The Afterburn is Skechers’ interpretation of what a sporty training sneakers should be. It is bulky and beefy, yet comes with a light character that will never bog you down in your activities. The sneaker boasts of a few innovations that marries all the fine qualities of Skechers’ designs with the latest in footwear technologies.
This Skechers footwear features a blend of mesh fabric, synthetic materials, and smooth leather for its upper. It is an unusual mix, but one that is not surprising. The brand is famous for pushing the boundaries of footwear design, after all. The upper also features overlay accents, perforated details, and unique stitching to give it a standout look.
Inside the Afterburn is a padded fabric lining, complete with padded tongue and collar. The insole features a memory foam that you may already be familiar with. It can be a great ergonomic feature. However, the use of memory foam may not look like a great innovation on a shoe. Regardless, it does make for a comfortable ride for the foot. Every time you put it on, it fits straight right in.
This footwear may only have memory foam in its insole, but don’t underestimate its outsole. Skechers integrated two unique rubber sole systems into one. The Articu-Lyte system blends well with a high-traction design to give the wearer a springy feel. Run with it or jump with it, the Afterburn will never mind. Plus, its 1.5-inch high heel can give you added height for all your vertical activities.
The toe comes with a plate for added protection, in case you feel like digging your foot in the dirt. The grooves on the outsole are large enough to ensure exceptional traction both on and off the road.
The Skechers Afterburn is a great everyday sneaker for men with a very active lifestyle.