Running, cycling, gym, cross fit or basketball – you name it, we’ve got the perfect pair of sports trainers to make it happen
While we’re sure you have no problem picking a pair of trainers to go alongside your off duty outfits and casual suiting, a little more expertise is needed when you need to scope out a pair of sports trainers for your weekly workouts. Suddenly, you need to think about more than just what colour you prefer and words like flex grooves, flywire cables, injected Phylon midsole and over-pronation jump out at you like Steph Curry on the court. To put you at ease and ensure that you have the best possible pair to excel in your sport and to prevent injury, click through our top picks of sports trainers for cycling, long distance running, cross fit, basketball and the gym.
If the daily commute rather than a road race is the only time you find yourself on a bike, these 'commuter shoes' are perfect for you. Tough enough for the odd trail and the rigours of daily riding, the Rumble also boasts a pared down style that blends seamlessly with day to day attire.
An entry level shoe that delivers high performance for the enthusiast rider. The sole gives an excellent combination of stiffness and compliance while the synthetic upper with highly breathable mesh will keep feet comfortable all ride.
With super-soft cushioning and a flyknit upper that allows for a sock-like fit and superior ventilation, these trainers are ideal for running long distances in comfort.
For the runners that tend to overpronate, adidas have the shoes for you. A Primeknit upper wraps the foot in adaptive support and ultralight comfort while a system between the forefoot and heel corrects your foot strike when you hit the ground.
Featuring a water repellent coating and a water resistant inner bootie, wet feet on your winter runs will be a thing of the past. And with responsive cushioning and sticky rubber traction soles to ensure you won't slip on wet surfaces, your road runs this season are sure to be your best yet.
The perfect 'all-rounder', the Nano 7 boasts an anatomical toe box and a low-cut design for a natural feel and ankle mobility, a 4mm heel to toe drop and rubber outsoles that flex naturally for balance and stability.
With enough durability and stability to endure your toughest high intensity workouts such as weight lifting, wall exercises, rope climbing and sprinting, these trainers are sure to get you through your CrossFit workout.
This stripped back CrossFit shoe brings the foot closer to the ground with a 0mm heel to toe drop which is ideal for lifts. With a natural fit and unrivalled rope protection, you'll be speeding through your workouts.
Golden State Warriors very own Steph Curry has designed his own basketball shoes so you know these are going to be good. They feature lightweight directional support, charged cushioning for agility and locked-in support through the heel, arch and forefoot.
Another celebrity endorsed shoe but this time from Nike, the Kyrie 3 basketball shoe combines excellent traction, flexible support and responsive cushioning to enable razor-sharp cuts and fast, fluid play.
If training at the gym is your workout of choice, adidas have got you. With a stable base which boasts a 3mm heel to toe drop for support that's close to the ground, gym exercises will be a breeze.
Best for gym-based cardio and body conditioning exercises, these training shoes from Nike blends lightweight stability and responsive cushioning with a midsole that guards against impact to make the thought of going to the gym a good one.
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