So, you’ve got your running schedule, your workout meals, and your motivation in order. With everything in place, there’s just one crucial detail in your starter pack that needs attention. We’re talking gear! Running isn’t just fuelled by blood, sweat and morning motivation, it’s got to be backed up by a boost. An ‘ultraboost’ to be precise. And that directly translates to – shoes. They help you run further, faster, stronger and play Bonnie to the runner’s Clyde.
Shoes are the one running workout essential you cannot skip through. Luckily for you, fellow runners, shoe shopping is a whole lot of fun. Imagine a shopping spree without the guilt of splurging recklessly (it’s for the greater good, after all). Shopping for running shoes is equivalent to treating yourself and it’s exactly the kick-start you need. But, don’t be fooled, as it can get tricky. Picking the right shoe needs attention and utmost care. We’re starting you off with suggesting you some the best running shoes in the market, to make it a lot easier.
Scroll through our picks of running shoes we are crushing over currently:
Adidas Ultraboost 19
The Ultraboost 19 has a 360-knit that targets all the right areas of your foot, making for a snug fit. This makes natural movement easier. The shoe’s star is the 3D heel frame that offers ultimate support for Achilles movement. It also packs in the right amount of cushioning you need for a run. It is more of an all-star when it comes to running shoes with enough energy and flexibility to achieve the perfect run. Grab these shoes here for a running workout that gets results!
Adidas Solar Boost
While we are on the subject of cushioning, there’s a shoe that does the job quite well. This shoe has a major star attraction – the responsive cushioning. It springs you ahead faster, giving you the energy you need to forge ahead. It’s the law of equivalent exchange, the energy you put in is returned and you get a faster running stride. The shoe is tailor-made for runners who want to go faster. If your pace is above average, you should be gunning for this pair to get the support you need.
Reebok Guresu Thread
Some of us love the idea of a shoe that looks just as good as it performs. This one is for runners who want to get fitter but in style. These babies are beautiful but that’s not all. While you might get a compliment or two on this aesthetic pair of kicks, you will also appreciate how light they are. This pair will have you feeling light-footed even on your most difficult running workouts. If you like a shoe with a little more flexibility, these are the right ones for you.
Puma Hybrid Rocket Runner
The Hybrid Rocket Runner has unique cushioning to provide added comfort during the run. This shoe is the perfect springboard if you are a nervous new runner. It’s a functional pair of shoes that’s easy to break into. It guarantees comfort and can support you on challenging long tracks. Wearing a shoe that cushions the impact of a sprint is always a good idea. It’s cool to be responsible for your running routines. We also love the design and the knit on this one.
Nike Vapour Flyknit
These will back you up for longer runs. If you are an outdoorsy person who loves running and covering more ground, pick this pair. It is known for its breathe-able, flexible, light-weight knit. It can also carry you through a marathon race making it the perfect long distance shoe. Hooked already?
Drooling over these beautiful running shoes already? Now that you have the top 5 narrowed down, your shoe shopping trip will be a lot easier. Always keep your eyes peeled for shoes that aren’t just hefty and sturdy but, also light. We love how running only requires minimal gear and just a pair of killer kicks is enough to keep you going! Happy shopping, folks!