GORUCK Ballistic Trainer Shoe Review - Stacked
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GORUCK Ballistic Trainer Review

GORUCK just launched their newest training shoe: the GORUCK Ballistic Trainer. GORUCK makes serious, well thought out, and high quality training gear. They are looking to shake up the functional fitness/CrossFit WOD training shoe space with this new shoe. How well does it work? That’s what we aim to find out. We’ve got our review pair – and testing is underway. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: GORUCK Ballistic Trainer – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Check back in a few weeks, and we’ll have the results of our side by side testing. GORUCK Ballistic Trainer – Overview This is GORUCK’s first attempt to create a functional fitness (aka CrossFit) style training shoe. How about some stats right up front? Upper MaterialsKnit mesh (forefoot) / Ballistic Nylon (Midfoot and heel) Weight15.0 ounces (Men’s Size 11) Drop8 mm CushioningMinimal SizingTrue to size. Toebox is wide Let’s start from the ground up – with the outsole. The all-rubber outsole provides grip in [Read more …]

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Nike ZoomX SuperRep Surge First Look

Let’s take a look at the new Nike ZoomX SuperRep Surge – Nike’s newest addition to the SuperRep line of shoes. We’ve now tested our pair – check out our Nike ZoomX SuperRep Surge review. This is a shoe meant for indoor training – classes, the Concept 2 indoor rower, weight training – and more. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike ZoomX SuperRep Surge – Overview This shoe features the responsive cushioning of Nike’s ZoomX foam. It also features the arc containment system on the side to give you plenty of lateral support. Nike describes this shoe as being great for the the treadmill – ZoomX gives you energy back with every foot step, no matter if you are doing a light jog, or an all-out sprint. Rowing? It’s an excellent workout. This shoe features a rower clip at the heel to make it easy to transition to and from a rowing machine – like the Concept 2 indoor rower. The upper can take the strain too – there is a mesh across the [Read more …]