Running is a sport that is practised by a majority of the people. Running not only helps you to keep fit and lose weight but also helps you to have better blood flow and circulation throughout your entire body. Before running or doing any sort of activities that involve your feet, everyone should know that wearing a comfortable sports shoe is the way to go and also to prevent any muscle cramps while you’re carrying out your activities. Therefore, here are the 5 Running Shoes That Are Comfortable and we think you might buy it after reading the specs. We will be going thru the shoe specs such as the comfortability, durability, shoe fitting, shoe drops and some extras.
1. Adidas Ultraboost
Adidas is one of the most comfortable shoes to wear of all time. This pair of Ultraboost is a neutral road running shoes which fits one and a half size small. This pair of shoes has a ten millimetres drop so it’s not going to be a minimal issue even though it kind of look like a minimal issue. The Adidas Ultraboost weights nine and a half ounces which are considered lightweight but not extremely lightweight. The Ultraboost also has the Primeknit upper which makes the shoe so comfortable to wear compared to many other running shoes. The primeknit upper is a four-way stretch material which makes the shoe breathable and flexible. Another bonus when buying this pair of shoes is the boost foam. The boost foam provides one of the best cushioning systems for the Ultraboost in terms of energy return and impact absorption. While running with this pair of shoes, you might feel like you are being sprung forward.
The drawback of this shoe is the price of it which will cost you USD 180 (MYR 740) and also the tread wearing down much quicker compared to other running shoes.
2. Brooks Ghost 9
The Ghost 9 is a neutral road running shoes which fit true to size and have a twelve millimetres drop. The weight of this pair of shoes is ten and a half ounces which are not considered as a lightweight. This has the DNA foam which provides a good cushioning and it is also good for the bounce back and energy absorption. This pair of shoes have a mesh upper which is a little bit more breathable but the toe box on this shoe makes it quite restricting when you run. Nevertheless, the Ghost 9 has a solid tread that makes it more durable and is pretty good road running shoes too. The Ghost 9 cost less than USD 100 which can be quite affordable.
The downside to this pair of shoes is the padding. The Ghost 9 has lots of padding which causes the shoe to weight slightly heavier.
3. New Balance Fresh Foam Zante v3
If you are running short distances then this pair of New Balance might suit you. This is another type of neutral road running shoes that fits true to size. This shoe model has a six millimetres shoe drop and is designed for sprinting and short distance running. The weight of this pair of shoes is 8.8 oz. It has good cushioning which makes it comfortable and flexible while you are running. The New Balance Fresh Zoom Zante v3 has very good durability as the tread of this shoe is designed for running short distances. This pair of shoes cost USD 90 (MYR 370) Overall, this is a good pair of running shoes meant only for short distances usage.
4. Nike Lunarepic Low Flyknit 2
Looking for a pair of versatile running shoes? Well, the Nike Lunarepic Low Flyknit 2 is not only suitable for running but also for casual wears. This model designed by Nike is very comfortable as the shoe fits true to size and the type of running shoes is neutral. The Lunarepic Low Flyknit 2 has a ten millimetres drop and weighs about eight and a half ounces. Therefore, this shoe is considered really lightweight for a pair of running shoes. This shoes also have the Nike Flyknit upper which is very soft, flexible and pliable but it is not very breathable. It also has the Nike’s Lunarlon cushioning system but it is not the most durable cushioning system compared to other running shoes. This pair of Nike will cost you USD 140 (MYR 575).
5. Asic Gel-Nimbus 19
The Asic Gel-Nimbus are the people’s choice as this pair of shoes have a good lockdown. This shoe type is neutral for road running and fits true to size. It has a one-millimetre drop and weights 11.1 oz and also fits one and a half size smaller. The Asic Gel- Nimbus 19 has the flight foam from Asic plus the gel cushioning system that makes this shoe comfortable to wear while you are running. It also has great breathability so that your feet will not fell to hot while wearing this pair of shoes. As for the price of this pair of shoes, it will cost you USD 160 (MYR 657)