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The best trainers for standing all day recommended by leading podiatrists

Some shoes are made for fashion, not function — and if you're a teacher, a nurse, or a standing desk devotee, you deeply understand that choosing an unsupportive shoe (no matter how fun the colors are) can really hobble you. In fact, standing all day in the wrong shoe can lead to discomfort, muscle strain, and fatigue, leaving you unable to do your favorite activities, such as going for a post-work walk or jumping in a pickleball game.

On the other hand, if you're strategic about what shoes you wear for standing all day, you can feel as if you're walking on air — no matter how long you've been on your feet. That's why it's important to consult the pros and lean on expert insights to find the best sneakers for standing all day.

To choose the best shoes for standing for long hours, Shape researched the best-selling shoes, considered reviews, and made our initial selections. We then interviewed and consulted with a panel of podiatrists to ensure that these were the ideal options for a variety of lifestyle and foot needs. We selected the Asics GT-2000 Sneaker as our best overall choice, thanks to its cushioning and stability.

Here are the best sneakers for standing all day.


Our Top Picks

Best Overall: Asics GT-2000 Sneaker

Best Slip-Ons: Merrell Work Jungle Moc AC + Pro Sneaker

Best for Wide Feet: New Balance Fresh Foam 1080v11 Running Shoe

Best for Flat Feet: Hoka One One Bondi 8 Running Shoe

Best for High Arches: Brooks Ghost Running Shoe

Best for Plantar Fasciitis: Asics Gel-Nimbus 23 Running Sneaker

Best Everyday: Mephisto Rebecca Perforated Sneaker

Best Non-Slip: New Balance WID626v2 Work Sneaker

Most Durable: New Balance 608 V5 Casual Comfort Cross Trainer

Best Breathable: Allbirds Tree Dashers Running Sneaker

Best Overall: Asics GT-2000 Sneaker


This article is courtesy of STRONG women


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