Just Do It
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April is officially in the rear view, and for performance sneakers, that means that the NBA Playoffs are starting to heat up, workouts are moving out into the fresh air, and plenty of summer-suited footwear is coming your way. Kick your routine up a notch with some outdoor activity ideas and check out a few of the season's best shoes with This Week on Instagram: There's Levels to This.

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

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Grant Taylor
Image via @nikesb

"Grant Taylor wants the funk. @downsouthinhell, Buffalo."

@nikesb

Catching air

Eagle
Image via @shulgarussia

"Have you seen an eagle bigger than that one?"

@shulgarussia

Soaring with the eagles

Free Flyknit
Image via @finishline

"Who's ready to run their town? The new #NikeFree 4.0 Flyknit hits FinishLine.com on 5/1."

@finishline

All knitted up

Destiny
Image via @adidasfootball

"Destiny awaits at the Bridge, @chelseafc. #allinCFC #UCL"

@adidasfootball

Claim your destiny

Custom WOW
Image via @dwyanewade

"#wadewednesday @mache275 #wadeofwades1s"

@dwyanewade

D Wade goes custom

Clutchfit Drive
Image via @solecollector

"#SoleWatch // Stephen Curry has a new @UAbasketball ClutchFit Drive on deck tonight."

@solecollector

The latest and greatest

Cloudy Workout
Image via @crossfit

"Photo: Antonio Agosto. Goodtimes CrossFit, sacramento, CA. #CrossFit"

@crossfit

Go hard in any weather

Bell Lap
Image via @nikerunning

"We’ve hit the bell lap. You’ve been putting in work to get to the Nike Pre Classic and it’ll come down to a gutsy finish. Pledge 25 Nike+ KM to be eligible as a wildcard winner for the ultimate runners' experience."

@nikerunning

Stakes are high

Arizona
Image via @mlb

"What a beautiful sight."

@mlb

Empty diamond

APL
Image via @footwearnews

"A visit from @APLbasketball's twin co-founders @RyanGoldston and @AdamGoldston. Their propulsion trainers are banned by the NBA, but welcome at FN anytime."

@footwearnews

Unfair advantage

5Lab3
Image via @geminikeez

"Toronto Raptors F Amir Johnson game 4 playoffs shoe vs Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center @iamamirjohnson"

@geminikeez

Shinin' on 'em

Yoga
Image via @mlb

"This yoga position is called the CarGo."

@mlb

In the zone

FS BS
Image via @transworldskate

"@jose_rojo warming up with a Frontside Boardslide outside of Seattle on the @imperialmotion #IMEMERALDCITY tour"

@transworldskate

Perfect day to skate

Spring
Image via @twsnow

"Spring time is a good time to hit some bigger jump, @ennirukajarvi sending it on a huge jump at last years @kimmyfasani #amusementpark at @mammothunbound"

@twsnow

No off season

WeRunDC
Image via @nikewomen

"Determination > Distance. #werundc"

@nikewomen

Who run it?

Rain
Image via @baltimoreorioles

"Tonight’s game between the Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates has been postponed due to rain and will be made up as part of a single-admission doubleheader tomorrow, May 1 at 4:05 p.m. See Orioles.com for more information."

@baltimoreorioles

Rainy days

Puma Italia
Image via @soccercleats101

"#Puma stepping things up with a limited edition King Top Italia release. 898 pairs available in honor if the 1982 World Cup winning side. Who likes?"

@soccercleats101

Roots on the pitch

Pole Vault
Image via @uclaathletics

"Watch All-American pole vaulter Mike Woepse and the @uclatrackandfield team as they try to #BeatSC in the #UCLA #USC dual meet Sunday at Drake Stadium. #GoBruins"

@uclaathletics

Push it

Ponytail
Image via @lolojones

"The harder the workout, the tighter the ponytail. It's not tight enough until I have a headache. #runnersProblems"

@lolojones

Locked in

Pink
Image via @haleykaren

"On Wednesdays we wear pink #justdoit #flyknit"

@haleykaren

Pink Wednesday

Mascot
Image via @celtics

"#Celtics mascot @celticslucky18 throwing one down for students at the Eliot School in the North End. #Lucky & former Celtic Dana Barros visited the school this morning as part of the Teaming Up Against Hunger program presented by Sal’s Pizza."

@celtics

Fun and games

Friends
Image via @spartanrace

"Tag the friend that sticks with you through mud, fire and barbed-wire! #spartanrace"

@spartanrace

Together through it all

Options
Image via @brooklynnets

"Take your pick"

@brooklynnets

Options on deck

Group Run
Image via @brooksrunning

"Group run or solo- how are you #running today? Thanks to @canofspaghetti for the photo."

@brooksrunning

Ain't nobody messin' with my clique

Just Do It
Image via @nike

"Take the necessary steps. #justdoit One month till these stands are full for the Pre Classic. One more day to earn your way there."

@nike

Levels to this ish

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

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