Verdict from 100+ user reviews

8 reasons to buy

  • Many of its users felt comfortable while sporting the Reebok Workout Plus MU.
  • A significant number of wearers praised the classic design of this casual sneaker.
  • According to a couple of reviewers, the quality of the materials is worth complimenting. One long-time Reebok purchaser said that while the brand is known for its high-standard products, the Workout series seems to exceed expectations.
  • For a couple of buyers, the Reebok Workout Plus MU sneakers are versatile as it could be worn with jeans, shorts, and trousers.
  • A regular Reebok customer mentioned that he liked that the vibe and some elements of its design are reminiscent of the Reebok Alien Stomper.
  • It runs true to size, as per some users.
  • There is a buyer who praised the Reebok Workout Plus MU - Chalk White color option because of its classic appeal, and it looked better in person.
  • Its budget-friendly price is a delight for a few shoppers.

1 reason not to buy

  • Some color variants may be a challenge to acquire, as on the brand’s official website and some retailers, there are a couple of options that are not available anymore.

Bottom line

The throwback and fairly pristine silhouette of the Reebok Workout Plus MU has resonated well on its wearers. As one of the latest versions in the growing Reebok Workout sneaker line, it justified the expectations of brand fanatics because of its high-quality materials and enduring classic aesthetic. With these features and an agreeable price tag, the Reebok Workout Plus MU is a welcome addition to every guy’s shoe collection.

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Good to know

The low-top Reebok Workout Plus MU is available in US men’s sizes, starting from 6 to 15. Some of the wearers stated that its sizing is accurate. It has an upper that is made from soft full-grain leather with perforations on the toe box that provides breathability and comfort. Securing the foot is possible due to the traditional lace-up enclosure.

Prance the street with confidence as the sporty profile of the Workout Plus MU allows for a classic and sophisticated vibe, due to its full grain leather upper and a low-cut design. Thanks to its essentially monochromatic color schemes, incorporating this pair to one’s fashion arsenal is going to be hassle-free as it gets. Whether on casual workdays or during weekend get-togethers, donning the Reebok Workout Plus MU delivers all the essentials.

This pair has EVA foam on its midsole for shock absorption and cushioning. Its outsole is made from high-abrasion rubber which offers durability and grip.

The Reebok Workout was first introduced in 1987 and eventually labeled as one of the brand’s timeless sneakers due to its style and features. It is a reiteration of the Reebok Workout which was famous among the gym enthusiasts during the 80s. In addition to its all-purpose aspect, its design allows for lateral stability and support. While it was meant to be used for working out or other intense activities, the shoe had become more popular as a casual sneaker.

The company released its Vintage Collection in 2011, which comprises of the Reebok Workout Plus, Reebok Classic Leather, and Reebok Ex-O-Fit Hi among others. This collection essentially exhibits an all-white colorway, with a small amount of other colors on various areas. All of the shoes under the collection also feature a touch of old-school due to the presence of yellow shades, effectively giving off a classic vibe.

On the 25th anniversary of the Workout Plus in 2012, Reebok collaborated with a Swedish apparel brand Cheap Monday to reimagine the classic silhouette. This collaborative sneaker features an upper that is made from two-tone denim with shades of black and grey colors. There are also hints of white along the branding on the tongue, sides, and sole that enhances the visual appeal. Another collaboration was done in the same year, and it is called the Reebok Workout Plus x Titolo.

Various collaborations have been done ever since its 25th anniversary, such as a special edition Workout Plus with the influences of Kendrick Lamar and a few UFC athletes. The sneaker was released in 2015. In 2016, the brand teamed up with designer Gosha Rubchinskiy to launch the Gosha Rubchinskey x Reebok, which includes a revamped Workout Plus silhouette.

Looking at its evolution over the years, it is safe to assume that the Reebok Workout is one of the best that the brand has to offer. Fast-forward to 2018, the timeless sneaker got another reiteration. The Reebok Workout Plus MU. It retains the original model’s design with modest colorways.

  • Similar to its siblings, it also exhibits the classic H-strap detailing.
  • Currently, the color choices are Vintage-Chalk / Black, Vintage – MGH Solid Grey / Power Red, SPG / Black / Digital Pink / White / Gum, RS / Allow / Black / Chalk, RS / Dark Cypress / Sahara / Chalk, Ativ-White / Dark Royal / Excellent Red / Snow Grey / Chalk White, Ativ-Black / White / Excellent Red / Chalk, and Ativ-Urban Maroon / White / Collegiate Navy  / Chalk.
  • The Reebok Workout Plus Mu Chalk color appears to be a popular option among buyers.
  • Approximate weight per shoe is 13.4 oz.


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