With so many supination/ under-pronation shoes (Brooks, Asics, Mizuno, New Balance, Aetrex, Saucony and Nike), which one do you choose? Hopefully, this guide helps.
To prevent your feet from rolling outward (Supination), I recommend ASICS fuzeX or Asics Gel-Cumulus 19 as Best Shoes for Supination to allow proper stability and alignment of the musculoskeletal structures. The models have a deeper heel cup, low profile, and are very light.
Rundown: Best Shoes For Supination
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Best Shoes For Supination 2018
Asics For Supination or Underpronation
1. Top Pick: ASICS Fuzex Running Shoe
ASICS launched their fuzeX collection featuring FuzeGEL, their innovative and responsive cushioning system a combination of their older GEL technology with traditional EVA. Avaiable for both men and women.
Fuzex is appropriate for indoor and outdoor running: being low profile and very light. In addition, the design and cushioning system graduates it to the supinator shoes. Coming with a 6mm heel drop, the shoe is great for fast runners. It allows smooth transition that would be favourable for forefoot, mid-foot and heel strikers. (1) Fuzex Lyte (2) Discover Fuzex
However, if you need additional cushioning in your Asics for the Supination, check the below shoes and you’ll love the protection provided to your foot. (1) Gel Cumulus 18 (2) Gel-Sendai 3 (3) DynaFlyte (4) Gel Nimbus 18.
Dress shoes for supination
Offering you a comfortable ride on its plush cushioning, the Asics Gel-Cumulus 19 is an excellent choice for supination sneakers.
Further, if you’re concerned with shin splits, the Gel-Cumulus coms with enough and soft cushioning at its forefoot suitable for under-pronated or neutral runners.
Gel-Cumulus 19 is appropriate for supinators having high arches. This is because it has gel insoles that will relieve both foot pain and reduce the supination effects. Interestingly, Gel-Cumulus 19 comes in a variety of colors for both women and men. It also very durable and can clock over 350 miles.
Supination correction mechanism
- Asics Gel-Cumulus 19 offers a snug fit and is true to its size and is also lightweight compared to the Cumulus 18.
- Coming with a 10mm offset (heel-toe) and a heavy cushioning (on forefront and Rearfoot), Cumulus 19 will easily correct yours.
- The Guidance Line System and FluidRide System allow the shoe to offer additional flexibility and shock absorption respectively.
Brooks shoes for Supination
Brooks Adrenaline Gts 17 has a sleek update to its design, particularly to its upper (having supportive materials) that will enable you to walk and run faster even with supination.
It is more aerodynamic and has a diagonal roll bar that will direct your body into its natural motion path and hence excellent for moderate to severe overpronation.
Its BioMoGo DNA technology enables the shoe’s midsole to adapt to your weight, stride and foot type. Definitely, running with your natural gait will limit your risk of injury and will improve your speed.
Its segmented crash pad will reduce injury through absorbing the shock you feel when you’re hitting the ground. Further, you’ll get a customizable fit in its heel and universal platform, and hence your feet won’t slide and slip all over the place.
Its asymmetrical saddle comes with adjustable eyelets that’ll give the feet additional snug feel. The extra eyelet in the shoe will give you the optimal heel lock. Brooks Adrenaline Gts 17 has a 12 mm heel-toe drop with its sock-like fit and its design will give you top stability, which is great for experienced and beginner runners.
It has additional padding on the footbed, tongue and throughout the shoe, which will allow you increased comfort.
4. Brooks Glycerin 14
Brooks Glycerin 14, which the company described to be “premium and ultra-cushioned“, has a smooth lining that’ll leave a great feeling on your feet. You’ll love the shoe’s slide wall since they are firm to significantly buttress your foots’ shape.
With its rounded heel, Brooks Glycerin 14 will significantly improve your foo0t and ankle-bone area alignment.
This feature guarantees that you reduce the stress that lands on your ankle bones and joints, which greatly supports supination.
Brooks Glycerin 14 comes with the DNA midsole (caterpillar) that are uniquely designed to give you excellent foot alignment. The DNA midsole will provide top comfort and won’t bottom out as it’s created for the hard hits. Further, the shoe’s midsole area is more stable due to the DRB Accel characteristic and Caterpillar Crash Pads.
Besides the awesome supination features, Brooks Glycerin 14 shoes have an excellent upper with a sock like fit and feel. Not to forget its high-abrasion rubber outsole material.
Brooks Glycerin 14 will provide appropriate cushioning to help in the foot supination. Its platform pad will help with the shoe fit and function while the crash pad will assist in absorbing various shocks on your foot while you are walking.
I noted that the shoe’s midsole tapped at its toe region (with the Omega-Flex Grooves) and hence gave me a smooth travel while transitioning from its foot-strike to the toe-off.
5. Brooks Ghost 9
After reviewing the Brooks Glycerin 14 for supination, I’ll now analyze Brooks Ghost 9. In various standards, Brooks Ghost 9 falls very close to the above-reviewed shoes as an appropriate shoe for supination.
Brooks Ghost 9 has a neutral support system and has appropriately energized foam that’ll help absorb various shocks that come up when you are walking or running.
This will maintain your feet in an aligned position and thus prevent any supination & under-pronation.
Its contoured midsole will maintain your foot in a stable position due to correct cushioning and alignment. Brooks Ghost 9 has a greatly padded footbed to give your top comfort. In addition, its collar and tongue area padded and soft to provide an awesome grip near your ankle.
With its medium-high arch support provides appropriate support for supination. Brooks Ghost 9 also comes with a great mesh upper to offer top breathability. Therefore, you’ll avoid any infection at your feet since the upper enhance top breathability and prevents any moisture.
New balance Supination Shoes
6. New Balance 510v3
New Balance 510v3 is an awesome Trial Running shoe has top constant comfort and alignment. Its unique outsole and midsole provide amazing support to prevent pain resulting from supination.
It is able to sustain flexibility and absorb any shocks.
Amazingly, the shoe is designed from mesh and leather, which ensures that it’s ultimately breathable. New Balance 510v3 has a 12 mm drop will offer you awesome foot comfort. It has NB ultra-soft on the shoe’s inner surface.
The New Balance supination shoe comes with a rubber sole and thus will support your feet and reduce supination pain. Further, the innovative ABZORB technology allows distribution of energy throughout your shoe and hence prevents supination pain.
Its IMEVA midsole eliminates any complications from your way and make the shoe durable too. I would describe the New Balance 510v3’s midsole as flexible, contouring and firm.
To maintain top balance, New Balance installed a midsole (IM ethylene-vinyl acetate) in the New Balance 510v3. It tops among supination shoes with excellent comfort and alignment. Finally, the ABZORB technology will offer support against any shock which enters your shoe.
7. New Balance Women’s W1080V5
Saucony supination shoes
8. ASICS GEL-Cumulus 19
Walking Shoes for Supination
9. ASICS GEL-Cumulus 19
Criteria to assess Best Shoes for Supination
So, what next?
As a supinator, you’ll benefit from neutral padded shoes such as the supination or underpronation shoes: you won’t require medial stability and thus motion control shoes won’t be your fit. With flexible shoes, you’ll have a number of motion options and you might even benefit from insoles and women running shoes with better stability.
You selected shape for Supination Shoes must have (1) flexible and light material to neutralize your supination. (2) Unique internal shape that will control your leg’s movement (3) adequate padding or cushioning. The supination shoes brands will come enough cushioning/ padding to allow your foot to remain highly natural and roll enough to the end of your stride.
Therefore, it is important that you consider the most respected supination or underpronation shoes’ manufactures for various walking and running shoes.
Supination is caused by inflexible joints (or ball) & heel misalignment and flexibility (and strength) imbalances in your ankle. The effects could be plantar fasciitis, fractures, ankle sprains, shin splints, and bad knees.