In this category you will find all my articles related to walking shoes. Most of the articles are shoe reviews, but there are also buying guides for individual requirements like gender, foot disorders and foot types.
What is a walking shoe?
Walking shoes are designed to support the “heel to toe motion”, as the heel strikes to ground first when we are walking (contrary to running, where we land flat footed)
There are different walking shoe types available like motion control, stability and cushioning shoes – each for a different foot shape and gait.
The most important consideration in choosing a walking shoe is to find a shoe that is comfortable and correctly fitting. Poorly fitting shoes will lead to blisters, callouses, general discomfort and may even result in tendon damage. Read on if you want to learn more about how to choose best walking shoes for men.The first […]Continue reading
Product: Saucony Progrid Integrity ST2 Use: Fitness Walking TypeCushioning Weight278 grams (9,8 oz) Amazon Rating Cost40 - 85 $ We like Thick midsoleGood arch supportRemoveable insoles We don't like Only "classic" colors (black, white, and stone) SummaryThis is a great all-around shoe. Good for people with normal pronation (or light supination). Even though they look […]Continue reading
Product: New Balance 847v2 Use: Fitness Walking TypeMotion Control Weight274 grams (9.6 oz) Amazon Rating Cost110 - 125 $ We like Available for men and womenOptimal for people with collapsed arches (overpronation) and / or flat feetAvailable in different widths (A,B,C,D - A for narrow feet, D for wide)Modern colors combinationsLighweight (for a motion control […]Continue reading
Product: New Balance 1745 Use: Fitness Walking TypeCushioning Weight192 grams (6,7 oz) Amazon Rating Cost120 $ We like Lightweight (in fact one of the lightest motion control walking shoes around)Optimal for normal pronation or light supinationAvailable in different widthsAwesome colors & design We don't like PriceySome users report of a lack of cushioningArch support could […]Continue reading
Product: Saucony Grid Omni Walker Use: Fitness Walking TypeMotion Control Weight374 grams (13,2 oz) Amazon Rating Cost30 - 100 $ We like Available for men and womenOptimal for people with collapsed arches (overpronation) and / or flat feet (see best walking sneakers for flat feet)Available in different widthsWide toe boxUser praise their cushioning We don't […]Continue reading
Product: Ryka Dash Use: Fitness Walking TypeCushioning Weight241 grams (8,5 oz) Amazon Rating Cost30 - 70 $ We like Affordable priceAvailable in 12 different color combinationsGood for wide / flat feetLarge toe boxGood for people with bunions (see article "shoes for bunions")LightweightOrtholite footbedDifferent widths available We don't like Runs small (you might need to size […]Continue reading
Product: Asics Quickwalk 2 Use: Fitness Walking TypeCushioning Weight227 grams (8 oz) Amazon Rating Cost45 - 65 $ We like Available for men and womenShort break in periodComfortable gel cushioningInexpensive We don't like Insoles are not removeableThis pair might run a bit small (size up) SummaryThis shoe is made for people with normal pronation or […]Continue reading
Product: Asics Gel Tech Walker Neo 4 Use: Fitness Walking TypeStability Weight289 grams (10,9 oz) Amazon Rating Cost80 - 110 $ We like Available for men and womenNot too heavySeem to be good for people with plantar fasciitisGel cushioning helps with toe and heel impactSize fits as expected We don't like They take time to […]Continue reading
Product: Brooks Addiction Walker Use: Fitness Walking TypeMotion Control Weight447grams (11,9 oz) Amazon Rating Cost110 - 135 $ We like Available for men and womenAlso available with V-strapsMade out of leatherManmadeOptimal for people with collapsed arches (overpronation) and / or flat feet (see good flat feet walking shoes)Available in different widths (A,B,C,D - A for […]Continue reading
Product: New Balance 1765v2 Use: Fitness Walking TypeStability Weight214 gram (7.5 oz) Amazon Rating Cost50 - 125 $ We like Good for narrow feet LightweightStylish color combinationsManmade We don't like Not for wide feetSome users report of them being not true to sizeNot for women who need a lot of cushioning SummaryThis is one of […]Continue reading
Product: New Balance 665 Use: Fitness Walking TypeCushioning Weight227 gram (8 oz) Amazon Rating Cost50 - 70 $ We like Available for men and women CheapSimple, but good looking colors (Grey / Pink for women, Grey / Blue for men) We don't like Not enough cushioning for heavy walkers Not for wide feetNo arch support […]Continue reading
What are the best walking shoes for women? That's actually not an easy question, as everybody's feet are different. When you are looking for new footwear (especially for sports shoes), the most important thing is to keep your personal foot shape in mind. In my buyer's guide you will learn what arch type you have […]Continue reading