Asics uses high-quality materials and construction like carbon rubber outsoles, combinations of EVA and thermoplastic stability bridges in midsole for support and shock absorption, and the Gel cushioning system.
Moderate Motion Control
Motion control is a term used to describe a specific type of athletic shoe. The midsoles of these shoes are made with denser material along the medial side of the shoe (under the arch) to help support the foot. Intended for flat feet or moderate to heavy pronators, depending on the size of the individual (height and weight) and intended activity.
Brooks is recognized as the product of choice for all levels of activity. Brooks shoes tend to run fairly generous in width, provide a roomy toe box, and accommodate a variety of orthotics and arch supports.
Inspired by the movement of water, Mizuno uses advanced wave plate technology to offer a perfect combination of cushioning and stability, all in a lightweight package. The design keeps the foot centered and weight evenly distributed. Dynamotion Fit provides a secure fit with an upper that moves with the foot.
New Balance manufactures many of their shoes domestically, in their five New England locations. They have an extensive width-sizing and two different lasts to accommodate extra-depth needs.
Saucony is well known for having a narrow heel and wide forefoot. Saucony uses high-quality materials, including carbon rubber outsoles, midsoles consisting of EVA, PU, and Thermoplastics, and the grid cushioning system.