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The Best Motion-Control Sneakers
Don't let your flat feet get in the way of a good run. These motion-control shoes have more support in the arch side of the foot, making them the perfect fit for runners with low arches or severe overpronation, which is when your feet roll inward.
Brian Maranan Pineda
Mizuno Wave Renegade 4
With a wider tread and reinforced arch, the Mizuno Wave Renegade 4 lets you land without losing control and helps prevent ankle twists. These running sneakers are well cushioned for a comfy ride.
Our tester says: "These sneakers fit my flat feet like a glove! My ankles felt really supported, especially going down hills." — Julia Glasscock, 45, from Winchester, Ohio, loves running half and full marathons. She currently logs 50 miles a week training to qualify for the Boston Marathon. (She's just five minutes shy of her goal!)
Asics GEL-Foundation 8
Extra-dense foam in the midsole of these running shoes keeps your foot stable, and a perfectly molded heel cup gives you additional strike support.
Brooks Addiction 8
Even on long runs, these sneakers keep your foot firmly in place.
Mizuno Wave Alchemy 7
These sneakers have a blend of control and cushioning with a durable outsole.
Saucony ProGrid Omni
The lightweight, breathable mesh makes these great summer sneakers.
New Balance 1011
These sneakers from New Balance offer the maximum in pronation control with an abrasion-resistant liner (bye-bye blisters).
Reebok Premier Control III
These shoes from Reebok come in widths to help you find the perfect fit.
Avia Avi-Lite Guide
The antibacterial sockliners in these Avia sneakers are removable, so they're easy to clean.
Ryka MC2 Run
These Ryka shoes are designed with cushioning in both the heel and forefoot.
Pearl Izumi SyncroGuide II
These shoes from Pearl Izumi offer a smooth, cushioned ride with maximum stability.
Originally published on FitnessMagazine.com, June 2008.