Best Minimal Training Shoes – Top 7 Picks and Reviews 2020

We went over all of the review sites and found the best of the best using our data-backed approach.

Here’s a look at the best Minimal Training Shoes

Bestseller No. 1
Xero Shoes Prio - Men's Minimalist Barefoot Trail and Road Running Shoe - Fitness, Athletic Zero...
  • The lightweight, flexible performance shoe for road running, trail running, fitness, CrossFit, hiking, and more...
  • Foot-first design. Wide toe boxes let your toes spread and relax. Zero-drop, non-elevated sole for proper posture
  • Low-to-the-ground for balance and agility. The flexible sole lets your feet bend and move naturally.
  • FeelTrue sole gives you great traction, protection, and the stimulation and feedback your feet and brain want.
  • IMPORTANT SIZING NOTE: As of August 20, 2019 the Prio was resized to fit "true to size." We recommend ordering your typical shoe size. Of course, if this isn't correct, you can exchange it for the right size.
SaleBestseller No. 2
Merrell Men's Vapor Glove 3 Sneaker, Black/Silver, 10 M US
626 Reviews
Merrell Men's Vapor Glove 3 Sneaker, Black/Silver, 10 M US
  • Vibram TC5+
  • TrailProtect pad offers underfoot protection
SaleBestseller No. 3
WHITIN Men's Trail Running Shoes Minimalist Barefoot 5 Five Fingers Wide Width Toe Box Gym Workout...
412 Reviews
WHITIN Men's Trail Running Shoes Minimalist Barefoot 5 Five Fingers Wide Width Toe Box Gym Workout...
  • Anatomical shape provides natural comfort.
  • Adaptive materials and minimalist construction.
  • Zero drop from heel to toe for a natural stride.
  • Our vegan friendly footwear uses 0% animal products.
  • Note, if between sizes, order next size down.
Bestseller No. 4
New Balance Men's Minimus 20 V7 Cross Trainer, Black/White, 11 W US
  • Supportive and Flexible Upper: These gym shoes have an engineered knit upper made from nylon-infused yarn to provide lateral support without compromising on flexibility for natural foot movement
  • Natural Feel: The one-piece Vibram outsole provides superior grip to help you maintain a natural stance during strength training. Vibram is a registered trademark of Vibram S.p.A. All rights reserved
  • Lightweight Cushioning: The REVlite midsole delivers incredibly lightweight cushioning for a comfortable underfoot feeling that also provides a better ground feel
  • Comfortable Fit: These workout shoes also include a molded foam asymmetrical collar to provide a more natural fit, plus mono mesh windows for ventilation and added comfort
  • Contemporary Design: With a low-to-the-ground 4 mm drop and a minimalist design, these New Balance training shoes raise the bar when it comes to both performance and style
Bestseller No. 5
WHITIN Women's Minimalist Barefoot Shoes Low Zero Drop Trail Running 5 Five Fingers Size 8.5 Wide...
  • Zero-drop, non-elevated sole for proper posture and balance.
  • Adjustable hook-and-loop closure at instep for a more secure fit.
  • Removable sockliner (insole) if you want a “more barefoot” feeling.
  • A Wide toe box is flexible enough to let your feet bend, move, and flex the way.
  • SIZE ATTENTION: True to size! If between size, order next size down for snug fit or order next size up for comfort fit. 8-12-2019 Updated size guide based on customer's comments.
SaleBestseller No. 6
Reebok Men's CROSSFIT Nano 8.0 Flexweave Cross Trainer, Black/Alloy/Gum, 11 M US
809 Reviews
Reebok Men's CROSSFIT Nano 8.0 Flexweave Cross Trainer, Black/Alloy/Gum, 11 M US
  • Synthetic
  • Imported
  • Rubber sole
  • Shaft measures approximately low-top from arch
  • Reebok Shoes
SaleBestseller No. 7
WHITIN Men's Trail Running Shoes Minimalist Barefoot 5 Five Fingers Wide Width Toe Box Gym Workout...
602 Reviews
WHITIN Men's Trail Running Shoes Minimalist Barefoot 5 Five Fingers Wide Width Toe Box Gym Workout...
  • A wide toe box lets your toes spread and relax.
  • Produced using animal free products and processes.
  • Removable sockliner (insole) if you want a “more barefoot” feeling.
  • True rubber sole provides great protection while still getting the ground feedback.
  • Note, if between sizes, order next size down