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.

  • Gender Size
  • Brand
  • 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

  • CoreScore
  • Price
  • Colors
  • 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. Inov-8 F-Lite G 300 - Black
    Any color
    Inov-8 F-Lite G 300 - Khaki/White
    $150 $120 Save 20%
  2. Nike Flex Control 4 - Grey
    Any color
    Nike Flex Control 4 - Grey
    Nike Flex Control 4 - Blauw
    Nike Flex Control 4 - Black
    Nike Flex Control 4 - Black
    Nike Flex Control 4 - White
    $65 $52 Save 20%
  3. Nike Air Monarch IV - Black
    Any color
    Nike Air Monarch IV - Black
    Nike Air Monarch IV - White
    Nike Air Monarch IV - Black
    Nike Air Monarch IV - White
    Nike Air Monarch IV - White/Black
    $65 $53 Save 18%
  4. Reebok Lifter PR - Red
  5. Altra HIIT XT 2 - Gray Orange
    $110 $90 Save 18%
  6. Altra HIIT XT - Lime
    $100 $83 Save 17%
  7. Reebok HIIT - Noir Blanc
    $90 $75 Save 17%
  8. Nike Tech Trainer - Black
    $100 $83 Save 17%
  9. Inov-8 F-Lite 235 v3 - Green
  10. Adidas Solar Lt - Green
    $80 $68 Save 15%
  11. Nike Varsity Compete Trainer - Black/White
  12. Skechers Flex Advantage 2.0 - The Happs - Gris Light Grey Black
  13. Puma Enzo 2 - puma-enzo-2-3cb2
    $70 $60 Save 14%
  14. Vibram FiveFingers V-Aqua - Black
  15. Nike Metcon Repper DSX - Black Black Hyper Crimson 084
  16. Reebok Legacy Lifter - BLACK/BRIGHT CYAN/MA
  17. Nike Air Zoom SuperRep - Blue
  18. New Balance 624 - White/Navy
  19. Puma Axelion - puma-axelion-a1c4
  20. Vibram FiveFingers V-Alpha - Grey / Violet
  21. Reebok Nano X - reebok-nano-x-6e1c
  22. Nike Free Metcon 3 - nike-free-metcon-3-df89
  23. Nike SuperRep Go - Grey