Men's Addiction Walker

Brooks Addiction Walker Men's Walking Shoes

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$120.00

Style #110039

The fit and feel of a running shoe in a casual everyday walker? What's not addictive about that? The new Addiction™ Walker now comes with durable, energy-returning MoGo midsole cushioning, a more supple full-grain leather upper, strong support, and reliable slip-resistant outsole. This shoe provides sturdy support mile after mile by supporting low arches and keeping pronation under control.

The Addiction Walker is also available with V-Strap closures -- just like the lace-up version, but with the convenience of hook-and-loop straps to get you out the door in a flash.


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  • Color: 111

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Specifications

  • Shoe Category: Walking
  • Arch: Flat
  • Body Build: Small, Medium, Large
  • Platform: Linear Platform
  • DNA Layout: Anatomical DNA Layout
  • Water-Resistant: Yes
  • Waterproof: No
  • Surface: Road/Track
  • Weight: 14.0 oz
  • Midsole Drop: 12 mm

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Reviews

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Addiction Walker
 
4.4

(based on 158 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (99)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (43)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (134)
  • Lightweight (86)
  • Arch support (80)
  • Durable (78)
  • Good cushioning (62)

Cons

  • Narrow / tight (10)
  • Uncomfortable (8)
  • Poor arch support (7)
  • Poor cushioning (7)
  • Poor traction (4)

Best Uses

  • Walking (130)
  • Pavement (36)
  • With orthotics/inserts (34)
  • Wet weather (23)
  • Work (18)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      84% 

      (131 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      89% 

      (137 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (100), Low arch (31), High arch (19)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (104), Rarely work out (22), Enthusiast (16), Gym rat (9), Competitive athlete (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (129), Yes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Very Comfy for All Day Use

I currently work in a profession where I am standing for 8 1/2 hours a day with a half-hour break for lunch so I need something that will be very comfortable for the...Read complete review

I currently work in a profession where I am standing for 8 1/2 hours a day with a half-hour break for lunch so I need something that will be very comfortable for the duration. I searched for what others used for standing all day and read a lot of good reviews about rockports and ordered a pair of those. They were OK but not what I was looking for.

I wanted a pair of the Black Adrenaline GTS's but were out in my size so I decided to try the Addiction. From the moment I put them on I could tell they were much different than the others I have tried. They make my feet a little hotter than I had liked but almost every leather-upper shoe does.

The first day was a little rough because I thought it was a good idea to wear them for the whole day without breaking them in (BIG mistake) but after a couple days I was surprised that my feet/legs didn't hurt anymore. Not to mention they don't really look like running shoes but more as casual dress shoes that go great with my work clothes.

They also absorb a lot of the shock from walking in them all day as well. Not often, but sometimes in my old shoes after a hard morning workout I would have to come home and ice my shins because of the added shock from my old work shoes.

If your looking for a shoe that you can stand in for 8+ hours and still look great in profession clothes then I highly recommend the Brooks Addiction!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Ankle Rollers Beware!

I have worn Addiction Walkers for several years because the sole design prevented me from rolling my ankles (outward) and spraining them. I recently ordered two new pairs and noticed that the design...Read complete review

I have worn Addiction Walkers for several years because the sole design prevented me from rolling my ankles (outward) and spraining them. I recently ordered two new pairs and noticed that the design of the soles has changed and the new soles actually contribute to ankles rolling outward.

I would not recommend them to anyone with this type of ankle rolling issue.

After the disappearance of their preventive value, the quality of the shoe does not seem to me to be any better than average, although the width choice is a plus.

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5.0

Excellent walking shoes

By 

from Austin, TX

About Me Gym Rat

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Cushions Impact
  • Good Arch Support
  • Good Traction
  • Pronation Control

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Walking

    Comments about Addiction Walker:

    Excellent support for someone with flat feet and diminished feet fat pads.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels true to width
    • Arch Type:
    • Low Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    4.0

    Wish they were wider

    By 

    from San Luis Valley, Colorado

    About Me Rarely Work Out

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Cushions Impact
    • Durable
    • Good Arch Support
    • Good Traction
    • Lightweight
    • Pronation Control

    Cons

    • Narrow / Tight

    Best Uses

    • Walking

    Comments about Addiction Walker:

    I ordered the shoes using the sizing recommendation given to me by Brooks, which was based on the current pair of Brooks shoes I have. However, the width is too narrow. There were limited choices given to me when I ordered, so I went with the recommendation of the company.

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow
    • Arch Type:
    • Average Arch
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    Excellent

    By 

    from NY

    About Me Rarely Work Out

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Addiction Walker:

          Walk a great deal

          • Width:
          • Feels true to width
          • Arch Type:
          • Average Arch
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Very comfortable.

          By 

          from Las Vegas, NV

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable
          • Cushions Impact

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Walking
            • Work

            Comments about Addiction Walker:

            Very comfortable and secure.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Width:
            • Feels true to width
            • Arch Type:
            • Average Arch
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Found my shoe

            By 

            from San Antonio

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Cushions Impact
            • Durable
            • Good Arch Support
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Walking
              • Work

              Comments about Addiction Walker:

              I work on concrete floors. I have searched for over two years for a good shoe to cushion the effects of concrete and give my foot support. I never found the correct shoe, and ended up with planter fasciitis. My foot doctor recommended this shoe. He then added orthotics. Even before the orthotics, I felt the difference in the shoe. I'm almost healed! Great shoe and good value.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Width:
              • Feels true to width
              • Arch Type:
              • Average Arch
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Great for walking or casual wear.

              By 

              from Florissant, CO

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Cushions Impact
              • Durable
              • Good Traction
              • Pronation Control

              Cons

              • Poor Arch Support

              Best Uses

              • Walking
              • With Orthotics/Inserts

              Comments about Addiction Walker:

              Great for use with orthotics and for over pronation.
              Great for casual use.
              Shoestrings too short for adequate lace up for a 4E width shoe.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size
              • Width:
              • Feels true to width
              • Arch Type:
              • High Arch
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this review

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              3rd time purchase for the addiction walker

              By 

              from Coldwater, MI

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Walking

                Comments about Addiction Walker:

                I've always been a big fan of the Brooks Beast, however I can wear the Addiction Walker for longer periods without the tightness across the top of my foot that I've experienced with the Beast. The Beast has more cushion; but I'm beginning to be a bigger fan of the Addiction.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Amazing comforts & Support

                By 

                from Grand Rapids, MI

                About Me Rarely Work Out

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Cushions Impact
                • Lightweight
                • Pinnacle Powerstep
                • Pronation Control

                Cons

                • Pinnacle Powerstop
                • Poor Arch Support

                Best Uses

                • Dry Weather
                • Walking
                • Wet Weather
                • With Orthotics/Inserts

                Comments about Addiction Walker:

                Use as a walking shoe, retired car salesman and diabetic. Lightweight, straight pattern, and with a pinnacle powersteop insole excellent arch support for tired feet.

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Width:
                • Feels true to width
                • Arch Type:
                • Average Arch
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Love Brooks!

                By 

                from Sun City Center, Florida

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Cushions Impact
                • Durable
                • Good Arch Support
                • Pronation Control

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Dry Weather
                  • Walking
                  • Wet Weather

                  Comments about Addiction Walker:

                  I have been a fan of Brooks since the early 1980s back when I was marathoning; and now that I am 76, I try to walk briskly for an hour each morning. The Brooks Beast Walker more than meet my needs. Super product. Appreciate the quality.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Average Arch
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great Shoe!!

                  By 

                  from Dallas, TX

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer
                  Staff Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Good Traction
                  • Lightweight
                  • Responsive

                  Cons

                  • Poor Arch Support

                  Best Uses

                  • Dry Weather
                  • Walking
                  • With Orthotics/Inserts
                  • Work

                  Comments about Addiction Walker:

                  Great shoes but hadly any retailers carry them. Need to get them into the retail distribution chain or make it an online only item.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Width:
                  • Feels true to width
                  • Arch Type:
                  • Average Arch
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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