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Best Gym Trainers in 2017

Top 12 Best Gym Trainers for Men and Women in 2017

Top 12 Best Gym Trainers for Men and Women in 2017

JDP Fitness gives you the heads up on what the best gym trainers to buy for Men and Women in 2017.

Wearing the right gym trainer shoes will help you totally transform your workout. From the new lightweight craze to the supportive running shoe, these wonderfully crafted items can handle heavy loads, interval sprints, and more. From Brooks to Nike to Adidas to Asics, you’ll find the pair for you.

JDP Fitness has teamed up with the guys from Runners Need to help you find the best gym trainers for you this year!

We know how hard it could be trying to understand the difference between stability, neutral, pronate etc. So we have a simple key of What for and Why. Read on…

Reebok Workout TR (Men)

We say?

Whatever you think of Cross fit -You have to admit, they come up trumps when they teamed up with Reebok! Here we have a truly functional trainer. A flat but flexible base, Perfect cradling midsole and breathable upper – this is the brand’s most ambitious and best looking trainer yet.

Experts say: 

Ankle mobility and functionality is added to the trainer with the low cut design. The outsole tread is jagged and grippy, allowing you sprint, squat and Jump!

What for?

What Else, Cross fit.

 Reebok Workout TR

Adidas Boost X

We say?

Visually, The best show on the market right now! These have been seen more on the streets the in the gym-but actually made for running, the Adidas boost ticks nearly every box, nearly.

Experts say: 

The Guys Adidas have produced a show that features a floating arch and an Prime knit upper that also hugs your foot throughout your gait cycle. The cushioning delivers energy BACK to you as you take your next stride, helping you through them long runs!

What for?

Running and looking incredible!

 

ULTRA BOOST X SHOES

 

ROMALEOS 3 Lifting shoes

We say?

Lifting Shoes aren’t what they used to be! The Nike Romaleos 3 Men’s Weightlifting Shoe sums it all up really, smart, smooth and delivers the stability needed and locked-in fit required for your for intense weight training sessions. With the option of interchangeable insoles that provide soft or firm support to match, these lifting shoes are the best on the market and something that should be top of the list when starting a weight lifting programme.

Experts say: 

Fly wire cables and a nylon mid foot strap offer dynamic lockdown during your set, 20mm offset allows natural movement and two interchangeable insoles provide soft or firm support.

What for?

Weight lifting.

 

NIKE ROMALEOS 3

NoBull Arctic Grey Trainer

We say?

Run, lift, jump or climb….these Trainers have you covered from head to toe. They are lightweight, breathable and a flexible protection that moves the way you do. Not the best looking trainer, but remember what mamma said…..

Experts say: 

A SuperFabric® upper and guard plates offer you maximum protection from elements, and a Lightweight, highly flexible mesh base layer allows you to move naturally.

What for?

Everything.

 

ARCTIC GREY TRAINER nobull

Hoka One Clifton (Men)

We say?

My mum always said “Don’t judge a book by its cover”, so don’t be fooled by the size of this trainer shoes! This gym shoes offer huge amounts of cushioning for longer runs or heavier guys. It offers the cushioned feel of a traditional Hoka style trainer with the light weight and fit of a performance trainer.

Experts say: 

Double the midsole, but still low profile offset and responsiveness.

What for?

Running over 10k.

Hoka One Clifton - Best Gym Trainer Shoes

Nike Free 5.0 (Unisex)

We say?

Experts say: 

Nike Free 5.0 (Unisex)

 

New Balance Minimus (Men)

The NB Minimus is so much more than just a running shoe. The guys at New Balance have been working hard to produce a shoe that features a lower drop in the soil, this encourages a much more natural foot position. The lower stack height is designed to maximise that barefoot feel and ensures a better mid foot strike. The NB Minimus is made of only what was necessary, this means only the most lightweight materials were used.

Experts say: 

New Balance Minimus Men

Asics Gel Nimbus 18 (Unisex)

Why?

The newest update from the guys at Asics, the shoe has the heel gel pad at an angle, so it’s designed to be closer to the foot as you roll into the stride. It is noticeably heavier than other models, but ridiculously comfortable!

Experts say: 

Highly cushioned neutral shoe for a heavier athlete.

What for?

Running, weight bearing exercise.

Asics Gel Nimbus 18 (Unisex)

Brooks Adrenaline GTS  (Unisex)

Why?

The newest Brooks adrenaline is not the good looking trainer but is so much smoother and smarter than any other made. There is a crazy nice heel-to-toe transition. Technologies like flextra and anatomical is in brooks dan and they deliver customised stability and cushion. Great Trainer

Experts say: 

Lots of arch stability for over pronation

What for?

Running, stability needs, high impact

Brooks Adrenaline GTS (Unisex)

Under Armour Charged Ultimate Low (Men)

Why?

Under Armour, new to the game, have unleashed a UA ClutchFit™ technology that essentially wraps your foot in a lightweight “second skin” for powerful support and fantastic feel. It boasts flex grooves for extra flexibility throughout and has multi-surface traction, designed to be worn on all surfaces!

Experts say: 

Multi-surface traction, low profile, stability

What for?

Court sports, classes

Under Armour Charged Ultimate Low Men

New Balance 1600 (Unisex)

Why?

NB have produced another Great trainer. They have a great fit, comfy with a little bounce, probably good for 250-300 miles, not to be used on rough surfaces but great on flat paved surfaces. And of course a sexy looking shoe.

Experts say: 

Incredibly light and responsive flat.

What for?

Racing, shuttle runs and intervals

New Balance 1600 Unisex

 

ON Cloud Runner (Unisex)

Why?

This is the newest Cloudrunner and the best one to date. It’s much stronger than the last version. they’ve realigned the of the ringlets in conjunction with the Speedboard which makes this shoe very fast for endurance runners. It’s fun to run with this shoe and it looks great!

Experts say: 

Lightweight, responsive, cloud cushioning.

What for?

Triathlons, intervals, tempo runs.

 

ON Cloud Runner Unisex

 

 

Adidas Pure Boost X (Women)

Why?

When looking at Adidas efforts for this trainer, your first impression is ‘they’ve gone for looks’ and in a way, your right. But, they have designed this especially for gym use, women and general use. so looks are pretty important, however, they have used all the great efforts of other Adidas boost trainers and added it to this!

The midsole is entirely made of Boost, Adidas’s cushy, bouncy, and highly flexible new foam. The outsole is a stretchy rubber that wraps and protects the boost but doesn’t impede its stretch in any direction.

Experts say: 

Designed specifically for a Woman, they are narrower at the heel and arch and broader in the forefoot. They offer full Boost cushioning for comfort and flexibility.

What for?

Running, gym use, classes

Adidas Pure Boost X Women

 

 

author: jasonpatmore

I am a Personal Trainer and coach based in Liverpool Street.

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