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  • Use

    Workout

    Shoes with optimum cushioning, lateral support, and flexibility for daily workouts and studio sessions. See workout shoes

    CrossFit

    Versatile, low-profile shoes for constantly varied exercises including plyometrics, sprinting, weightlifting, and rope climbing. See CrossFit shoes

    Weightlifting

    Heavy-duty shoes with a wedge and an elevated heel that create a sturdy platform and promote ankle mobility. See weightlifting shoes

    Walking

    Shoes for daily wear that ensure a smooth walking gait cycle. Check out walking shoes

  • Arch support

    Neutral

    For people with normal pronation. Also provide support for high-arched feet with underpronation (excessive outward rolling of the foot). See neutral training shoes

    Stability

    For people with low-arched or flat feet and moderate overpronation (excessive inward rolling of the foot). See stability training shoes

    Motion control

    Shoes feature stabilizing technologies for people with severe overpronation. See motion control training shoes

    Good to know

    Stability and motion control add-ons are uncommon for workout shoes and are never present in CrossFit or weightlifting footwear. They are mostly found in walking shoes where the gait is easier to correct.

  • Price
    $80
  • Weight
    Women: 5.8oz

    Weight

    Training footwear typically weighs between 200g and 300g per shoe to accommodate agile workouts. Minimalist trainers go as low as 150g, while weightlifting shoes can go as high as 500g.

  • Heel height
    Women: 25mm
  • Width
    Men: Normal
    Women: Narrow, Normal
  • Release date
    Unknown
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  • The Propet Leona is a doll shoe-inspired walking footgear. It employs a lightweight upper material that is both stretchy and breathable for a more comfortable walking experience.
  • The ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) foam serves as both the outsole and the midsole, but a layer of rubber protects the toe and heel sections for enhanced durability and traction. As for comfort, there are two removable insoles inside the trainer.
  • It is easy to mistake the Leona with the Propet Onalee. Both sport a Mary Jane design and use most of the same technologies. The difference between the two models are found in the sole unit. The Onalee has a stripe around the side while the Leona has a badge at the lateral side with the brand’s name on it. The tread pattern on these shoes also differs.

Made for women, the Propet Leona comes in US sizes 5.5 to 12, including half and full sizes in between. The shoe tends to run true to szize, so it is recommended to go with your regular training or walking footwear size. As for the width, it comes in an array of profiles including 2A - Narrow, B - Medium, D - Wide, 2E - X-Wide, and 4E - X-Wide. The elastic portions on the collar and the strap allow it to expand when needed, but provides a secure fit most of the time.

The full-length EVA platform serves as both the outsole and the midsole of the Propet Leona. However, hardwearing areas like the toe and the heel are protected with an extra layer of rubber to enhance traction and durability. Sipings are present throughout the underside to promote mobility and traction.

Aside from the EVA midsole that provides underfoot comfort, the Propet Leona also employs double insoles. These removable components can be taken out one at a time for a customized fit or both to accommodate custom orthotics. The bottom insole uses memory foam for extra cushioning. The top insole is the OrthoLite foam with an open-cell construction that helps with aeration. It is lined with an antimicrobial fabric that controls odors.

Women in search of narrow or wide walking shoes might enjoy owning a pair of the Leona Propet. This Mary Jane-style pair of walking shoes has a stretchy upper that not only accommodates foot issues but also the expansion of the foot when needed.

A single hook-and-loop strap is found on the midfoot. It has a stretchy middle portion that makes room for people with high insteps. The combination of the stretchy collar and strap allows users to slip the shoe on or off without unlatching the Velcro.

People with severe diabetes can get the cost of the Propet Leona reimbursed. This model bears the A5500 code which means it is covered under the Therapeutic Shoe Bill.

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