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  • 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
    Men: 7.5oz

    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.

  • Heel height
    Men: 38.1mm
  • Width
    Men: X-Wide, Narrow, Normal, Wide
    Women: Normal
  • Release date
    Unknown
  • Special editions
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The Skechers GOwalk Max is a shoe engineered for athletic and casual walking. Its slip-on design eliminates fussing with the laces, while the textured mesh upper makes it light and cool on the skin.

The foot stays cushioned with the help of the 5GEN midsole. This lightweight foam technology adds an extra bounce to the step with its memory retention quality.

The woven rubber outsole promotes natural foot flexion. It bends easily with each step.

The bottom of the Skechers GOwalk Max is made of flexible rubber that is aimed to grant the user the freedom to move unrestrictedly. Meanwhile, it is still structured to be solid and durable for stability and longevity.

The Skechers GOwalk Max utilizes the GOGA Max insole. It is made to be supportive and responsive. On the other hand, the SQUISH component cradles the foot for a soft underfoot feeling.

Working together with it is the proprietary 5GEN technology. It is a lightweight injection-molded compound that exhibits shock-absorbing properties. It also has memory retention to distribute the weight evenly across the sole for an improved walking sensation. It works double-time as the outsole as well.

The Skechers GOwalk Max features a slip-on construction to allow the buyer to slip the footgear on and off. It sports a lightweight textured mesh fabric that feels light and airy on the skin.

It has an almost seamless style that fits snugly in order to prevent unwanted shoe removal. The solid weave mesh panels reinforce such high-wear areas as the toe and the heel.

A pull tab is attached to the heel. It makes putting on and taking off of the footwear a lot easier.

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