7 Sneakers to Upgrade Your Workout
Whether you’re going full throttle with your January detox, or moving at a more leisurely pace, choosing the right sneaker is highly personal. We asked the athletes in our circle—from marathon runners to gym rats to Tracy Anderson devotees—to vouch for their go-to pairs, and, most importantly, what’s so great about them.
Phantom Sneakers goop, $185 APL’s high-tech sneakers are designed to feel weightless while conforming to the natural positioning of your foot, and their shock-absorbing Propelium® compression makes running easier on your entire body.
- REEBOK Hayasu Sneakers goop, $90 Designed for studio sessions—from dance aerobics to Tracy Anderson’s workouts—this sneaker-bootie-hybrid is super supportive, but still allows for flexibility.
BROOKS Cascadia 11
Trial-Running Shoes Brooks, $90 Brooks’s Cascadia sneakers are “like an SUV for your feet,” which is why more than a few goop staffers swear by them for everything from marathon training to trail running.
ADIDAS BY STELLA MCCARTNEY
Barricade 2017 Shoes Adidas, $130 Specifically designed for tennis, these sneakers are lightweight and incredibly well-balanced, with 360-degree support and control.
NIKE Air Zoom
Pegasus 22 Shield iD Nike, $175 Nike’s Air Pegasus are ideal for running in wet weather, so they’re particularly useful this time of year.
- SAUCONY Kineta Wool Saucony, $70 Saucony’s Kineta sneaks are good for a light workout—a morning jog in the park, or vigorously walking your dog—and they’re stylish enough to be your wear-with-everything sneaker, too.
- APL Ascend Sneakers goop, $195 Fun fact: Designed to keep feet naturally positioned, one of APL’s next-level sneakers was banned by the NBA for providing wearers with too much “competitive advantage.”
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