Who should buy the Skechers GOwalk 5-Apprize

The Skechers GOwalk 5-Apprize makes walking an enjoyable activity. It utilizes a responsive and shock-absorbent sole unit. It is a solid option if:

  • Everyday chores require you to change footwear every once in a while that a shoe with a quick slip-on-and-off design is what you need. 
  • You are looking for light enough footgear that walking a long distance wouldn't be a problem. 
  • A shoe that would keep your feet cool and dry is what you prefer.

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Sole unit against fatigue

The ULTRA GO unit makes up the midsole of the GOwalk 5 - Apprize. It is a lightweight and responsive cushioning technology. It converts the impact of foot landings into energy for moving forward. Because of this characteristic, the foot and leg muscles don’t quickly tire.

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The midsole also serves as the outsole of this shoe. This unit is durable and withstands walking on rough surfaces. It also provides traction on various surfaces.

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It has a dual-density construction. It does not easily compress at the heel so it properly supports the weight of the wearer. But the forefoot is more pliable and it supports a smoother toe-off action.

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Another feature found underneath is the COMFORT PILLAR TECHNOLOGY. These structures placed under the heel and the forefoot enhance shock absorption in these areas.

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Cool and fresh underfoot

Inside this walking trainer is the Skechers Air Cooled Goga Mat. This insole provides comfort in two ways: it provides a soft underfoot coverage, and it has breathability features that keep the foot fresh.

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The Skechers GOwalk 5-Apprize's upper

Comfort is a highlight of the Skechers GOwalk 5 - Apprize. The top is made of soft knit mesh. This fabric is soft and breathable, and it allows the foot to expand when needed. It also keeps the foot fresh during long walks.

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A shield against wear

The fabric also features a textured diamond-grid design that adds flair to the shoe. Meanwhile, synthetic overlays protect high-wear areas like the toe box. 

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They also form a panel that keeps the structure at the heel area and reinforces the Quick-Fit Portal, preventing it from prematurely tearing.

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Fast wear and remove style

There is no lacing system used on this model. It features a slip-on style that is even made easier to wear or remove with the presence of elastic panels on either side of the instep. Adding snugness to the fit is the soft foam lining the collar of this trainer.

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Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 7.2oz
Arch support: Neutral
Base model: Skechers GOwalk 5
Use: For standing all day, Travel, Europe, City, Disney
Collection: Skechers Gowalk, Skechers Gowalk 5
Closure: Slip-on
Material: Mesh

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