3 Great And Stylish Athletic Shoes

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There are plenty of great looking, functional, and affordable women’s exercise and running shoes on the market; choosing the best one in terms of both style and comfort can sometimes seem a bit overwhelming! It can become even more confusing when the different functions of each type of athletic shoe are taken into consideration. Targeting exactly what activities your exercise routine will consist of, be it running, aerobics, hiking or biking, can help determine which shoe will be best for your specific needs. So which shoes are a cut above the rest in style, function and comfort?

Nike LunarElite +2 Running Shoe

For runners, it doesn’t get much better than the Nike LunarElite +2, which features a new footwear technology that can compensate for over-extended stride or poor foot balance. This technology, called the Independent Flywire system, will also modify shoe support and shape for each foot during a jog, meaning more support for the arch, heel and ankle.

With the jogging trend becoming increasingly popular as more people look to cut down driving costs and reduce insurance premiums, it’s essential to find a shoe that can provide the best possible support for your body frame, foot shape and running style; the Nike LunarElite +2 does exactly that while looking great. It has a sleek design that available in gradient burgundy and gray or in royal blue and white.

Other features of the Nike LunarElite +2 :

  • Dynamic, Lunarlon support system
  • Breathable mesh over strategic areas of the shoe
  • Flex grooves that allow for more natural foot motion

Women’s New Balance 967

For ladies that enjoy cross country hikes or power walking, New Balance offers a model of shoe that’s both functional, ruggedly stylish and comfortable. The New Balance 967 provides optimal support for prolonged hikes and walking workouts.

The full grain, dark brown leather provides beautiful, rich looks that makes this a classy and cute shoe without being overly girly or flashy. Superb construction and high quality attention to detail also means this shoe will last much longer than types using synthetic leather substitutes.

Other features of the New Balance 967:

  • GORE-TEX padding
  • Rock Stop protection technology
  • Gusseted, flexible tongue
  • Rollbar support technology

ASICS GEL-170 TR

The ASICS GEL-170 TR is a great all around athletic shoe that looks great, feels great and is entirely suitable for a number of workouts and sports, including tennis, running and walking. With extra support and arch padding for increased foot stability, the GEL-170 TR is a shoe that can be worn all day in complete comfort. The GEL heel system allows for greater impact absorption and less stress on the ankle, heel and arch, meaning less foot and calf muscle fatigue after long workouts.

The ASICS GEL-170 TR is available in three tones; white with pink and charcoal trim, white with navy blue and light blue trim, and white with blue and silver trim. It has a low, sleek profile and attractive shape that will look great with a variety of workout outfits and colors.

Other features of the ASICS GEL-170 TR:

  • High Abrasion Rubber (AHAR) system for increased sole durability
  • C.M.E.V.A. cushioning for increased flexibility
  • DuoMax Support technology for increased overall sole and heel stability and comfort

Always be sure to choose the proper size shoe for maximum support and comfort, and never go with poorly made shoes to save money; high quality exercise shoes will last longer, reduce the chance of foot, ankle and leg injury due to proper support systems, and usually look and feel better overall.

  • Dickies
    Athletic Shoes, Toe Type Plain, Insulated No, Women's, Size 11, Footwear Width B, Waterproof No, Lace Up, Height 4 In., Black, Liner Material Moisture Wicking, Midsole Material EVA, Outsole Material Rubber, Footwear Sole Pattern Cross Hatch
    $77.66  from Grainger
  • Converse
    Designed with the new creative generation in mind, The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II Reflective Camo Americana Ox is the most progressive Chuck Taylor in over a century. With reflective patterns that bounce off low-light environments, this pair of Chucks ensures your look can be worn both day and night. ; Durable reflective printed canvas upper designed with a camouflage look. ; Low-top oxford silhouette. ; Traditional lace-up front with seven monochrome matte eyelets. ; Non-slip padded tongue. ; Signature Chuck Taylor design includes the famous rubber cap toe, textured toe bumper, contrast sidewall trim and medial-side air vent holes. ; Nike Lunarlon sockliner cushions your foot for all-day wear. ; Rubber midsole. ; Classic Converse vulcanized rubber outsole. ; Imported. Measurements: ; Weight: 14 oz ; Product measurements were taken using size Men's 11, width Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
    $75.00  from Zappos.com
  • Converse
    Designed with the new creative generation in mind, The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II Reflective Camo Americana Hi is the most progressive Chuck Taylor in over a century. With reflective patterns that bounce off low-light environments, this pair of Chucks ensures your look can be worn both day and night. ; Durable reflective printed canvas upper designed with a camouflage look. ; Hi-top silhouette. ; Traditional lace-up front with eight monochrome matte eyelets. ; Non-slip padded tongue. ; Signature Chuck Taylor design includes the famous rubber cap toe, textured toe bumper, contrast sidewall trim, medial-side air vent holes and All Star patch at side. ; Nike Lunarlon sockliner cushions your foot for all-day wear. ; Rubber midsole. ; Classic Converse vulcanized rubber outsole. ; Imported. Measurements: ; Weight: 1 lb 5 oz ; Product measurements were taken using size Men's 11.5, width Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
    $80.00  from Zappos.com
  • Converse
    This style runs a half size large. If you wear Men's or Women's size 9, please choose a size 8.5. ; Get the retro look of the the Chuck Taylor All Star '70 Ox from Converse! ; Classic canvas upper for comfort and durability. ; Canvas lining with a cushioned footbed for all-day comfort. ; Lace-up front with metallic eyelet details. ; Signature Chuck Taylor design including the infamous rubber cap toe, textured toe bumper, contrast sidewall trim, medial-side air vent holes and All Star heel patch. ; Rubber midsole. ; Classic Converse vulcanized rubber outsole. ; Imported. Measurements: ; Weight: 1 lb 2 oz ; Product measurements were taken using size Men's 12, width Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
    $80.00  from Zappos.com
  • Volley Australia
    for Volley sizing. ; Your sneakers will leap above the rest in these stylish, comfortable Volley shoes! ; Mid-top silhouette for classic appeal. ; Comfortable canvas upper. ; Lace-up closure provides snug fit. ; Five metal eyelets creates secure, non-tear lacing. ; Foxed outsole and toe cap for longer lasting wear. ; Imported. Measurements: ; Weight: 14 oz ; Product measurements were taken using size Men's 11, width Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
    $45.00  from Zappos.com
  • EVOLV
    Lace up for an incredible climb with the sure fit and feel of the Elektra Lace by EVOLV. ; Synthetic upper. ; Low-profile climbing shoe that securely fits to the foot. ; Classic lacing for a preferred fit. ; Nylon lininig for a smooth, comfortable feel. ; Leather and textile footbed for long-lasting comfort and excellent moisture-wicking capabilities. ; 4.2 mm Trax high-friction rubber outsole. Measurements: ; Weight: 9 oz ; Product measurements were taken using size 11, width D - Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.
    $89.00  from Zappos.com

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