Shoes with optimum cushioning, lateral support, and flexibility for daily workouts and studio sessions. See workout shoes
Versatile, low-profile shoes for constantly varied exercises including plyometrics, sprinting, weightlifting, and rope climbing. See CrossFit shoes
Shoes for daily wear that ensure a smooth walking gait cycle. Check out walking shoes
For people with normal pronation. Also provide support for high-arched feet with underpronation (excessive outward rolling of the foot). See neutral training shoes
For people with low-arched or flat feet and moderate overpronation (excessive inward rolling of the foot). See stability training shoes
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.
WeightMen: 8ozWomen: 6.5oz
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 to toe dropMen: 13mmWomen: 13mm
WidthMen: NormalWomen: Normal
Experts are training geeks, who post reviews at youtube, directly at RunRepeat or at their own websites. Each expert is categorized from level 1 to level 5 based on expertise. See stats on expert reviews and how we calculate scores here.
Are you an expert? Apply to contribute here.
98 / 100 based on 1 expert reviews
Awesome neutral shoes there! They go with everything. I love them.
Updates to Reebok Flexile
- The Reebok Flexile is crafted for agile workouts which involve lots of quick cuts and multi-directional movements. As the name implies, the shoe is made flexible to accommodate natural foot bending. The trainer can also be sported for regular everyday wear and light jogging.
Reebok Flexile size and fit
This Reebok training shoe is offered in both men’s and women’s options and tends to run true to size. In terms of width, the shoe is meant to accommodate regular foot dimensions. The available width profiles are D - Medium for men and B - Medium for women.
The injection-molded EVA (IMEVA) midsole of the Flexile also serves as its outsole to keep the weight of the trainer to the minimum. However, its underside features triangle lugs with zig-zagged cuts for enhanced traction. It also employs geometrical flex grooves to promote natural foot movements.
There are rubber pods placed in the most high-wear areas of the outsole — the heel and the forefoot. These pods not only increase the shoe’s longevity but also add grip on gym floors.
The Reebok Flexile makes use of the IMEVA foam midsole which is known for its lightweight and flexible nature. This white full-length component cushions the impact upon each step and jump to keep the wearer’s feet and legs protected.
There is a 13-mm difference in height between the forefoot and the heel. It makes the footwear a bit more running-friendly as it adds extra padding to the heel section. However, such construction compromises stability during weightlifting exercises.
The trainer sports a low-cut design to allow the ankle to have a full range of motion. The shoe’s ankle collar and the tongue are padded to protect the skin from chafing and irritation.
The entire upper is covered in an engineered mesh fabric. It features a combination of larger and smaller ventilation pores to give a balance of breathability and support.
The mesh is kept safe from fraying by synthetic overlays around the eyelets, at the toes, and back at the heel. That’s because these parts of the shoe are most subject to abrasion.
Two additional synthetic panels are placed at both sides of the forefoot. They reach the first pair of eyelets to interconnect with the lacing system and provide lateral stability during side-to-side movements.