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Reebok has launched the 10th iteration of their CrossFit training shoe – the Reebok Nano X is now available worldwide. What’s new and improved in this cross training shoe? That’s what we’ve evaluated in our hands-on review. Read on to find out the details… Here’s some of the launch styles that are available now: Let’s take a look. Reebok Nano X Shoe Review – On Our YouTube Channel We’ve got two hands-on video overviews of this shoe on our YouTube channel: And this video compares it directly (and in-depth) to the Reebok Nano 9. Reebok Nano X Shoe Review – What’s New and Improved? Let’s start by calling out the differences with this shoe as compared to the Reebok Nano 9 (last year’s official CrossFit training shoe.) The visible change is the upper (the part that covers your foot.) It’s still “Flexweave” which is Reebok’s woven textile that combines a super-tough outer layer with a super comfortable inner layer. The difference in the new shoe is that it looks a lot better – more sophisticated. How so? Here’s an example. [Read more …]
Nike’s new Nike Free Metcon 3 blends the “Free” running shoe line with the “Metcon” training shoe line to create something unique. And it is available now. This is the successor to the excellent Nike Free x Metcon 2. It is a fairly radical reboot – while staying true to the Free and Metcon features, of course. Read our full review to find out if it is the best CrossFit training shoe for you. Get it at Road Runner Sports (we are an affiliate): Enough talk, let’s take a look. Nike Free Metcon 3 Shoe Review YouTube Want to see this shoe up close? Here’s our first look video from our YouTube channel: Nike Free Metcon 3 Shoe Review – Sizing Let’s get started with sizing, fit, and feel. This shoe runs true to size. I wear a Men’s Size 11 in the majority of athletic shoes I review – across Nike, Reebok, New Balance, etc. The Nike Free Metcon 3 in Size 11 is a good fit for me. It is ok in the length, and the width – [Read more …]
Let’s look at some of the best men’s workout shorts for functional fitness and CrossFit style training – the Hylete Vertex II workout shorts. Hylete makes high-performance workout apparel – and the Vertex II is part of their performance workout shorts line. These are shorts made for the active individual – and we’ll tell you (and show you) just how they do this. Here’s the workout shorts we’ll be reviewing: Ok, let’s take at what we believe are some of the best workout shorts for CrossFit. Vertex II Workout Shorts for Men – Fit & Cut First of all, these are performance shorts designed specifically for CrossFit, HIIT, and other types of functional fitness workouts. How so? These shorts incorporate generous cuts where you need range of movement and freedom. Think hip hinge type of movements – such as squats, deadlifts, lunges, and more. Those sort of exercises are common in the CrossFit WOD (workout of the day) and all require a lot of hip or knee flexion – or both! Ever seen anyone try to do lunges in pants? [Read more …]