9 of the best running shoes for every type of runner

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... More about Lifestyle , Running , Running Shoes , Shopping Uk , and Uk Deals



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BEST FOR STYLE

Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 36


The iconic Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 36 ticks a lot of essential running shoe boxes.

£104.95 from Nike





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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.

£132.60 from Amazon





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BEST FOR WEIGHT

UA Flow Velociti Wind


Lightweight, rubberless, and durable running shoes that feel seriously fast.

£140 from Under Armour





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BEST FOR SPEED

Nike ZoomX Vaporfly NEXT%


The shoe that hit the headlines for all the right reasons.

£239.95 from Nike





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BEST FOR COMFORT

New Balance 1080v10


Running for miles and miles is hard work, so comfort comes first with New Balance 1080v10 running shoes.

£121.49 from Amazon





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BEST FOR DURABILITY

Asics Gel Contend 5


Engineered to maintain the durability, flexibility, comfort, and adaptability that runners crave.

£85 from Amazon





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BEST FOR FLEXIBILITY

Brooks Levitate 2


Popular model from a brand that's loved by long-distance runners.

£69.99 from Amazon





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BEST FOR BEGINNERS

Saucony Guide 13


Beginners looking for some extra support from their shoe should consider Saucony.

£102.49 from Amazon





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BEST FOR THE GYM

Adidas Ultraboost 19


Plush running shoes that are best suited to the gym.

£111.15 from Amazon


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