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 …]

The Nike Romaleos 3 XD weightlifting shoe is Nike's only lifter for 2019
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Nike Romaleos 3 XD Shoe Review

Nike has only one weightlifting shoe available in 2019: the Nike Romaleos 3 XD. But, it’s a very good weightlifting shoe. By the way – did you know Nike has released an improvement on this shoe? Check out our Nike Romaleos 4 Review. Lets review what makes this shoe special. Nike Romaleos 4 Release Date? The newest version of this shoe, the Nike Romaleos 4 was released on April 1st. 2020. Overall, it’s an improvement – so unless you find a good deal on the 3 XD – go for the Rom 4. Here is a peek at some of the styles available now. Other styles are available occasionally – so check back often. All right, let’s take a closer [Read more …]

Nike Metcon 5 vs Reebok Nano 9 - let's compare and see which shoe is the best for your WOD.
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Nike Metcon 5 vs Reebok Nano 9

The Nike Metcon 5 is here! And now we can compare it head to head with the other great CrossFit training shoe for 2019 – the Reebok Nano 9. Let’s take a look at these shoes and compare them. We’ll help you decide which is best for you. Here’s where you can get different styles of the shoes we’ll review here: With that out of the way, let’s dive in and compare and contrast these two types of shoes. Nike Metcon 5 Vs Reebok Nano 9 – Hands On Review on YouTube Want an up close look at these two shoes? Check out our hands on review from YouTube: Let’s go into the details of these two great cross training [Read more …]

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Nike Metcon 5 Review

At long last, the Nike Metcon 5 training shoe has arrived. Let’s find out what is new and improved. The Mat Fraser special edition (aka the “matcon”) sold out quickly at all retailers. But, now there are many other styles available – here is the Men’s Black/Gunsmoke color combination. Here’s a peek at some of the styles available now. Other styles are coming soon – so check back often. Nike Metcon 5 – Hands On Review from our YouTube Channel Want to see the Metcon 5 close up? Check out our review from our channel: Let’s talk about what’s new in this shoe. What’s New in The Nike Metcon 5 Let’s look at what is new in the Nike Metcon [Read more …]