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

Find out what's new with the Nike Metcon 4 - What have they improved over the Nike Metcon 3?
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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. How does the Nike Metcon 4 stack up versus the Nike Metcon 3? Let’s find out… Click to See All The Nike Metcon 4 Styles and Colors on the Rogue Fitness Website The majority of my workouts in 2017 were done in Nike Metcon 3s – and I love them. So to set the stage for the new model, let’s review what made the Nike Metcon 3 shoe special – and find out what they’ve improved upon in the new Nike Metcon 4. But first, a teaser about the Metcon 4… Nike’s premier cross training shoe in 2017 was the [Read more …]

Adidas Adipower Weightlifting Shoe - a classic example of a raised-heel solid sole shoe specifically for the Olympic weightlifting movements.
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Weightlifting Shoes and Cross Training Shoes

Weightlifting Shoes – Why You Need Them to Lift Heavy Lifting heavy requires the right footwear. Many people lift using normal sneakers or running shoes – and that’s a big mistake. Running shoes have way too much padding and cushion. While this makes them great for the constant 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 to look at options that are more versatile [Read more …]