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Brooks Men's Beast Running Shoe

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The heal to toe motion is very good and the shoes fit true to size.
This is the third pair of Brooks Beast I've purchased for my growing teen.
The Brooks Beast is a quality running shoe and was recommended to me by a podiatrist.
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Become a Beast on the trail or track with the all new Beast by Brooks. This shoe has a motion-control shoe that comes to the resue of runners with low or flat arches and excessive pronation. The shoe also features a new full-length MoGo midsole that extends the shoe with super soft, long-lasting cushioning offering increased energy return for some extra spring in your step. The silver-embedded X-STATIC, The Silver Fiber, and the sockliner add to a corfotable and balanced footbed. This Beast of a shoe delivers maximum support and a smooth cushioning ride that feels great from the moment you put them on your feet.

The Beast® has long served as a motion-control superhero, coming to the rescue of runners with low or flat arches and excessive pronation. Now a new, full-length MoGo midsole extends the shoe's list of superpowers with super soft, long-lasting cushioning offering increased energy return for some extra spring in your step, all with no sacrifice in stability. Featuring silver-embedded X-STATIC®, The Silver Fiber™, in the sockliner for a comfortable, thermally balanced footbed, the Beast® delivers maximum support and smooth, crave-worthy cushioning that feels as good on mile one as mile 100--and beyond.

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  • ASIN: B0012IJVU4
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 5 x 5 inches; 3 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • Item model number: Beast
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #112,324 in Shoes (See Top 100 in Shoes)
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    32 of 32 people found the following review helpful By Amanda K. Stefansson on May 5, 2009
    My podiatrist told me he would have 75% fewer clients if everyone wore Brooks Beasts. These are the best shoes for folks with flat feet and heavy pronation. At first they feel clunky and look big, but you soon get used to it once you realize that your feet don't hurt anymore! I walked Disney for three straight days in these and never complained, but yet a few hours in trendy shoes and I wince the next morning. I wish Brooks made athletic cleats, I would buy those too.

    Money very well spent, and I will never buy any other brand of running shoe but Brooks.
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    36 of 42 people found the following review helpful By Tracy Taylor on May 23, 2010
    I really loved my previous Brooks from the addiction/adrenaline series. After learning some more about type of support needed with fallen arches (flat feet) and weighing in at 215 pounds, the Beast seemed like the natural choice. I couldn't have been more wrong. I can't stress this enough; these shoes have the most aggressive support on the planet. You would have to be over 250 pounds to get these soles to react properly. Do not think that just because you have flat feet that these will be great for you, as I did. When running, the heal strike is very painful due to the hard compound used for durability. The heal to toe motion is very good and the shoes fit true to size. This shoe as all other Brooks are built extremely well. You will not find a company with better build quality and durability. These shoes are built for a very select purpose and I feel that they will serve that purpose well, but these shoes are made for 2% of runners and are too aggressive for the rest. After realizing that I could not run in them, I tried wearing them for chores around the house and that is not possible in these shoes either. They get uncomfortable after about 10 minutes because of too much support. I have rated this product at three stars only to catch peoples attention and let them know that there are now 4 categories of running shoes, not 3 and they are Cushioning, Stability, Motion Control, and the Brooks Beast as they stand in a category of their own now. I moved back into the Adrenaline 10 and they are perfect. Brooks are a great shoe, just get the right one.
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    12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Johnworr on May 26, 2009
    Size: 10.5 2E USColor: White/Silver/Crest Verified Purchase
    I have been walking and running in the Brook Beast for more than 10 years and find it an excellent shoe for both comfort and for staying injury free. I'm not a heavy runner: 159 lbs and 5'11. Also I'm nearing 69. But for me this shoe allows me to run in comfort and since switching from other brands I've experienced no injuries and almost no knee pain. For runners who need stability, run on asphalt as I do, and want to protect the joints, I highly recommend you buy THE BEAST. It's stylist and long lasting too.
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    5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By B on June 2, 2011
    I bought these about seven years ago from a local store that specializes in running. At that time, I weighed in at approximately 220 pounds and was running about 1-2 miles per day in a pair of sneakers I had bought the year before and used only for jogging. During that time, I had come to accept the fact that running would always be painful (particularly my shins and knees) until I lost a significant amount of weight.

    After taking a look at my running gait, the store person recommended these shoes.

    Honestly, they look like Frankenstein's running shoes. Just clunky, and ugly as sin. I got over the aesthetics QUICKLY. If you are overweight, and flatfooted, but dedicated to physical fitness, they are just the best. Seemingly overnight, all leg pain disappeared. I have not replaced these in 8 years (which is bad) but I never again had the type of pain that came from previous sneakers. I will be replacing my previous pair (which has held up remarkably well) with a new pair of these.
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    3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Silicon Valley Guy on October 22, 2010
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    I just got back from 3 weeks in Europe. Each day with rare exception (when I was traveling to the next city by train), I would be on my feet from about 9am to about 5pm walking from one tourist sight to another. Then some rest in the hotel and then back on my feet again (dinner) from about 7pm to about 9:30pm. I wore The Beast almost every day except one day when it rained most of the day. Turns out The Beast does not have good traction on wet cobblestones. I am 5'11" and weight about 165. These shoes were absolutely outstanding for me. Walking on streets, sidewalks, up hills (to castles) or down (from castles) and on cobblestones (the worst surface to walk on in my opinion), my feet felt great. No pain or soreness in feet, legs and most importantly knees. A few points in the interest of full disclosure: (1) I have worn Brooks shoes for many years. My feet seem to do very well in Brooks. (2) I replaced the stock insole with gel insoles immediately upon purchase. (3) I bought some reasonably thick synthetic material Wigwam socks (not a fan of cotton socks). I figure if these shoes perform well on cobblestones in Europe, then they are truly some special shoes. Now that I am home I am wearing them regularly. I also like the grey-black color scheme as it does not show the dirt from use like the typical white only athletic shoes. One more point: I will try to describe a lacing pattern that one guy in a shoe store showed me. The lace from the 2nd to the last eyelet makes a loop to the last eyelet on the same side of the shoe and then comes across the shoe and into the loop created between the 2nd to the last and the last eyelet on the other side of the shoe. I found this lacing pattern to make a definitely noticeable improvement in how the shoe gripped my feet and kept them stable.Read more ›
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