104 best lightweight training shoes

Based on reviews from 175 experts and 61,446 users. Learn how our rankings work or see our guide to lightweight training shoes. Updated May 2020.

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  • Workout

    Shoes with optimum cushioning, lateral support, and flexibility for daily workouts and studio sessions. See workout shoes


    Versatile, low-profile shoes for constantly varied exercises including plyometrics, sprinting, weightlifting, and rope climbing. See CrossFit shoes


    Heavy-duty shoes with a wedge and an elevated heel that create a sturdy platform and promote ankle mobility. See weightlifting shoes

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  • Low stock

    Footwear with few offers from online retailers and sold out in most sizes.


    Shoes that have been taken out of production but are still sold by most online shops.


    Shoes that just came out and have not received sufficient feedback from the buyers.

    Low drop

    Shoes with 0mm to 5mm heel-to-toe drop. Allow for a more grounded underfoot feel. See low drop training shoes

    High drop

    Above 10mm. Mostly include weightlifting footwear with an elevated heel. See high drop training shoes


    Shoes below 300g that accommodate fast-paced training. See lightweight training shoes


    Shoes with the drop of 0-4 mm, an average weight of 200g, and a low stack height. Render a barefoot-like experience. See minimalist training shoes

    Non-marking sole

    The outsoles of these shoes do not leave scuff marks on the floor. See non-marking training shoes

    Orthotic friendly

    The insoles of these shoes are easily removable and can be replaced with an orthotic insert. See orthotic-friendly training shoes

    Rope prtection

    Most cross-training shoes have reinforcements at the midfoot which help to resist abrasion during rope climbs. See training shoes with rope protection

  • Drop

    A difference in height between the heel and the toes. - The lower drop delivers a more sensitive ground contact, while the higher one provides more heel cushioning. - In case of weightlifting shoes, a high firm heel lessens the strain on the Achilles tendon during squats.

    Heel to toe drop
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    • Weight

      Training footwear typically weighs between 200g and 300g per shoe to accommodate agile workouts. Minimalist trainers go as low as 150g, while weightlifting shoes can go as high as 500g.


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    1. Skechers Marauder - Mershon - Grey
    2. Under Armour TR96 - Black (002)/White
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      Under Armour TR96 - Black (002)/White
      Under Armour TR96 - Black
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    3. Under Armour Strive 6 - Gray
    4. Nike Zoom Train Complete - Black
    5. Under Armour Charged Ultimate 2.0 - Black (005)/Overcast Gray
    6. Under Armour BAM - Grey
    7. Asics Gel Fortius 2 TR - Indigo Blue Lime Taupe
    8. Under Armour Limitless 3.0 - Black
    9. Vivobarefoot Motus - Black
    10. Asics JB Elite TR - Black
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    11. Under Armour TriBase Reign - Black
    12. Vibram FiveFingers Signa - Black
    13. Asics Gel Nitrofuze TR - Black/White/White
    14. Skechers Skech-Flex 2.0 - Milwee - Schwarz
    15. Asics Defiance X - Black Carbon White
    16. Skechers Dynamight - Black
    17. Nike Air Epic Speed TR II - Black/Reflect Silver/Anthracite
    18. Reebok Trainfusion Nine 2.0 LMT - Coal Pink Craze White Pure Silver
    19. Topo Athletic Halsa - Charcoal/Mango
    20. Skechers Synergy - Power Switch - Black
    21. Skechers GOtrain - Endurance - Black
    22. Inov-8 F-Train 240 - Grey
    23. The North Face Litewave Ampere II - Multicolore Dark Gull Grey Exuberance Orange
    24. Reebok Trainflex - Awesome Blue-white-black
    25. Under Armour Showstopper - Mehrfarbig Black Grey Red 001
    26. Skechers Flex Advantage 2.0 - Gray (Ccor)
    27. Reebok Flexile - Black
    28. Skechers GOtrain - Viper - Charcoal/Red
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    29. Topo Athletic COR - Grey/Black
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    30. Asics Gel Quest FF - Race Blue/White
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