Home Gym Essentials: Best Workout Shoes for 2023

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If you work out at home, you should invest in the right workout shoes to prevent injury and support your body. The training shoes you wear are important. experts say A softer or thicker midsole can make a big difference when it comes to cushioning, so that type of shoe is great for maintaining posture in a variety of training poses. If so, shoes with less support may help you run faster.CBS Essentials experts have found the best workout shoes for 2023 for a variety of athletic-focused activities.

Whether you’re taking classes on a spin bike or hitting 12-3-30 on the treadmill, there are some great sneaker options available from Nike, Brooks, Adidas and more for your home fitness session. .

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Cloudsurfer (for women) for $160

Cloudsurfer (men’s) for $160

Brooks Men’s Ghost 15 Running Shoe, $140

Nike Men’s Free Run 5.0 Running Shoe, $100

Below, the best training shoes for 2023.

these are training shoes All are rated 4 stars or higher and have many excellent reviews. Looking for a budget-friendly training shoe? We found shoe options for every budget. Some workout shoes from Nordstrom, Dick’s Sporting Goods, etc. are still available today. All have additional colors and some have different widths. Keep reading to shop the best workout shoes for 2023.

About Cloud Surfer

About Cloud Surfer


One of On’s earliest running shoes, The Cloudsurfer has been reimagined. The shoe features a new look and new cushioning technology in the midsole using computer optimized technology. Made for both men and women, this new shoe launched today, find it in four colors.

Cloudsurfer (for women) for $160

Cloudsurfer (men’s) for $160

Nike SuperRep Cycle 2 Next Nature Women’s Indoor Cycling Shoe

Nike SuperRep Cycle 2 Next Nature Women's Indoor Cycling Shoe


If your home gym has a spin bike, bring indoor cycling shoes.

These from Nike come in 6 colors and are very breathable.

Nike SuperRep Cycle 2 Next Nature Women’s Indoor Cycling Shoe with Code SPRING for $82 (down from $120)

On Cloudswift men’s running shoes

About Cloudswift Running Shoes


Run the treadmill in these sock-fit shoes. It has a ribbed lacing cage to keep your foot in place and a resilient foam sole. Find them in 8 colors.

Cloudswift men’s running shoes, $150

Nike Free Run 2 Women’s Shoe

Nike Free Run 2 Women's Shoe


Grooves in the soles of these Nikes provide a barefoot-like feel. These running shoes are found in his three colors. Currently on sale.

Nike Free Run 2 Women’s Shoe, $85 (down from $110)

Brooks Men’s Ghost 15 Running Shoe

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These running shoes have a lot of options.

Available in narrow, medium, wide, and extra-wide widths, and in seven colors. They have a mesh upper for breathability.

Brooks Men’s Ghost 15 Running Shoe, $140

Adidas Men’s Ultraboost 1.0 DNA Running Shoe

adidas Men's Ultraboost 1.0 DNA Running Shoe

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Running shoes in seven colors are made from some of the ocean plastics. Comes with interchangeable webbing strips so you can show your team pride.

adidas Men’s Ultraboost 1.0 DNA Running Shoe, $200

Nike Men’s Free Run 5.0 Running Shoe

Nike Free Run 5.0 Running Shoe


Men’s free run shoes have laces that connect to the sole for a secure fit. These lightweight running shoes have a flexible sole and sock upper.

Find it in 11 colors. Prices vary.

Nike Men’s Free Run 5.0 Running Shoe, $100

Lululemon Chargefeel Low Women’s Workout Shoe

Lululemon Chargefeel Low Women's Workout Shoe


These shoes are designed for running and training. Find them in 5 colors. You can test it for 30 days and return it for a full refund if you are not satisfied.

Lululemon Chargefeel Low Women’s Workout Shoes, $138

hoka challenger 7


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These Hokas are made for trails, but are also great for indoor treadmills. The Hoka Challenger 7 shoe features: Recycled mesh upper with improved breathability and soft foam, plush cushioning in the midsole and proprietary rubber along the bottom.

Hoka Challenger 7, $145

Hoka Clifton 8



Hoka’s Clifton 8 Running Shoe features a streamlined silhouette, breathable mesh upper and foam midsole for extra cushioning when you hit the pavement (or your folding walking treadmill). With a 4.5-star rating, it’s no wonder the Clifton 8 is one of the brand’s best-selling shoes.Available in both men’s and women’s sizes.

“This is my second pair of Hokas and I really like them. They are comfortable and offer a lot of cushion. I am in the medical field and I stand all the time. It provides excellent cushioning and makes you feel great at the end of the day,” wrote the reviewer. “I have another pair for exercise and they are perfect for long walks and runs.”

Women’s Hoka Clifton 8, $112 (down from $140)

VivoBarefoot Primus Light III



The Vivobarefoot Primus Lite III running shoe aims to move your foot in the most natural way possible while running. Provides grip and protection for your feet while simulating the barefoot running experience.

“I’ve noticed a huge difference in my posture and mobility since wearing these shoes.” One Amazon reviewer wrote, “Very light and comfortable to wear all day.”

Vivobarefoot Primus Lite III, $152+

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