Insoles suggestion?

Jay Sean

Rookie
Looking to add a bit of useful cushioning to some shoes. Some shoes are so hard but I like everything else and if there is a light but also cushioning insole that actually lasts a little while, let me know!

Not looking for arch support. Don't need that. Don't need something super mushy. Really only talking about making a very unforgiving shoe a little more forgiving.
 

cortado

Professional
Probably stay away from Superfeet. They are not very soft and most of them have a huge hard plastic support under the heel.
SOLE make quite minimal insoles I think?
 

Ronaldo

Bionic Poster
Use the Sofsole Airr insole in the SCB. Comfy insole in a super comfy shoe. Most cushioned insole but heavy is the Tuli Roadrunner. Hard to find.
 
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If you have an old pair of shoes with insoles that you like-
you can swap them to the other shoes and see if that helps.
Otherwise, there are plenty of low cost insole replacements, of various
kinds/styles available- just to add a bit of cushioning- that you can find in department
stores and even supermarkets- that work for most people,
assuming that your feet do not have special requirements.
 

Ronaldo

Bionic Poster
If you have an old pair of shoes with insoles that you like-
you can swap them to the other shoes and see if that helps.
Otherwise, there are plenty of low cost insole replacements, of various
kinds/styles available- just to add a bit of cushioning- that you can find in department
stores and even supermarkets- that work for most people,
assuming that your feet do not have special requirements.
Bought Dr. Scholl's for fam members who work 12+ hrs/day on their feet under $10 and they are/were satisfied. Even Dollartree has insoles
 

JGads

Legend
Anyone else have the problem of replacement insoles being a tad too slippery, causing foot to slide on hard stops leading to rubbing/callus/blister issues? Superfeet seems to cause this the most for me even though I like SF in day to day wear. Powerstep Pinnacle a little better in the slip dept but it’s still more slippery than the slightly rougher stock insole which just seems to grab/hold the foot better so sometimes I just go with that and forego the added arch support I’d prefer in favor of less rubbing. If there’s a best of both worlds out there please tell.
 

innoVAShaun

Hall of Fame
Powerstep or Spenco insoles also have a decent amount of cushion. I used those before I went to custom orthotics.
 
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Flair328

New User
Stay away from Superfeet Orange, I use them for my hiking boots, good at first but they soon compress so much they become hard and rendered useless and need replacing after only a few months.
 

Orion

Semi-Pro
I splurged and bought VKTRY insoles. They're insanely nxpensive only bought after I found a $70 off code. Full carbon fiber bottom. Only shoe I can fit them in are GR8. They've elevated GR8 to top of shoe rotation. Plan on buying another Ubersonic 4 a half size up.

VKTRY makes two products. I've had bad results with Superfeet and Spenco. They were basically a new pair of shoes but there's alot worse ways to spend $130.
 

408tennisguy

Semi-Pro
Hefeluxx insoles. eTPU (i.e. Adidas Boost) insole material. Offers extra impact protection that also feels responsive.
I ordered a pair of Hefeluxx 2.0 insoles to try. Sounds promising especially because I like the Adidas boost cushioning in my running shoes but the SCBs feel too clunky for me. Good option to get boost cushioning on a speedy shoe. Hopefully it doesn't bottom out too fast though. Theres a special on Hefeluxxe's website for 33% off.
 

jrmitch21

New User
Been using Currex runpro insoles in my On running Cloud X shoes, took them out and put them in my tennis shoes a few weeks ago and it is night and day (so comfortable vs the standard insole). Just discovered CurRex makes a a pair specifically for tennis called AcePro's. I ordered a pair of those to dedicate to my tennis so I can put the others back in my other shoes, they should arrive this week.
 

Ronaldo

Bionic Poster
 

Diablo XP

Rookie
Like a few others have mentioned, you should probably look towards insoles geared more towards "working on your feet all day." Superfeet Green, and others while popular amongst tennis players, offer very little in the way of cushioning and are designed more for arch support or heel slippage issues. They definitely don't make a hard stock insole or footbed more comfortable.
 
Sorbothane Classic Full Sole Insole

It won't increase your size and provide much needed comfort (available at hola @ bird). It will last you long time (put at the bottom and factory insole on top).
 
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nn

Hall of Fame
I would suggest spenco (available on TW) or sorbothane max duty... for both of them you have to remove factory insole to accommodate

otherwise go with sorbothane classic as mentioned above....(used all three extensively)
 
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Soles Active Thick are durable and have a decent amount of cushion. They also don't add any heel raise.
 
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