Whether you’re a 12-time marathoner or just a fast-paced mall-walker, you’re probably in the market for a pair of sneakers that’ll make you want to get off the couch and go. Luckily, these pumped-up kicks are the latest in running-shoe technology and aren’t too tough on the eyes, either.
Foam soles, which aren't anything "new" per se (Adidas released its first pair in 2013), have been gaining traction in recent months. Breakthroughs in super-lightweight foam have replaced the less durable EVA foam—meaning running shoes are lighter and more flexible than ever before. Plus, the material is often credited with giving more "energy return," meaning you can go further with each stride—an actual "spring in your step," if you will. Here, six pairs of foam-soled sneakers to help you hit the road (or shopping mall...no judgements here).