Category Archives: Shoes

Saucony Ride ISO 2: What You Need to Know

The Saucony Ride has long existed as the perfect middle ground for many distance runners — not so much cushion to weigh them down, but just enough to give them some much-needed protection in those later miles. The Saucony Ride ISO 2 is more of the same, but with a much more secure, adaptive fit. We […]

New Balance 890 v7: What You Need to Know

When it’s time to hit the gas, you need a responsive, lightweight shoe — you’ve got it in the New Balance 890 v7. The 890 has served as New Balance’s core lightweight trainer for the better part of a decade, but this year New Balance has taken it a stride further with some impressive performance updates! […]

Asics Gel-DS Trainer 24: What You Need to Know

When we get distance runners looking for a new shoe, we hear a lot of requests — it needs to be well-cushioned but not too heavy, have just a touch of stability, and be lightweight and responsive. Turns out, not a ton of shoes fit that description! Well, here’s one that does — the Asics Gel-DS Trainer […]

Mizuno Wave Horizon 3: What You Need to Know

Miles of pavement take their toll — if you pound out your fair share of long runs, you know the value of a supportive, well cushioned shoe. That’s even more true for those of us who need stability! The effects of overpronation compound as you increase mileage, as that added stress keeps chipping away at the […]

Do I Really Need Trail Running Shoes?

Now that we’re getting into spring weather, you’re looking into running trails! We’ve talked a little about trail running shoes on Fitted, but if you’re just starting out, do you really need them? Can you just get by with your road shoes? Do you really need to make another investment in a second (or third, […]

Brooks Glycerin 17: What You Need to Know

We hear it every year — pleas from runners that their favorite shoe goes unchanged. Usually, yearly changes to shoes end up for the better, even if they take a little getting used to. Other times, those runners’ fears are well-founded! Well, it’s a moot point with the Brooks Glycerin 17. Brooks must have figured they […]

Brooks Ravenna 10: What You Need to Know

As we saw with the Brooks Adrenaline 19, Brooks is completely shaking up the way they approach stability in running shoes. They’re ditching the old density posting for GuideRails, a dynamic stability system meant to guide your ankles and knees into alignment while running, as opposed to trying to correct for a certain amount of […]

On Cloudswift: What You Need to Know

On — we’ve always known and loved them for their performance, but they weren’t usually the first name that came to mind when we thought about plush shoes. That changes with the On Cloudswift, the company’s first completely new model since last May’s Cloudace. It’s a big one, too — On is introducing a totally new midsole […]