Statement Sneakers

by Jessica Sturdy on November 27, 2013

As much as I absolutely wish I were a runner, I’m just not. (It would be really nice to nix that $100/month NYC gym fee!) I’ve tried and tried to get into running, but it’s just not for me. I don’t enjoy it, and I think that’s a huge part of exercising. It’s easier when you love what you do. When it comes to my day-to-day life, I am as self-motivating as they come. Yet, when I’m at the gym, I have to rely on the buddy system. I’ve come to terms with the fact that I’m very much motivated by others when it comes down to working out. From a fun spin class with an awesome instructor to hitting the elliptical with a coworker after work, it makes it more fun when you’re with friends!

Since I don’t necessarily need a running shoe, I can focus on stylish sneakers without worrying too much about the support. My go-to this fall has been the AdiPure trainer! Each and every time I wear this pair of shoes, I’m bound to get stopped on the street by a passerby wondering where I got them. They make lacing up that much more fun. Who doesn’t love a neon statement sneaker?! Plus, they are super comfortable, lightweight, and stylish.

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Grown-Up Thrift Girl November 27, 2013 at 11:15 am

Love the bright colour, and whatever helps, right?! I hated running with a passion but after about a month of forcing myself I got to a point where I enjoyed it more. I have a crazy beagle who LOVES coming along so it’s nice to have a ‘friend’ with me :)
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Rachelle November 27, 2013 at 11:35 am

They are so cute, love these sneakers.

xo
http://pinksole.com

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Mel November 27, 2013 at 11:37 am

I love the colour of those runners! Who cares if running isn’t for you, as long as you have cute shoes. I’m all about the bright colours!

xo Mel
turquoise blonde

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Katie Albury November 27, 2013 at 12:04 pm

These are gorgeous! I so want a pair!
I recently wrote a feature all about the struggles with exercise, the excuses and finding the motivation! It’s tough, espesh this time of year!

Katie x
http://missenchanting.blogspot.co.uk/

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Chrissabella November 27, 2013 at 12:20 pm

Love the colour! I also hated running but once you get into it it can be really nice :)

Greetings from London,

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Tiffany Elam November 27, 2013 at 3:20 pm

I don’t enjoy running either & I’ve got special shoes for spin class that clip into the pedals, so when I buy gym shoes, I always go for looks. Why not be stylish while working out?!

xo,
Tiffany
shoeschampagne.blogspot.com

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Julie November 27, 2013 at 10:18 pm

So agree with on the running thing! And those are the cutest shoes!

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FatFreeFashion November 28, 2013 at 12:26 pm

I love running (enjoy it immensely!) but I can never wear fun, bright sporty kicks on the trails- not enough support :( Love your Adidas for the street, though!

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Vanessa November 30, 2013 at 2:54 am

I love the color of these shoes! Unfortunately, I’m not a runner either. I have boring white shoes that I purchased before the neon shoe trend hit. I need to get a fun new pair!

Vanessa
atuxedopalette.wordpress.com

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Jessica Rose December 4, 2013 at 4:04 pm

Great colour….almost too pretty to run in ! ;) )

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