Nike React Metcon training shoe for CrossFit combines the React foam system , speed lacing, and FlyKnit with Nike's best Metcon shoe features.
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Nike React Metcon Shoe Review

Nike has released the Nike React Metcon Training Shoe. This training shoe will be ideal for running and many impact-heavy CrossFit WODs and other functional training. Why? Because it incorporates Nike’s React foam cushioning system – along with the other great features of the Nike Metcon shoe line. This includes a stable heel (for heavy weightlifting), a rope wrap, and a low-friction heel counter for HSPUs. Our review pair is on order, and we’ll have full details when it arrives, but in the meanwhile – here’s what you can look forward to: Let’s take a closer look at the Nike React Metcon – by first understanding what the React foam system is. Nike React Metcon – React Foam Cushioning First [Read more …]

The Nike Metcon SF (also called Nike Metcon X SFB by some.)
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Nike Metcon SF Shoe Review

Out of the blue Nike dropped a new Metcon shoe on us – the Nike Metcon SF. This is the first ever all-terrain Nike Metcon shoe. (Some vendors are calling this the Nike Metcon X SFB – but Nike lists it as the Nike Metcon SF – so there might have been a late breaking name change. As you may know, the Metcon line has primarily been best for indoor usage (with the exception of the Nike Metcon Sport.) The other metcon shoes don’t have a really deep, aggressive tread. But no so with the new Nike Metcon X SFB. This is the metcon shoe meant for mud runs, obstacle races, and getting in the mud or the water will [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 …]

The Nike Metcon 5 Mat Fraser edition cross training shoe is the ultimate shoe for CrossFit training
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Nike Metcon 6

When will Nike release the Nike Metcon 6 Cross Training Shoe? People are very interested to know about possible release dates for the Nike Metcon 6 cross training shoe. First of all, let me state that Nike has released no official information about the launch date of the Nike Metcon 6 shoe. Nor do we know what it will look like. And the Nike Metcon 5 literally just came out. Here’s another thing to consider – Nike is really milking the Metcon 5 shoe – there are lots of special editions, and some include new features (like the React Metcon.) All this sums up to – we’re going to be living with the Metcon 5 for quite a long time [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 2019 – the Nike Metcon 4 – is still available online via Rogue Fitness. But, if you want a pair – you’d better get them quick. They are not making them any longer after the launch of the Nike Metcon 5 earlier this year. The Metcon 4 is an outstanding, light-weight cross training shoe. The Nike Metcon 4 is designed to be a CrossFit training shoe. It is great for lifting heavy weights, jumping, climbing, and running. How does the Nike Metcon 4 stack up versus the Nike Metcon 3? Let’s find out… But first, here’s a sample of some of the styles available. The majority of my workouts in 2017 were done in [Read more …]