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Nike Metcon 7 AMP

Here’s the newest Metcon 7, the Nike Metcon 7 AMP from Nike. The Nike Metcon 7 AMP is more rigid and more stable than earlier iterations making it the gold standard for weight training. It is a functional training shoe that you can also use for CrossFit workouts, rope climbs, Plyometric workouts, and with the React foam, a quick run. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at – get it at Road Runner Sports Nike Metcon 7 AMP – Overview There are some significant changes in the features of the Nike Metcon 7 AMP. First is the rope wrap on the medial side that has been elongated to wrap up and give more reliable grip and durability. A velcro lock laces were also added to the tongue to hold the laces in place. Another significant change is the midsole. The sole unit now has React foam offering better cushioning than earlier versions for high-intensity cardio and to make running workouts more comfortable. A sleeker aesthetic replaced the divided upper and angular rope wrap, resulting in notable [Read more …]

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Nike Trail Running Shoes for 2021

Here’s the latest Nike Trail Running Shoes for 2021. When running on rugged terrain and nature trails, trail running shoes are ideal as they provide more traction and stability. If you choose to run on a road or pavement, a road shoe is a better choice as it has a more breathable upper, flexible soles, and is lighter than trail running shoes. (Pssst. Want to see what’s new for 2022? Check out the Nike Trail Running Shoes 2022) Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Trail Running Shoes for 2021 – Overview When running on rocky, muddy, and rugged surfaces, a trail shoe will deliver protective features. It has a bulky design that helps to keep your ankles solid, your feet guarded, and your body supported from falls on trails. There are some instances when trail running shoes can also be used on the pavement, especially when running in snowy or rainy conditions. The traction of trail running shoes will be a big help to avoid slipping and getting injured. They are also more [Read more …]

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Women’s Nike Metcon 7 Latest Styles

Let’s look at the new Nike Metcon 7 Women’s training shoe. The new Nike Metcon 7 is stronger and more stable than earlier versions and is considered the gold standard for weight training. It is created to deliver stability under any circumstance. The shoe is also stylish and comes in different colorways for women. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Metcon 7 Women’s – Overview What’s new? Metcon 7 has an updated flat and wide base with a plate that disperses pressure under the heel to the border of the shoe to keep you firmly planted while you lift any weight. Together with an open spring air unit, this new design feature enables the heel to tighten without constricting the foot. Another update is the addition of Nike React foam cushioning in the midsole. This brings more support and bounce to your step, making it a huge upgrade for running and HIIT workouts. It provides grip at every angle. The triangular rope wrap has been revised and reaches the top of the medial [Read more …]

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Nike Savaleos New Colorway

Here’s some new color options for the Nike Savaleos – an Olympic Weightlifting shoe. The Nike Savaleos is the brand new hybrid-lifting shoe in the Nike training series. It has many similarities to the world-renowned Nike Romaleo series but is more versatile and can be used in your daily workout regime. It connects workouts and weightlifting and allows you to pop off the wall in an HSPU and go straight into your deadlifts without changing your shoes. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Savaleos – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel – and see it in action live: Nike Savaleos – Overview The Nike Savaleos is an excellent option for entry-level weightlifters and athletes who want a weightlifting shoe for all-around training because of its responsive insole and lower heel height. Another feature of the Savaleos that stands out is its outsole construction. It provides exceptional traction, and the extended medial and lateral forefoot edges give this weightlifting shoe [Read more …]

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Nike Metcon 7 Release Date

Here’s the brand-new Nike Metcon 7. The all-new Metcon 7 is finally here to bring excitement to CrossFit fitness enthusiasts everywhere. It comes in different styles and colorways so you can enjoy your rope climb, heavy clean and jerk, 400-meter sprint, and handstand push-ups in style. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Metcon 7 – Overview The Nike Metcon debuted in 2015 and has evolved as a cross-training shoe in many different ways, but two things are consistent: its excellent stability and durability for functional movement. The line has changed based on feedback from athletes and workout variations. The Metcon family has to keep changing to cater workouts with movements centered on endurance, power, speed, and strength to make sure there’s a Metcon for every athlete. Not only can you choose a particular Metcon for your workout, but you can also choose the colors that suit your personality. Here are some of them! Nike Metcon 7 Mat Fraser The Nike Metcon 7 Mat Fraser is the Champ’s 4th Personal Edition release and is [Read more …]

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Nike React Metcon Turbo in New Colorway

The Nike React Metcon Turbo from Nike is now available in a new colorway – Red! The Nike React Metcon Turbo has both stability and responsiveness in a lightweight package so you can hit your next PR efficiently. To minimize weight, every detail from the cushioning underfoot to the rope wrap at the instep is downsized while boosting function and durability. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike React Metcon Turbo – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Here’s another review that compares the React Turbo to the Reebok Nano X1: Nike React Metcon Turbo – Overview The Nike React Metcon Turbo uses Nike React foam, making it lightweight and responsive for agile, repetitive movements like box jumps and double unders. The instep of the upper is thin and light but still firm to handle abrasion. It is breathable and maneuverable and highlights an asymmetric construction to provide outstanding performance and durability. Nike React Metcon Turbo has a minimal heel-to-toe drop [Read more …]

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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 …]

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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 …]

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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 …]