Nike Metcon 7 versus Nike Metcon 6 - What are the differences?
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Nike Metcon 7 Versus Nike Metcon 6

Let’s compare the Nike Metcon 7 to the Nike Metcon 6. Now that the Nike Metcon 7 Mat Fraser has dropped we finally have something to compare against the Nike Metcon 6. At long last we have the Nike Metcon 7. It looks good (just remember this is the Mat Fraser Personal Edition – so it always looks a bit “dramatic”). Has Nike revolutionized the CrossFit shoe that millions know and love? We’ll compare this shoe to its very popular predecessor. This is Nike Metcon 7 vs Nike Metcon 6. And here’s where you can get these shoes: Let’s get right into the comparison. Nike Metcon 7 – Overview Let’s start from the bottom up. The outsole on both shoes is all rubber, has flex grooves, and a very firm heel. There’s deep pre-formed flex grooves in the forefoot of both shoes. The M6 had a diamond-shaped heel, and with the M7 the heel is noticeably wider. This is good – because the main mission of the Nike Metcon shoes is heavy weight lifting. A wide heel makes for a [Read more …]

Nike Metcon 7 X Women’s side view left
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Nike Metcon 7 X

Here’s the newly launched Nike Metcon 7 X. This is an exclusive for Nike Members only – but expect other retailers will have the shoe in about 1 week. Or you can get it from Rogue Fitness NOW. Metcon, Nike’s ultimate, functional cross-training shoe, now comes with new colorways for its 7th iteration. Available for men and women, this shoe offers better stability and durability than its predecessors. Aside from its breathability and comfort for distancing running and improved flexibility for sprints and jump boxes, let’s see what other outstanding features of this new shoe are. The other version of the shoe you can get right now is the Nike Metcon 7 Mat Fraser PE. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Metcon 7 Launch Colorways – Overview What’s new? The Hyperlift heel is upgraded, making lifting a pleasant adventure. It helps stabilize and support the base of the shoe with its rugged, built-in TPU heels. Metcon 7 has a radical change in its built-in midsole using Nike’s E-TPU material, React. The insoles provide [Read more …]

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Nike Romaleos 4 SE Weightlifting Shoe

Here’s the newest color option of the Nike Romaleos 4 SE from Nike. The Nike Romaleos family is known for two things – strength and stability. These are Olympic weightlifting shoes that are heavier, with a flat sole and midfoot straps for a tight fit. They enable you to push into the floor with less effort, producing more power throughout a lift. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Romaleos 4 – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Here’s our earlier hands-on review of the Rom 4: Nike Romaleos 4 SE – Overview The upper of Nike Romaleos 4 SE is made mainly from a woven type of fabric that is solid but flexible. The material is a bit hard and needs a little time to break-in, and when it does, it becomes comfortable. The toebox of the shoe arches nicely for split jerks without curving easily. The Nike Romaleos 4 SE highlights a broad, flat base and a supportive foundation. [Read more …]

Reebok Nano X1 Froning Training Shoe farm
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Nano X1 Froning Training Shoe for CrossFit

Reebok is soon launching another Rich Froning training shoe. Check out the Nano X1 Froning Training Shoe from Reebok. Whether you climb, jump, or throw the barbell around, the Reebok Nano X1 is made to do all of them and so much more. The new version of Nano X1 is in collaboration with Rich Froning Jr. who is the 4x “Fittest Man on Earth.” This shoe is an exclusive iteration of Reebok’s award-winning ‘Official Shoe of Fitness’ silhouette as a special offering for the fitness community. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Nano X1 Froning Training Shoe – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Coming soon! Nano X1 Froning Training Shoe – Overview Reebok keeps on making the Nano series extra versatile. This special edition and latest collaboration give recognition to the “Into the Storm” mantra that serves as a daily inspiration for Froning and the slogan for his business, Froning Farms. The shoe is fused with Reebok’s Floatride Energy cushioning [Read more …]

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Nike Training Gear for the Tokyo Olympics

Nike has launched some exciting training gear for the Tokyo Olympics. This isn’t our usual look at products – these have nothing to do with CrossFit – but check out some of they cool styles you’ll see in Tokyo for 2021. The 2021 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo will finally commence this July after a year of postponement due to the global coronavirus pandemic. Nike revealed a new range of footwear for those competing in the event of the year. Nike’s theme for the Tokyo Summer Olympics is “Rawdacious.” Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Training Gear for the Tokyo Olympics – Overview For beginners, Swoosh’s sponsored athletes will be wearing new “Rawdacious” colorways of their corresponding performance footwear for skateboarding, basketball, soccer, and track and field. The bold color scheme was designed to convey the emotions of sports being stopped before making a “triumphant return.” The Air Zoom Alphafly Next% leads the lineup of sneakers. According to Nike, the makeup’s name pertains to a mashup of the words “Raw Audaciousness,” while the [Read more …]

Nike Metcon 7 Mat Fraser MF CrossFit Shoe PE (61)
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Nike Metcon 7 Mat Fraser

Here’s the new Nike Metcon 7 Mat Fraser. It’s available now – but selling out FAST! Mat Fraser, the first and only person to win five CrossFit Games titles, now comes with his fourth Personal Edition release of Metcon 7. It is limited in quantities, though, so make sure to sign up now to be informed of the release and get the chance to get your elusive pair in the drop. Here’s some of the styles that will be available soon: Nike Metcon 7 Mat Fraser – Overview The Nike Metcon 7 MF is the gold standard for weight training and is worn by the “Fittest Man on Earth” and 5X CrossFit Games Champion, Mat Fraser. This version is more stable and more durable than the previous ones. It has a wide, flat heel that becomes more stable with an inner plate dispersing weight from side to side. It also flexes to make it easy for cardio intervals. What’s new with the Metcon 7 is the React foam that elevates comfort to keep you ready for high-intensity cardio. There is [Read more …]

Reebok Power Rangers Nano X1 Mens Training Shoes upside down pair
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Power Rangers Collection from Reebok

Fans of the Power Rangers TV Series have something to get excited about – here’s the new Power Rangers Collection from Reebok. In partnership with Hasbro, Reebok finally revealed the first Reebok x Power Rangers collection inspired by the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers television series of the 90s. The collection combines iconic Reebok profiles with five original Power Rangers in performance and lifestyle profiles. The characters highlighted in this collection cover the Black Ranger, Red Ranger, Blue Ranger, Yellow Ranger, Pink Ranger, and Megazord. Here are some of the styles that are available now: Power Rangers Collection – Overview Each of the vital footwear models that portray the Power Rangers includes details relating the shoe to its corresponding Power Ranger and their Zord. Beyond individual details that link to each character, each style consists of the Power Rangers bolt, a Power Coin, and materials inspired by the metallic Zords. Power Rangers is celebrating 28 consecutive years on the air, making it one of the longest-running kids’ live-action series in television history, with approximately 900 episodes aired to date. On [Read more …]

Nike Metcon 7 Women’s Multicolor side view left
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Nike Metcon 7 First Look

It’s here! This is the new Nike Metcon 7. You can now buy the Nike Metcon 7 Mat Fraser PE (Personal Edition) or the Nike Metcon 7 X. Nike just recently launched the latest version of the Metcon family with Metcon 7. It still has a wide, flat heel and an inner plate that intensifies stability like its predecessors, but let us take a look at the improvements and what makes it different from them. Here are some of the styles that will be available soon: Nike Metcon 7 – Overview Like its forerunners, the Metcon 7 also has a plate that flexes with movement so you can execute your reps and intervals with convenience. The tooling pairs with a wide, flat heel layout comprise an inner plate intended to divide the weight from edge to edge. If Metcon 6 focuses on breathability, Metcon 7’s most significant feature is React foam. This gives a comfortable, cushioned base that feels lightweight and flexible when you kick it into high gear for sprints and cardio. The rubber is also revamped, and it [Read more …]

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Reebok DailyFit DMX Available in New Colorways

Reebok’s award-winning DailyFit DMX shoe for women is now available in new colorways. Reebok DailyFit DMX was first introduced early this year to meet women’s progressively active lifestyles and promote Reebok’s mission of encouraging life in action. Recently, Reebok added fresh, vibrant colorways to this award-winning shoe to continue offering women a versatile and cost-effective walking shoe option meant to support an active lifestyle. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: DailyFit DMX – Overview Standard athletic shoes are static and can be tiring and uncomfortable if you spend several hours in them. Not with DailyFit DMX. This shoe is specially made as a walking shoe to provide comfort no matter how active you are all day. It is so comfortable that Women’s Health presented it an award as the “Best For All-Day Comfort Sneaker”. Style is not compromised, as you can wear DailyFit DMX with leggings, jeans, or a skirt to your next appointment. Triple Max Air Moving technology, Reebok’s signature DMX technology, cushions your stride with each step and gives you arch support [Read more …]

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Floatride Energy 3 Adventure: High-Performance Running Shoe

Here’s a new running shoe from Reebok – the Floatride Energy 3 Adventure Running Shoe. Reebok just announced the latest iteration of its top-notch Floatride franchise with the Floatride Energy 3 Adventure release. With outdoors in mind, the shoe merges the best-in-class standards of the Floatride Energy 3 model with intensified, durable traits producing a high-performance running shoe excellent for any type of run. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Floatride Energy 3 Adventure Running Shoe – Overview A running shoe usually holds up properly to constant friction with concrete surfaces, while a trail running shoe keeps you going over stones, roots, and bumpy trails. The Floatride Energy 3 Adventure Running Shoe unites both so you can run on any surface with ease and convenience. Its midsole and outsole deliver performance and comfort on the road and trail. In addition, the shoe provides versatility for any outdoor exploration giving you a chance to enjoy your fitness journey in a new light. Reebok created the shoe to provide you a gear that will help you [Read more …]