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It’s summertime and that means primetime to get out and on the move. Whether you’re running or walking, hiking or biking, a great workout shoe will help you tackle whatever workout you’ve got on the schedule and maybe also add a bit of flair to your outfit. We’ve scoped out 8 of our favorite workout shoes – each one tailored to a different activity so you can decide which one suits you best.
1. DSW, New Balance 997H Women’s Sneaker, $88.99
We’d be remiss if we didn’t start with everyone’s favorite right now: the Dad shoe. Designed for comfort, walkability, and of course, style, this trainer is perfect for everyday. You can get your steps in all day long in these versatile shoes.
2. DSW, Ryka Euphoria Running Shoe, $119.99
Planning to start a walk to 5km plan? Or maybe you’re a seasoned vet working towards your next marathon. Either way, Adidas has the perfect running shoe so you can hit the pavement in comfort and style – not to mention they’re currently on sale.
3. DSW, Reebok Nano X3 Training Shoe, $139.99
Designed for tough training sessions, these shoes are supportive, stable, and include added cushion to keep you energized during your workout. Considered the best for lifting, cross-fit, and high intensity workouts.
If you prefer hitting your workouts in the great outdoors, this trail running shoe is for you. With the stability of a hiking shoe combined with the lightweight feel of a runner, this shoe offers comfort and grip for any terrain. Bonus – it’s part of their big summer sale.
5. ECCO, Women’s Minimalist Sneaker, $99.99
The perfect everyday shoe, these sneakers are great for on-the-go. Practical and comfortable, you can put some walking miles on this boat-shoe inspired style. Wear them with workout, athleisure, or your everyday style outfit.
6. Aldo, Mayana Athletic Sneaker, $90
We get it, working out may not be your thing, but if you still like getting out about town for a good walk then these joggers might be exactly what you need. Stylish, comfortable, with a neutral design that will go with any outfit, these sneakers will be a go to in your wardrobe.
7. Clarks, Craft Court Top,
You’re on the go and need a solid shoe to take you from workout to the grocery store? These stylish high-tops are a versatile shoe that you’ll reach for again and again, designed for comfort with their shock-abrobinig and lightweight insole.
If running is your jam, of course you can’t go wrong with Adidas Run Falcon 2.0 running shoes. Even with these affordable sneakers, you will feel the difference they have on your game. Built with a mesh upper for breathability, your stride will feel energized from the start to finish of your run.
Looking for shoes to transition you from your workout to a dinner out? Checkout our favourite chic heels to add some spice to your outfit.
Based out of Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley, Madeline is a mom and marketer specializing in brand strategy, advertising, and copywriting. When she’s not working on campaigns, you’ll find her on the go with her son and two Australian Shepherds.