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: What Makes the Minimus Prevail a “Training Shoe” If you’ve read any of our previous shoe reviews – you’ll know what we mean by a “training shoe”. It’s a shoe meant for CrossFit WODs or functional training. [Read more …]

The Under Armour TriBase Reign Training Shoe is meant to be used for functional training and workouts like CrossFit
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Under Armour TriBase Reign Training Shoe

Let’s look at Under Armour’s new cross training shoe – the TriBase Reign cross training shoe. This is a stable but versatile training shoe that will work great for the CrossFit WOD. Under Armour is entering a crowded space – how does the TriBase Reign fare against the Nike Metcon 4 shoe line or the Reebok Nano line? We’ll discuss that as well. Here’s the shoes we are going to review. UA TriBase Reign – What Makes it a great Training Shoe First, let’s take a tour of what makes the TriBase Reign special. How is this different than your average running shoe? Shoes for CrossFit training must be much more versatile than running shoes. We need stability for lifting [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 Shoe Release Dates

The Nike Metcon 5 is now available. A limited set of styles are available via Nike Plus, with more color options at retailers globally on Monday July 8th. Here’s what’s available now, and what is coming soon. The Nike Metcon 5 is here! This Mat Fraser special edition will also be available via select retailers on June 28th. The regular Nike Metcon 5 shoes will be available on Nike Plus on 6/27 and from other retailers July 8th. We’ll have a full review of the Nike Metcon 5 Fraser Edition by July 1st, including a comparison to the new Reebok Nano 9 Please signup for our email newsletter if you want to hear about it. We’ll be comparing them to [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.
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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 2019 – the Nike Metcon 4 – is now available online via Rogue Fitness. 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 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 [Read more …]