Nike Metcon 6 AMP - How is it different than the regular edition? Let's compare and contrast.
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Nike Metcon 6 Differences

The Nike Metcon 6 is my favorite CrossFit shoe for the year 2021 – and now that it has been out for quite a while, there are lots of different versions and editions. That’s the difference between the Nike Metcon 6 and the Nike Metcon 6 AMP (or the FlyEase, or the Premium?) That’s what we’ll cover in this article – we will compare and contrast all the differences between the different versions of the Nike Metcon 6. What’s the real difference between the new and the regular edition Metcon 6? Nike came up with a real winner when they designed the Nike Metcon 6. Now in it’s sixth version – this all-purpose cross-training shoe will bring out the best [Read more …]

Reebok Nano X1 Men's Training Shoes quarter view pair
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Reebok Nano X1 Training Shoe Review

Let’s review the new Reebok Nano X1 Training Shoe from Reebok. Our review pair is on order, and they should be arriving any minute. While we wait, let’s take a tour of what will make this shoe be the next shoe for fitness. The highly anticipated Nano X1 from Reebok is finally unveiled! Ten years ago, Reebok introduced an entirely new idea for a sneaker, a Crossfit shoe. Ten years later, after meticulous study and development, Reebok has now come up with what it now calls “the official shoe of fitness.” Reebok designed Nano X1 to be the most supportive, comfortable, and versatile training shoe the brand has ever made. HIIT, weight lifting, gymnastics, plyometrics, aerobics, bodyweight exercises, and Olympic [Read more …]

Reebok Nano X DIfferences between versions
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Reebok Nano X Differences

Let’s look at all the different versions of the Reebok Nano X CrossFit Shoe from Reebok. This shoe has been out for a couple of months, and there are some different versions. Here’s an example, this is the Reebok Nano X Unknown. It’s a light-weight, mid-cut version of the Nano X. What’s the key differences between each version? That’s what we’re going to look at in-depth. Here’s all the different versions of the Reebok Nano X that we are going to compare and contrast in this article: Let’s compare and contrast – and find out all about the different versions of the Reebok Nano X. Reebok Nano X – Regular Edition Here’s the basic version of the Reebok Nano X. [Read more …]

Nike Metcon 6 Mat Fraser
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Nike Metcon 6 Mat Fraser Shoe Review

Where Can I Buy The Mat Fraser Metcon 6? As of today, Nike.com only has a few small sizes left in stock. Rogue, WIT Fitness, Box Basics, and Dick’s Sporting Goods all seem to have sold out. The regular edition shoe will be available 8/4, and the FlyEase version on 8/31. The Nike Metcon 6 Mat Fraser CrossFit shoe has been launched! This shoe has been delayed a bit due to the lockdown – but now it’s here – and we’ve got an exclusive in-depth look. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Metcon 6 Mat Fraser – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this hands-on review [Read more …]

Darn Tough Vertex Micro Crew Ultra-Light Cushion - Running Sock with Nano X Cross Trainer
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Best Athletic Sock for CrossFit

Let’s review the best athletic sock for CrossFit. A sock review? Yes, a sock review. Let me explain. I’m the guy that always bought cheap socks. You know, whatever was in the bargain bin at the front of the store – the 12 pack of paper-thin cotton socks for $20. But after I started buying (and testing) real athletic socks – I can’t bear to wear the cheap ones any longer. So ditch those Walmart socks (the ones that get a hole the 2nd time you wear them) and check out some of these better options for your workout: Let’s take a closer look. Athletic Sock Versus Running Sock – What’s the Difference? First of all, what is an athletic [Read more …]

Adidas Power Perfect 3 Versus Adidas Powerlift 4 Shoes - side by side again
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Adidas Power Perfect 3 Versus Adidas Powerlift 4 Weightlifting Shoe Review

Let’s compare two of the budget weightlifting shoes from Adidas – the Power Perfect 3 and the Powerlift 4. What do I mean by “budget” weightlifting shoe? Well, these are about 1/2 the price of the premium weightlifting shoes – like the Adipower II, the Nike Romaleos 4, or the Reebok Legacy Lifter. All these shoes ran the gauntlet in our quest for the best weightlifting shoe for 2020. But what’s the real difference besides the price tag? That’s what we’ll deep dive into in this review. Here’s the shoes we’ll be looking at in-depth: Adidas Power Perfect 3 Versus Adidas Powerlift 4 YouTube Review Why read when you can watch? Here’s a hands-on review from our YouTube channel: (be [Read more …]

Reebok Nano X Cross-Trainer new for 2020
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Reebok Nano X – CrossFit Training Shoe Review

The Reebok Nano X (get it now!) has just been released. This is the 10th iteration of Reebok’s shoe for functional fitness and CrossFit style workouts. What’s new? What’s different? What’s the same? That’s what we’ll discuss (and show) in this hands-on review. The Reebok Nano X was the runner-up in our review of the Best CrossFit Shoes for 2020. Here’s some of the launch styles that are available now from Reebok.com (NOTE: We are an affiliate.) Let’s take an in-depth look. Reebok Nano X – Hands-On Review on YouTube Why read when you can watch? We give you the full run-down on the new Reebok Nano X – and compare it to the Reebok Nano 9 and the Nike [Read more …]

Nike React Metcon AMP Training Shoe - Black/Fire Pink/Green Strike/Blue Fury (with Glow-In-The-Dark Sole)
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Nike React Metcon AMP – Women’s Glow-In-The-Dark Training Shoe

New for 2020 is the Nike React Metcon – this great new cross training shoe combines the best features of the Nike Metcon 5 with Nike’s React foam cushioning system. And now they’ve launched some AMP colorways of the shoe for men and women. What’s AMP? It’s a style upgrade, mostly. The AMP shoes have all the same great high-performance features of the regular shoe – but give you a bit more style and flair. And this variation even glows in the dark (but not very much – as you’ll see.) Let’s take a look at what makes these shoes great for CrossFit WODs and functional fitness style training. Here’s the styles that are available now. Let’s take a closer [Read more …]

Side view of the Inov-8 F-Lite G 300 Training Shoe
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INOV-8 F-LITE G 300 Training Shoe Review

Let’s look at INOV-8’s latest addition to their F-LITE line of cross training shoe – the INOV-8 F-LITE G 300 cross training shoe. The G 300 is available now, and our review pair is on order. While we wait for our hands-on test to being, we’ll review the features of the shoe here. Inov-8 is entering a crowded space – how does the F-LITE line fare against the Nike Metcon 5 shoe line or the Reebok Nano 9 – that’s what we’ll figure out shortly Stay tuned – we’ll have a full review in January 2020 when we receive our evaluation pair. Here’s the shoes we are going to review. Let’s take a closer look. INOV-8 F-LITE G 300 – [Read more …]

The Minimus Prevail is a light-weight cross training shoe from New Balance. New for 2019.
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New Balance Minimus Prevail Training Shoe Review

New for 2019, New Balance has released their take on the CrossFit training shoe – the Minimus Prevail. New Balance is entering a crowded market – after all the most popular training shoes in 2019 are the Reebok Nano 9 and Nike Metcon 5 – which everyone has heard of. What does this new shoe from New Balance bring to the game? That’s what we’ll talk about here. Here’s a quick glance at some of the shoes we’ll be reviewing in this article: New Balance Minimus Prevail Hands On Review on YouTube Get a closer look at the Minimus Prevail here: Let’s talk more about these shoes. What Makes the Minimus Prevail a “Training Shoe” If you’ve read any of [Read more …]