Who should wear the Skechers Skech-Air Extreme 

Designed as a cross-training shoe, the Skechers Skech-Air Extreme features a variety of technologies to meet the needs of training enthusiasts. It is a solid option if:

  • You work long hours and need a shoe that stays cozy and convenient to wear over extended periods.
  • You have a wide foot dimension and are looking for pair that accommodates such foot profile well. 

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Abrasion-resistant outsole

The Skech-Air Extreme uses two types of outsole materials. The first is made from rubber and is found in the heel and toe areas. This compound is made to be durable and flexible. It is also filled with tread patterns that provide traction.

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It extends towards the front of the shoe to protect the toe area against abrasion and impact.

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Lightweight and durable platform

The full-length midsole of the Skech-Air Extreme is designed to be lightweight, durable and able to reduce the shock.

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At the heel section is a transparent rubber chamber that contains columns and pressurized air. When pressure is applied, the columns contract while the pressurized air absorbs the impact, allowing the heel cushion to recover quickly and be ready for the next landing.

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Breathable insole

The shoe also features an Air Cooled Memory Foam insole. This lightweight footbed conforms to the contours of the soles of the foot and provides shock absorption. It is also breathable, so it prevents the inside of the shoe from getting too warm.

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The Skechers Skech-Air Extreme's upper

The Skechers Skech-Air Extreme utilizes a one-piece, flat knit mesh. The fabric uses two weaving styles that have different functions. The midfoot portion uses the breathable and stretchable pattern, while striped design provides support in the lateral and medial areas.

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Snug lacing system

A traditional lace-up closure keeps the foot locked down in place while also serving as a means to adjust the fit of the upper.

The lightly padded tongue protects the instep from friction when the user tightens the laces. It also keeps the top of the foot comfortable by preventing the laces from digging into the skin.

Skechers Skech-Air Extreme Lacing System

Anti-chafing rearfoot section

The slightly plush collar keeps the ankle supported and prevents it from chafing. It also secures the back of the foot, preventing it from accidentally slipping out while in motion.

Lining the interior is a smooth fabric that delivers a comfortable in-shoe feel. It also allows the foot to glide effortlessly in and out of the shoe.

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Facts / Specs

Use: Workout / Gym / Cross-training
Heel height: Men 32mm
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Skechers
Colorways: Black / White
SKUs: 011 / 100 / 51490BBK / 649 / CHAR / NVBK / OLBK

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Nicholas Rizzo
Nicholas Rizzo

Nick combines 10+ years of experience in the health and fitness industry and a background in the sciences in his role as the Fitness Research Director. During his competitive powerlifting years his PRs have him sitting in the top 2% of bench presses (395 lbs), top 3% of squats (485 lbs) and top 6% of deadlifts (515 lbs) for his weight and age. His work has been featured on Bodybuilding.com, LiveStrong, Healthline, WebMD, WashingtonPost, and many more. Along the way, collaborating with industry leaders like Michael Yessis, Mark Rippetoe, Carlo Buzzichelli, Dave Tate, Ray Williams, and Joel Seedman.