When you think about Peloton, the first thing that comes to mind is probably its famous spinning bikes. But the company offers more than just one workout – there are classes for yoga, Bootcamp, Pilates and more. So, what shoes do you need for Peloton? Let’s take a look at some of the best options.
Shoes for Strength Training
When you have a Peloton bike, there are going to be days when you want to take a strength class. There is an extensive library of these classes – from HIIT workouts and dance classes to circuit training and Bootcamp sessions. To do any of these properly, you’ll need workout shoes that offer the right balance of grip, stability, and comfort.
If you’re going to be doing a lot of Peloton strength training sessions on your bike, look for a pair with a sole that is slip-resistant – especially if you plan to use the cycling studio in the dark. It also doesn’t hurt to have a pair of shoes that is made from a durable material that won’t wear out quickly.
If you want to go with a very versatile pair of shoes, we recommend the Reebok CrossFit Men’s Nano 9.0 Flexweave Training Shoes. They have a slip-resistant rubber sole and are constructed from lightweight yet durable material. Another option worth considering is these Men’s CrossFit Nano 6.0 Training Shoes by Reebok. They have a similar construction but feature a mesh upper, which allows the foot to breathe during workouts.
Shoes for Yoga Classes
Yoga is another one of Peloton’s workout classes that you can access on its app or in its fitness studio. Like strength training, yoga is a bit different from cycling in that you’re going to be standing on your own for most of the session. Therefore, it’s a good idea to have a pair of shoes that won’t compromise your balance or foot placement.
One option is these Yoga Slides by 2(X)IST. They are very lightweight, allowing you to move your feet quickly if needed. The slip-resistant sole will also come in handy during class.
Another option is these Men’s Yoga Clogs by Earth Treks. They have a soft molded rubber sole that will provide traction while protecting your feet from the unforgiving floor of the studio. These shoes are available in several bold colors, giving you a little bit of extra flair during your workout.
As with cycling classes, most would agree that comfort is key when it comes to footwear for Peloton’s yoga classes. The best way to ensure the highest level of comfort is to choose a pair of shoes that you already own and love. If you need a new pair of yoga shoes, consider going with something basic in design but that is made from a high-quality material.
Shoes for the Peloton Tread
If you own Peloton’s revolutionary Tread home treadmill, you know that it offers everything you love about the cycling studio – outstanding quality, a great selection of classes, and an unmatched sense of community – but with the addition of the ability to run. If you want to take full advantage of this machine, having a pair of shoes for your treadmill workouts is a must.
When it comes to running, comfort should be your top priority. There’s no point in buying a treadmill only to have to wear uncomfortable shoes just so you can use it. Shoes that aren’t made for running – or any other high-impact activity – will leave you with sore feet and legs after just a couple of sessions.
As with Peloton’s other workout classes, wear whatever shoes make you feel good about yourself when you do your own thing. If you want to stay with something basic in nature but still have some style, consider going with these Men’s Flex Run Sneakers by Converse. They are available in several colors and have a mesh material on the upper that will allow your feet to breathe.
Another option is these Men’s Flex Run Sneakers by Under Armor. They are available in several color options so you can distinguish yourself from other members of Peloton’s community. The shoe also has some mesh ventilation, helping feet stay cool during your workout.
No matter which pair of shoes you choose for Peloton’s array of workouts, the decision is a personal one. Be sure to find a pair that will best suit your needs and do whatever makes you feel great about yourself when you sweat it out with the rest of the Peloton community.
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