Shoes with optimum cushioning, lateral support, and flexibility for daily workouts and studio sessions. See workout shoes
Versatile, low-profile shoes for constantly varied exercises including plyometrics, sprinting, weightlifting, and rope climbing. See CrossFit shoes
Shoes for daily wear that ensure a smooth walking gait cycle. Check out walking shoes
For people with normal pronation. Also provide support for high-arched feet with underpronation (excessive outward rolling of the foot). See neutral training shoes
For people with low-arched or flat feet and moderate overpronation (excessive inward rolling of the foot). See stability training shoes
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.
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.
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Updates to Skechers YOU - Spirit
- The YOU - Spirit is part of a wide collection of Skechers workout shoes crafted for women who are looking for comfortable workout gear. It is made of lightweight materials such as soft women mesh fabric that is also stretchy and breathable.
- The lightweight cushioning unit serves as both the midsole and outsole. It is durable, flexible, and grips most types of surfaces.
Skechers YOU - Spirit size and fit
The Skechers YOU - Spirit is made for women and only comes in US sizes 5 to 13, including half sizes. The shoe is only available in a B - Medium width profile. The upper is made of a stretchy knit fabric that hugs the foot like a sock but also accommodates the natural expansion of the foot while walking or exercising.
The outsole of the Skechers YOU - Spirit is a continuation of the midsole material but has been constructed to be more rigid, so it does not easily get worn out. It features an intricate wavy tread pattern that promotes traction in multiple directions.
The Skechers YOU - Spirit employs a high-rebound cushioning midsole. This compound is crafted to be flexible and lightweight, providing the wearer with responsive feedback which means each step feels energized.
Inside the footwear is a cushioned insole. It is also responsive and amplifies the shock absorption quality of the midsole.
Keeping the foot supported is the soft woven mesh upper. The knitted material delivers a sock-like fit that moves as one with the foot. The fabric is also breathable, allowing air to circulate inside the foot chamber.
Though the Skechers YOU - Spirit sports a slip-on style, it has a lacing system at the midfoot. This structure allows wearers to customize the fit to their preference.
The ribbed collar allows the material to stretch and accommodate the foot as it slides in or out. It also has a different color compared to the forefoot for a contrasting look.
At the back of the shoe is a slightly rigid structure that wraps the heel. It acts as a heel counter, securing the rearfoot and preventing it from accidentally slipping out of the footgear.
There is also a heel panel bearing the Skechers YOU logo at the back. It functions like a heel cup that promotes steadiness of the rearfoot.