7 Best Training Shoes for Less Than $100 Out Now

If you’re looking to buy a solid gym shoe but don’t want to spend a lot of money, there are plenty of options on the market for less than $100. Regardless of the workout, whether you’re doing heavy weightlifting or high-intensity interval training, there’s something out there for you.

Below, consider seven options that are in stores now.

Nike Varsity Compete TR 2

If heavy weightlifting and working on explosive movements is your thing, this shoe may be for you. It features a durable mesh and synthetic upper that’s reinforced to resist abrasion, laces that integrate with the midfoot straps for support and a rubber outsole made to grip all surfaces.

Nike Varsity Compete TR 2
Nike Varsity Compete TR 2.
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Reebok Dart

Although this shoe has a far cheaper price point than others, the Reebok Dart is still built to withstand grueling high-intensity workouts. The shoe features a lightweight mesh upper, a cushioned EVA midsole and a multipurpose outsole for traction on most surfaces.

Reebok Dart
Reebok Dart.
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New Balance Fresh Foam Zante Trainer

This lightweight gym shoe features Fresh Foam midsole cushioning made to give the wearer a plush and natural ride, a stretchy collar and a breathable mesh upper.

New Balance Fresh Foam Zante
New Balance Fresh Foam Zante.
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Adidas Solar LT

Adidas kept things light with the Solar LT, which is made to tackle all workouts. The shoe is built with lightweight and flexible textile uppers and springy Bounce midsole cushioning.

Adidas Solar LT
Adidas Solar LT.
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Under Armour Commit TR EX

This versatile look features a lightweight mesh upper, an external TPU heel counter for support and the brand’s acclaimed responsive Charged Cushioning midsole.

Under Armour Commit TR EX
Under Armour Commit TR EX.
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Reebok Flexagon Energy

The least expensive option on this list, the Reebok Flexagon Energy was designed with minimalism in mind. The shoe features a breathable upper, an origami-inspired EVA midsole and flex grooves in the outsole for natural movement.

Reebok Flexagon Energy
Reebok Flexagon Energy.
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Nike Renew Retaliation TR

Made for people who incorporate lots of running in their high-intensity workouts, the Renew Retaliation TR is executed with abrasion-resistant mesh on the upper and resilient and stable Renew cushioning in the sole.

Nike Renew Retaliation TR
Nike Renew Retaliation TR.
CREDIT: Nike

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