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.
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.
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Updates to Skechers Elite Flex - Wasick
- The Skechers Elite Flex - Wasick is a lightweight, versatile workout shoe designed for men. It comes from the brand’s Elite Flex line that features the proprietary midsole technology of the same name. The sole unit is lightweight, flexible, and responsive, which makes it comfortable to use for extended periods.
- The upper utilizes the Skech Knit Mesh fabric which provides breathability and aerates the inside of the shoe. It delivers a snug fit but is also stretchy to accommodate the natural expansion of the foot throughout the day.
Skechers Elite Flex - Wasick size and fit
The Skechers Elite Flex - Wasick caters to the unique shape and dynamics of men’s feet. It is available in US sizes 6.5 to 14 and only comes in a D - Medium profile. The Skech Knit Mesh is designed to deliver a snug fit but accommodates the natural expansion of the foot throughout the day.
The midsole of the Skechers Elite Flex - Wasick doubles as its outsole. It is created to be durable to withstand the wear and tear of working out on various surfaces. The outsole also features flex grooves that facilitate natural foot flexion and multi-directional traction.
The trainer employs the proprietary Elite Flex midsole also used on other models like the Skechers Elite Flex - Hartnell. This full-length cushioning platform is engineered to attenuate shock, keeping the foot protected and comfortable. It also has a high-energy return characteristic which allows it to rebound quickly for a smooth and effortless heel-to-toe off transition.
Found inside the Skechers Elite Flex - Wasick is the Air Cooled Memory Foam insole. This layer conforms to the shape of the foot to deliver full underfoot coverage. It is also breathable and helps to circulate air inside the shoe.
The heel portion is constructed higher than the forefoot to absorb shock upon the heel strike better. The midsole also features an articulated design that enhances the flexibility of the sole unit.
The Skechers Elite Flex - Wasick employs a one-piece Skech Knit Mesh fabric. This material is fashioned to deliver a snug fit but allows natural expansion of the foot while exercising. It has stitching accents that add stability to the upper. There are also interwoven knit mesh panels that keep the foot chamber aerated during workout sessions.
The trainer sports a slip-on style that is easy to put on or remove thanks to the stretchable fabric at the collar. There are also pull tabs at the apex and the back of the collar that make the footgear quicker to pull up.
The high apex and heel intend to amplify comfort at the ankle area. The collar is also lightly padded to prevent chafing and keep the heel locked down during exercises.