Training shoes are a category of footwear designed to provide protection for a variety of fitness activities. They are kind-of a hybrid of a running shoe and a court shoe. This class of footwear is suitable for general weightlifting, a variety of fitness classes, some casual sport participation, PE/Gym Class, and overall use at the health/fitness club. Training shoes provide cushioning, shock absorption, and varying levels of stability devices to protect the feet and ankles. Training shoes are the jack-of-all-trades so they work well in a variety of activities but if you participate in one particular sport such as running or basketball, more than 2 times per week then you should have a sport-specific shoe.
Cross Training shoe considerations include: