I've just started running again after a long hiatus - about 10 years.
I'm 6'3" and a year of Weight Watchers and steady walking has dropped
my weight from 292 (!) to 238.
I've started running again; i'm up to 3.5 miles x 4 times a week at a
leisurely 9-10 minute pace. So far, everything feels pretty good - I
don't have any joint pain, my shoes are wearing evenly, and I'm not
pronating or supinating heavily. And I'm really enjoying getting out
on the road again.
I've done about 150 miles in a pair of ASICS Gel-Cumulus IIs I bought
earlier this year, and am starting to suspect the poor midsoles have
spring their last after all of this weight squishing them into
I'm a pretty good runner, don't need a lot of motion control, but
stability and cushioning are important. Does anyone have a
recommendation for a shoe for a biomechanically OK, but heavyweight
All of the New Balance shoes I've tried were too narrow in the
forefoot. ASICS GT-2070s feel pretty good, as did a pair of Nike Air
Max Motos and Air Pegasus. I just tried them on in the store, didn't
do any serious running in them.