10 sneakers that prove you can find the perfect fit online

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Having the right equipment can make or break you when you are trying to exercise more. If you are trying to keep your top from flying up while doing yoga, constantly adjusting your armband while running or fumbling with your headphones while on the elliptical, you know how distracting and frustrating having the wrong equipment can be.

But so often, we forget about one of the most important pieces of equipment: your athletic shoes. Whether you are walking, running, biking, hiking, cross training or lifting at the gym, having a great shoe can help you feel more powerful, in control and can help protect your body from injury. The American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine recommends replacing athletic shoes that are over a year old, regardless of how much they've been worn.

Ayne Furman explains on the organization's website: "Even without use shoes can 'wear out'. Depending upon the environment the shoes are kept in; the outsole, midsole and some of the upper materials can dry out and not function optimally."

So if your new year's resolution involves getting in better shape -- make sure you have a good, fresh pair of shoes. These 10 merge style and function -- and are all easy to buy (and return if needed!) via Amazon. Plus, right now, Prime members get 10% off tons of athletic shoes! Learn more here.

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Nike Flex Running Shoe

This runner is super chic in black, "hot lava" and white. It can take you from the gym to brunch with ease.

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ASICS Womens GEL Noosa Tri 10 Running Shoes

This colorful kick is a #1 best seller on Amazon, and we can see why. It comes in a bunch of fun colorways and the ASICS brand is beloved by long distance runners.

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Adidas Lite Racer Casual Sneaker

Your throw-on gym shoes just got a major makeover. These super-light sneakers are great for easy workouts or to wear around town.

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New Balance WX20v4 Cross-Training and Weightlifting Minimus Shoe

These cross trainers offer stability and protection, but we also applaud them for having an odor-resistant lining.

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New Balance WT690V1 Trail Shoe

This off-roader focuses on speed and traction. The speckled design gives it a little something extra. And don't worry -- if pink isn't for you, these kicks come in toned down black and gray and a toned up blue.

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Nike Air Max 2015 Running Sneaker

This vibrant beaut is light, airy and stylish in and out of the gym. We love the woven detailing.

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ASICS GEL-Kayano 21 Running Shoe

The ASICS Kayano is a classic that's great for running outdoors. According to its Amazon page, this version is "the lightest" and "the most plush, stable, and comfortable" of its Kayano line.

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Nike Free 5.0 Print Running Shoes

This shoe is all about enhancing your natural motions -- but what really gets us is all the fun prints it comes in!

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ASICS GEL-Fit Sana Cross-Training Shoe

Amazon's #1 best-selling women's cross trainer? It's a "shoe-in."

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Reebok R Crossfit Nano 5.0 Training Shoe

Crossfit obsessed? This cool-looking shoe might be perfect for you.

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