Who should buy the Skechers GOwalk 4-Exceed

Designed as a highly cushioned walking shoe, the Skechers GOwalk 4-Exceed features a high-energy-return midsole that keeps the foot comfortable and free from fatigue. It is a solid option if: 

  • You work for extended periods that a shoe comfortable to wear even after several hours is what you need.
  • You are after a walking companion that soothes pain associated with peripheral neuropathy, arthritis, varicose veins, and foot swelling.
  • You are looking for footgear that prevents the formation of unpleasant odors and microbes. 

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The Skechers GOwalk 4-Exceed's sole unit

The Skechers GOwalk 4 -Exceed utilizes an exposed midsole which means that the platform doubles as the outsole. It keeps the construction of the footwear light.

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The sole unit is durable and capable of withstanding the wear and tear associated with everyday walking on pavement.

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Pillars against impact

It uses four Goga Pillars, two at the forefoot and two at the heel, to enhance the cushioning of the unit. These button-like structures adapt to the surface, so the impact of each step does not cause discomfort to the feet and legs.

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The bottom of the sole sports a figure-8 design. This outline aims to evenly distribute the weight of the wearer during the walking gait cycle.

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Bouncy platform

The Skechers GOwalk 4 - Exceed employs the 5GEN midsole. This cushioning platform is engineered to have a high energy return which enables it to be bouncy and keep the foot from moving forward. It attenuates shock to prevent discomfort and pain.

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The midfoot features a tapered design. It aims to prevent torsion and provide better arch support.

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Anti-microbes interior

Inside, the Goga Max insole reinforces the footbed. It keeps the foot supported and comfortable. It also has a bouncy characteristic to ensure that the user does not experience foot fatigue. The insole is lined with bamboo fabric which has antimicrobial properties that control the odor.

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The Skechers GOwalk 4-Exceed's upper

The upper of the Skechers GOwalk 4 - Exceed is made of athletic mesh. This type of fabric is lightweight and naturally expands to provide a comfortable and natural fit.

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It uses air mesh side panels with a fabric underlay of a different color. It adds style to the upper while keeping the inside of the shoe well ventilated.

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Quick-fit collar

At the back of the shoe is the Quick-Fit Portal. It is a small hole at the rear collar used to pull the trainer up when putting it on.

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A traditional lace-up closure keeps the foot securely inside the trainer. The laces allow users to customize the fit. If tying laces aren’t your thing, try the Skechers GOwalk 4 - Incredible which sports a slip-on style.

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High-wear area shield

Synthetic overlays are used in the eyestay and the Quick-Fit Portal. They enhance the durability of these high-wear areas.

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Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 8.1oz / Women 5.3oz
Arch support: Neutral
Use: All-day wear, Travel, Europe, City, Disney
Collection: Skechers Gowalk
Closure: Lace-up
Material: Knit upper
Features: Lightweight / Cushioned

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