Nike Metcon 6 AMP Review
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Nike Metcon 6 AMP Review

The first AMP colorway of the excellent Nike Metcon 6 is now available: the Nike Metcon 6 AMP is a bold colorway option for those that want to stand out. (And proudly proclaim “I am not a robot”?) What’s the difference between the regular Nike Metcon 6 and Nike Metcon 6 AMP? The AMP versions of the shoe offer bold style options that stand out. Otherwise, it’s the same excellent cross training shoe you expect. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at (including the regular editions:) Nike Metcon 6 AMP – Video Review on our YouTube Channel The Nike Metcon 6 AMP is a bold colorway option, but under the covers, it is still a Nike Metcon 6. Want to know more about this great cross training shoe? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: By the way, we declared the Nike Metcon 6 to be the best CrossFit shoe for 2020. You may also want to check out the other AMP versions that Nike has made available. Nike Metcon 6 AMP – Overview Let’s [Read more …]

Nike Romaleos 4 AMP - Quarter View
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Nike Romaleos 4 AMP Weightlifting Shoe

Nike has launched the first ever AMP version of the Nike Romaleos 4 Olympic weightlifting shoe. What’s an AMP shoe? It’s a bold styling option – these are very unique colorways that are usually made in somewhat limited numbers. Beyond the bold design statement, the shoe looks and acts like a regular Nike Romaleos 4. 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: (NOTE: The Romaleos 4 AMP is identical to the regular Romaleos 4 shoe from a performance and features standpoint.) Nike Romaleos 4 AMP – Overview Let’s take a tour of what makes the AMP shoe special. We’ll explain the features of the shoe as we go. Nike Romaleos 4 Regular Versus AMP As we’ve mentioned, there’s no performance difference between the two shoes. The AMP colorway is just a bold style. Great for those that want to stand out from the crowd – and declare “I am not a robot.” [Read more …]

NOBULL Trainer Review - SuperFabric and Canvas
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NOBULL Trainer Review

Let’s review the NOBULL Trainer shoe – it’s a cross training shoe that is great for the CrossFit WOD. The NOBULL Trainer is available in a low, mid, and high top version. All of these models are very similar, so we are going to concentrate on the low here – because it’ll be the most popular. It’s also the lightest of the trio. Here’s some of the styles (and alternatives) we are going to look at: NOBULL Trainer Review – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: (This covers the NOBULL High Top Trainer – with a Low Top video coming soon!) NOBULL Trainer Review – Overview Let’s dive right in – by talking about the SuperFabric upper. SuperFabric is super-tough and abrasion resistant. There’s a mesh base layer, but on top there are all these little “guard plates” – these are very durable. You can see how densely the guard plates are distributed on this closeup of the upper. This is the toughest upper on any [Read more …]

NOBULL High Top Trainer in Wild Storm color combo
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NOBULL High Top Trainer Review

Here’s our review of the NOBULL High Top Trainer shoe, from NOBULL. This is the new Wild Storm colorway – looks good – doesn’t it? But is this a good CrossFit or functional fitness style training shoe? That’s what we’ll talk about here in this review. NOBULL High Top Trainer – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: NOBULL High Top Trainer – Sizing These are true to size, but run slightly long and wide. This is an excellent shoe if a normal 11 is a tight fit on you – this will probably work perfect. It has more width up in the toe area as compared to some of the other shoes on the market. I do feel like it is ALMOST slightly too long – there’s a lot of room up in the toe area lengthwise. But, overall I’m pleased with these in my normal size of US Men’s 11. NOBULL High Top Trainer – Overview Let’s review the NOBULL High Top Trainer. First of [Read more …]

Reebok Nano OG
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Reebok Nano OG Shoe Review

Reebok has brought back the original version of the Nano CrossFit training shoe – it’s called the Reebok Nano OG. In this review, we’ll compare the Reebok Nano OG to the latest and greatest Nano – the Reebok Nano X. How has the shoe evolved over the years? That’s what we’ll talk about. We’ll also figure out if the Nano OG can run with the big dogs in the gym. Here’s some of the styles that are available now: Let’s take a look. Reebok Nano X OG Shoe Review – On Our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Find out more about the Nano X (the new one) here: By the way, we have high expectations for this shoe. The Reebok Nano X was a runner-up in our Best CrossFit Shoes for 2021 review. Reebok Nano OG Shoe Review – What’s New and Improved? Trick question – nothing is new and improved, after all this is the Nano 1 repackaged as the Nano OG. That said, let’s take a look [Read more …]

Reebok Nano X PR Shoe Review - Side View 1
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Reebok Nano X PR Shoe Review

Reebok has released the Reebok Nano X PR shoe. Like the other versions of Reebok’s 10th CrossFit training shoe it is packed with features you need for the CrossFit WOD. But, the Nano X PR is made from light-weight materials. Does it make a difference? That’s what we’ll uncover here – we’ll also tell you more about the Nano X and why these are great CrossFit WOD style shoes. Here’s some of the other styles that are available now: Let’s take a look. Reebok Nano X PR Shoe Review – On Our YouTube Channel Here’s an in-depth review of the Nano X PR, from our YouTube channel: By the way, we have high expectations for this shoe. The Reebok Nano X was a runner-up in our Best CrossFit Shoes for 2021 review. Disappointed that the PR isn’t really light-weight? Check ou the Reebok Nano X Unknown – this is 1 ounce lighter than the regular edition Nano X and the Nano X PR. Reebok Nano X PR Shoe Review – Is It Lightweight? We did a weigh-in and compared the [Read more …]

Nike Metcon 6 - the Best CrossFit Shoe for 2020
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Best CrossFit Shoes for 2022

Let’s review the best CrossFit shoes for 2022. We’ve compared all the major cross training shoes that have released in 2021 (and now in 2022) to see which is the best for functional fitness, and CrossFit style WOD workouts. Based on our in-depth testing, we believe the Nike Metcon 6 is the best CrossFit shoe for 2022. But, as with many things, whether or not it is the right shoe for you depends on a few factors. In this article, we’ll give you all the pros and cons of the best shoes – and help you decide which is perfect for you. What are the contenders? We’ve extensively tested all of these major brands, and we’re ready to speak on this topic. Here are the top CrossFit shoes for the year 2022, ranked in order: Want to deep-dive on each shoe? Continue reading, and we’ll talk about how we tested – and what we found out. Best CrossFit Shoes for 2022 – Criteria What’s a CrossFit shoe? To be clear, nobody can market a “CrossFit” shoe without approval from CrossFit [Read more …]

Nike Metcon 6 X What the Metcon Knows Shoe Review another view
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Nike Metcon 6 X Training Shoe Review

The Nike Metcon 6 X represents a radical new style of Nike’s top of the line training shoe. Here’s the Nike Metcon 6 X, also known as the Metcon Knows or What the Metcon edition shoe: Whoa – what’s up with the crazy styles? The Nike Metcon 6 is an amalgamation of classic Metcon shoes – and that’s where the styling cues from from. But, at the same time, it is an excellent training shoe – because it’s really just a Metcon 6! (We consider the Nike Metcon 6 to be the Best CrossFit Shoe for 2020.) Let’s take a deep dive into this shoe. Here it is, the Nike Metcon 6 X – and some more styles that you might prefer (NOTE: These are affiliate links) Let’s review this shoe. Nike Metcon 6 – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Here’s a video review of the Nike Metcon 6 X from our YouTube channel: We’ll have an update with the Nike Metcon 6 X soon. The above video includes on feet, a detailed [Read more …]

Nike Metcon 6 FlyEase
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Nike Metcon 6 FlyEase Review

For the first time ever, Nike has released a FlyEase version of the Metcon training shoe. This is our review of the Nike Metcon 6 FlyEase. We’ll cut right to the chase – this is the Nike Metcon 6 with one big change – it has a collapsible heel that makes for “step-in entry”. This is Nike’s FlyEase technology. Nike FlyEase makes it easy to put your shoes on, and take them off – and it’s great for all athletes, including adaptive athletes. There are laces, but you only have to tie them once. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at (these are all available now:) Does the FlyEase version of the shoe stand up to the regular edition? Let’s find out… Nike Metcon 6 FlyEase Review – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Nike Metcon 6 FlyEase Review – Overview We’ve already done an in-depth review of the Nike Metcon 6, but we’ll recap the highlights here. The FlyEase version of [Read more …]

Nike Metcon 4 Versus Nike Metcon 6 Training Shoe - Is it Time to Upgrade?
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Nike Metcon 4 Versus Nike Metcon 6 – Is it Time to Upgrade?

Still rocking the Metcon 4? It’s a great shoe, but Nike has improved some things since the 4 came out. What’s the benefit of upgrading to the Nike Metcon 6 from the Nike Metcon 4? That’s what we’ll cover in this review. We tested both these shoes side by side – so read on to find all about it. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Metcon 4 Versus Nike Metcon 6 – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: (Spoiler alert: the Nike Metcon 6 is the Best CrossFit Shoe for the year 2020.) Nike Metcon 4 Versus Nike Metcon 6 – Overview There’s a lot of similarity between these two shoes. Both have a flat, all-rubber outsole. There’s a “rope wrap” at the midfoot – mild in the 4 and massive in the 6. Both use regular laces, with FlyWire for additional security. And overall you can see the shoes share the same general layout. But that’s not the interesting [Read more …]