Shoes for "Clydesdales"

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Shoes for "Clydesdales"

Heavier men (180 pounds and above) really punish their knees when they run. These “Clydesdales,” as they're sometimes called, usually require extra cushioning in their running shoes. Many heavier runners also find they benefit from a shoe offering additional stability. Heavy runners generally shouldn't train in lightweight shoes, as these shoes offer less cushioning.



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