The wind may be blowing in your face, but these shoes will get you through your fitness goals no matter the weather.
You don’t need us to tell you it’s cold outside. Just venture outside and grimaces from passers-by alert you to the fact that right now the weather is far from clement but rather the kind of biting cold that sends you inside, cowering under blankets and various heating devices. While we’re not averse to seasonal changes and the luxury of snuggling up in the evening with warmth in the form of comforting meals, it does become a tricky question when it comes to our fitness goals. Where summer is made for showing flesh and getting outside, few things are less appealing than going for a run to see your eyes water, your nose drool and your fingers swell in protest against the cold.
But, as the saying goes, summer bodies are made in winter and if you’re struggling to find the motivation to stay active and keep working towards the fitness goals you set months ago , it might be time to invest in some new kicks. Thanks to brands like New Balance, Nike, Hoka One One and more, you can keep attacking your goals with the same intensity as before with sneakers designed to keep you going the distance during the busiest months. cold. With that in mind, here’s our pick of the best sneakers to get you through the winter run.
New Balance, fresh moss x 1080v12, $260
When it comes to performance, New Balance’s Fresh Foam 1080 hits all the right places. With underfoot cushioning that provides a smooth ride no matter the training distance or speed, you can be sure you’re hitting your running goals with a shoe designed to provide support with a second-style fit. skin thanks to an engineered Hypoknit upper. The result is a comfortable sneaker that will go the distance.
Nike, React Pegasus Trail 4, $190
While Nike has long dominated the road running scene with models like the Zoom VaporFly and others, in recent years it has come to assert its presence in trail running as well. For those looking to get out on the trails during those colder months, the React Pegasus Trail 4 offers a supportive, springy feel. The underfoot traction will keep you comfortable whatever the terrain, while providing a smooth ride.
Salomon x Ciele Athletics, Phantasm Road, $270
Few brands can boast a cult following quite like Salomon, who continue to achieve excellence in their apparel and footwear through test drives on big names in the running community. When it comes to the collaboration between Salomon and Ciele, the result is a sneaker worth having. Weighing just 235g, these lightweight trainers feature Salomon’s Energy Blade technology, which propels you forward with every stride. And as far as style goes, well, check out this cheetah print. Need we say more?
Hoka One One, Carbon X 3, $300
If you’re wondering if a sneaker can really be worth the $300 price tag, the answer is “yes” – as long as you’re referring to Hoka One One’s Carbon X 3. The brand, which has become beloved by runners around the world, continues to deliver shoes that are the ultimate in cushioning and support, while being designed to go the distance for those driven by trails. feats of endurance. With a refined fit and improved knit upper, the Carbon X 3 is perfect for racing or tempo sessions, with a smooth, stable and responsive ride.
Saucony, Endorphin Speed 2, $260
The Saucony Endorphin Speed 2 is the perfect sneaker for anyone looking to improve their speed on the roads. With a superior fit and added support over the Endorphin Pro 2, this shoe will support you for any goals you haven’t yet achieved. It also features an ultralight PWRRUN PB and carbon fiber plate, so you know you’ll be crushing some PBs this season.