12 new kicks to kickstart the year in style

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Our enduring love for fresh trainers knows no bounds, and with the welcoming of the new decade, we think it’s time to put our best foot forward and begin our fitness journey in earnest. 

Whether your goal is to run 10k, build muscle strength or anything in between, chuck out those worn trainers because we’ve hunted high and low for 12 of the best new kicks for every workout and budget. New year, new you shoes!

Best shoes for running

Regardless of whether you’re an avid runner or a total beginner, it’s crucial that you find a pair of running shoes that offer complete support to avoid sustaining injuries. If you’re running on pavement, opt for a pair that has more cushioning and shock absorption. Should your training be on muddy trails and uneven terrain, kicks with deeper treads will provide extra grip and help you reach the finish line.


Renew Run



Terrex Swift R2 GTX





New Balance

Fresh Foam 1080v9


Best shoes for strength training

Good weightlifting trainers are truly the backbone of every great workout session. They need to be secure and keep you stable with every rep, to help keep your form and technique on point.

Marks and Spencer

Lace up knitted trainers


Under Armour



George at ASDA

Black mesh sports trainers



Fine knit trainers


Best shoes for cross-training

Comfort should be a number one priority when it comes to cross training shoes. Look for designs that absorb shock, are porous (to evaporate moisture) and are flexible enough to withstand all the movements that your workout demands.


Air Zoom SuperRep



Metcon Flyknit 3



Flex Essential training shoes



Split flex shoes