best mens walking shoes for 2015

The best men's walking shoes for 2015 include some of the most popular shoes that have been favorites for several years as well as some new additions to the list.

The sneakers that made the list are Asics, New Balance, Saucony, and Brooks. You'll find recommendations for those with flat feet, high arches, overpronation and underpronation.

Before you take a look at the list of best walking shoes for men below, take a moment to think about your foot type. What type of arches do you have? Do you tend to overpronate or underpronate? I've divided the list of shoes into categories based on what foot type they are designed for - neutral, stability or motion control, to ensure you find the sneaker that will fit your feet the best.

Knowing whether you need a neutral, stability or motion control shoe will save you from foot pain, injuries and back and joint pain. Take a quick minute to look at this article about the best walking shoes which will walk you through the process of determining what type of shoe you need to wear. It will help you narrow down your options and maximize your comfort.

These shoes made the best rated men's walking shoes list because of the following characteristics: comfort, support, flexibility, motion control and price. These are all features that make up a good walking shoe.

There are a lot of great recommendations here. You'll find picks for the best walking shoes for flat feet. You'll also find the best walking shoes for high arches, too.

And finally, purchase your shoes from a store that has a good return or exchange policy. The shoes may feel comfortable in the store, but it is very possible to develop pain after wearing them for a few days. Find a store that will let you bring them back and at least exchange them.

Best Men's Walking Shoes

Neutral
(Best walking shoes for high arches and supinators/under pronators)

Asics GEL-Quickwalk 2 SL - Men's - Shoes - White

- New!New to the 2015 Best Walking Shoes For Men List is the Asics GEL Quickwalk 2SL.  This is a great option for a man who needs to be on his feet all day. Since it is made from leather, it will tend to get a bit hot so if your feet tend to get wet and sweaty, look for a shoe with a mesh upper-portion to allow in more air to dry your feet.

Asics GEL-Tech Walker Neo 4 - Men's - Shoes - White

- New! A great addition to the 2015 Best Men's Walking Shoes List is the Asics GEL Tech Walker Neo-4. Made with a breathable mesh upper, this shoe will help keep your feet dry all day. It is also made with a bunion window, making it a great choice for men with bunions. It is packed full of great materials to wick sweat and water away from your feet and to provide a lot of cushioning and shock absorption. I like the reflective details, which will be picked up by a vehicle's headlights if you walk at night.

New Balance MW759BR - Men's - Shoes - Brown

- The New Balance 759 is a great option for someone who enjoys hiking or walking on trails. It provides great traction to prevent slipping and offers all of the top notch technology that New Balance has to offer, such as an enhanced midsole and outsole. This shoe is built for comfort and durability.

New Balance MW659 - Men's - Shoes - Grey

- The New Balance 659 is a great option for a casual walker who walks on a variety of terrains. It provides great arch support and shock absorption for a comfortable walk no matter where you are.


Stability
(recommended for normal foot types, also appropriate for some with high arches or flat feet and some overpronators)

Saucony Grid Omni Walker - Men's - Shoes - Black

- The Saucony Omni Grid Walker is an extremely comfortable shoe that provides good stability and support. It is recommended for those with diabetes as well as those with Plantar Fasciitis. It provides good shock absorbency and cushioning, making them comfortable enough to wear all day long.

New Balance MW1765 - Men's - Shoes - Grey

- The New Balance 1765 is made with a lighter insole but enough cushioning to feel comfortable and supportive. This is a very comfortable and durable shoe.

Asics GEL-Foundation Walker 3 - Men's - Shoes - White

- The Asics Gel Foundation Walker - 3 is a lightweight shoe with plenty of cushioning which received high marks for comfort. It provides good support and the heel-collar is made from memory foam, which helps the shoe mold to your foot and prevent your heel from slipping out.


Motion Control
(Best walking shoes for flat feet and some overpronators)

New Balance MW847WN - Men's - Shoes - White

- The New Balance 847 has added stability to give you great pronation control. This shoe has a great combination of materials to create a lightweight shoe that is breathable and will help keep your feet dry.

Brooks Addiction Walker - Men's - Shoes - Black

- The Brooks Addiction Walker is one of the most comfortable men's walking shoes available. If you need a comfortable shoe, perhaps one that you can wear all day, then you should consider the Brooks Addiction Walker. It provides great shock absorption and is made with an extended diagonal rollbar that provides great stability. Keep this shoe in mind if your top priority is comfort.

New Balance MW812WT - Men's - Shoes - White

- The New Balance 812 is the updated version of one of New Balance's customer-favorite, the 811. It offers great support and stability. Walkers report that it is comfortable, lightweight and durable.

New Balance MW928BR - Men's - Shoes - Brown

- The New Balance 928 is an update to the popular New Balance 926 and 927 styles. This sneaker offers high quality materials and the state of the art technology that New Balance has to offer in a walking shoe, including superior motion control and top notch comfort and durability. One walker called it the "best walking shoe ever."


This list of best men's walking shoes will help you find the perfect pair for your feet.

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