Who should buy the Skechers Flex Appeal 2.0

Designed to satisfy the needs of women in the training community, Skechers Flex Appeal 2.0 is a solid option if: 

  • Your physical activities include high-intensity studio classes, long walks, traveling, and work.
  • You suffer from some foot discomfort and need a shoe that could accommodate orthotics.
  • You are looking for a shoe that has both the functionality of a trainer and fashion-forward in design. 

Skechers Flex Appeal 2.0 - Newsmaker Logo2

Updates to the Skechers Flex Appeal 2.0 

  • The current iteration sports soft mesh fabric, while the previous one used a cushy heathered jersey knit material.

Skechers Flex Appeal 2.0 - Newsmaker Updates

Enhanced multisurface traction

A rubber compound covers the sole’s entire length of the Skechers Flex Appeal 2.0 - Newsmaker.  This material is designed to enhance traction on a wide range of surfaces. It is also flexible to grant the foot freedom to move unhindered.

Skechers Flex Appeal 2.0 - Newsmaker Outsole

The Skechers Flex Appeal 2.0's Memory Foam

The signature underfoot experience that the Skechers Flex Appeal 2.0 - Newsmaker provides is influenced by the air-cooled Memory Foam insole. It conforms to the contours of the foot to evenly cushion the foot from impact.

Skechers Flex Appeal 2.0 - Newsmaker Memory Foam

Shock-absorbent midsole

Working silently underneath it is the FlexSole 2.0 midsole. It is a lightweight component that is claimed to have shock-absorbent properties.

Skechers Flex Appeal 2.0 - Newsmaker Midsole

Breathable upper

The Skechers Flex Appeal 2.0 - Newsmaker employs a soft mesh fabric for breathability and flexibility. Its nearly seamless construction serves to maintain the trainer’s overall lightness. It is also patterned with a grid weave design.

Skechers Flex Appeal 2.0 - Newsmaker Upper2

It features a padded collar to prevent heel slippage. Meanwhile, the tongue is also cushioned to protect the instep from getting irritated by the shoelaces. A pull tab is attached to the rear for easier on-and-off wear. 

Skechers Flex Appeal 2.0 - Newsmaker Collar

Snug lacing system

This model utilizes a traditional lacing system for a secure foot lockdown. It enables the wearer to adjust the fit according to their preferences. It also strengthens the sides of the footgear the more that the laces are tightened, boosting the lateral support.

Skechers Flex Appeal 2.0 - Newsmaker Lacing System

Facts / Specs

Use: Workout / Gym / Cross-training
Width: Normal
Collection: Skechers Flex, Skechers Flex Appeal
BRAND Brand: Skechers
Colorways: Black / Red / White
SKUs: 17 / 100 / 378 / 417 / 480 / 600 / 845 / 976 / BBK / BKTQ

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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.