Running Shoes

The best sneakers for every workout

It may have worked out for Cinderella, but one size definitely does not fit all when it comes to athletic footwear. There’s an ideal style and fit for every type of workout imaginable and it’s important to know the difference in order to get the most out of your workout- both for safety and efficiency’s sake. Sneaker tread, insole, midsole foam support…there’s a lot to consider when buying new sneakers. We’ve narrowed down the options for you to give you the best sneaker for every type of workout, from cycling to weight lifting. Read on to discover the right style for you!


Combination Running

New Balance Fresh Foam 980,  $110

This sneaker is ideal for both on and off road running. With a no-sew upper and excellent flexibility, this shoe received raves for its foam technology.s bounce and support to the wearer. Even more cool? This sneaker is made via 3D printing technology, which specializes in providing a custom fit for your feet. 


City Running

Salomon X Scream, $72

This shoe is the perfect choice for outdoor city running. The outsole is made of up custom rubbers that provide secure footing, safe for concrete, nature trails and cobblestone streets. Consider the Salomon X Scream the perfect everyday trainer, ideal for light training as well as longer running sessions.


Salomon X- Scream shoes
Salomon X- Scream shoes


Shimano SH-R086L Road Cycling Shoe, $92

Women’s version: Shimano Sh-wr40 Road Bike Shoe, $92

Both versions of this shoe are part of the Shimano Road Competition series. This shoe series promises light-weight support with enough rigidity and stability to ensure a smooth workout. Its double Velcro strap helps alleviate pressure on top of the feet and its padding provides extra comfort for optimal pedaling.


Water Durable

Adidas Climacool Boat Lace, $80

The Climacool Boat Lace sneaker is the ideal quality, multipurpose shoe for individuals often in and around water. They’re lightweight, super durable and are covered with dozens of tiny air holes for superior ventilation and fast drying. They also provide fantastic traction (ideal for wet terrain) and when they get grimy, they rinse off easily. To top it off, they’re washing machine safe!

New Balance Minimus Trainer
New Balance Minimus Trainer


New Balance Minimus Trainer, $99

A low cut shoe with minimal padding is ideal when performing strength training exercises.

Secure footing is crucial when lifting weights; you want a shoe that can really dig into the ground and ensure stability when lifting heavy weights. The Minimum Trainer provides both hold and flexibility, protecting the wearer from injury like twists and sprains.


All Purpose

Nike Metcon2, $130

When you’re not specialized in just one style of workout, Nike’s Metcon2 sneaker is the perfect choice for you. It’s fantastic for all purpose work outs, providing comfort, flexibility, stability and durability. Its stability is safe for lifting, its padding ideal for jogging, and its flexibility ideal for strength and climbing exercises.