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10 Minimalist Running Shoes for Any Style

New Balance Minimus 10v4 Trail

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Minimalist running shoes hop on the trail-running trend with these New Balance kicks ($115, newbalance.com). At just 4.6 ounces, they won't weigh you down as you dodge rocks and branches. Plus, you can go sock free for that barefoot feeling.

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Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit

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The in-your-face neon colors are reason enough to snag yourself a pair, but we also love the super lightweight material Nike Flyknits are famous for ($140, nike.com). Still not sure about this whole running thing? Tap into these 25 ways anyone can learn to love running.

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Reebok Sublite Speedpak MT SE

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You know that feeling you get when putting on a perfectly tailored dress? Find that same made-for-you fit with these nearly weightless running shoes ($70, reebok.com). That PR suddenly seems way more achievable, right? (Do you know what the Two Game-Changing Qualities Your Running Shoes Should Have?)

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Mizuno Women's Wave Hitogami 3

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Thinner, faster, lighter, stronger: These road-gripping racing kicks ($100, mizunousa.com) bring on a whole new meaning to Kanye's famous lyrics.

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Brooks Women's PureCadence 5

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The flexible PureCadence shoe ($120, brooksrunning.com) gives you the best of both worlds. "Guide rails" keep your body aligned with each strike while the flexible material means it's up to you to show the road who's boss.

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Asics GEL Hyper Tri Running Shoe

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The lightweight shoe ($100, shop.nordstrom.com) gets a boost from a gel-like cushioning in the heel. Even if you're a minimalist running shoe fanatic, you'll be thankful for the support when you get to mile 12 on a long run. And don't forget to stretch and cross-train after that run! For all your other shoe needs check out our guide to The Best Sneakers to Crush Your Workout Routines.

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Puma Mobium Elite V2 Clear Women's Running Shoes

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Feel like you're taking off barefoot on an open road—and don't think twice about what's actually on your feet. These state-of-the-art Puma running shoes ($110, us.puma.com) are designed to mimic your natural stride.

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Adidas by Stella McCartney Pure Boost X Shoes

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Outfit your feet in these functional fashion shoes featuring Adidas' boost technology to keep your energy up throughout your entire run. ($170, adidas.com)

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Merrell Vapor Glove 2

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Trail shoes are generally the opposite of lightweight. Not these 4.3-ounce Merrells ($85, merrell.com), which have a zero-drop feature that puts you right on top of the ground.

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Brooks PureConnect 4

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Nothing comes between you and your weekend #longrun as it is, but these breathable Brooks sneakers will practically call your name when you're feeling low on motivation. ($65, 6pm.com)

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Why Venus Williams Won't Count Calories

If you've seen Silk's new commercials for their 'Do Plants' campaign, you may already know that Venus Williams teamed up with the dairy-free milk company to 'celebrate the 'power of plants.' "Strong is very good," the tennis star says in the badass TV spot as she sets up a serve, right before refueling with some protein-powered vanilla soy milk. We sat down with the tennis legend to talk about her favorite smoothie combo, why she'll never count calories, and how she handles sexist comments towards female athletes.

Brooks PureConnect 4

Nothing comes between you and your weekend #longrun as it is, but these breathable Brooks sneakers will practically call your name when you're feeling low on motivation. ($65, 6pm.com)

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