Tag Archives: moderate cushion 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 […]

Mizuno Wave Inspire 15: What You Need to Know

Mizuno makes some of the most reliable running shoes out there, popular with neutral and stability runners alike. For the latter group, we usually hear good feedback about the more structured uppers that Mizuno shoes tend to have. But, even more than that, we hear love for the responsiveness and lighter feeling that comes from […]

On Cloudsurfer (2018): What You Need to Know

On isn’t like other running shoe companies in a lot of ways. A good example — they’re one of the few to eschew the standard yearly update cycle for their shoes. So, when On actually does update one of their shoes, you know they’ve got a good reason! This year, On has upgraded one of […]

Asics GT-2000 7: What You Need to Know

Asics GT-2000 7

Sometimes, shoes change — everyone here at Fitted has stories of someone (maybe one of us!) who keeps buying the same model of shoe every year, all to find that one year, a revamp ruined the shoe for them! Well, at least this year, you won’t hear many of those stories about the Asics GT-2000. The […]

Brooks Ricochet: What You Need to Know

Brooks is one of the biggest names in run specialty, but the success of their core trainers hasn’t stopped them from trying out new ideas. In the past couple years, we’ve seen Brooks experiment with new approaches to stability and energy return, which comes from new materials designed to lose less of the energy transmitted to […]

Saucony Guide ISO 2: What You Need to Know

The Saucony Guide series has established itself as a cushy option for moderate stability runners — especially those looking for extra room in the toe box. Things got a little more interesting last year, when Saucony introduced their ISOFIT upper, pairing that wide toe box with a snug, adaptive fit on the instep. The result was […]

Brooks Bedlam: What You Need to Know

Brooks is in the mood to experiment! Last year, they introduced a springy, responsive foam called DNA Amp, which they first used in the Brooks Levitate. The Levitate was a fun, fast shoe that ended up being a popular choice as a long-distance racing shoe and trainer alike. Unfortunately, it was also out of the reach […]

Mizuno Wave Rider 22: What You Need to Know

Mizuno’s staple shoe for neutral runners just got an update! The Mizuno Wave Rider 22 is the company’s latest version of their decades-running moderate cushion neutral shoe, one that exists alongside other popular long-distance trainers like the Nike Pegasus, Brooks Ghost, and Asics Nimbus. Mizuno has carved out a niche for itself by making running […]