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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
    $85
  • Weight
    Men: 15oz
    Women: 11.3oz

    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.

  • Width
    Men: X-Wide, Narrow, Normal, Wide
    Women: X-Wide, Narrow, Normal, Wide
  • Release date
    Unknown
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  • The Propet Stability Walker Strap is designed for people who require arch support or are looking for a sturdy pair of walking shoes. This model features an ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) foam that had been molded to support the arches. Inside is a polyurethane (PU) insole that maximizes underfoot comfort. As for the outsole, it is made of durable rubber that also provides traction on most surfaces.
  • Just like the original Stability Walker, this pair uses a full-grain upper to provide a snug foothold. What makes this model different is that it uses two metatarsal straps instead of a lacing system to hold the foot securely in place.

The Propet Stability Walker Strap caters to both men and women. The gentlemen’s version is available in US sizes 7 to 17 and 6 to 13 for ladies. As for the width, it comes in  D - Medium, 3E - X-Wide, and 5E - X-Wide for men, and 2A - Narrow, B - Medium, D - Wide, 2E - X-Wide, 4E - X-Wide width options for women. The dual straps at the midfoot allow users to adjust the fit when needed.

The underside of the Propet Stability Walker Strap uses durable rubber. This compound is hardwearing, protecting the midsole against early deterioration. This layer also provides grip on various types of surfaces.

Making up the midsole of these stability walking shoes is a molded EVA foam. This lightweight cushioning technology attenuates shock to keep the foot comfortable. There’s a built-in heel stabilizer that keeps the foot steady during the heel-to-toe transition.

Inside the Propet Stability Walker Strap is a removable PU insole. It provides maximum underfoot coverage and has a gel component in the heel which enhances shock absorption upon heel strike. It can also be replaced with custom orthotics if needed.

Protecting the foot against outside elements is the full-grain leather upper. This material is durable and has leather overlays that accentuate the form and reinforce the high-abrasion areas. Perforations can be found on the vamp which help in ventilating the foot chamber. The interior of the Propet Stability Walker Strap is lined with brushed nylon. This fabric wicks moisture away from the foot, keeping it dry and fresh.

For fit adjustment, the trainer is equipped with two hook-and-loop straps at the midfoot. This type of closure is easier to manage compared to laces, making it ideal for people with mobility issues or those who are not too fond of laces.

The padded tongue and collar ensure a snug fit. The cushioned interior also prevents chafing or blisters. The rearfoot features a rigid heel counter that not only steadies the foot but also helps avoid heel slippage while walking.

The Propet Stability Walker Strap bears the A5500 marking which means it is eligible for reimbursement under the Therapeutic Shoe Bill. Under the bill, the cost of the footwear is covered for people with severe diabetes.

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