Sport and exercise are essential for any human being to maintain optimum health. Any physical activity, for that matter, is shown to contribute greatly to muscle strength and cardiovascular endurance. Many popular outdoor sports in India like badminton, basketball, tennis and even running are enjoyed by men and women alike. As such sports involve active use of the legs and feet, along with the racquets and appropriate breathable clothing, the importance of proper sport shoes cannot be stressed enough. It helps in protecting the feet, legs from injury and provides comfort and cushioning on the surface you’re playing on. Some of the best branded sport shoes for men use intuitive technology that helps in enhancing the performance of the wearer in relation to the specific sport it is made for.

So if you actively play tennis, badminton, basketball or just simply run for exercise, it is key that you own a sport shoe that is suited to your sport and provides the optimum comfort you need. By saying that. branded sport shoes also come with some amount of versatility enabling wearers to team it up with jeans, sweatpants and other sporty casual outfits. 
So whether it’s for sport or style purposes or a New Year 2021 fitness resolution let’s explore some of the best branded sport shoes for men of some of the notable sports brands like Nike, Adidas, Skechers, Asics, Reebok, Puma and more.    

1. Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 37 Fly Ease

Starting off with the best, the Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 37 Fly Ease is known to be one of the top running sport shoes for men. Not only is it one of the smartest looking shoes on this list but it is designed for professional runners who are looking to increase their running speed without compromising on comfort. The Nike ZoomX foam sitting under a breathable and exceptionally light body, ensures that all parts of your underfoot receive the support and cushioning they need for short fast sprints as well as endurance runs. The heel collar of this shoe model even angles away from the achilles heel, minimizing the possibility of any friction that could cause bites and blisters. Therefore, if you are an athlete or are looking to take running seriously, the Nike Pegasus 37 Fly Ease is sure to help you achieve your goals. Priced at Rs. 9995 this shoe is available to purchase on Myntra

2. Nike Run-All-Day Men’s Running Shoes

This shoe model not only looks fantastic but is great for those looking for branded sport shoes for men on a budget. Featuring a grey outer mesh and a phylon midsole, these shoes provide optimum cushioning and support for every day running. These shoes offer midfoot webbing ensuring a stable and secure fit for your feet and an outer-facing heel collar that protects your achilles heel. It also comes in a plethora of colour variants giving you the freedom to choose one that matches your personality! Priced between Rs. 2349* to 4507* depending on size, purchase these running sport shoes for men only on Amazon.

3. Asics GT 2000 5 Running shoes

It comes with a hefty price tag attached but these Asics running shoes for men justify their value by providing a combination of style and comfort to every runner – be it casual or professional. Providing the perfect balance of cushioning and ankle support, these running shoes assure every user with extensive durability. Further, the top is made of synthetic fibre which helps in keeping dirt from getting inside the shoe. These shoes are also easily washable which makes maintaining these running shoes a breeze. Attached with a 6 month warranty, get your hands on these Asics running shoes for men for Rs. 7689* on Amazon.

4. Skechers Mens Go Run Fast Quake Shoes

Skechers is one brand that is known for its stylish, lightweight design. Low on price yet high on performance, these skechers mens running shoes are classy yet durable at the same time. These particular branded sport shoes for men feature a minimalistic design but exceptional functionality especially for running. Available in black, blue, burgundy or navy, team these up with casual clothing as well as they are equally comfortable for walking. The thick padded foam underneath these skechers mens running shoes ensures that your ankles and knees are well cushioned and supported. Find these sport shoes for men on Flipkart for only Rs. 3165*. 

5. Adidas Men’s Solar Boost 19M Running Shoe

Ranked 4.5 out of 5 on Amazon, this is clearly no ordinary shoe. Designed keeping running enthusiasts in mind, these Adidas black sport shoes provide targeted comfort and support for long-distance running. The cushioning is purposefully designed to be responsive to return energy to every stride, enhancing your pace on every run. The outsole features a stretch webform that flexes naturally according to your stride placement while the under sole is made from continental rubber which is designed to give you superior traction. Equipped with a fit counter heel, solar propulsion rail and a stabilizing torsion system, experience power, comfort and balance all in an unrestricted fit with the Adidas Solar Boost running sport shoes for men. Priced at Rs. 7160* these shoes are available to purchase on Amazon.

6. Adidas Men’s Grand Court Based Tennis Shoes

Wear these for tennis or just make a style statement with these Adidas Mens Sport Shoes. Available in a variety of stylish colour combinations, the under sole of these mens shoes for tennis is completely non-marking which makes it suitable for all play surfaces, the most popular being clay and synthetic. Featuring a thick rubber outer sole and a Cloudform Comfort insole, these Adidas mens shoes for tennis provide durability, grip, stability and exceptional comfort for the wearer all at the same time. Rated 4.3 out of 5 on Flipkart, the Adidas black sport shoes in this model is the most popular among users due to its versatility. Get these sport shoes for men on Flipkart for a special price of Rs. 2437* until stocks last!

7. Reebok LP Men Pro Train Shoes

Next on the list of the best branded sport shoes for men is a training shoe from the popular sport brand Reebok. Perfect for professional and home gym setups, the shoe features a combination of textile and mesh along with a strong rubber undersole with grooves to ensure traction and stability during workouts. Also designed for light runs, the grooves also allow the outer sole areas to naturally flex, increasing your contact with the ground thus giving you a smooth and confident ride. Available in some funky colours like black and neon green or black and neon orange, purchase these training shoes from Reebok for Rs. 3699 only on Myntra.   

8. Puma Men’s BMW Drift Cat 8 Road Running shoes

One of the more popular and highly-sought after branded sport shoes for men, these PUMA BMW motorsport shoes are known for their minimalistic yet luxurious look and style. Featuring supreme performance packed in a synthetic leather upper, these shoes provide the wearer with support and comfort for walking or light running. The BMW badge on the heel and a laser perforated PUMA Formstrip along the side in these PUMA shoes give out a clean, crisp look with an edgy touch that is sure to turn heads. Whether you wear these for motor sporting purposes or just to enhance your casual outfits, these shoes deserve a place in your footwear collection. Priced at Rs. 5599* and available in both black and white models, the PUMA BMW motorsport shoes for men can be found on Flipkart.

9. Nivia Polyester Gel Verdict Badminton Shoes

Badminton is a much-enjoyed sport by men in India, recreationally or otherwise. Since most of the movements in badminton are by nature quick, sharp and reactive, it’s important to wear suitable shoes that protect your joints and muscles from any strains or injury while playing. These Nivia badminton shoes feature a duofoam midsole and non-marking gum rubber outer sole which provides exceptional traction and shock absorption for comfort and stability during play. Powered by Airculate technology in the upper mesh and Flexipro technology in the sole, these lightweight badminton shoes ensure proper ventilation, sweat absorption, grip and flexibility overall for long duration games. Priced between Rs. 1380 and 1759* based on size, buy these Nivia badminton shoes on Amazon

10. Nike Kyrie Flytrap II EP Basketball Shoes For Men

Last but not the least on this list of the best branded sport shoes for men are these Nike Kyrie Flytrap II EP Basketball Shoes. Rated 4.3 out of 5 on Myntra for its style and functionality the Kyrie Flytrap has many intelligent features that make it one of the best Nike Shoes for basketball. Some of them include a curved rubber outsole with tread patterns that helps in maintaining traction during quick agile movements, an external heel clip and a padded shoe collar for extra ankle support and a Zoom Air unit that provides responsive cushioning to the feet. Along with a durable screen-printed upper mesh, and a foam midsole, these shoes come with a stretchy band that extends over the forefoot for a tight and stable fit. Its lace-up detail and high-top styling makes these Nike shoes for basketball stand out in a crowd. Priced at Rs. 5520*, the Nike Kyrie Flytrap is available to purchase on Myntra

Now that we have explored some of the best branded sport shoes for men, no matter what sport you play, the best shoe for you is only a click away. If you’re thinking some of these prices are a bit hefty, don’t fret because ZestMoney’s no cost EMI allows you to shop now and pay for your shoes in installments with 0% interest. 

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