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Cross Training Shoes

Under Armour TriBase Reign 4 Now Available

The 4th iteration of UA’s excellent CrossFit shoe is here. Let’s take a look at the UA TriBase Reign 4. The Men’s UA TriBase™ Reign has a minimal look but a versatile performance. The TriBase line is known for its durability, stability, and flexibility. Now on its fourth iteration, let’s see what changes and improvements Under Armour executed to make it better. Get it now, direct from UA: UA TriBase Reign 4 – Overview Your workouts become better when you have better contact with the floor during your workouts. The role of the UA TriBase™ tech is exactly to do that. Aside from better contact, the low, stable triangular base of the UA TriBase™ also enables natural motion and delivers [Read more …]

Under Armour Mens UA Project Rock 4 Training Shoes side and outsole
Cross Training Shoes

Project Rock 4 Training Shoe from Under Armour

Here’s the newest training shoe from UA – the Project Rock 4 Training Shoe. The new Project Rock 4 Training Shoe is part of the Project Rock collection that also includes the over-the-ear training headphones and other game-changer gear available for men, women, and youth. Everything in this collection was personally approved and recommended by Dwayne Johnson, the hardest worker in the room. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Project Rock 4 Training Shoe – Overview The silhouette of Project Rock 4 Training Shoe is the same as the PR3 with a sock-like mesh upper and Under Armour’s HOVR energy return foam and grippy TriBase outsole. The PR4 is made to meet the demands [Read more …]

side view of Under Armour TriBase Reign 2 - new cross trainer from UA for 2020 - great for CrossFit!
Cross Training Shoes

Under Armour Tribase Reign 2 Review

Let’s look at Under Armour’s newest cross training shoe – the Under Armour Tribase Reign 2 cross training shoe. This is the 2nd version of Under Armour’s versatile training shoe that will work great for the CrossFit WOD. The original TriBase Reign is a great shoe – so we’re looking forward to seeing how UA has improved upon it with this new version. The Under Armour TriBase Reign 2 is now available and our hands-on review is underway. Under Armour is entering a crowded space – how does the TriBase Reign fare against the Nike Metcon 5 shoe line or the Reebok Nano line? Read on for our thoughts on how this new shoe stacks up against the Nike Metcon [Read more …]

The Under Armour TriBase Reign Training Shoe is meant to be used for functional training and workouts like CrossFit
Cross Training Shoes

Under Armour TriBase Reign Training Shoe

Let’s look at Under Armour’s new cross training shoe – the TriBase Reign cross training shoe. This is a stable but versatile training shoe that will work great for the CrossFit WOD. Under Armour is entering a crowded space – how does the TriBase Reign fare against the Nike Metcon 4 shoe line or the Reebok Nano line? We’ll discuss that as well. Here’s the shoes we are going to review. Let’s talk about the features of this shoe… UA TriBase Reign – What Makes it a great Training Shoe First, let’s take a tour of what makes the TriBase Reign special. How is this different than your average running shoe? Shoes for CrossFit training must be much more versatile [Read more …]

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Exercise

Cold Weather Training Tips

Overview It is typical for skiers, hockey players, snowboarders, and winter-sport endurance players to be in the cold most of the time. But if you are not a winter-sport athlete, do you know that working out in the freezing temperature outdoors can also benefit you? Winter training helps you endure the cold months between November and April. Benefits of Cold Weather Training Working out in the cold increases the blood flow and circulation to all the nerves and veins as the body has to work and ignite its internal radiator. It also improves the chances of a better workout and strengthens the cardiovascular system because the cold weather pushes your body to work harder during training. Cold training also increases [Read more …]

Under Armour UA TriBase Reign 3 Training Shoe Review (25)
Cross Training Shoes

UA TriBase Reign 3 Training Shoe Review

Let’s review the new TriBase Reign 3 Training Shoe from Under Armour. The TriBase Reign 3 is the 3rd version of UA’s cross-training shoe. It is squarely pointed at the CrossFit demographic – it’s low-drop, very stable for heavy weight lifting, and has a rope climbing area – as just a few examples. But let’s figure out where this shoe has been improved and updated from the previous model – the TriBase Reign 2. Under Armour offers a broad category of shoes created for diverse sports, but it was only in 2018 that UA made cross-training shoes especially constructed for functional fitness athletes. I was excited when the TriBase Reign original first came out, and these shoes keep getting better [Read more …]

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Cross Training Shoes

Project Rock 3 Training Shoe Review

The 3rd version of Dwayne Johnson’s Project Rock training shoe is now available. What’s special about the Project Rock 3 training shoe? This is our hands-on review and deep dive on the Project Rock 3 Training Shoe. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Project Rock 3 Training Shoes – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Project Rock 3 Training Shoes – Sizing These shoes run SHORT and NARROW. I highly recommend you go 1/2 size up from your normal UA shoe size. The toe are is quite restrictive, and even with the stretchy, knit upper it’s still very tight (since I [Read more …]

Rogue Wrist Bands are a cheap and effective way to help keep your hands and grip dry.
Exercise Equipment

12 CrossFit Gift Ideas for 2022

We’re back with the best CrossFit gift ideas for 2022. We’ll be looking at items that are both affordable and easy to ship – but things that would be immensely useful to your beloved CrossFit trainee, athlete, coach, or gym junkie. Here’s the gift ideas we’ll be examining: Let’s take a closer look. Why Rogue Fitness? We’re going to recommend a lot of Rogue Fitness products in this guide. Why? Because Rogue is the coolest name in CrossFit – they supply the equipment used in the CrossFit Games and their stylish, high performance gear is revered for both its form and function. And a lot of it is made in the USA. Rogue brand equipment will be recognized immediately by [Read more …]

The Reebok Nano 9 is here - Reebok's newest version of the CrossFit training shoe.
Cross Training Shoes

Reebok Nano 9

The Reebok CrossFit Nano 9 is the newest version of the Nano CrossFit training shoe from Reebok. It is designed for all the demands of the WOD – heavy weight lifting, short runs, jumps, rope climbs, or just about anything else. Has Reebok improved on the really good Nano 8? That’s what we’ll review about here. Best of all there are several great looking color options available now from Rogue Fitness and Road Runner Sports. A lot of the great features of the previous shoe, the Nano 8, are carried over to the new model. But there’s a multitude of improvements too – especially in comfort and versatility. This shoe continues the extensive use of Reebok’s Flexweave – a material [Read more …]

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Exercise Equipment

CrossFit Gift Guide – Holidays, Birthdays, And More For 2020

Need a good holiday or birthday gift idea for an avid CrossFitter in your life? Here’s some great gift ideas for 2020. In this guide we’re going to focus on items that are inexpensive, small (easy to ship), useful, and will be appreciated by those that are crazy about CrossFit. What makes these the best CrossFit gift ideas? They’ll all be useful, functional items. Something that they will find real value in. And lastly, these are all unisex – they all make great gift ideas for men or women. And all these great gift ideas will put a smile on the face of your beloved CrossFit diehard or junkie. And by the way, these all make great gift ideas for [Read more …]