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15 Best Sports Shoes for Men in India

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Sports shoes for men: For fitness enthusiasts running is as good an exercise as any. And it is essential to have perfect sports shoes for that. Sports Brands like Nike and Adidas are more than established in India. But Puma, Reebok, and a few others also offer top-quality products for fitness enthusiasts. So it is crucial to know which the best sports shoes for men are.

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But not everyone has deep pockets and can afford the premium prices of these brands. Luckily, all sports shoes are not expensive and top-quality products are available in affordable prices, from both local and international brands.

Just like shoes for specific sports, general sports shoes have the same buying rules. Look for comfort, cushioning, and grip from the outsole. Factors like flexibility, support, and weight are the secondary factors to decide.

Here we will take a look at the 15 best sports shoes for men. The following list is not ranked according to any order.

1. Sports shoes for men: FURO by Red Chief R1014

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Furo shoes | Credits: Amazon
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Best running shoes in India: This pair by FURO is extremely valuable for money. It does not have extremely advanced technology but does a really good job with its comfort and grippy sole. It is light in weight and is also ideal for beginners. Although FURO is not a big name in professional athletics, this shoe is ideal for practicing around going for 5k and 10k runs. This is also ideal as a stepping stone to better-advanced shoes.

Pros

  • Comfort
  • Well-cushioned
  • 4 colours
  • Good looking
  • Spacious and good built

Cons

  • Not the best in this price range
  • Bigger brands offer better alternatives
  • No heel support
  • Soft toe box

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2. Sports shoes for men: ASIAN World Cup Men’s Sports ShoesSports shoes for men | kreedon

Best running shoes in India: ASIAN sports shoes | Credits: AmazonThis is an Indian company and makes shoes in India, a strong representative of “Make in India” initiative. Endorsed by star cricketer, Virender Sehwag they make top-quality footwear at very decent prices.

ASIAN sport shoes feature a breathable knit upper which is suitable for all seasons and a large toebox makes it a very comfortable yet firm fit. A quick drying nature of these shoes also makes them ideal for washing and playing outdoors in rain. Accompanied by a strong non-marking rubber sole, which has orthopedic memory foam and vaccum-based “Nitro Capsule” technology, these shoes are a complete all-rounder.

Just look into their Amazon page to see how many sports they are suitable for.

Pros 

  • Very affordable
  • Suitable for multiple types of sports
  • Vacuum-based cushioning
  • Versatile nature of use
  • Attractive color options

Cons

  • Could have been more supportive
  • Better styling expected

 

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3. Sports shoes for men: Reebok Guide Stride Lp

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Best running shoes in India: Among the best sportswear brands in the world, Reebok has stood out for its good quality products at very decent prices. The Guide Stride Lp is one of the better shoes in the budget segment by the footwear giant.

Combining a suede-like woven material and synthetic overlays in the upper, it offers a good mix of breathability and support. The fit is not bad but very firm and might feel a tad bit tight for some. A regular laceup closure ensures your feet are held are securely held and the shoes do not come off loose.

The EVA sole is grippy and has a transitional pattern which helps in the quicker propelling of your runs and movements. This makes it suitable for all kinds of outdoor sports, gym and walking too.

Pros

  • Attractive colours
  • Versatile
  • Flexible and adequate responsiveness
  • Supportive and breathable

Cons

  • Fit could have been comfier
  • Cushioning could have been better

 

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Also Read: 12 Best Lightweight Shoes for Running in India[Reviews-2020]


4. Sports shoes for men: Puma NRGY Comet

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NRGY Comet | Credits: Looksgud.in

Looks like the NRGY series is a big bang for your buck option, especially considering the premium quality. The Comet is a proper road running shoe, unlike the Neko. It is a sleek, lightweight and functional shoe that can handle any paved terrain with confidence. The Comet gets a full-contact EVA midsole and EVA outsole, which improves cushioning and overall ride quality. The shoes, as told by most users are really comfortable and have a nice, snug fit. A breathable upper unit, which keeps your feet cool and dry compliments the high cushioned TPU-based NRGY midsole. On the other hand, the soft and lightweight EVA in the outsole is supported by toe and heel bumpers which provide better grip and durability. So, if you are on a tight budget and want a decent, light trainer from a renowned brand, the Comet won’t disappoint.

Pros

  • Soft EVA midsole and outsole for cushioning and responsive ride
  • Toe and heel bumpers for increased grip
  • Sleek and attractive design
  • Fast and light
  • Value for money

Cons

 

 

Not really anything at the price it comes.

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5. Sports shoes for men: Campus Men’s NorthSports shoes for men: | kreedon

North by Campus | Credits: AmazonCampus is a very popular Indian footwear brand that has been around in the market for a while now. Really popular in the affordable sports and casual footwear segment, they make some really good shoes at great prices.

The North is a very versatile shoe from the brand and is suitable for all purposes, ranging from casual outings to sports like cricket, tennis, volleyball, jogging, and even working out in the gym.

It features a fully knit upper, with two different types of stitches. The one with finer stitches provides a bit more support and covers the lateral midfoot which keeps you safe from sudden jolts and movements, while the other one with larger pores is just above the toes and around your heels to promote ventilation.

Cushioning and energy return is another pro of this shoe as it packs “Air Capsule” technology in the heel, which helps in better shock absorption.

Pros

  • Ideal mix of support and ventilation
  • Suitable for a wide range of activities
  • Shock absorption

 

Cons

  • More colours and better styling could have been used
  • Flexibility might be a issue in the long-term

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6. Sports shoes for men: Adidas Lite Racer 2.0

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Adidas Lite Racer 2 | Credits: Amazon

Best running shoes Adidas: A very well-appreciated budget shoe from Adidas; it has got a very secure fit and reliable performance. The biggest feature is its women-specific design with ample support on the heel and toe. It is equipped with a breathable, mesh upper which aids in adaptive comfort. The shoe packs in a standard midsole from Adidas and being true to its name provides a high degree of flexibility and an ultra-responsive gait cycle.

The high arch, decently wide toe width, and support structure is specifically helpful for neutral pronators. Many women users have worn these for indoor uses like in a gym or treadmill and really appreciate the shoe. It is also pretty versatile in looks and goes well with lots of casual fashion wear. 

Pros

  • Very supportive structure
  • Designed for women
  • High arch design, suitable for pronators
  • Attractive design and versatile
  • Impressive responsiveness
  • Suitable for everyday running.

Cons

  • Not as popular as the costlier Ultraboost and Adizero series
  • Not suitable for neutral runners at all
  • Unsuitable for intense training

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7. Sports shoes for men: Sparx Men’s Mesh Sports ShoesSports shoes for men: | KreedOn

Sparx Sports shoes | Credits: AmazonAttractive is the first word that comes to your mind when you see these shoes. Classic white color and blue highlights, give a very retro sports shoe vibe but still look really cool.

A sewn mesh upper lines the EVA midsole, making it comfortable to wear and very breathable. Traction is controlled by the solid rubber grip which makes it very good for a variety of ground surfaces like wood, grass, and synthetic turf.

The lightweight also helps in making this shoe versatile as suitable for different sports as well as a casual footwear

Pros

  • Retro looks
  • Rubber grip
  • EVA midsole gives good cushioning
  • Good ventilation

Cons

  • Better support needed
  • Flexibility will be an issue

 

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Also Read: 13 Best Running Shoes for Women in India [Buyer’s Guide, Reviews-2020]


8. Lotto Men’s Splash Running ShoesSports shoes for men | kreedon

Lotto Splash | Credits: AmazonItalian company, Lotto has been one of the leading names in the sports industry for a long time now. This pair from Lotto is a well-designed product at a very affordable price. It provides adequate cushioning and has a mesh upper. It has a tough sole and is grippy.

Pros

  • Very inexpensive
  • Used for casual as well as proper running
  • Suitable for both road and trail
  • Tough toebox
  • Aggressive grip

Cons

  • Not the best for a proper marathon
  • Fewer colours
  • Satisfactory flexibility

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Also Read: Top 10 Best Running Shoes for Men


9. Nike Downshifter 8

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Nike Downshifter 9 | Credits: Amazon

Sports shoes for men Nike: An excellent budget option from Nike, the Downshifter is a very popular series. A sleek-looking, performance running shoe this is suitable for any purpose, be it daily runs, casual wear or gym workouts. An excellent phylon midsole is complemented by a durable outsole that can deal with anything, even light gravel. The midsole is really cushioned very soft and the ride is softer than the previous editions.

A double mesh upper adds to the running experience by enhancing the ventilation and structural integrity of the shoe. The rubber outsole offers decent protection to your shows along with decent grip on any surface. And all of this comes in just 283 and a dirt-cheap price. This is something everyone wants, a trusted name for which they do not need to break the bank.

Pros

  • Soft cushioning
  • Sleek fit
  • Comfortable run by phylon midsole
  • Very durable outsole material
  • Comfortable ride

 

Cons

  • Heel counter is very bad and wears quickly
  • Toe box could have been better

 

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10. Reebok Ultra Speed V3 Lp

If trust in a brand’s quality is a factor in buying sports equipment, Reebok ranks really high. Their shoes have always been among the best in the market, especially given their price points.

The Ultra speed range of runners has strong sole support by providing industry-standard EVA in the midsole, which also aids in comfort. The insole is also soft and cushioning is adequate.

They are a very functional pair of shoes, with its simple yet solid synthetic mesh which is very comfortable and offers nice grip from the EVA outsole. This is a good pair for beginners and intermediates to step up to better shoes.

Pros

  • Stylish Upper
  • Lightweight
  • Good for beginners
  • Affordable
  • Durable
  • EVA cushioning

Cons

  • Short sizing
  • Colour options are less
  • Unsuitable for long distances

 

 

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11. Puma Unisex’s Escaper Pro Core

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Puma Escaper Pro | Credits: Amazon

Best running shoes Puma: Escaper Pro is an active silhouette trainer from Puma; step out in this sleek trainers and you will make a style statement. This shoe gets some very handy features that enhance the overall game performance and comfort.

A lightweight mesh upper complements the 4Dfit support system, i.e. a engineered TPU cage which makes the shoe both well-ventilated and supportive. This features also makes it ideal for people who tend to overpronate.

In the midsole, a soft EVA foam called PROPEL FOAM, makes the shoe very responsive and gives a lot of cushioning too. Further comfort is enhanced by the removable SoftFoam+ sockliner.

Although these shoes are slightly in the higher end of the budget segment but the comfort and sleek looks make it worth the price.

Pros

  • Supportive
  • Very comfortable and well cushioned
  • Rubber grip is solid
  • Sleek stylish looks

 

Cons

  • Could have had more colours
  • Price range is wide and varies a lot
  • Could have offered more protection near the toes.

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12. Reebok Flyer Lp 

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Reebok Flyer Runner | Credits: Amazon

These are a basic range of running shoes from Reebok. They are affordable, but do not compromise on quality. These are good for training beginners; ideal for short and medium distance runs and are good in terms of durability.

The insole is slightly hard and thus is not very comfortable to run long distances. But, its proper fit, synthetic mesh upper and EVA outsole make up for that. A decent entry-level shoe with clean looks, it also passes on as a good option for casual purposes.

Pros

  • Clean, streamlined styling
  • Affordable
  • Proper fit
  • Premium look

Cons

  • Lack of any advanced features
  • Unsuitable for people with flat feet
  • Minimally cushioned

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13. FURO W3003 Shoes

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Furo W3003 | Credits: Amazon

Another pair of shoes from FURO features in this list. Primarily built for walking, their creature comfort features make them suitable for light activities and jogging.

The features include a breathable mesh upper and rubber outsole for breathable in-shoe environment and superior traction, like most others. But what makes this one really stand out is the comfort features like soft density foam in the collar and poly foam sockliner for added cushioning and comfort.

Overall a really good pair for general-purpose walking and light activities, but FURO could have given a few colour options.

Pros

  • Comfort
  • Well-cushioned
  • Good looking
  • Spacious and good fitting

Cons

  • Not the best in this price range
  • No heel support
  • Soft toe box

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14. Puma Men’s Convex Pro IDP Running Shoes

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Puma Convex Pro Idp | Credits: Amazon

Best running shoes Puma: Convex Pro is an active trainer from Puma and just like any Puma shoe looks extremely good. This shoe gets some very handy features that enhance the overall game performance and comfort.

A lightweight mesh upper complements the 4Dfit support system, i.e. a engineered TPU cage which makes the shoe both well-ventilated and supportive. This features also makes it ideal for people who tend to overpronate.

In the midsole, a soft EVA foam makes the shoe very responsive and gives a lot of cushioning too. Further comfort is enhanced by the removable SoftFoam+ sockliner.

Although these shoes are slightly in the higher end of the budget segment but the comfort and sleek looks make it worth the price.

Pros

  • Supportive
  • Very comfortable and well-cushioned
  • Rubber grip is solid
  • Sleek stylish looks

 

Cons

  • Could have had more colours
  • The price range is wide and varies a lot
  • Could have offered more protection near the toes.

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15. Bourge Men’s Loire-152

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Bourge Loire-152 | Credits: Amazon

A leading manufacturer of casual footwear for both men and women, this is one of the best sports shoe. This Bourge sports running shoe for men is extremely stylish.

It has an EVA sole which is very bouncy and gives extreme comfort during walking, jogging, running and even extreme playing conditions. This product has soft foam insert for amazing comfort.  Apart form trendy, it’s also comfortable, has good breathability and grip.

Pros

  • Soft cushioning
  • Sleek fit
  • Comfortable run by EVA midsole
  • Very durable outsole material
  • Comfortable ride

Cons

  • Heel counter is very bad and wears quickly
  • Toe box could have been better

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