Brooks Addiction Walker 2

Brooks Addiction Walker 2 best walking shoes for men

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  • Walking shoes 
  • PDAC code-compliant shoes, diabetic shoes
  • Slip-resistant
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Pros & Cons

What we like ...
  • Available in 4 widths: Narrow (1B), Medium (1D), Wide (2E), Extra Wide (4E)
  • Slip-resistant
  • Also available in suede and with velcro straps instead of laces
  • 90-day trial and return period
  • Available in large range of sizes
What needs improvement ...
  • Heavy
  • Customers complain that they are noisy and squeaky
  • Users say the shoes feel narrower and tighter than previous versions

Product Summary

The Brooks Addiction Walker 2 is an updated version of the brand’s popular walking shoe. The shoe comes in leather but is also available in suede, with fewer widths. The shoe is designed with maximum support, a slip-resistant sole, and soft cushioning. 

Brooks shares that the shoe provides maximum support using an Extended Progressive Diagonal Rollbar (PDRB) that helps you stay in your natural stride. The shoe also features Brooks’s BioMoGo DNA cushioning, designed to reduce the impact on your joints and provide all-day comfort. The outsole has been certified for slip resistance. 

The shoe is very popular among reviewers. Customers found the shoes very comfortable and durable. Multiple customers shared that they have been buying the Addiction Walkers for many years and that the Addiction Walkers are their go-to work shoe. Customers complained that the shoe was heavy. They also complained that the shoe was too loud and squeaky to wear despite its comfort.



14.5 oz (men), 12.9 oz (women)

Heel-to-toe- Drop

12 mm


Max support


7-15 (men), 5-12 (women)


Black and white

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      The Brooks Addiction Walker 2 is a shoe that has many positive reviews for comfort. Customers did complain that the shoes were too noisy.