The Perfect Training Shoe for Everyone in Your Family
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Holiday season will be here before you know it, and now is the best time to get some of your shopping done. Not only will you avoid the inevitable rush, but you’ll be able to take advantage of wide size and style selections before the most popular ones get snatched up.

By now, you’ve probably found the right pair of trainers for yourself. Of course, shopping for siblings and relatives can be a bit trickier. In this list, we’ll cover the best training shoes available for each member of the family, from your significant other to your distant cousins. The holiday season is all about giving, so hook your loved ones up with some functional and stylish trainers this year. This is The Perfect Training Shoe for Everyone in Your Family.

Riley Jones is a freelance writer from Charlottesville, VA and a contributor to Sneaker Report. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things ’90s, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.

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Nike Women's Free TR Fit 3 PRT
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Wife/Girlfriend - Nike Women's Free TR Fit 3 PRT

Lace your shorty in these patterned Free trainers and she’ll be thanking you until 2014. With a foam midsole backed by Free 5.0 pods, the Free TR Fit 3 PRT is suitable for indoor and outdoor training, and will look just as good worn casually with a pair of jeans.

$100

Nike Free Trainer 3.0 Mid
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Husband/Boyfriend – Nike Free Trainer 3.0 Mid

The Dynamic Fit upper on the Free Trainer 3.0 Mid delivers a snug, glove-like fit and flexibility, and it also looks pretty awesome while getting the job done. Pick these up so your guy can hit the gym in style, he’ll be the envy of everyone else there. Maybe he’ll even make dinner more often!

$115

UA Micro G Grid Iron Boys
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Son – Under Armour Micro G Grid Iron

Many of today’s youth trainer styles are built for lifestyle casual appeal instead of actual training functionality. Your grade school son probably isn’t going to be setting any records in the weight room, but there’s no reason he can’t wear a pair of trainers with performance tech like Micro G cushioning.

$80

Nike Air Turf Raider
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Daughter – Nike Air Turf Raider

Your daughter will be comfy day to day in these retro-styled Nike trainers. An Air Sole unit delivers impact protection and cushioning, while the Air Turf Raider’s pink accents are sure to be a hit with your princess. Just be sure to grab a bottle of sneaker cleaner too.

$70

adidas Crazyquick TR
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Brother – adidas Adipure Crazyquick TR

Growing up, you and your little (or older) bro were probably at each other’s necks, but now that cooler heads have prevailed, it’s time to show some brotherly love. Snag him a pair of these silver adidas trainers, which use the brand’s Techfit upper for natural flexibility and lockdown.

$77

nnov-08 Women's F-Lite 185
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Sister - Innov-8 Women's F-Lite 185

You’ve been hard enough on your sister through the years. Lighten up on her with these unique trainers from Innov-8. Known for their CrossFit products, the Innov-8 F-Lite 185 is built to be responsive, durable, and efficient. Best of all, it’s available in a blue/pink colorway that will appeal to your sister’s sense of fashion.

$90

Saucony Women's Ride 6
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Mom - Saucony Women's Ride 6

Your mom has probably bought you more shoes than you can count, so now’s the perfect time to pay her back with a pair of stylish trainers. While the Saucony Ride 6 isn't technically a cross-trainer, it falls under the brand's running trainer category. Not only will your mom be able to take these slick shoes to the gym, but they'll double as a high performance running shoe.

$110

New Balance Minimus 20v3
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Dad – New Balance Minimus 20v3

Even if your old man can’t take you in a game of one-on-one anymore, he’ll still appreciate the benefits of a performance training shoe. Ease him into modern sneaker technology with the New Balance Minimus 20v3. Pops will be thrilled with the lightweight, minimal construction and the fact they can be worn without socks.

$90

New Balance 623v2
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Grandparents – New Balance 623v2

Ah, the classic “grandpa” sneaker. Chances are, your grandparents aren’t going to be nearly as picky as some of your other relatives when it comes to the aesthetics of their trainers. Keep it simple with the no-frills New Balance 623v2, which is comfortable for everything from light training to walks around the mall.

$55

Reebok One Trainer 1.0
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Cousin – Reebok ONE Trainer 1.0

You probably don’t know your cousin’s particular tastes quite as well as your immediate family, but don’t fret. The Reebok ONE Trainer 1.0 has a clean design that is relatively “safe” and features eye-catching lime green accents. Inside, its mesh upper is breathable, and its removable Ortholite sockliner can be swapped for custom molds.

$85

Riley Jones is a freelance writer from Charlottesville, VA and a contributor to Sneaker Report. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things ’90s, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.

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