Let’s review the Altama OTB Maritime Assault Boot (Buy on Amazon) from Altama. No, it’s not a Chuck Taylor Converse – it’s a special-purpose boot originally made for the US Navy Seals. They wanted a shoe that fit and worked like the Converse shoes (i.e. a very simple design) but wanted something that could be used in amphibious operations. These are sometimes called tactical chucks for that reason. Luckily for the rest of us, these shoes can do a lot more than that – and they look good doing it!
Let’s review the from Altama. This is similar, but different than it’s aquatic brethren – the Altama OTB Maritime Assault Boot – which we’ve also reviewed. The key differences here – this boot is meant for dry land – it uses a mainstream EVA midsole for cushion and a knit upper. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Altama OTB Urban Assault Boot – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Our review pair is on order, while we wait for them to arrive check out this video from our YouTube channel about the OTB Maritime Assault Boot: Altama OTB Urban Assault Boot – Overview While Altama OTB Maritime Assault Boot is made for all tactical water operations, the Altama OTB Urban Assault is made for tactical land operations. It may look like Chuck Taylor initially, but the differences between the two will also be seen immediately. It is fashioned with convenient knit uppers and a justified, high balance sole so you can comfortably do anything. It has air mesh [Read more …]
Let’s review the newest color way of the Nike Romaleos 4. Rogue has a great selection of weightlifting shoes – including the Romaleos 4. Nike came up with another groundbreaking sports innovation with the Romaleos 4, a training shoe created for strength and stability. It features a supportive midsole and a wide, flat outsole, and adjustable straps at the midfoot. The Nike Romaleos are the most outstanding squat shoe in the world of powerlifting. Here’s some of the styles that are available now: Nike Romaleos 4 – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: All the different versions of the Romaleos 4 (including the AMP model) perform in a similar fashion. Nike Romaleos 4 – Overview Look forward to pain-free training as Romaleos 4 brings better overall comfort with this pair of bad boys. It is a little heavier on the feet than the previous version, which boosts more power in your lifting and squatting. It has a modern and stylish design with different colors of deep [Read more …]
What’s the real difference between the new Nike Metcon 6 AMP and the regular edition Metcon 6? Nike, famous for producing the best workout shoes, came up with a new and improved Metcon with Metcon 6 AMP. This all-purpose cross-training shoe will bring out the best in your boot camp, heavy squats, lifting, and traction. But, how is it different than the regular Metcon 6? Let’s compare and contrast. AMP usually means $10 more in price. What do you get for your money? So far, the Nike Metcon 6 AMP shoes have been a visual upgrade -with bolder styles, and different colorways. But, there are some new materials as well. Here’s some of the styles that are available: Let’s take a closer look and figure out what has been revised, improved, or just changed. Metcon 6 AMP Versus Nike Metcon 6 – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video review from our YouTube channel: Metcon 6 AMP Versus Nike Metcon 6 Nike made a total redesign “upper” to Metcon 6 AMP [Read more …]
Let’s review the new Curry Flow 8 Basketball Shoes from Under Armour. Envisioned in early 2019, the first-ever signature design from Curry brand and Under Armour’s (UA) most technically innovative basketball shoe yet is now revealed. A previous rendition of a new cushioning technology called UA Flow was introduced to Stephen Curry and that gave him an idea of what it could mean for basketball. After a series of experimentation and wear-testing, the shoe has finally made its way to the basketball court. And it looks NICE! Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Let’s find out more about this great new shoe. Curry Flow 8 Basketball Shoes – Overview Curry Flow 8’s biggest feature is its rubber-less unisole. The traction is exceptional that an outsole on it will no longer be needed. Creating a lightweight high-performance basketball shoe became possible without the weight of an outsole and just the midsole. Its upper may look very plain but it’s actually engineered from the inside out in terms of how it holds the foot on the UA [Read more …]
Let’s review the new Nano X iO Training Shoes from Reebok. What does iO stand for? Inside Out. See the “tag” on the heel? Change the way you do your workout training with Reebok’s new Nano X iO Training Shoes. Aside from being comfortable, it is also light as feather as if they’re not on. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at. Don’t like the inside/out look? There’s other versions available too. Nano X iO Training Shoes – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel. This is not about the iO specifically -but rather the regular Nano X – which is an excellent CrossFit WOD shoe. Please note that the basic performance characteristics of the iO should be the same as the regular Nano X. It’ll be a great shoe for the CrossFit WOD – barbell lifts, Oly lifting, box jumps, jump rope, sprinting, and more. Nano X iO Training Shoes – Overview These Reebok Nano X iO Training Shoes take an exemplary [Read more …]
Let’s review CrossFit Stocking Stuffers. Stocking stuffers are small, affordable gifts that you can give to your friends and family who are passionate about CrossFit (or working out in general.) This holiday gift guide will give you great gift ideas that are sure to be a hit for your fitness enthusiast! All these gifts are great for birthdays too – for athletes, coaches, and workout enthusiasts of any kind! Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: CrossFit Stocking Stuffers – Overview Its the time of the year again to hang and fill those stockings and bring happiness to our friends and loved ones. No matter what your age is, receiving a stocking filled with goodies is always enjoyable. But looking for items that are affordable and practical can be a bit of a challenge. Stocking stuffers don’t have to be boring or throw-away gifts. They shouldn’t stress you out. In this post, we put together a list of the best stocking stuffer ideas that are perfect for anyone who are fitness enthusiast. From socks to hats, [Read more …]
Let’s review the new Metcon 6 AMP from Nike. Created to conquer the insanity of heavy weighted and high-intensity workouts, the Nike Metcon 6 AMP will definitely produce noticeable fitness results with cooler sessions. This version is more breathable than Metcon 5 and has a lightweight mesh that improves airflow – an exceptional feature of this model. This version of the AMP shoe eschews the perforated upper of the regular Metcon 6 – but has a pretty slick substitute instead. Here’s some of the styles that are available now: Metcon 6 AMP – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video review from our YouTube channel: You may also want to check out the other AMP versions that Nike has made. Want to know more about what makes the Nike Metcon 6 AMP different? Metcon 6 AMP – Overview What’s new in the Nike Metcon 6 AMP? The Metcon 6 has a total redesign upper that boosts airflow and breathability which makes it 18% more breathable than its older sibling. For this [Read more …]