Updates to Skechers Flex Advantage 2.0

  • This workout shoe from Skechers was created for those who prioritize comfort in their athletic footwear. This new iteration hasn’t introduced any significant modifications other than a smoother design and additional color schemes. The upper still features a combination of mesh panels and trubuck leather overlays for a soft and breathable façade.
  • The midsole is made of the Dual-Lite foam that absorbs shock and provides steadiness to the foot. Inside the shoe is the Air Cooled Memory Foam for optimum cushioning.
  • For the outsole, it uses the FlexSole compound which ensures lightweight protection and shock attenuation for the foot. It also features geometrical grooves for multidirectional flexibility.

Outsole

The Skechers Flex Advantage 2.0 aims to provide prime flexibility with its FlexSole technology. It makes use of geometric flex grooves throughout the outsole to allow the foot to bend in different directions. The outsole is thick, yet it’s designed to be lightweight enough to absorb shock without dragging the foot down or restricting its capacity to move.

There are rubber pods strategically placed in the high-wear areas to protect the rest of the sole unit from wear and tear. They also provide extra traction in the heel and forefoot sections.

Midsole

This Skechers trainer uses a Dual-Lite midsole. It is a dual-density, lightweight material that serves to absorb shock and keep the foot steady.

The inside is lined with the Air Cooled Memory Foam. It is designed to deliver a comfortable and well-cushioned ride while also allowing air to circulate and keep the foot chamber well ventilated.

Upper

The Skechers Flex Advantage 2.0 makes use of mesh fabric panels for lightweight and breathable support. The trubuck leather overlays enhance the structure of the upper unit. Trubuck is a soft, human-made fabric that imitates nubuck leather.

It employs a traditional lace-up closure with flat laces that keep the foot securely inside the footwear. The plush tongue keeps the instep comfortable while the padded collar prevents the foot from exiting the shoe accidentally.

Rankings

How Skechers Flex Advantage 2.0 ranks compared to all other shoes
Top 39% workout training shoes
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Top 43% cross-training training shoes
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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.