Men's Addiction Walker

Brooks Addiction Walker Men's Walking Shoes

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$120.00

Style #110039
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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.


> See the Addiction Walker V-Strap


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  • Color: 221

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Specifications

  • Shoe Category: Walking
  • Pronation: Severe
  • 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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Addiction Walker
 
4.4

(based on 152 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (95)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (41)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (130)
  • Lightweight (84)
  • Arch support (77)
  • Durable (75)
  • Good cushioning (62)

Cons

  • Narrow / tight (9)
  • Uncomfortable (8)
  • Poor cushioning (7)
  • Poor arch support (6)
  • Poor traction (4)

Best Uses

  • Walking (125)
  • Pavement (36)
  • With orthotics/inserts (33)
  • Wet weather (23)
  • Work (16)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      83% 

      (126 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       
    • Width:
    • Feels too narrow

       

      Feels true to width

       

      89% 

      (132 reviews)

      Feels too wide

       
    • Arch Type:
    • Average arch (96), Low arch (30), High arch (18)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (101), Rarely work out (20), Enthusiast (16), Gym rat (8), Competitive athlete (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (124), Yes (3)

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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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

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    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

    (1 of 1 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

      (1 of 1 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

      Comment on this review

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      My third pair. I would buy this product again and again

      By 

      from North Dakota

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer
      Staff Reviewer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Durable
      • Good Arch Support
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Walking

        Comments about Addiction Walker:

        Very attractive walking shoe

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

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