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Saucony Endorphin Pro 4 Analysis: Differing Opinions! and Customizing Review Searches for Optimal Running Performance
Doctors of Running Podcast, Episode 188

If you've been following Doctors of Running for a while, you know we don't always agree on shoes we test. Today Matt & Andrea host a special episode to discuss their differing opinions on Saucony's latest racer, the Endorphin Pro 4. Andrea loves it at 5K/10K pace while Matt enjoys it most at marathon/tempo paces. They dig into what make their experiences different, how biomechanics influence our perception of shoes (especially super shoes), and how to find the best racing shoe for you.


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0:00 - Intro 
3:42 - An overview of the Saucony Endorphin Pro 4 
7:45 - The fit of the Endorphin Pro 4 
13:34 - Midsole & Ride 
23:59 - The importance of shoes geometries lining up with biomechanics 
28:24 - Shoe characteristics that influence ride experience 
31:54 - The influence of sockliners on the feel of a shoe 
35:55 - The stability of the Endorphin Pro 4 
39:34 - Learning about your running experience & finding reviews that match with you 
46:06 - Wrap-up

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