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Workout Shoes for Women

The Best Shoes for Your Workout

With so many options on the shelves, selecting the right shoes can feel like a workout itself. Find your exercise category and foot type, then let our expert-vetted guide simplify your search

Group Fitness Junkie

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You think solo cardio work is boring and prefer to get your heart rate up with a group, be it in a kettlebell, Zumba, or boot-camp class. Your workouts aren't confined to one space—you'll go from the gym to the park to the court.

Ryka Transpire (top)
These multitasking sneakers will see you through practically everything, from sculpting sessions to dance classes to your post-workout walk home.
Buy: $70,
Arch: High, normal, flat

Asics Gel-Blur33 TR
This lightweight number is intentionally minimal—but the gel wedge in the heel keeps you protected against impact during boot-camp agility drills.
Buy: $85, for stores
Arch: High, normal

Pumagility XT Elite
A slightly wider sole than most cross trainers helps keep you perfectly grounded during high-action classes like kettlebell or kickboxing.
Buy: $90,
Arch: Normal, flat

Reebok RealFlex Transition
Strategically structured nodules on the sole improve flexibility and traction, making this pair a perfect partner for drills with quick changes of direction.
Arch: High, normal

Specialized Trivent Sport
Compatible with most spin bikes, this clip-in is ventilated so your feet stay cool in a warm studio. Bonus: These shoes transition to road bikes as well.
Buy: $100,
Arch: High, normal, flat

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