Who should buy the Skechers Elite Flex

To provide men in the fitness community with a lightweight and comfortable training shoe, Skechers offers them the Elite Flex. It is a solid choice if: 

  • You are flat-footed and are looking for a shoe ideal for your foot profile. 
  • The workout exercises in your list require you to have them carried out on various surfaces.

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Multisurface outsole grip

The Skechers Elite Flex features a flexible outsole that moves and bends along with the foot during workouts. It has an articulated design at the sides that further improves flexibility. It also has strong gripping properties that promote a secure foothold on various types of surfaces.

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Fresh underfoot feel

The Skechers Elite Flex features an air-cooled Memory Foam for a fresh and breathable underfoot feel. It cushions the foot and absorbs shock.

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The Skechers Elite Flex's midsole

The Elite Flex technology is utilized in the midsole. It is made to be just as flexible as the outsole while protecting the foot from impact and giving a bounce to each step. Its exteriors are marked with articulated ridges to enhance natural foot flexion.

Skechers Elite Flex Midsole

Ventilated upper

This workout shoe from Skechers has a low-cut and slip-on design to facilitate ease of wear and ankle movement. It employs an almost seamless flat knit mesh fabric for ventilation. It has a high apex front and heel to prevent unwanted heel slippage.

Skechers Elite Flex Upper

Lateral support overlays

The sides are reinforced by smooth panel overlays for durability and lateral support. These panels also serve as ventilation to allow air to circulate throughout the foot chamber.

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Since it has a slip-on construction, it doesn’t need a closure mechanism. However, it has a bungee-laced system that tightens the fit of the trainer. The padded collar also contributes to its snugness.

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Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 10oz
Use: Workout / Gym / Cross-training
Heel height: Men 38mm
Width: Normal
Features: Lightweight
BRAND Brand: Skechers
Colorways: Red / Black / White

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Author
Nicholas Rizzo
Nicholas Rizzo

Nick combines 10+ years of experience in the health and fitness industry and a background in the sciences in his role as the Fitness Research Director. During his competitive powerlifting years his PRs have him sitting in the top 2% of bench presses (395 lbs), top 3% of squats (485 lbs) and top 6% of deadlifts (515 lbs) for his weight and age. His work has been featured on Bodybuilding.com, LiveStrong, Healthline, WebMD, WashingtonPost, and many more. Along the way, collaborating with industry leaders like Michael Yessis, Mark Rippetoe, Carlo Buzzichelli, Dave Tate, Ray Williams, and Joel Seedman.