The Metcon Flyknit design includes molded flex grooves in the forefoot, along with a rubberized heel for traction and Nike's vectran filament "Flywire" technology in the midfoot for freedom of movement. Metcons are built for a lockdown fit and a dependable flat platform foundation, improving explosiveness on heavy lifts. The shoe’s light flyknit upper and stretch-woven sleeve also make it uniquely optimized for the demands of high-intensity, cross-training athletes.
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Nike Metcon Flyknit 3 Cross Training Shoe

Nike has just released their latest refinement to the Metcon Flyknit line. Let’s talk about the Nike Metcon Flyknit 3. It’s now available online via Rogue Fitness. How does the Nike Metcon Flyknit 3 stack up versus the very popular Nike Metcon 4? Which is the right CrossFit training shoe for you? Let’s review what makes the Flyknit 3 special. Click to See The Nike Metcon Flyknit 3 Price on the Rogue Fitness Website The Nike Metcon line are intended to be cross training shoes – and more specifically these are CrossFit training shoes (even if they aren’t legally allowed to brand them as such.) What does that mean? It means these shoes can handle anything and everything you might [Read more …]

The Reebok CrossFit Nano 4.0 is a classic CrossFit Training shoe - DuraCage technology delivers an indestructible yet lightweight upper while RopePro protection wrap gives bite and support for rope climbs. 4mm heel to toe drop for stability.
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Reebok CrossFit Nano 4.0 Shoe Returns For A Limited Time

For a limited time, the classic CrossFit training shoe made by Reebok is back – the CrossFit Nano 4.0. This shoe hasn’t been available in quite some time. But, it’s a classic design and people love it. It’s considered be one of the best rope climbing shoes, amongst other things. Click to See The Reebok CrossFit Nano 4.0 Price on the Rogue Fitness Website What’s Great About the Nano 4.0 This shoe was well-loved by CrossFit trainees. Why? Because it’s a great training shoe. Stability First, let’s talk about stability. For cross training and functional fitness you need a versatile training shoe. Running shoes won’t cut it. Why not? Because they have too much cushioning for lifting weights, and they [Read more …]

The best pair of running shoes for you depends on what kind of running you do, and other things. Find out more.
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How to Pick the Best Pair of Running Shoes For You

With thousands of running shoes on the market, it can be overwhelming narrowing down to the one pair that will enhance your runs. To make the process easier, you want to take the time to learn about your running style and running shoes in general. With this information, it makes it easier to narrow down the best shoes for you so that you can try them on and purchase the perfect pair. Types of Running There are three primary types of running. Getting the facts about these and the best shoe features for your preferred running style makes the process of choosing the right shoe easier. Road running: This involves running in urban environments, such as on concrete sidewalks and [Read more …]

The Nike Free x Metcon Training Shoe combines the lightweight flexibility of Nike Free with the durability and stability of Nike Metcon shoes
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Nike Free x Metcon – Cross Training Shoe

New for 2018, the Nike Free x Metcon shoe combines the lightweight flexibility of the Nike Free running shoe line with the durability and stability of Nike Metcon shoes. It’s now available online via Rogue Fitness. With three shoes to choose from in the Nike Metcon line, which one is the best for you? We’ve already reviewed the Nike Metcon 4 and the Nike Flyknit 3, so let’s talk about how the Nike Free x Metcon is unique. Click to See The Nike Free x Metcon Price on the Rogue Fitness Website This is the Metcon Running Shoe In our previous articles we’ve already examined in depth the features of the 2018 “Metcon” line – so let’s start with where [Read more …]

Nike cross training shoe for 2018 - the Nike Metcon DSX Flyknit 2
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Nike Metcon DSX Flyknit 2

Nike has released not one, but two cross training shoes in the Metcon line for 2018. Let’s talk about the Nike Metcon DSX Flyknit 2. It’s now available online via Rogue Fitness. Having more choices is great, but how does the Nike DSX Flyknit 2 stack up versus the Nike Metcon 4? And which one is the best shoe for you? Let’s find out… Click to See The Nike Metcon DSX Flyknit 2 Price on the Rogue Fitness Website Look for good deals on the Nike Metcon DSX Flyknit 2 now, because as of December 5th Nike has released the Nike Metcon Flyknit 3. Just remember, now that the Nike Metcon Flyknit 3 is released inventory of the Flyknit 2 [Read more …]

NOBULL Trainer - Versatile and comfortable CrossFit training shoe -built for the rigors of the WOD
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NOBULL Trainers – CrossFit Training Shoe

The NOBULL Trainer is a training shoe designed for the rigors of the WOD. Not only is it functional, but it is comfortable and looks good too. Many people consider this to be the most comfortable cross training shoe for extended wear. What can you do in NOBULL Trainers? Pretty much anything -heavy weight lifting, running, box jumps, rope climbs, or just about anything else. It’s available in a number of styles to order online from Rogue Fitness. Click to See The NOBULL Trainer Styles and Colors on the Rogue Fitness Website First, let’s talk about SuperFabric. That’s what the seamless one-piece upper (the top part of the shoe) is made of. It’s extremely durable, breathable and abrasion resistant material. [Read more …]

Nike Metcon 4 in Crimson
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Anatomy of a Training Shoe

Here’s a cool infographic that gives some info about the important parts of a training shoe. Have a look! Find out more about the Nike Metcon 4 Photo Credits Nike Metcon 4 product photos are property of Nike, Inc. and provided by the manufacturer

Inov-8 FastLift 335 Women's Weightlifting Shoe - three quarter view
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Inov-8 FastLift 335 Weightlifting Shoes

Today we’re going to take a look at some high-tech weightlifting shoes – the inov-8 FastLift 335. Never heard of inov-8? Founded in 2003, they design high quality, innovative products in both the running and performance training sectors. We’ll focus on the FastLift 335 – a serious weightlifting shoe. It’s got a raised heel, stable construction, and serious traction. This isn’t a running or CrossFit training shoe – but it gets the job done when doing the Olympic lifts such as the clean & jerk and snatch. Let’s review what makes these shoes stand out from all the other options. Click to See The Inov-8 FastLift 335 Price on the Rogue Fitness Website Why Weightlifting Shoes? First a quick recap [Read more …]

Reebok Nano 8 - New CrossFit training shoe from Reebok for 2018
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Reebok CrossFit Nano 8 Flexweave – CrossFit Training Shoe

The Reebok CrossFit Nano 8 Flexweave is the newest version of the Nano CrossFit training shoe from Reebok. It’s designed for all the demands of the WOD – heavy weight lifting, short runs, jumps, rope climbs, or just about anything else. It’s now available to order online from Rogue Fitness. Click to See The Reebok Nano 8 Price on the Rogue Fitness Website A lot of the great features of the previous shoe, the Nano 7 and Nano 6, are carried over to the new model. But there’s a multitude of improvements too – especially in comfort and versatility. The newest innovation is the extensive use of Reebok’s Flexweave material which provides lightweight support, breathability, and durability. Reebok CrossFit Nano [Read more …]

NIke Metcon 4 - the best CrossFit Training Shoe - shown here in University Red and Black/White color combination - best looking training shoe for 2018!
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Nike Metcon 4 vs Nike Metcon 3 Training Shoe

Nike’s best cross training shoe for 2018 – the Nike Metcon 4 – is now available online via Rogue Fitness. The Nike Metcon 4 is designed to be a CrossFit training shoe. How does the Nike Metcon 4 stack up versus the Nike Metcon 3? Let’s find out… Nike Metcon 5 Release Date? Nike has released no information about a possible upcoming Nike Metcon 5 training shoe. However, if they do, you can expect it will likely be available in December of 2018 or in January 2019. Considering that the Nike Metcon 4 just came out in January of 2018, we’re definitely months away from the next shoe at best. And, the Nike Metcon 4 is excellent – you might [Read more …]