProGrid Paramount - Running Shoes: Reviews

Saucony ProGrid Paramount - Running Shoes: Reviews

Thanks to a full-length TPU Flexion Plate that instigates forward motion, we simply felt fastest in these light stability shoes. In other words, they're pricey but worth it. And you can run them hot...

Etonic Praya 2 – Running Shoes: Reviews

Etonic Praya 2 – Running Shoes: Reviews

CushioningCombine a lightweight race shoe with a long-distance trainer, and you've got the Praya 2. Although it has more cushioning than the Karhu—and more than enough padding for ten-plus-mile...

End PDQ – Running Shoes: Reviews

End PDQ – Running Shoes: Reviews

The women-only PDQ is a minimalist shoe that's great for agile runners with good biomechanics. We love the use of partially recycled materials and reduced use of glues and parts overall, though we...

Merrell CT Stamina 2 - Running Shoes: Reviews

Merrell CT Stamina 2 - Running Shoes: Reviews

Stability Road Runner For mild to moderate overpronators, the CT Stamina 2 offers stability with noticeable comfort. The stable heel cup gives way to a light and flexible mesh upper. And for a...

Nike Air Zoom Vomero+3 - Running Shoes: Reviews

Nike Air Zoom Vomero+3 - Running Shoes: Reviews

This futuristic, iPod-compatible shoe—put the wireless chip in the sole and go—is chock-full of women-specific features. Most notice­able are flex grooves that are aligned relative to a...

Brooks Glycerin 7 – Running Shoes: Reviews

Brooks Glycerin 7 – Running Shoes: Reviews

CushioningCan't stand the squishy feeling of your current running shoes? The Glycerin 7, by far the firmest shoe of our picks this year, might be more your style—especially if you're a heavier...

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