Lisa Jhung

New Balance 769 – Running Shoes: Reviews

Mild Stability If the 769 were a coffee drink, it'd be a quadruple espresso. That highly caffeinated feel is due in part to a lightweight midsole compound and deep flex grooves under the toes. Which...

Puma Complete Vectana W - Running Shoes: Reviews

Testers liked this solid, supportive training shoe best for long road runs. And while it's a great pick for logging lots of base mileage for spring marathons, it can handle speedy fall jaunts like a...

Brooks Ghost 3: Road Running Shoes Review

RoadThink classic American sedan: plush interior, soft in the shocks, and ready to cruise. The updated Ghost is a comfort-minded neutral trainer, ready for high-mileage days and moderate paces,...

Brooks Glycerin 5 - Running Shoes: Reviews

SMOOTH OPERATORSTesters loved this shoe's comfort and smooth heel-to-toe transition. Credit a combination of silicone-based cushioning pads, a stable heel, and a springy midsole compound called MoGo...

Pearl Izumi Cruise - Running Shoes: Reviews

If cushioning shoes are mattresses, the Cruise is a futon. "It's firm, but good firm," said one tester. The Cruise has Pearl Izumi's trademark seamless upper, fabric eyelets that allow fine-tuning of...

Salomon XT Wings 2 GTX: Trail Running Shoes Review

TrailIf you want the rock-solid side-to-side stability of a mountain runner, Gore-Tex for mud stomping, and extra armor for nasty trails, you're going to pay a slight weight penalty. But we still...

Saucony ProGrid Triumph 4 - Running Shoes: Reviews

DELUXE RIDECushy, comfy, and extremely breathable, these shoes are like a Mercedes convertible for your feet. The midsole offers good stability and major cushion that, combined with a seamless...

Brooks Adrenaline ASR 5 - Trail Runners: Reviews

ROAD-AND-TRAIL HYBRID Good for Packed Trails Take a road trainer and a trail runner, smash them together, and voilà: the Adrenaline ASR 5. Medial posting (a.k.a. denser foam) in the midsole...

Merrell ST Stature 2 - Trail-Running Shoes: Reviews

The Stature was our favorite shoe for mellower trails, serving up ample cushioning, a medial post for pronation control, and a comfy, debris-thwarting neoprene ankle cuff. Traction was great on...

Montrail Rockridge - trail-running shoes: Reviews

The GripperOn the worst running surfaces of our test—loose dirt, rock slabs, and muddy sidehill traverses—the Rockridge excelled. Prominent lugs and sticky rubber combined for a gluelike...

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