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.
Cross Training Shoes

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.
Cross Training Shoes

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 …]

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 …]

Adidas Power Perfect 3 Weightlifting Shoe - in Blue
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Weightlifting Shoes vs Cross Training Shoes

The difference between weightlifting shoes and cross training shoes Lifting heavy requires the right footwear. Many people lift using normal sneakers or running shoes – and that’s a big mistake. They should be using proper weightlifting shoes instead. Running shoes have way too much padding and cushion. While this makes them great for the repeated, jarring impact of running, it doesn’t make them very good for hoisting hundreds of pounds above your head or on your back. But while functional fitness training like CrossFit does have a lot of weightlifting, it’s not exclusively about lifting weights. The WOD incorporates a lot more variety of training: sprints, rope climbs, box jumps, burpees, rope skipping, and so much more. We’re also going [Read more …]