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Despite bearing the word “trainer” in its name, the Reebok Royal Trainer MT is designed as a walking shoe. It employs the DMX Ride, an additional support structure at the heel. This wedge aims to enhance the shock-absorbing property of the midsole in the heel area. It also uses a MemoryTech sockliner for additional comfort.
The trainer's bulky dad-shoe-like vibe makes it reminiscent of another "royal" trainer, the famous Nike Air Monarch IV.
At the bottom of the Royal Trainer MT is a high-abrasion rubber outsole. This compound is claimed to be more durable than the standard rubber. The flex grooves in the forefoot area aim to promote foot flexion. The outsole of this model uses different tread patterns that enhance traction on most surfaces.
A pivot disc is found on the ball section. This structure aims to make it easy for the wearer to perform twists and turns.
The Royal Trainer MT uses the full-length foam midsole. This platform is designed to be durable, flexible and shock absorbing.
The DMX Ride technology rests in between the midsole and the outsole. This wedge acts as a support structure that also enhances shock absorption.
Inside the foot chamber is a MemoryTech sockliner. This material contours to the shape of the foot, providing a comfortable ride.
The Reebok Royal Trainer MT employs a leather upper for a snug and structured support. Perforations are added in the vamp and heel areas to keep the inside ventilated.
A combination of leather and synthetic overlays reinforce certain parts of the upper. They create a cage-like structure that enhances the lateral support in the midfoot section. At the back, the overlays serve as an external heel clip that anchors the foot to the midsole.
A traditional lace-up closure is used in this model. It features a combination of punched and webbed eyelets which make it easy to adjust the fit. The padded tongue serves as a buffer between the laces and the instep.
The collar is designed to sit below the ankle to promote mobility. It is padded to keep the ankle area comfortable. It also locks the foot down to prevent accidental shoe removal.
Lining the inside is a soft fabric. It allows the foot to slide in easily and provides a cozy surrounding.