Facts

  • 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
    $65
  • Weight
    Men: 9oz

    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.

  • Width
    Men: Standard
    Women: Standard
  • Release date
    Unknown
  • Special editions
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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.

Outsole

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.

Midsole

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.

Upper

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.


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