These shoes in my opinion are the greatest all around shoe. They're awesome for everyday walking and working, and outstanding for any sort of physical activity! I use mine for work and exercise. Also, for crossfit athletes I think they're the best choice as they can be used for everything. Good for running due to the ankle support and flexible sole, good for lifting as they have a very stable base and fairly flat as well. I would recommend these to anyone. My previous pair lasted well over the recommended six months for gym shoes and I wore them for multiple things.