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    20 Sneakers You'll Want To Slip Into For Your Next At-Home Workout

    Get movin' and wear these athletic kicks while you workout indoors.

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    1. A breathable pair for fast-paced workouts, including virtual HIIT and boot camp classes. Lightweight mesh, a durable design, and superior grip will keep you moving, even while you're ~working up a sweat~ inside.

    Nike Metacon 6 training shoe with white, blue, pink, yellow, and green detailing
    Nike

    Promising review: "The Metcons are the first pair of shoes I've purchased specifically for strength training/HIIT and I'm super impressed so far! I can definitely tell a difference that they have a lower profile from heel to toe compared with my running shoes. They're lightweight but snug and don't let my feel slide around. Good grip on the bottom. I've done about a week's worth of higher-intensity exercising and have enjoyed every workout with them!" —Nike Customer

    Get them from Nike for $96.97+ (available in sizes 5–15 and seven colors).

    2. A high-top pair with amazing cushioning, a traction-friendly bottom, and a vibrant design for indoor dance sessions. They'll definitely brighten up your workout look for jazz, Hip-Hop, and Zumba.

    Asos, Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "Beyond the style & color (soft gold is lovely) it's a well thought out fit: there's a bit of width and height in the toe area so the shoe doesn't pinch; ankle strap adds extra stability. The high top feature is comfortable and doesn't cut into the ankle. Also, my instructor mentioned there's a design on the sole that helps with glides and turns so one doesn't turn over on the ankle. Who knew? Can't wait to try out in my dance class!" —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $57.37+ (available in sizes 5–13 and 31 colors).

    3. Running sneakers for high-impact living room workouts: You'll get amazing traction and comfort while you do a bodyweight or cardio circuit.

    adidas pink and white running sneaker with a knitted front and pink stripes on the side
    Dick's Sporting Goods

    Promising review: "I am in love with my new shoes. They make running enjoyable - the cushioning and grip are perfect! I stopped getting knee and foot pains afterwards. The color is as described, the shoes are easy to clean with soap & water. I also do cardio in them." —Dick's Sporting Goods Customer

    Get them from Dick's Sporting Goods for $132.97+ (available in sizes 5–11.5, two widths, and 15 colors).

    4. Basic running sneakers if you're on your feet all day long, even after you practice your hill intervals on the treadmill.

    model wears black running sneakers with white bottoms
    Boohoo

    Get them from Boohoo for $18 (available in sizes 5–10).

    5. A pair of vintage-inspired sneakers for days you feel like doing weights or crunches in your home gym. They're super comfy and you can wear them with athletic socks.

    model wears white Reebok vintage-style sneakers with purple bike shorts and a black tee
    Urban Outfitters

    Pair them with these socks to complete the look!

    Promising review: "These shoes are the best. They're cute and comfy from the start, I wear them every day. The fit is true to size and I get so many compliments on them. They’ve lasted me awhile, but when they finally give out, I will be buying them again!" —Urban Outfitters Customer

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $60 (available in sizes 5–10).

    6. Training sneakers, so you can work up a sweat indoors and not kill your feet. Lunge, squat, and jump in these supportive kicks with cool colorblocking.

    model wears black and green Puma LQDCELL Shatter XT Trail Women’s Training Shoes
    Puma

    Get them from Puma for $100 (available in sizes 5.5 –11 and two styles).

    7. Breathable sneakers that'll help keep sweat at bay while you're on the move: You *can* feel like you're moving on clouds during your daily fitness routine.

    reviewer wears purple and white breathable sneakers with cushioning section on bottom
    Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "I'm getting back into walking/running and I needed new shoes. These are so comfy and light! The support is top notch and the insoles are so soft it feels like you are wearing memory foam pillows on your feet." —Amber Flack

    Get them from Amazon for $29.43+ (available in sizes 5.5–10 and 12 colors).

    8. A versatile workout sneaker you'll want to wear for indoor cross-training. They're super durable and provide good cushioning, so you won't have to worry about sliding when you jump, dance, or do quick movements around your home gym.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are my first ever pair of Reebok Nanos and they have been amazing for my workouts in my garage. My garage floor is a bit slippery and the grip/tread is perfect! The toe box is sturdy and fits just as expected for all 'HIIT/Functional Fitness/Weightlifting/CrossFit' style workouts. I am a true believer in these shoes. Well worth the price IMO as I’ve worn other sneakers that just didn’t help during workouts that require a lot of foot shuffling and quick burst movements. These shoes offer support and stability. Great buy!" —Jasmine

    Get them from Amazon for $37.57+ (available in sizes 5–11 and 11 colors).

    9. Ultra-lightweight sneakers with a knitted material so comfortable and lightweight, you'll forget you're wearing anything on your feet while you're working out.

    Amazon / Via amazon.com, Amazon / Via amazon.com

    Promising review: "I like this sports running shoe because it is super light and breathable. It is suitable for all kinds of sports and gives me a comfortable feeling of movement. One of the features is that the sole is made especially of a non-slip pattern that create sufficient friction with the ground to prevent slipping and injury during exercise, another feature is a special bumper toe that protects your toes and gives you a comfortable wearing experience." —tony H

    Get them from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes 5.5–11.5 and 23 colors).

    10. Walking-friendly sneakers, because you may want to go on the treadmill at home. Your feet will feel so good with soft mesh lining and a molded footbed.

    model wears velvet blue walking sneakers with acid wash jeans
    Hush Puppies

    Promising review: "I walk every day, in all weather. They are durable and comfortable. I especially appreciate that they work with my orthotics." —Hush Puppies Customer

    Get them from Hush Puppies for $47.99 (available in sizes 5.5–12 and six colors).

    11. A sock-fit style to add some spring to your step and give you a good grip while you hit up the treadmill, elliptical, or StairMaster. No more sliding or slipping on fitness equipment!

    teal running sneaker with gray upper, blue laces, and a sock-like heel compartment
    Nordstrom

    Promising review: "They are so comfortable and great for running. I can wear them all day and they’re very supportive! It’s a little surprising how firm they are when you first try them on, but whatever they got going on works." —Nordstrom Customer

    Get them from Nordstrom for $149.95+ (available in sizes 5–11 and six colors).

    12. Colorful sneakers, because you need cute and supportive footwear for your at-home workouts. These shoes help keep your feet in place and look so good with any activewear outfit.

    Adidas

    Promising review: "I bought new shoes to help with my shin splints and these have been great. Highly recommend for on-your-feet shoes, but are also good for HIIT." —Adidas Customer

    Get them from Adidas for $90 (available in sizes 5-11 and six colors).

    13. A low-profile pair with an eye-catching blue shade and comfy shape. Stuffing your feet inside a stiff sneaker is not fun, but these will be so easy to slip into whenever you want to exercise.

    New Balance

    Promising review: "I have a wide foot and was worried that they would not fit. The stretch and comfort are amazing. My feet don't look like sausages stuffed in a shoe." —New Balance Customer

    Get them from New Balance for $64.99 (available in sizes 5-12).

    14. Snakeskin-print sneakers, because your boring athletic uniform will be ~hisstory.~ Slip into these babies whenever you're working on your core or doing yoga in your living room.

    DSW

    Get them from DSW for $129.99 (available in sizes 6-11).

    15. A versatile pair you can wear for indoor high-impact and low-impact activities. Enjoy treadmill running, light aerobic exercise, and strength-training? These shoes will be your go-to pair for so many workouts.

    Adidas

    Promising review: "They're the perfect trainers for a mix of workouts and elastic front support makes them a great fit." —Adidas Customer

    Get them from Adidas for $56 (available in sizes 5-10).

    16. Sporty sneakers that'll keep you comfortable and look really, really good when you take a post-workout selfie in front of the mirror.

    Revolve

    Get them from Revolve for $75 (available in sizes 6-10).

    17. CrossFit-friendly sneakers, because you need shoes that'll *move* with you during high-intensity circuits at home.

    Reebok

    Promising review: "It’s a great training shoe that provides the right amount of support while doing intense workouts and some cushioning to do light running in." —Reebok Customer

    Get them from Reebok for $89.97+ (available in sizes 5-1/2 to 10).

    18. A pair of ombre athletic sneakers so durable and stylish, you'll want to put them on during your a.m. or p.m. fitness grind.

    Asos

    Get them from Asos for $61.20 (available in sizes 5 to 11-1/2).

    19. A Velcro pair if you want kicks that are great for light exercise and lounging. Who said you can't have the best of both options when it comes to footwear?

    Anthropologie

    Promising review: "I loved these sneakers! They are very comfortable, easy to put on and off, and chic! I have been looking for velcro sneakers for a long time, and I was thrilled to find them here!" —Anthropologie Customer

    Get them from Anthropologie for $65 (available in sizes 5-10).

    20. And slip-on sneakers that'll be so easy to wear during strength training and Zumba sessions. You can finally ditch your old, lace-up workout kicks for good.

    Zappos

    Get them from Zappos for $56.25 (available in sizes 5-11 and two colors).

    You, super excited for your next workout session at home:

    Disney

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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