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Nurses love these comfy walking shoes with 'no break-in time needed' — save nearly 50%

These sneakers have over 8,000 gushing fans.

Many of us don’t realize how much time we actually spend on our feet, every hour adding a bit more wear and tear to our lifetime total. So it pays to think ahead: Whether you work long shifts on your toes, log umpteen miles for exercise or have a busy household to oversee, you’re going to need a pair of shoes that provide optimal comfort and support. Of course, there’s no shortage of sneakers on the market, but we've been hearing great things about STQ shoes. They're beloved by Amazon shoppers and deliver everything your feet need, and then some. Right now, you can bag a pair on sale for as low as $32, down from $60.

Supportive? Check. Comfortable? Check. These sneakers are a dream for your feet. 

$42 at Amazon

Why is it a good deal?

If you've been shopping for a good pair of walking shoes, you probably know they can be expensive. You could shell out as much as $220 for a good pair of kicks! At nearly 50%, you could get multiple pairs of the STQs for that kind of cash.

Why do I need this?

For cushy sneakers, these are as light and breezy as they get. They are crafted with a breathable liner and a mesh upper to keep your tootsies nice and ventilated. That mesh also dries quickly in case you have a run-in with a puddle — and this spring, you can count on that happening a lot! The upper shell of the shoes also has a low drop near the ankle and the back top is soft and flexible. That means that if you're prone to blisters, these could reduce the risk of having your ankles rubbed the wrong way.

These walking shoes also come equipped with a lightweight, compressed EVA foam insole, which absorbs the tiny shocks you'll encounter as you go about your day and keeps your feet supported without weighing them down. On top of all that, the materials are 100% vegan.

three pairs of sneakers
Take the nurses' advice and spare yourself a visit to the foot doctor. (Amazon)

What reviewers say

With over 8,000 fans, these lightweight sneakers have earned praise from people from all walks of life, including medical professionals.

One wrote: “I got these shoes for work. I’m a nurse, so I’m on my feet all day, and my feet never hurt at the end of the day when I wear these shoes!”

"I love it. Very comfortable, very light. I am a nurse, working long hours, perfect for my feet," wrote another.

"Loved these walking shoes/sneakers. Walked 6–10 miles every day for a week, and they were so comfortable. Didn’t have to break them in before. Look great with jeans, skirts and sundresses. Considering buying another pair," wrote one thrilled shopper.

"Lightweight and breathable. They are comfortable immediately. No break-in time needed. Insert has arch support. Insert is removable if you want to use your own," added another.

"I am a vet tech who is on their feet for a solid 8 hours a day at a busy animal hospital," shared a happy shopper. "As someone who has high arches and struggles with sciatica when I don’t wear good shoes, these are a lifesaver. [The] only downside is they are not waterproof, but you can easily stick them in the washer if they get dirty."

If you're not into white, there are 21 other colors ready to adorn your tired dogs.

$38 at Amazon

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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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