113 best training shoes

Based on reviews from 220 experts and 100,998 users. Learn how our rankings work or see our guide to 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

    CrossFit

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

    Weightlifting

    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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  • Price
  • Colors
  • Low stock

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

    Discontinued

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

    New

    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

    Lightweight

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

    Minimalist

    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

    Features
  • 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. Inov-8 Fastlift 400 BOA - Grey
    Any color
    Inov-8 Fastlift 400 BOA - Grey
    $190 $130 Save 32%
  2. Puma Enzo Beta - Peacoat/White
    Any color
    Puma Enzo Beta - Peacoat/White
    $70 $49 Save 30%
  3. Inov-8 F-Lite 230 - Khaki
    Any color
    Inov-8 F-Lite 230 - Black
    Inov-8 F-Lite 230 - Grey
    $125 $88 Save 30%
  4. Nike Varsity Compete TR 2 - Black
  5. New Balance Fresh Foam Zante Trainer - Black/Magnet/Gold
  6. New Balance Fresh Foam Cross TR - new-balance-fresh-foam-cross-tr-6899
  7. Puma Jaab XT - Black
    $80 $60 Save 25%
  8. Nike Air Max Typha 2 - Black Black White 001
    $110 $82 Save 25%
  9. Avia Avi-Verge - Jet Black/Castle Rock
    $35 $26 Save 26%
  10. Nike Metcon Sport - Black/Anthracite
    $100 $75 Save 25%
  11. Nike Free TR V8 - Black/White
    $100 $75 Save 25%
  12. Puma Cell Surin 2 Matte - Black
  13. Nike Metcon 4 - zwart
    $130 $98 Save 25%
  14. Nike Air Max Alpha Savage - White
  15. Under Armour Commit - Black Black 001
  16. Under Armour TriBase Reign 2 - Blue
  17. Nike Legend Essential - nike-legend-essential-75e9
    $60 $45 Save 25%
  18. Skechers Haniger - Black
  19. Nike Air Max Alpha Trainer - Black White
  20. Nike Flexmethod TR - Black
    $85 $65 Save 24%
  21. Nike Renew Fusion - Cream
    $85 $65 Save 24%
  22. Nike Zoom Domination TR 2 - Deep Royal Blue/White/Blue Force
  23. Reebok HIIT - Noir Blanc
    $90 $70 Save 22%
  24. Skechers Overhaul - Debbir - Black
  25. Puma Retaliate - Puma Black / Puma White
    $70 $55 Save 21%
  26. Skechers Sparta 2.0 TR - Blue
  27. Nike Free TR 8 - Black/White
    $100 $79 Save 21%
  28. Nike Reax 8 TR - Black
    $85 $68 Save 20%
  29. New Balance Minimus Prevail - Black/Magnet
  30. Nike React Metcon - Black
    $150 $120 Save 20%