Nike React Metcon Turbo quarter view left pair
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New CrossFit Shoe Styles from Nike

Let’s look at the latest CrossFit Shoe styles from Nike. You’ve heard it many times: wearing the right and decent shoes for a particular workout is a must. It’s to avoid injury, prevent foot and ankle damage, and make your training a more enjoyable and convenient experience. And admit it, adding some pop of colors to your shoes gives you an extra push to crush that workout. With that, Nike has released new colorways for their CrossFit shoes. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: CrossFit Shoes – Overview CrossFit exercises involve and require different intense movements; that is why your shoes should endure all those movements and should live up to a huge extent [Read more …]

Nike Free Metcon 4 Shoe Review (11)
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Nike Free Metcon 4 Review

Let’s review the Nike Free Metcon 4. The new Nike Free Metcon 4 comes to you with unshakable stability and a natural range of motion. Now you can do your training with such freedom and confidence while having that cool look from the ’90s. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Let’s take a look at this new shoe. Nike Free Metcon 4 – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Nike Free Metcon 4 – Overview Nike merged Free and Metcon to come up with the Nike Free Metcon 4. Nike Free is formed to the foot’s shape, making it like [Read more …]

Reebok Nano X1 Versus Nike Metcon 6 Review
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Reebok Nano X1 Versus Nike Metcon 6 Review

Let’s compare the new Nano X1 Training Shoe from Reebok directly against the Nike Metcon 6. Our review pair has arrived and we’ve put them through our workout test – side by side with our trusty pair of Nike Metcon 6. Before we dive into the results, let’s review some of the styles that are available now: Let’s review what’s new and improved in this training shoe. Reebok Nano X1 Versus Nike Metcon 6 Review – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: That’s some in action video of the Nano X1 – but let’s dive deeper into all of the details. Reebok Nano X1 Versus Nike [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 …]

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 Free Metcon 3 - New Cross Trainer for 2020 - Side View
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Nike Free Metcon 3 – Training Shoe Review

Nike has released the newest version of their Metcon cross trainer that utilizes Free running shoe tech – the Nike Free Metcon 3 is now available. As you may know, the Metcon shoes are made for cross training – think functional fitness style workouts like CrossFit, lifting weights, and more. Their Free running shoe line is meant to replicate the feel of barefoot running. Combine the two and you get the Nike Free Metcon 3 – A shoe that should be equally at home on the running track – or in the gym (or CrossFit box.) How well does it do this? Our review pair is on order – and expect a hands-on review and YouTube video ASAP. (By the [Read more …]

side view of Under Armour TriBase Reign 2 - new cross trainer from UA for 2020 - great for CrossFit!
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Under Armour Tribase Reign 2 Review

Let’s look at Under Armour’s newest cross training shoe – the Under Armour Tribase Reign 2 cross training shoe. This is the 2nd version of Under Armour’s versatile training shoe that will work great for the CrossFit WOD. The original TriBase Reign is a great shoe – so we’re looking forward to seeing how UA has improved upon it with this new version. The Under Armour TriBase Reign 2 is now available and our hands-on review is underway. Under Armour is entering a crowded space – how does the TriBase Reign fare against the Nike Metcon 5 shoe line or the Reebok Nano line? Read on for our thoughts on how this new shoe stacks up against the Nike Metcon [Read more …]

Nike React Metcon CrossFit Training Shoe has React foam cushion.
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Nike React Metcon Shoe Review

Nike has released the Nike React Metcon Training Shoe. Will this training shoe be ideal for running and many impact-heavy CrossFit WODs and other functional training? That’s the promise of Nike’s React foam cushioning system. But this shoe also brings along other great features of the Nike Metcon shoe line. We’ve completed our hands-on review. Read on for the results. Here’s the styles currently available. 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 of all, the big draw with this shoe is the use of the React foam system. What is that? Nike explains it best: “Nike React is an [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 MetconSF – 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 not [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 …]