Athletic Shoes

Athletic shoes comprise any type of footwear aimed at helping athletes perform safely and effectively during training and competition. Innovative new product designs flood the market every season, each with specific features and benefits to help athletes achieve peak levels. Cross trainers, running shoes, soccer boots, football cleats, basketball sneakers, baseball cleats, golf shoes and track spikes are among the main types of athletic shoes. Each type is designed to facilitate movements distinct to its particular sport. Find the proper shoe to optimize your performance and get exclusive previews of new cleats, spikes, cross trainers and running shoes for your sport.

Latest in Athletic Shoes

Settling the Fitness Controversy of Barefoot Running

When Vibram FiveFingers shoes hit the market over a decade ago, they kicked off a trend with far-reaching consequences – barefoot running – and despite...

By: Anna Johansson

How To Choose The Perfect Running Shoe

Well-fitting running shoes are critical to any athlete's podiatric health, whether they're a marathon runner or just squeezing in evening jogging...

By: Gary Moller

Nike Announces 'Ease Challenge' Winner

In October 2016, Nike announced the Nike Ease Challenge. The company invited designers, engineers and innovators to make a new kind of footwear for at...

By: Rob Scott

Reebok CrossFit Nano 7: A Solid Training Shoe for Lifting Heavy Weights

The Reebok CrossFit Nano 7 is a seventh generation training shoe designed to handle intense CrossFit Workouts. At launch earlier this year, Reebok cr...

By: Andy Haley

Under Armour Just Released The Rock's Signature Training Shoe, and it's Awesome

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is one of the fittest men on earth. Just watching his recently released "Ultimate Workout" YouTube video left my musc...

By: Brandon Hall

Latest Videos in Athletic Shoes

Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Nike Air Max Thea Shoes‎

Whatever direction you choose, you’ll be cozier along the way thanks to an Air Max unit that softens the impact of each step.

Building an Icon: The Making of the New Balance 998

The New Balance 998 is an icon of lifestyle shoes. Learn more about its rich history and watch as it's manufactured inside New Balance's Lawrence, Massachusetts factory.

Exclusive Tour of New Balance’s World Headquarters

New Balance Welcome Ambassador Sam Howe takes you on a tour of the company's new world headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts.

New Balance Launches The Customizable NB1 3000v3 Baseball Cleat

New Balance has been offering customizable cleats to their MLB players for years. Now, the NB1 3000v3 gives any player at any level the chance to create the cleat of their dreams.

Take a Look at J.J Watt's First Signature Shoe: The J.J. I Trainer

Reebok released J.J. Watt's first signature shoe, the J.J. I Trainer. Watt demonstrated the shoe in action with his favorite exercises: Prowler Push, Box Jumps, Shuttle Runs and Tire Flips.