Neutral / cushion / high arch
Shoes for runners who do not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with normal, high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.
Stability / overpronation / normal arch
Shoes for runners who need mild to moderate arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a low arch. See the best stability shoes.
Motion control / severe overpronation / flat feet
Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.
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Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.
Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.
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If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.
WeightMen: 11ozWomen: 9.3oz
Heel to toe dropMen: 12mmWomen: 12mm
The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.
There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.
WidthMen: Standard, WideWomen: Standard
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82 / 100 based on 6 expert reviews
For me, this is the best shoe for those who are looking for something simple and easy to slip-on.
It is light and provides great support.
The Ignite Disc shoe is an updated version of the energetic neutral training shoe Puma released in 2015
With the IGNITE Foam, the IGNITE DISC offers superior energy return with an exceptional cushioning material that disperses impact.
Updates to Puma Ignite Disc
- 25 years after its debut, the Disc Fit system is back with a vengeance. This time around, it has more durable and softer wire that allows the form-fitting fit for a very long time. Puma makes this revolutionary technology lighter and sleeker than ever. A run without the hassle of tying laces is there for the taking with the Ignite Disc.
- Besides the upper, the PU foam Ignite is utilized in the midsole. Puma uses this top of the line technology for incredible bounce and durable cushioning.
- Puma’s unique foam upper is another reason why the fit is so personalized and comfortable. The foam is indispensable in hugging the foot from the first stride to the last.
Puma Ignite Disc size and fit
The fit of the Puma Ignite Disc is fairly standard. Runners with medium measurements will find the average heel, midfoot, and forefoot rooms as fantastic for their needs. Making the fit more appealing is the sufficient toe box for those who need even more wiggle room at the front. Medium is the available width of the shoe. Accurate sizing is there for options 6 to 15 for the men’s and 4 to 11 for the women’s.
The outsole is largely made of EverTrack carbon rubber for superb durability and traction. A large transition cut from the heel to the forefoot helps with faster and effortless transitions. The outsole is also significantly important for the flexibility of the Ignite Disc. There are numerous flex grooves in this shoe. Puma uses the midfoot flex grooves to help with the cushioning while the forefoot grooves enhance the transition from the heel to the toes. Overall, this shoe has a durable outsole like the Saucony Guide 10.
The innovative PU foam called the Ignite delivers the kind of responsiveness that the sleek Ignite Disc needs. Another proprietary technology is the ForEverFoam that is located in the heel to help with shock dispersal. The base of the groundbreaking Disc Fit starts in the midsole as well. Puma’s Disc Fit uses wires that are directly attached to the midsole for great hold and security.
The lace-less upper is made possible with the Disc Fit System. As mentioned, there are smooth and lightweight wires that are directly attached to the midsole. With an easy twist of the Disc, runners can find the best tension in the wires that will give them their most personalized fit. The upper also uses memory foam, which only enhances the wraparound feel. This no-sew construction is perfect for sockless running as it creates a blister-free environment.