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The Best Shoes for Every Type of Workout

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Experts used to stress foot type and pronation when buying sneakers—comfort was secondary. But many now believe that the coziness of your kicks is directly related to having an optimal workout. With every pair in this slideshow, you'll feel like you're walking on air.


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Fast Mover

This seamless (and seemingly weightless) sneak is the first running shoe produced in a clothing factory for a glove-like fit that helps you race faster through intervals or shave time off your 5-K.

Under Armour SpeedForm Apollo, $100,

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Free Runner

"Light and flexible" can often be code for "not much in between your foot and the pavement," but this updated best-seller packs just enough of a buffer to keep you bouncing from training runs to high-impact strength circuits.

Saucony Virrata 2, $90,

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Tech Geek

Made via 3-D printing technology, this debut's unique design understands exactly how your foot moves when you run.

New Balance FreshFoam 980, $110,

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Natural Resource

The protection and support of a traditional sneaker—with an awesome natural feel.

Asics Gel-Excel33 3, $120,

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Easy Rider

Forefoot lugs are toned down to give a smoother ride without sacrificing the shoe's signature spring-like bounce.

Newton EnergyNR, $119,

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Gait Way

This everyday trainer's strategic midfoot "fulcrum" creates more efficient forward momentum no matter how your foot hits the ground.

Karhu Fast4 Fulcrum, $134,

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Light Weight

Call it a new personal record: Fine-tuned tweaks make this perennial crowd-pleaser almost half an ounce lighter than its predecessor.

Mizuno Wave Rider 17, $115,

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All-Season Champ

This kick's super-responsive cushioning is far less affected by swings in temperature—so you always get the same pep in your step.

Adidas Energy Boost 2, $160,

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Hover Craft

For runners looking to float over the pavement, this newbie offers plenty of supersoft impact protection during high-mileage runs.

Brooks Transcend, $160,

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Trail Blazer

This road-trail crossover piles on the cushioning, but its completely even sole and anatomical toe box place your foot in a natural position, for better speed and stability.

Altra Olympus, $130,

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City Dweller

Designed for urban environments, the unique outsole uses a combination of specialized rubbers for secure footing anywhere, from sidewalks and stairs to gravel paths and cobblestones.

Salomon X-Scream, $110,

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Energy Star

These long-distance trainers offer light stability and high-rebound cushioning to combat tired legs and carry you through the last leg of a triathlon or the final miles before your next race.

Zoot Ultra Kane 3.0, $150,

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Sport Shifter

Flexible and low-profile, this nimble multisport sneaker will keep up as you go from boot camp to backwoods adventure.

Columbia Conspiracy Vapor, $80,

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Outdoor Warrior

Deep, square-shaped lugs give better multi-direction traction during the toughest mud runs and off-road races.

Reebok All-Terrain Super, $120,

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Water Lover

When adventure is taking you in or around water, you need a shoe that fits to a T, drains and dries superfast, and has top-notch traction. Say hello to your new best bud.

Adidas Outdoor Climacool Boat Sleek, $60,

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Swift Summiter

Engineered to get you to the top faster and easier, due in part to exclusive, extra-grippy Vibram outsoles that prevent slips in the worst terrain.

The North Face Ultra Fastpack Mid, $130,

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Bold Pioneer

These vibrant boots unpack the bulkiness of typical hikers to help reduce foot fatigue on daylong treks.

Ahnu Sugarpine Boot, $140,

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