10 Best Running Shoes Today

Updated on: December 2022

Best Running Shoes Today in 2022


ASICS Men's Gel-Nimbus 22 (2E) Running Shoes, 10.5W, Glacier Grey/Graphite Grey

ASICS Men's Gel-Nimbus 22 (2E) Running Shoes, 10.5W, Glacier Grey/Graphite Grey
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2022
  • Engineered Mesh Upper: Multi-directional mesh material improves ventilation and stability.
  • Rearfoot and Forefoot Gel Technology Cushioning System: Attenuates shock during impact and toe-off phases and allows movement in multiple planes as the foot transitions through the gait cycle.
  • Flytefoam Propel technology in the midsole.
  • Trusstic System Technology: Reduces the weight of the sole unit while retaining the structural integrity of the shoe.
  • AHAR Outsole: Acronym for Asics High Abrasion Rubber. Placed in critical areas of the outsole for exceptional durability.

Skechers Men's AFTER BURN M.FIT Memory Foam Lace-Up Sneaker, Charcoal, 9 M US

Skechers Men's AFTER BURN M.FIT Memory Foam Lace-Up Sneaker, Charcoal, 9 M US
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2022
  • Lace-up sneaker featuring mesh upper with supportive overlays and padded collar
  • Cushioned mesh tongue
  • Memory Foam Insole

New Balance Men's 680 V6 Running Shoe, Pigment/RGB Green, 11 M US

New Balance Men's 680 V6 Running Shoe, Pigment/RGB Green, 11 M US
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2022
  • Synthetic/Mesh Upper
  • NB Response 2. 0 Performance Insert
  • Engineered Mesh
  • Injection Molded EVA with ABZORB and 10 MM Drop
  • No-Sew material application

ASICS Women's Gel-Contend 5 Running Shoes, 7M, MID Grey/ICY Morning

ASICS Women's Gel-Contend 5 Running Shoes, 7M, MID Grey/ICY Morning
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2022
  • Cushioning: Lightweight, flexible response. Surface: Road. Differential: 10 mm. Heel/Toe: 21 mm/11 mm. Built for the low-mileage runner looking for a versatile, everyday shoe. Breathable mesh and synthetic upper materials. Laminate mid-foot cage provides structural support. Lace-up closure. Padded tongue and collar. Breathable fabric lining offers a great in-shoe feel. Ortholite® sockliner provides excellent underfoot support, comfort, and moisture management. AmpliFoam™ mid
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  • The ASICS® GEL-Contend® 5 running shoe has the lightweight durability and superior traction to take your running workout to the next level.
  • Predecessor: GEL-Contend 4.
  • Support Type: Neutral to underpronation.

UNDER ARMOUR Men's Charged Assert 8 Running Shoe, White (102)/White, 12

UNDER ARMOUR Men's Charged Assert 8 Running Shoe, White (102)/White, 12
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2022
  • NEUTRAL: For runners who need a balance of flexibility & cushioning
  • Lightweight mesh upper with 3-color digital print delivers complete breathability
  • Durable leather overlays for stability & that locks in your midfoot
  • EVA sockliner provides soft, step-in comfort
  • Charged Cushioning midsole uses compression molded foam for even greater responsiveness & durability, providing optimal cushioning & energy return

ASICS Women's Gel-Excite 6 Running Shoes, 7.5W, Violet Blush/Dive Blue

ASICS Women's Gel-Excite 6 Running Shoes, 7.5W, Violet Blush/Dive Blue
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2022
  • AmpliFoam Midsole - Engineered to maintain durability at softer densities, providing better flexibility, comfort, and platform adaptability ideal for natural running.
  • Rearfoot GEL technology cushioning system - Attenuates shock during impact phase and allows for a smooth transition to midstance.
  • Ortholite Sockliner - Moisture management (Ortholite is a registered trademark of ATP Manufacturing LLC).

Brooks Mens Ghost 12 Running Shoe - Navy/Deep Water/Gold - D - 10.5

Brooks Mens Ghost 12 Running Shoe - Navy/Deep Water/Gold - D - 10.5
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2022
  • THIS SHOE IS FOR: Neutral runners looking for a lightweight shoe and a smooth ride without sacrificing cushioning. Whether you’re a Ghost loyalist or are lacing one up for the first time, you’ll find plenty to like.
  • SUPPORT AND CUSHION: The neutral support type provides high energizing cushioning. Ideal for road running, cross training, the gym or wherever you might want to take them! Predecessor: Ghost 11
  • BALANCED, SOFT CUSHIONING: BioMoGo DNA and DNA LOFT cushioning work together to provide a just-right softness underfoot without losing responsiveness and durability - yet it feels lighter than ever.
  • SMOOTH, STABLE RIDE: No matter how your foot lands, our Segmented Crash Pad - an integrated system of shock absorbers - will cushion every step and stride for smooth heel-to-toe transitions.
  • SOFT, SECURE, FIT: The newly engineered mesh and 3D Fit Print practically disappears on your foot with strategically placed stretch and structure.

ASICS Gel-Excite 4 Women's Running Shoe, Shark/Flash Coral/Parachute Purple, 8 W US

ASICS Gel-Excite 4 Women's Running Shoe, Shark/Flash Coral/Parachute Purple, 8 W US
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2022
  • Imported
  • Rubber sole
  • Shaft measures approximately Low-Top" from arch
  • Rearfoot GEL Cushioning System: Attenuates shock during impact phase and allows for a smooth transition to midstance.
  • Removable Sockliner: A sockliner which can be removed to accommodate a medical orthotic.

ASICS Men's Gel-Venture 7 Running Shoes, 11M, Electric Blue/Sheet Rock

ASICS Men's Gel-Venture 7 Running Shoes, 11M, Electric Blue/Sheet Rock
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2022
  • Array

Saucony Women's Guide 10 Running Shoe, Silver | Berry, 8 M

Saucony Women's Guide 10 Running Shoe, Silver | Berry, 8 M
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2022
  • Removable insole. Newly added engineered mesh upper for a dynamic, lightweight fit.
  • Heel stack height: 27mm. Forefoot stack height: 19mm

Why Writing is a Dangerous Profession

Sure, working at a construction site can be dangerous. Donning a police uniform in the big city can certainly be hazardous to one's health. And I daresay the Marines aren't playing it too safe fighting those insurgents over in Iraq.

Nearsightedness. Most writers are nearsighted because we are constantly reading and writing, looking at things very close to our eyes. This damages our vision, and we eventually have difficulty seeing things that are distant. That is why many of us writers require glasses or contacts. We need them for driving, for television, for everyday life. As we get older, our glasses will become thicker (unless, of course, we get that Lasix surgery). Nearsightedness is but one reason that writing is such a dangerous profession.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. We writers are also at risk of developing carpal tunnel syndrome. The repetitive motions of typing on a keyboard can ultimately result in this unfortunate medical condition that can lead to pain and muscle weakness in the forearm and hand. Carpal tunnel syndrome can increase the risk of bone fractures and dislocation from trauma, and could even lead to deformity. Carpal tunnel syndrome is yet another reason that writing is such a dangerous profession.

Paper Cuts. A paper cut occurs when a piece of paper slices a person's skin. We writers, who handle paper all day every day, are constantly at risk. Papers cuts are surprisingly painful because they stimulate a large number of skin surface pain receptors in a very small area of skin. Since these shallow cuts usually do not bleed much, the pain receptors remain exposed to open air, resulting in continued pain. And these cuts most frequently occur in the fingers, which just happen to have the greatest concentration of sensory receptors on the body.

Starvation. Starvation causes permanent organ damage and ultimately leads to death. And it is quite possibly one of the most painful ways to die. Ever heard of a starving construction worker? A starving police officer? How about a starving Marine? I think not. But I'm sure everyone has heard the term "starving writer." Starvation can result from bad writing, writer's block, rejections from publishers, and low offers on content. And the risk of starvation makes writing a very dangerous profession, indeed.

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