Soft 140 Children's Fitness Walking Shoes - Navy/White

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Key feature
Flexible and lightweight, the Soft 140 child's sports shoe moves naturally with the foot whilst fitness walking.
Users reviews
4.45 / 5 1227 ratings
£11.99*

5 AVAILABLE COLOUR(S)

Flexibility: key to accompanying the natural movement of the foot during active walking!

When practising active walking, the foot unrolls completely from the point of contact with the heel to the propulsion forwards by the toes, during which it is strongly flexed.

This is why our soles are equipped with flexion notches which make Newfeel soles so supple!

The ideal children's shoe for occasional active walking in all weathers!

Supportive and lightweight, both guaranteed by the children's shoe Soft 140

The dense EVA foam outsole absorbs shocks.
The lightweight properties of the materials used almost make the user feel like they are barefoot!

Velcro and elasticated laces, the dream combination for putting on your shoes easily.

Elasticated laces naturally adapt to all shapes of feet.

The velcro enables perfect adjustment for fit.

From our idea to your feet: how are fitness walking shoes designed?

Product managers, engineers and designers work every day to develop products which are perfectly in step with specific trends in active walking. Discover our behind the scenes video showing the design phase of our Soft 140 JR shoes.

Elodie, product manager for Newfeel children's shoes

Elodie - Chef de produit Marche sportive enfant chez Newfeel  Elodie - Chef de produit Marche sportive enfant chez Newfeel

"The product that we wanted to offer your child: A flexible and lightweight walking shoe, that you child will not want to take off!
Mission accomplished, the shoe weighs just 146g and offers maximum comfort with its EVA sole."

Users reviews

4.45 / 5 1227 ratings
1142 users recommended this product
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Man
+60 years old
01 January 1970
Use since 3 to 6 months
Excellent VFM

My 11 year old loves these having had a previous pair when younger. They are comfortable and hard wearing plus my son's favourite colour is orange. These are very good value, especially as my son outgrows them before he can wear them out.

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Man
30-39 years old
01 January 1970
Use since 2 to 8 weeks
Wore out in less than 2 months

We have generally been very happy with Decathlon shoes, some of which still look new after one year. However, this pair has almost worn through at the toe after less than 2 months of occasional use.

  • Man
    40-49 years old
    25 September 2017
    Use since 2 to 8 weeks
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    Great value comfort

    Bought for my son. These trainers are lightweight and very comfortable for him. Wouldn't hesitate on getting them again.

  • Man
    40-49 years old
    25 September 2017
    Use since 2 to 8 weeks
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    Excellent, cheap trainers

    Really brilliant trainers, especially when you consider the price. Went back and bought 2 more pairs.

  • Woman
    40-49 years old
    12 September 2017
    Use since 1 week or less
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    Cheap trainers for school PE bags

    Bought two pairs for my boys to do PE in rather than plimsols as they are outside, on the field etc. They wouldn't last long if they were being worn all day every day but while they are growing they will probably last the year out in their PE bags, and for the price this is perfectly adequate.

User Benefits

Flexibility
Provides elasticity thanks to its mesh fabric and flex grooves.
Lightweight
Low weight to walk easily: 139g in size 1.5.
Water repellent
Withstands light rain thanks to its synthetic upper.
Cushioning
The thick EVA foam sole absorbs shocks.
Easy dressing
Rip-tabs and elastic laces to help children gain autonomy.

FEATURES

Sole
non-marking sole.
Composition
Upper of : 65.0% Polyester (PES), Upper of : 35.0% Polyurethane (PU) Outer sole of : 100.0% Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Lining and sock of : 100.0% Polyester (PES)
Tests
These Newfeel junior shoes/trainers have been tested in the laboratory and in the field by children.
Designed to :
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Warranty
2 years

ADVICE

Storage Tips
The Newfeel team recommends storing your shoes/trainers in a dry, dark and well-ventilated place.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Can I wear fitness walking shoes for school sports?
Our shoes/trainers designed for fitness walking meet the requirements of school sports:non-marking soles for use in sports halls, flexible and lightweight with grip and support.
Can I use orthopaedic insoles in my children's fitness walking shoes?
When using orthopaedic insoles, take one size up or remove the insoles from your Newfeel children's walking shoes - they have removable insoles!
The heel support of Newfeel's shoes for children
In order to provide the appropriate foot support, all of Newfeel's children shoes are equipped with a specially designed quality stiffener at the back.
Should you choose one size above the child's shoe size so that they can wear their shoes for longer?
No!If the shoe is too big, the foot does not receive the appropriate amount of support, especially at the heel. The foot can thus go off to the sides and the shoe is no longer "one" with the foot. The child would therefore risk changing their natural gait, causing it to be compensated for by the knees, hips and back. Nevertheless, the child's foot should not be held too tightly in the shoe. There should be enough space (6mm) between the end of the foot and the end of the shoe.
How to check that the chosen size for my child's shoes is the right one?
The child should first place their foot right to the front of the shoe. You should then press the palm of your hand down on the front of the child's foot to ensure the toes are not curled up. Try and fit your finger down the back of the shoe, behind the heel (right to the bottom) to see if there is enough space (6 mm). If it is a thin finger, the tip of your finger will be about 10mm thick. If you can squeeze it in but it is tight then that's a perfect fit! For more information: www.newfeel.com
Should I choose shoes with a marked arch?
No!90% of children are born with healthy feet. They don't have flat feet, they are fleshy! Feet develop muscle and the arch as children grow. Adding an arch is like adding a prosthesis! When removed (bare feet or shoe without arch), the body tries to compensate the imbalance which can cause back pain. For more information: www.newfeel.com.
I have a little shoe-destroyer at home - how can I choose the most durable pair?
Children tend to use the front of their shoes more quickly! Pay particular attention to the sole. A naturally durable material like rubber will last longer. A sole that "envelops" the foot or even a rising sole will also serve as a "bumper". For the upper, leather is a guarantee of durability and a specially adapted reinforcement will limit premature wear. For more information see: www.newfeel.com.
Field testing of products
Before being brought to market, all the Newfeel children's shoes are tested in the field in conditions identical to those your children might encounter everyday, both indoors and outdoors. These tests allow us to improve and validate the quality of our shoes.
Lab tests
Newfeel conducts laboratory tests on all our fitness walking shoes to validate their properties and benefits.
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