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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 …]

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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 …]

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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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Nike Metcon 6 AMP Army

Let’s look at the newest Nike Metcon 6 : the Nike Metcon 6 AMP Army from Nike. Nike Metcon 6 Amp is the bolder and more sophisticated version of Nike Metcon 6. The Amp rendition always has a new design coming out to go with the preferences of modern and trendy athletes. Nike lately introduces the latest addition to the AMP family, the Army. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Metcon 6 AMP Army – Overview The new Metcon 6 AMP takes its new design cues from durable rucksacks in honor of your next competition or qualifying event away from home. Rucksacks are used by soldiers to transport bulky weaponry and medical supplies. Today, rucksacks are used not only by soldiers but also by civilians as part of their workout and training. The new design has a minimalist tactical look that will amp and energize your workout. The Nike Metcon 6 AMP Army carries the durability and stability all Metcon shoes have and keeps your foot relaxed even when you are doing an intense [Read more …]

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Nike Metcon 6 AMP

Let’s review the new Nike Metcon 6 AMP from Nike. The Nike shoe known for superior stability and durability for functional movement now comes with new exciting colorways with the Nike Metcon 6 AMP. This shoe will bring motivation and thrill to your adventure away from home. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Metcon 6 AMP – Overview No matter how heavy or high your workout intensity is, Nike Metcon 6 AMP stands up with you, providing durability and stability. It keeps your foot cool even if you go all out with your sets. The colorful pattern of curved shapes gets its design from luggage, celebrating your next competition or qualifying event away from home. This version has lightweight mesh allowing air to freely flow while keeping your foot relaxed. It is 18% more breathable than the Metcon 5, with a durable screen-print that strengthens the mesh without losing breathability. The foam under the heel is more rigid for a solid feel and softer in the forefoot to cushion high-impact moves. The heel is [Read more …]

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Nike Free Metcon 4 – New Styles for Women

Here’s the latest styles of the Nike Free Metcon 4 for Women. The Nike Free Metcon series is designed to bring into one shoe the durability and stability of Metcon and the flexibility and comfort of Nike Free. Now on its fourth iteration, let’s see what this shoe offers as well as its new styles for rough women who win over pain every day. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Free Metcon 4 Review How do these work? Pretty well. They are a great new CrossFit shoe option. That’s a review of the men’s shoe – but the women’s shoe will be very similar. Nike Free Metcon 4 for Women – Overview Combining stability and comfort, Nike Free Metcon will be your everyday favorite for casual lifting or workout class. Compared to the third version, Free Metcon 4 has the same outstanding flex, comfortable and supportive cushioning, and broad platform for ground contact, but now has a more solid, lockdown fit and the classic nostalgic aesthetic. It also has an updated “chain-link” mesh [Read more …]

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Nike Metcon 6 for Women

Let’s look at the latest styles of the Nike Metcon 6 for Women. Metcon lovers can attest that the line is known for its excellent stability and durability for functional movement. Since 2015, Nike has been working to produce other versions of the shoe to help master skills like agility ladders and lateral cuts. Each Metcon includes unique characteristics that make them exceptional for particular movements and workouts, making sure there is a Metcon for every athlete. Let’s take a look at the sixth silhouette and new styles of Metcon for women. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Metcon 6 for Women – Overview If there is one update in Metcon 6 that would genuinely appeal to athletes, it would be the more breathable upper. Metcon 6 sports an 18% more breathable upper, making it the most breathable version. It keeps your foot cool when you’re going full steam and stands up to the push and pulls of lifting and high-intensity workouts. Having so much rubber on the sole and side of the [Read more …]

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Nike Weightlifting Singlets from Rogue

Need a Weightlifting Singlet? Rogue has many options – from Nike. You’ve probably seen many trainees in the gym doing powerlifting or weightlifting. While you won’t see them wearing singlets in the gym, you probably would if you see them in competitions. They’re not very flattering to wear, but judges at weightlifting competitions need to see their legs clearly to assess them properly. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Weightlifting Singlets – Overview The singlet is an essential one-piece, tight-fitting athletic garment for sports like weightlifting, powerlifting, and wrestling. A singlet presents the judging panel with a clear view of your body. When you’re squatting at a competition, you are judged by how low you can go and the extent of your squat compared to your knees. Most singlets are composed of polyester, nylon, and lycra, making singlets very tight fitting. Sizing your singlet depends on factors like height, weight, rules of the corresponding federation, and personal preference. Most companies will give a powerlifting singlet size chart to assist you in choosing the proper [Read more …]