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
    $55
  • Weight
    Women: 5.3oz

    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
    Women: Normal, Wide
  • Release date
    Unknown
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Updates to Skechers GOwalk Joy - Paradise

  • The Skechers GOwalk Joy - Paradise is a walking shoe designed for people who spend a lot of time on their feet. It is constructed using light materials so that the wearers would not feel weighed down by their footgear.
  • The upper is made of mesh. This material is breathable and pliable and adapts to foot movements for better support.
  • The midsole uses the 5GEN technology. This compound is designed to be lightweight and flexible. It is also made durable because it serves as the outsole of the trainer. Aside from shock absorbing, it also provides traction.

Skechers GOwalk Joy - Paradise size and fit

The Skechers GOwalk Joy - Paradise is only available in women’s sizes. The shoe runs true to size and follows the standard measurements of Skechers walking shoes. As for the width, it comes in both B - Medium and D - Wide profiles.

Outsole

The midsole of the Skechers GOwalk Joy - Paradise doubles as its outsole. It is engineered to be durable and provide traction. It features a woven-like pattern that aims to deliver a comfortable walking experience.

The grooves on the underside facilitate natural foot flexion. It also enhances the traction of the outsole.

Midsole

The Skechers GOwalk Joy - Paradise employs a full-length 5GEN midsole. This cushioning platform is made to be durable and flexible. It attenuates shock to keep the foot comfortable.

Inside is the Goga Max insole. This additional layer of cushioning enhances the comfort offered by the midsole. It also keeps the foot supported.

Upper

The upper of the Skechers GOwalk Joy - Paradise is made of mesh. It was created to naturally expand in accordance with the foot’s movements for better support. The material is lightweight and breathable.

The shoe uses a traditional lace-up closure to keep the foot securely in place. The padded tongue ensures that the laces don’t irritate the instep.

As for the plush collar, it keeps the foot locked down. The soft structure also prevents chafing of the ankle area.


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