January - best time of the year to make big changes for a better you. As the well advert saying goes: New Year New You, and what better way to start it than with good shoes. Looking into footwear on a more technical side, we scouted out the top trainers in the market to help you jumpstart your fitness regime.
Whether you’re a long time marathoner or a complete newbie to active living, these shoes will help you tick off the boxes in your New Year resolution. Our top 10 trainers are the most highly rated and best selling shoe of each brand as of the moment. All of them are road performers or trail runners that are also acclaimed for pavement use. Take a look below and get your ready to put your best foot forward.
Nike Air Zoom Elite 8
Tested and well reviewed by hundreds of users, the Nike Air Zoom Elite 8 provides a solid underfoot support. A particularly great pair for neutral runners.
Mizuno Wave Hitogami 3
The 3rd series of Mizuno’s highly acclaimed running shoe provides excellent arch support and just the right cushioning for a comfortable run.
Saucony Cohesion 9
One of Saucony’s most popular models, the Cohesion 9 was commended for its responsive mid-sole and its traction-capable outsole tread. If you prefer a slightly rigid sole for support, this is the shoe for you.
New Balance Minimus Trail v3
A versatile pair which can be used for both trail and pavement runs. New Balance Minimus Trail v3 features a light weight construction, a subtle arch support, flexible soles and a very unique silhouette.
adidas Adistar Boost ESM
In terms of performance the Adistar Boost ESM beat the Ultra Boost. Here’s why. The heel counter and it’s solid sole provides the much needed stability for running, while the flexible knitted upper and Boost infused sole keeps to the brands notable comfort.
Puma Carson Runner
A great choice if you want a minimalist light weight runner that does the job. It’s provides a great blend of cushioning, traction and durability.
Asics Gel Venture 5
A versatile pair that can support you through trail or road. It'sperformance well on a variety of surfaces.
Salomon Sonic Pro
Features its signature Endofit and Sensifit technologies for short and long distant run. Best shoe for those with narrow feet.
Under Armour SpeedForm Apollo Vent
A minimalist pair that lives up to its namesake, it keeps up with speed workouts with minimal slippage.
If you’re after comfort the Reebok ZJet seals the deal. It’ll give you a smooth ride on any terrain.