Walking gets you from one place to another, but it's not just pedestrian -- and it's not just the lazy person's version of running.
These shoes were made for walking -- no matter where your journey takes you.
New Balance TrueBalance 1100. The rounded sole is designed to help tone leg muscles and burn calories. $110; newbalance.com for stores
Nike LunarElite. The best of both worlds: It's superlightweight but also comfy and supportive. $100; nikerunning.com
Earth REbound. The rugged hiking-inspired sole is set at a slight incline, which naturally realigns posture and gait. $119; earthfootwear.com
Asics Gel-Fitwalk Lyte. A stable, shock-absorbing platform and "soft toe" cushioning so you can go on forever. $70; asics.com