Best Shoes For Your Workout Style
There are many different types of training shoes out there, but which shoe is best for your workouts? The types of training you do will determine the right style for you.
What are the best workout shoes for weightlifting?
Shoes that are flat provide better grip on the floor when weightlifting. Flat shoes will help you feel more contact with the ground, and will also help with stability. Flat shoes are recommended for training styles that include deadlifting and other similar exercises. Many athletes who do this style of training enjoy lifting in converse or vans because of the flat sole.
Shoes with an elevated heel are also beneficial when weightlifting, they are recommended if your training style is Olympic lifting, but not limited to Olympic lifters. They help those with limited ankle mobility and can help improve squat depth. However, they are not the shoes you will want to wear if you are deadlifting. Deadlifting in shoes with an elevated heel will transfer your body weight forward and will create improper form. Some of the best shoes for workouts depending on your style of weightlifting are converse or nike romaleos
Lifting with shoes that have too much cushion are not recommended when weightlifting, because the lack of grip it allows. However, runners normally need a high level of support and a relatively light shoe,with good materials that absorb and respond from the impact of foot to ground. A good running show will improve your performance and protect the arches of your feet.
Keep in mind no single style of shoe will be for every runner. However, our team thinks the best pair of running shoes are Hokas.
What happens if I have multiple training styles?
Shoes can get pretty pricey. Spending money on a pair of shoes for every different training style can really eat away at your wallet. This is when “cross-training shoes” becomes your go-to footwear. A pair of cross trainers will provide stability, cushioning, and support in many different activities and movements. This can be a shoe of choice for everyday life or for crossfitters who do it all. Adaptability is crucial in crossfit, and a pair of cross trainers are the perfect advocate. Check out the awesome Rebok Nano X2.
Each shoe has different structures catered to different activities and different feet. Keep in mind, The better the shoes, the further you’ll go.
Best Shoes for Workouts list.
- Flat Weightlifting Shoes (Men): Converse, Vans, Adidas Powerlift 5
- Flat Weightlifting shoes (Women): Converse, Vans, Adidas Powerlift 5
- Elevated Heel Weightlifting Shoes (Men): Nike Romaleos, Reebok Legacy Lifter
- Elevated Heel Weightlifting Shoes (Women): Nike Romaleos, Reebok Legacy Lifters
- Running Shoes (Men): Acis, Hokah
- Running Shoes (Women): Asics, Hokah,
- Cross-Training Shoes (Men): Reebok Nano X2, Nike Metcon 7s, Nobull Trainers
- Cross-Training Shoes (Women): Reebok Nano X2, Nike Metcons 7s, Nobull Trainers