2015 Top 10 Men's Cross Training Shoes
Cross training shoes are the most important part of the training attire that athletes have. When choosing shoes to use in cross training it is important to balance between comfort and practicability. It is very easy to miss the line between these two important factors when choosing the best cross training shoes for men. The shoes should be able to protect not only your feet for the length of time that you are out there, but also maintain a certain level of comfort that encourages you to keep at it. In a bid to achieve this balance, most manufacturers and designers have come up with ingenious ways of solving this problem.
In this article, we are going to briefly explore the designs that have emerged top of the table and the envy of the others in the industry.
#1. New Balance Men's MX20 Minimus Training Shoe
This training shoe features a 4mm drop with no sew welded seams and a synthetic upper mesh. It is odor resistant and very suitable for training programs that require a lot of versatility. According to the manufacturers, these shoes are especially designed to accommodate interdisciplinary workout sessions such as those including weight lifting and resistance training. The shoe can be used by those with gait issues as well as those with chronic injuries since they can be used in learning better form.
#2. Reebok Men's Infrastructure Cross-Training Shoe
Reebok is one of the oldest brands in the shoe market. This shoe in particular is noted for having perforated detailing for ventilation purposes and an EVA midsole. The midsole is designed for lightweight cushioning as well as improvement in responsiveness. The shoes are light and have a leather overlay for support. Users of these shoes have hailed it for the ease with which it can be won and their lightweight, which makes them easier to use even by younger athletes.
#3. ASICS Men's GEL-Blur33 TR Cross-Training Shoe
the ASICS Men’s GEL-Blur33 TR Cross-Training Shoe is a running based training shoe that has been designed for extreme cross training. The most popular part of this shoe is the strap that is normally laid over on the top of the shoe. This support strap is one of the trademarks of this shoe and it is designed to offer support and stability. This shoe also features the rearfoot GEL® cushioning as well as the Solyte® midsole, which provide a cushioned platform.
#4. New Balance Men's MX1012 Cross-Training Shoe
This shoe is very popular in cross training especially with weight trainers, users of cardio machines and those attending studio classes. Manufacturers on the hand point out unique technological differences such as the premium N-ERGY® cushioning. This is designed to keep your feet comfortable to an external heel counter thus improving mild pronation control. The shoe is designed with a 10mm drop and a light weight upper mesh. The shoe can be used in all the court training exercises and work out sessions.
#5. Reebok Crossfit Nano 2.0 – Men's
This is the new generation shoe that is designed to accommodate the need for flexibility and breathability requested for by Reebok customers. Even then the shoe promises stability in your footwear. The shoe has a low-cut design for added mobility and an upper designed to offer lateral support and stability. The other features that this particular shoe has include: high abrasion rubber outsole, a DuraGrip print to make it durable and a full length low profile that features an EVA midsole to cushion the person.
#6. Adidas Men's Powerlift Trainer Cross Training Shoe
Adidas has been known over the years for its durable outer leather layers. This particular shoe however, features mesh panels and perforations that improve breathability. Additionally, it has padded collars and an EVA insole that is designed to provide comfort and support. The shoe is an offshoot of the inspiration provided by Olympic weight-lifters. The shoes have hook-and-loop strap over there laces and a comfortable textile lining. It also features a firm EVA wedge midsole that provides much needed additional support.
#7. ASICS Men's Lift Trainer Cross-Trainer
The ASICS Men’s Lift Trainer Cross-Trainer has a variety of new and improved features that include firm sole, a flexible forefoot and a midfoot support strap. It also features an air mesh upper work for better responsiveness, performance and breathability as well as fit. Some of the other features that make this shoe a doll among the cross training shoes is its solid rubber outsole that provides premium traction and durability. This is in addition to its DuoMax® Support system that provides optimal stability when lifting weights.
#8. Nike Men's Free Trainer 3.0 Training Shoes
The features of the Nike Men’s Free Trainer 3.0 Training Shoes include lightweight support features such as the laser-cut upper design for flexibility and durability. This is made from the special material called Kirum. This material a second sheath like cover that stretches out with every move. In cases of more flexibility and intense workouts, there are larger openings in various parts of the shoe. The shoe also features solid rubber pods at the heel and perimeter and a low-to-the-ground design that caters for maximum control.
#9. PUMA Men's PUMAgility Cross-Training Shoe
Puma is a brand that is known for its style and flair. The shoe, the Pumagility delivers style and performance. It features a mesh and synthetic upper section that is held in place with a lace up front. Additionally, the shoe has high-walled rubber soles for better grip as well as traction. This is all in a bid to provide the user with better performance during the work out session. It is a shoe that is more common among athletes and it is used as running shoes.
#10. Nike Air Max Flyposite Mens Cross Training Shoes
what gets your eye when you look at the Nike Air Max Flyposite Mens Cross Training Shoes is the design with which it is made. These shoes weigh only 2 pounds and are often used as running shoes. They have a high cut that provides support to the user up to the ankles, with soft padding to ensure safety during usage. The shoes have a 10mm drop with a tough outer leather exterior for durability. It is no wonder that the shoe makes it to the top ten list.