Skechers Synergy Power Switch

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The Skechers Synergy Power Switch is a training and running shoe with great technologies from Skechers. They are really comfortable and look great under all conditions. You can wear them to match your favorite sports outfit, the colors and style of the shoes are very appealing. The Skechers Synergy Power Switch are a great choice if you’re getting familiarized with running and training.

Reviewers have pointed out they are amazing shoes for walking. They work great in flat surfaces for running as well as during training sessions. The Skechers Synergy Power Switch feature great technologies that makes them have good breathability, provide great comfort and control, and an excellent fit. The shoes will promote a dry environment even when the going gets tough.

Pros
  • Great comfort
  • Lightweight
  • set at a very competitive price
  • effective cushioning technology
  • Overall attractive & stylish
Cons
  • Arch support is not great
  • a bit narrow
  • Not very durable
Outsole
Outsole

Outsole

The Skechers Synergy Power Switch running shoes have a highly flexible rubber outsole that provides grip on road and trail runs in flat surfaces. The outsole pattern with deep lugs from side to side also adds an extra component of traction. However, the Skechers Synergy Power Switch don't do well when used on trails. The grip over wet surfaces is not the best.
Midsole
Midsole

Midsole

The midsole of the Skechers Synergy Power Switch is known to being really comfortable. The shock absorbing FlexSole midsole design provides sufficient flexibility making the shoe very responsive. The FlexSole technology also has the great ability to be shock absorbing, keeping your ankles, knees and hips safe from the impact of every stride you take.

On top of that the Skechers Synergy Power Switch come with a Skechers memory foam insole that combines three layers to make it soft, durable, flexible and extra comfortable to the feet. The memory foam lies between a non woven insole base and that provides protection and flexibility, and a jersey liner that provides great fit and breathability.
Upper
Upper

Upper

The Skechers Synergy Power Switch running shoes have an incredibly well designed upper. The Skech-Knit mesh fabric provides amazing breathability and make for a super light feeling overall. The shoes have knit open mesh panels at front, sides and heel, providing extra ventilation to your feet when it's required the most. The Power Switch shoes are definitely designed to ensure your feet don't sit in moisture during your running session or walk.

The breathable mesh is combined with a soft fabric shoe lining making the shoe to have a perfect fit to your feet. The six-eyed synthetic lacing system, padded tongue, and rear heel area ensure ultra-comfortability under any conditions. The Skechers Synergy Power Switch running shoe also features durable stabilizing mesh panels on the toe box and sides and a webbing heel stripe and pull loop.
Weight
Weight

Weight

The Skechers Synergy Power Switch are recognized as shoes that are quite light. The shoes weigh about 9 oz (255 grams). The shoes may not seem very light but reviewers say they feel great and light while walking and training.
Breathability
Breathability

Breathability

If you're going to be training long and hard, especially in the summer, it's important to choose a shoe that fits properly. An ill-fitting shoe that's too tight can cause you to experience hot spots and blisters.

The Skechers Synergy Power Switch breathes quite well so you'll be set whatever the weather. The Sketch-Knit upper is soft and lets air move in and out of the shoe with ease. Since the bulk of the upper is open to the elements, you'll be sure to stay cool in the Power Switch.
Comfort
Comfort

Comfort

The Skechers Synergy Power Switch are well-suited for so many folks who are looking for a comfortable beginner trainer. For beginners, these shoes have a good combination of a flexible rubber outsole and an outstanding cushioned midsole, bringing good shock absorption and comfort. The FlexSole midsole and the Skechers meme foam insole ensures extra comfortability, making them a perfect shoe for people that stand and walk for long periods of time.

The padded tongue and collar and the upper of the shoe make it fit your foot perfectly. Some reviewers have stated that you can wear them without socks. The comfort offered by the Skechers Synergy Power Switch puts them among the favorites of those who are just starting to exercise, and they're definitely great for walking or standing for long periods of time.
Style
Style

Style

The Skechers Synergy Power Switch shoes are offered in various colorways. Zigzag side stitching design makes them look attractive and sporty while preserving the sporty look. They feature as well a big S logo on the side of the shoes, and a lace up athletic training sneaker design on the front. The mesh panels that are all over the shoe gives them a great look and excellent breathability.
Durability
Durability

Durability

High quality stuff went into making the Skechers Synergy Power Switch. That means these shoes won't quit on you, even if you're training hard for a race that's months away.
The rubber outsole is made to last just as the FlexSole midsole. Good choice if you are looking for a durable pair of trainers.
Protection
Protection

Protection

The way the shoe is constructed and the materials used in making the Skechers Synergy Power Switch ensure runners are well-protected.

The midsole works to offer protection from impact thanks to its cushioning. The FlexSole and outsole materials also protect the runner in their own way. The Skech-Knit mesh fabric provides really good ventilation keeping you cool and dry avoiding you to get blisters and hot spots.
Responsiveness
Responsiveness

Responsiveness

As the FlexSole midsole brings good flexibility to the shoes, the Skechers Synergy Power Switch running shoes tend to be very responsive. The rubber outsole, while having great traction, also provides extra protection to your ankles, knees and hips helping with the shock absorption.

Reviewers have pointed out they fit perfectly to your feet making any walk, run and training session easier to do.
Support
Support

Support

The Skechers Synergy Power Switch shoes are not the best shoes for providing support. If you Under or Over Pronate, these shoes may not the right ones for you, they are not designed to provide support in that way. Reviewers have pointed out that the Skechers Synergy Power Switch are great in terms of comfort but the only thing they lack is arch support.
Terrain
Terrain

Terrain

The Skechers Synergy Power Switch running shoes not meant for off-road use. Stay on the roads and you'll get a great ride out of these.
Price
Price

Price

The Skechers Synergy Power Switch ranges from $45 USD to $113 USD. Therefore, they're a fairly affordable shoe.

Traction
Traction

Traction

The rubber outsole featured on the Skechers Synergy Power Switch contains fairly thick lugs that provide excellent grip on the roads. Even though they are more aggressive than your traditional road shoe lugs, they don't do well when facing wet surfaces.

Flexibility
Flexibility

Flexibility

The FlexSole technology incorporated in the shoe's midsole provides excellent flexibility for the wearer. The Skechers Synergy Power Switch running shoes feel pliable and light. The Power Switch ensures a smooth movement from heel to toe and a pliable base. Thanks to their flexibility and extra comfort, reviewers have positioned the Skechers Synergy Power Switch amongst the best shoes for walking and long standing days.
Stability
Stability

Stability

The FlexSole construction and the padded tongue and collar included in the Skech-Knit upper make the Skechers Synergy Power Switch quite stable since they fit nicely around the foot.

Drop
Drop

Drop

The Skechers Synergy Power Switch features a drop of about 6mm. You'll feel close to the ground in this shoe and it will help with overall stability.

Key Features
Key Features

Key Features

•Rubber outsole

•Padded tongue and collar

•Different widths

•FlexSole midsole

•Skech-Knit Mesh Upper

•Offered in many stylish colors

•Memory Foam cushioned insole

•Synthetic laces panel in the front

•Soft fabric shoe lining
Bottom Line
Bottom Line

Bottom Line

The Skechers Synergy Power Switch works well for beginners who want a shoe that can do double duty. The Power Switch can be worn outside of training thanks to its attractive design.

The rubber outsole and the FlexSole midsole ensure a nice amount of shock attenuation. The rubber outsole, the FlexSole midsole, and the Memory Foam cushioned insole provide the ultimate comfort. The Skech-Knit material in the upper is lightweight and ensures your feet stay dry when you encounter rain.

The Skechers Synergy Power Switch are perfect running shoes for beginners and people that walk a lot and like great cushioning in their shoes. The price is great as well, and the style makes them a good combination for the rest of your wardrobe.