Athletic Shoes Articles

Athletic shoes comprise any type of footwear aimed at helping athletes perform safely and effectively during training and competition. Innovative new product designs flood the market every season, each with specific features and benefits to help athletes achieve peak levels. Cross trainers, running shoes, soccer boots, football cleats, basketball sneakers, baseball cleats, golf shoes and track spikes are among the main types of athletic shoes. Each type is designed to facilitate movements distinct to its particular sport. Find the proper shoe to optimize your performance and get exclusive previews of new cleats, spikes, cross trainers and running shoes for your sport.

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WATCH: Elvis Andrus Makes Sure to Save His Nikes Before Getting His Celebratory Powerade Bath

Ah, the celebratory sports drink bath. All players must endure this wet, sugary ritual after they lead their teams to a big win. Sometimes the icy b...

WATCH: Kevin Durant Calls Kobe Bryant an 'Asshole' in Latest Nike Commercial Celebrating the Black Mamba

Kobe Bryant has always embraced the hate. Out of all of the best basketball players in the world, from Michael Jordan to Magic Johnson to LeBron Jam...

LOOK: Rory McIlory Wears Black and Gold Kicks to Honor Kobe Bryant at The Masters

As he took to the golf course in Augusta, Georgia for the opening day of the 2016 Masters Tournament, Rory McIlroy paid tribute to a man thousands o...

Stephen Curry Is So Good, His Shoes Have Infiltrated the Baseball Diamond

Photo via the Cleveland Indians Stephen Curry's absurd play on the basketball court has been getting a lot of attention, and it was only a mat...

These Cleats Made Our 36-Year-Old Editor Run Faster Than Tom Brady

If I'm going to get hurt, I thought, at least I'll look cool doing it. I was dressed in a black body suit with flames running down the sides of the l...

Check Out Charles Woodson's 'All-Gold' Air Jordan VII Cleats for His Final Pro Bowl

Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson will take the field for the last time in his career tonight, when he participates in the 2016 Pro Bowl; and...

6 New Running Shoes Built to Handle Winter

Outdoor running in the winter is not for the faint of heart—or sole. Just as not everyone has the courage to go out and run miles when the m...

LOOK: Cam Newton Has His Teammates' Names Written All Over His Cleats

There's a school of thought by a minority of football fans that Cam Newton is somehow a selfish player. Whether it's his dancing or the pearly whi...

Carli Lloyd's New 'Leave Your Legacy' Superfly Cleats are Hot Fire

Carli Lloyd dominated soccer in 2015. The 33-year-old midfielder scored 18 goals for the USWNT, three of which came in the first 16 minutes of th...

These Insoles Will Protect Your Feet and Make Your Shoes More Comfortable

Running shoes, or shoes in general for the matter, are made for the masses. It's impossible to design and manufacture a shoe that is perfectly sui...

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