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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
    $60
  • Weight
    Men: 16oz

    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
    Men: 25mm
  • Width
    Men: X-Wide, Normal
    Women: Normal
  • Release date
    Unknown
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Despite bearing the word “trainer” in its name, the Reebok Royal Trainer MT is designed as a walking shoe. It employs the DMX Ride, an additional support structure at the heel. This wedge aims to enhance the shock-absorbing property of the midsole in the heel area. It also uses a MemoryTech sockliner for additional comfort.

The trainer's bulky dad-shoe-like vibe makes it reminiscent of another "royal" trainer, the famous Nike Air Monarch IV.

At the bottom of the Royal Trainer MT is a high-abrasion rubber outsole. This compound is claimed to be more durable than the standard rubber. The flex grooves in the forefoot area aim to promote foot flexion. The outsole of this model uses different tread patterns that enhance traction on most surfaces.

A pivot disc is found on the ball section. This structure aims to make it easy for the wearer to perform twists and turns.

The Royal Trainer MT uses the full-length foam midsole. This platform is designed to be durable, flexible and shock absorbing.

The DMX Ride technology rests in between the midsole and the outsole. This wedge acts as a support structure that also enhances shock absorption.

Inside the foot chamber is a MemoryTech sockliner. This material contours to the shape of the foot, providing a comfortable ride.

The Reebok Royal Trainer MT employs a leather upper for a snug and structured support. Perforations are added in the vamp and heel areas to keep the inside ventilated.

A combination of leather and synthetic overlays reinforce certain parts of the upper. They create a cage-like structure that enhances the lateral support in the midfoot section. At the back, the overlays serve as an external heel clip that anchors the foot to the midsole.

A traditional lace-up closure is used in this model. It features a combination of punched and webbed eyelets which make it easy to adjust the fit. The padded tongue serves as a buffer between the laces and the instep.

The collar is designed to sit below the ankle to promote mobility. It is padded to keep the ankle area comfortable. It also locks the foot down to prevent accidental shoe removal.

Lining the inside is a soft fabric. It allows the foot to slide in easily and provides a cozy surrounding.

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