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Best Women's Running Shoes for Overpronators

Great Choices for Women with Flat Feet


Updated May 28, 2014

Wearing the right running shoes for your foot type will keep you more comfortable during runs and help avoid injuries.

If you have flat feet, you most likely overpronate, which means that your feet roll inward when you run. Women with flat feet need running shoes that maintain their stability. When shopping for running shoes, you should look for the words "motion control" and "stability" to describe the running shoes you're considering.

Here are some excellent running shoe options for women with flat feet:

Saucony Grid Stabil

Saucony Women's Grid Stabil 6 running shoe
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The Saucony Grid Stabil is a very supportive shoe, with a great combination of cushioning and stability. It also has open, breathable mesh to prevent your feet from overheating.
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Mizuno Wave Alchemy

Mizuno Wave Alchemy Women's running shoe
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This is a great running shoe for female runners with a small or medium frame. It has good shock absorption and cushioning, but also provides plenty of support.
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Brooks Addiction

Brooks Addiction Women's running shoe
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A great motion-control shoe, the Brooks Addiction running shoe is a good choice for moderate to severe overpronators. It's very lightweight, but absorbs shock and stabilizes the foot well.
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Asics Gel-3020

Asics Gel 3010 women's running shoe
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If you have low arches and are looking for a very stable training shoe, this is an excellent choice for you. The shoe has a broad base that provides amazing support and responsiveness.
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