10 Running Shoes That Will Make You Want to Hit the Gym

These stylish kicks will give you the support you need for your next workout.

(SPOT.ph) No matter how big your sneaker collection gets, make sure to have at least one pair dedicated solely to your exercise regimen. In case you didn’t know, not all sneakers are made for workouts and strenuous activity. When shopping, we recommend asking the in-store specialist if the kicks you’ve got your eyes on will give you the support and protection you need to hit the gym. Don’t worry if you don’t find your go-to pair right away—everyone has different preferences, workout routines, and foot shapes so don’t be afraid to try on as many sneakers as you can till you find your perfect match. Allow us to make the search easier by rounding up some pretty pairs suited for exercise. 

Here are 10 cute and comfy trainers for your next workout:

Ultraboost 19 Shoes (P9,300) from Adidas


Adidas’ Ultraboost sneakers might just have you believing they were custom-made for your feet. The flexible woven exterior is built to mold to the shape and stretch of your foot, resulting in a super comfortable fit and feel that will help reduce pressure points on the soles. Plus, they come in several chic colorways, including this gorgeous pink-and-white combo.


See a list of Adidas branches.

Flex 2019 RN Running Shoe (P4,195) from Nike

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The stylish but practical black-and-white color scheme on these sneakers from Nike means they’ll go with all your workout gear—ideal if you just want to stick to one pair no matter your fitness routine. The comfy, lightweight construction is built to seamlessly follow the natural movement of your feet so you can use it for a variety of workouts.

Available online; see a list of Nike branches.

Gel-Quantum 360 Knit 2 (P10,800) from Asics


Just seeing the rainbow stitching on these Asics shoes would be enough to make you want to lace up and hit the gym. The sturdy but springy cushioning offers ample support for your gait and stance as you run while the knit upper keeps your feet ventilated. Plus, the textured outsole will keep a firm grip on the ground, preventing accidental slips, especially when you’re running on uneven terrain.

See a list of Asics branches.

UA HOVR Phantom Running Shoes (P8,195) from Under Armour

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Love all-white sneakers? You’ll have major heart eyes for this pair from Under Armour. Don’t be fooled by its chunky shape and thick soles, it’s made from a breathable knit material designed to give you that zero-gravity feel while running. Plus, it’s got a built-in sensor, which means you can connect it via Bluetooth to Under Armour’s MapMyRun app on your phone and have it track your distance and calories. 


See a list of Under Armour branches.

Versafoam Flare (P3,995) from Saucony

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This sleek pair from Saucony is made with neutral support on the soles and uppers, making it versatile enough to be used for a handful of workouts whether indoors or outdoors. The soft, inner cushioning is made to be both flexible and supportive, ensuring a comfy, fuss-free run. We can’t take our eyes off the pastel pink accents against the shoe’s neutral tones.

See a list of Saucony branches.

Arahi 2 (P6,500) from Hoka One One

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The predominantly gray exterior on these shoes from French footwear brand Hoka One One allows them to match a variety of activewear, but still stand out thanks to those pretty coral and turquoise details. They’re made to ensure stability on the feet and to support each person’s natural gait—perfect for outdoor workouts. The breathable upper promises a run without uncomfortable constrictions, preventing any strains you might get mid-run.

Available at Toby’s Sports; see a list of branches.

1500v2 (P5,595) from New Balance

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Whether you’re running a few laps on the treadmill or training for a big race, these New Balance sneakers can be your companion as you practice and improve. The comfy, weightless design allows for a fast run, while still ensuring ample support. That means that these versatile kicks can be your go-to even as your training regime changes and gets more difficult. 


See a list of New Balance branches.

Skech-Air Element Prelude (P4,195) from Skechers

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We’re obsessed with the ombre rainbow accent on the soles of these Skechers trainers. They’re built with an air-cooled memory foam insole for maximum comfort without a damp, clammy feeling. They’re made extra protective thanks to the padded tongue and collar as well as the shock-absorbing midsoles.

See a list of Skechers branches.

Adrenaline GTS 18 Running Shoe (P6,295) from Brooks


These stylish kicks from Brooks are great if you love running outside because their soft cushioning and sturdy construction will help make running uneven terrain much easier—the supportive material ensures that your feet stay protected no matter where you stomp. Plus, the unique but wearable deep violet shade will look great with any of your activewear! 

Available at Toby’s Sports; see a list of branches.

Fate X3 (P8,995) from Newton


The quirky colorway on these Newton sneakers will brighten up even your plainest workout clothes. The insole promises a trampoline-like cushioning—the bounce in your step will help you run comfortably while also building speed and endurance. The lightweight material allows for a more efficient run, which means you’ll clock in more distance and burn more calories without unnecessarily tiring yourself out.

Available at Toby’s Sports; see a list of branches.

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