Training Shoe Breakdown
To help your feet find the perfect match, check out our breakdown of the latest training shoes, designed specifically for an athlete [you] working to take his or her game to the next level.
1. Reebok ZigTech, $100
The shoe is light weight and flexible and feels like part of your foot. The zigzag-shaped sole contributes to 21 percent less wear and tear on your muscles.
2. Nike Lunar Swift+, $85
The magic is in the sole's design and build, which has Deep Nike Natural Motion Engineering flex grooves for an efficient stride.
3. Under Armour Proto Speed Trainer IV, $90
Designed specifically for linear training, this fourth-generation shoe delivers maximum shock absorption through Directional Cushioning Engineering technology, which also helps propel you on a linear path with total comfort and control.
4. adidas Fluid Motion Light, $75
The design is revolutionary: a one-piece mid and outsole for training in all planes of motion. Weighing less than 11 ounces, this feather-of-a shoe still has enough support to allow you to move quicker.
5. asics GEL-Nimbus 12, $125
The 12th version of the popular GEL-Nimbus series offers extra cushioning for added comfort and features asymmetrical lacing, designed to mimic the shape of your foot. The result is a highperformance shoe with a glove-like fit.