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Asics Conviction X 2

The second generation of Asics' cross training shoe was released this spring. With a higher-cut upper than many other training shoes on the market and an all-black color scheme, these provide a slightly different look fashion-wise. A tried-and-true training style, these have a stiff heel and solid platform, making them a good alternative for those who don't want to invest in a separate pair of weightlifting shoes. ($120; asics.com)

Best for: When you want a training shoe that does it all and prefer a minimalist look.

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Reebok CrossFit Nano 8 Flexweave

Rebook's newest CrossFit shoe utilizes the brand's new Flexweave upper, which allows for more flexibility and breathability than previous Nano versions. They've also upped the comfort level with this update, so even if you're in the pain cave, at least your feet will be happy. ($130; reebok.com)

Best for: Die-hard CrossFit enthusiasts. (BTW, here's how to avoid CrossFit injuries and stay on your workout game.)

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New Balance Fresh Foam LAZR Sport

Using a high tech laser-engraving technique on the foam sole of these sneakers, New Balance has created a training shoe that offers superior comfort on the go. With a slip-on construction, they're easy to throw on when you're rushing out the door trying to make it to your workout. ($90; newbalance.com)

Best for: When you want to wear your sneakers before, during, and after a workout—no matter where you're headed.

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Under Armour UA Ultimate Speed

Sneakers meant for both weight training and quick jogs seem to be all the rage at the moment, likely due to the current popularity of HIIT-style workouts. Under Armour's addition to the pack of options in this category is a sock-like liner for a customized fit, as well as a grippy sole for additional traction. ($100; underarmour.com)

Best for: When you frequent studio workouts where traction and comfort are key. Think: dance cardio, boot camp, and more.

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Adidas by Stella McCartney Pureboost X TR 3.0 Shoes

These training-specific sneakers were designed to provide both comfort and support during high-intensity workouts as well as short runs. Because of the super responsive cushioning in the midsole, you may even find you're getting more air during jump roping and squat jumps. ($180; adidas.com)

Best for: When you do bodyweight workouts and jumping-heavy routines on the reg. (Try this 30-minute jump rope workout that burns an insane number of calories.)

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