New Balance Men’s Walking Shoe

Last updated date: December 5, 2019

DWYM Score
8.6

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We looked at the top 1 Men's Senior Shoes and dug through the reviews from 17 of the most popular review sites including RunRepeat, The Z8, Shoe Advisor, Boot Bomb, Noble Rate, Top Guide Pro, Jen Reviews, Her Style Code, 10 Best Review, Solereview, Shoe Hero, Best Products, The Running Advisor and more. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Men's Senior Shoe you should buy.

Overall Take

In our analysis of 56 expert reviews, the New Balance New Balance Men's Walking Shoe placed 3rd when we looked at the top 5 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note December 5, 2019:
Checkout The Best Men’s Senior Shoes for a detailed review of all the top men's senior shoes.

Expert Summarized Score
8.8
17 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
8.4
5,896 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
The strap closure was appreciated by a lot of owners as the absence of laces made it easy to wear and remove the trainer.
- RunRepeat
The leather upper is perforated just enough, to allow your feet to breathe better. The New Balance ABZORB technology in the heel, will protect you from all those worldly shocks that await your feet.
- Best Walking Shoe Reviews
May 21, 2019 | Full review
It comes with a padded collar and tongue, to offer you extra comfort. The shoe’s finish is leather, and its sole is synthetic.
- The Z8
They can be adjusted to provide a snug fit as well as allowing for movement. They are a flat sneaker that is incredibly comfortable to wear all day long, as well as still offering some support.
- Shoe Advisor
There is also a polyurethane midsole, which provides durable and supportive comfort. ABZORB technology in the heel area provides shock absorption as well as impact dissipation.
- Boot Bomb
This shoe is easy to put on, with its hook-and-loop Velcro straps.
- A Great Reviews
May 10, 2019 | Full review
The shoes are made of leather uppers and synthetic soles. The shoes provide incredible support, comfort, breathability, and traction.
- Noble Rate
With its unique design, it can be easily put on and take off. It is made up of the leather upper that is slightly perforated so that the shoe is breathable, ABZORB technology in the heel to protect you from shocks as you traverse your daily route, synthetic sole, dual hook-and-loop straps at vamp, and applique logo at the quarter panel.
- Top 10 Geeks
It also has ABZORB technology in the heel, so it can protect against shocks while you are walking, especially on rough terrain.
- Top Guide Pro
August 4, 2019 | Full review
The perforated cover enables your feet to experience full air circulation. At the heel section it is equipped with ABZORB technology that ensures total, shock absorption thus you cannot experience tiredness as you traverse daily.
- Top Best Product Reviews
The vamp part of the shoe is highly reliable and the quarter panel of the walking shoes for men features the appliqué logo and the walking shoes for men are truly made from high quality leather that speaks of durability in the long run. Breathability is truly achieved with this pair of walking shoes for men due to the leather upper part of the walking shoes for men.
- Jen Reviews
They are also very easy walking shoes to put on and take off, with ‘hook and loop’ straps, for anyone who doesn’t like laces. The leather uppers are perforated for good ventilation.
- Her Style Code
November 8, 2019 | Full review
A leather finish with synthetic sole gives you optimal control and support when walking on any trail.
- 10 Best Review
A full-length Polyurethane midsole adds resilient cushioning and all-day support. The geometry of the full-contact outsole is specifically designed for walking
- Solereview
The outsole is made from a strong and durable solid rubber which can withstand harsh weather and uneven surfaces while delivering a secure and stable grip.
- Shoe Hero
July 17, 2019 | Full review
with the ABZORB technology in the heels, you'll enjoy maximum protection from shock when walking around for the day
- Best Products
January 28, 2019 | Full review
Designed with multi-directional traction that prevents slipping
- The Running Advisor
What experts didn't like
The tongue was too short which caused the top strap to irritate the anterior ankle, according to a few individuals.
- RunRepeat
Velcro straps are somewhat too short, but this does not affect the performance
- Top Guide Pro
August 4, 2019 | Full review
Tongue short and bulky
- Shoe Hero
July 17, 2019 | Full review
Lacks in cushioning
- The Running Advisor

From The Manufacturer

New Balance is dedicated to helping athletes achieve their goals. It's been their mission for more than a century to focus on research and development. It's why they don't design products to fit an image. They design them to fit. New Balance is driven to make the finest shoes for the same reason athletes lace them up: to achieve the very best. Want a walking shoe that's easy to put on and take off? Then this MW577 shoe is for you. The leather upper is slightly perforated for breathability, and ABZORB technology in the heel protects from shocks as you traverse your daily route.

Overall Product Rankings

1. Skechers Men’s Memory-Foam Shoe
Overall Score: 9.5
Expert Reviews: 8
2. Hush Puppies Men’s Slip-On Shoe
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 7
3. New Balance Men’s Walking Shoe
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 17
4. Dr. Scholl’s Men’s Dual Strap Shoe
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 3
5. Propét Men’s Walking Shoe
Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 4

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