Running is really difficult, and we wouldn’t recommend trying it. Seriously, we think you’re much better off staying inside in the warmth and comfort of your own home.
We know about the health benefits of exercise, but is it really worth all that discomfort? We’re not convinced, but the fact that running has been found to significantly reduce stress, improve heart health, and alleviate symptoms of depression does make you think.
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Some researchers even think that running may be beneficial because it’s something we’re evolved to do. The human body might be designed for endurance running, but the last time we checked we’re not facing a significant threat from predators, nor do we have to run for hours to chase down tonight’s dinner. Read more…
BEST FOR STYLE
Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 36
The iconic Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 36 ticks a lot of essential running shoe boxes.
BEST FOR CUSHION
Hoka One One Mach
Hoka One One Mach running shoes ensure that you're comfortable thanks to the fabric lining, synthetic insole, and plenty of cushion.
BEST FOR SPEED
Nike ZoomX Vaporfly NEXT%
The shoe that hit the headlines for all the right reasons.
BEST FOR COMFORT
New Balance 1080v10
Running for miles and miles is hard work, so comfort comes first with New Balance 1080v10 running shoes.
BEST FOR DURABILITY
Asics Gel Contend 5
Engineered to maintain the durability, flexibility, comfort, and adaptability that runners crave.
BEST FOR FLEXIBILITY
Brooks Levitate 2
Popular model from a brand that's loved by long-distance runners.
BEST FOR BEGINNERS
Saucony Guide 13
Beginners looking for some extra support from their shoe should consider Saucony.
BEST FOR THE GYM
Adidas Ultraboost 19
Plush running shoes that are best suited to the gym.