Best Athletic Shoes of 2022

Whether you’re hitting the trails, pounding the pavement or just getting back into the swing of things, it is important to have a solid pair of athletic shoes. As doctors, we are frequently asked for the best shoes to purchase for running, walking, and a variety of activities.

Shoe technology is changing and updating almost monthly, we strive to stay on top of trends and improvements.  Here are the latest and greatest shoes for 2022.

Rocket X

All Gender Hoka One One Rocket X

Pros: Lightweight. Responsive. Durable. 

Why we like this shoe: this is one of the most responsive and fastest run/walking shoes. These are known for ultra comfort.

Brooks Ghost 14

Pros: Smooth. Cushioned. Supportive.

Why we like this shoe: It’s neither too soft nor too firm, its upper is comfortable no matter what foot type you have and it has a remarkably stable ride for a neutral shoe.

Brooks Levitate 5

Pros: Sleek. Springy. Adaptable.

Why we like this shoe: these have some of the best cushion in the running shoes we reviewed. These also have great durability.

Saucony Guide 14

Pros: Affordable. Reliable. Improved Stability. 

Why we like this shoe: the stability of this shoe is perfect for those needing extra support.  They also accommodate orthotics well.

Where to shop local:

Second Sole – Delaware, Ohio

Fleet Feet Columbus – Multiple locations in Central Ohio

Scioto Shoe Mart – Marion, Ohio

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