Let’s review the brand-new Reebok Nano X2. The Reebok Nano is the first athletic shoe developed for CrossFit in 2011 and has ever since become one of the best CrossFit shoes you’ll have. The Nano X2 is the latest in the series and is called the “Official Shoe of You”. It’s got some improvements from the previous version that includes the “Flexweave” material on the upper to endure extreme conditions. That’s enough marketing hype – let’s dive in. This is a Nano X2 Review. We’ll also talk about Reebok Nano X2 Versus Reebok Nano X1, of course. Get it now, from Reebok, Rogue, and Road Runner Sports: Let’s check it out. Reebok Nano X2 – Our Review Want the real scoop? We got hands-on – I mean feet-on for testing this shoe. Firstly, let’s state that it is an evolution from the Nano X1. This wasn’t a radical jump in design – unlike the switch from Nano X to Nano X1. They’ve beefed up the external “cage” that gives the shoe rigidity. The TPU (a kind of stiff plastic) is [Read more …]
Good news for collectors of limited edition Nike shoes. Road Runner Sports looks to have a full re-stock of the Nike Metcon 7 Mat Fraser. Nike Metcon 7 returns with Mat Fraser special edition shoe. You may have missed it the first time it launched but it is back with the same power and might. Want it? This is probably your LAST CHANCE to get this shoe: Nike Metcon 7 Mat Fraser – Our Review To test this product, we got hands-on and in-depth. Here’s what we found: The Metcon 7 Mat Fraser edition is designed to celebrate Fraser’s fifth-time recognition as the “Fittest Man on Earth”. This shoe is limited in quantities, so sign up now to be notified of the release and get the chance to get your elusive pair in the drop. Metcon 7 MF has a lightweight mesh with textured overlays in high-wear zones to keep your foot relaxed without losing its durability. The handstand clip at the heel decreases drag during wall exercises, and the Flywire cables conform with the laces to tighten your midfoot. [Read more …]
Here’s the new Nike Metcon 7 for Women (Fitter Together edition) – get it now from Road Runner Sports (or Rogue!). Comfortable and versatile, the Nike Metcon 7 executes at a high level and delivers snug lockdown, excellent cushion, and overall performance. Whether lifting, running or doing HIIT, the Metcon 7 will be your new favorite CrossFit shoe. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Metcon 7 for Women (Fitter Together) – Overview Good news to CrossFit beasts, weightlifters, gym buffs, and athletes. The shoe built to keep up with you has now arrived with the new Metcon 7. This shoe is the gold standard for the gym, boot camp, and weight training and is updated to become your new favorite cross-training shoe. You now get the lightweight, springy Nike React foam that allows you to punch it into high gear during cardio drills and runs. The responsive Nike React foam has the right amount of cushion for an efficient run and heavy lifting. Because of the underfoot pressure mapping, Metcon 7 is 9% more [Read more …]
Here’s the new Project Rock 4 Training Shoe from Under Armour. Under Armour and Dwayne Johnson are bringing back Project Rock with the UA Project Rock 4 Training Shoe as part of the latest collection. This new Project Rock collection is a game-changer, according to Dwyane. Every piece is engineered with new technology, innovation, and the old school grit – from training gear for men, women, and youth to the new “ultimate training shoe”. Here are some of the styles you can get now, from UA: Project Rock 4 Training Shoe – Overview Dwayne Johnson is the hardest worker in any room, and the new UA Project Rock 4 Training Shoe is created to meet his demands. The shoe’s silhouette is similar to PR3 and is lightweight, and has a breathable engineered mesh upper with stretch and structure where you need it. It highlights a full-length UA HOVR foam and the compression mesh Energy Web that has been partially uncaged to give back more energy in every step. PR4 is a functional shoe that provides durability and comfort to push [Read more …]
Here’s the newest version of Reebok’s CrossFit shoe – the Reebok Nano X1 Rothco. Last August 16, Reebok announced a collaboration with Rothco, a tactical and outdoor clothing brand. This limited collection reimagines Reebok’s most iconic fitness silhouettes, the Nano X1, through Rothco’s ultra-functional, military lens. Both Reebok and Rothco have roots in producing functional gear. Rothco has been a figure in the military gear space for over half a century and now has made its mark in fashion and lifestyle. Here’s some of the styles that you can get now: Reebok Nano X1 Rothco – Overview Rothco is known for its camo designs which have become Reebok’s new colorways for Nano X1 – Ultra Violet Camo, Red, White, and Blue Camo, and City Camo. Reebok Nano X1 Rothco comes in a unisex silhouette highlighting minor adjustments sparked by Rothco’s military and outdoor heritage, including chunky laces to simulate Paracord and a pull tab on the heel. The webbing used in the shoe is the same as what they use in Rothco’s tactical bags. The midsole in this shoe is [Read more …]
Here’s a great new option for those that like to run with their WOD: the Nike Free X Metcon 2 in University Red/Black/White/Team Red. Nike just dropped this new color combo on us. And it looks GOOD. Not only that, the Nike Free X Metcon 2 is one of the best shoes in the Metcon line. Why? This shoe will take you from a short run to your gym workout – and back again. The mesh lightweight and stretchy upper offers great breathability and comfort. But it is a Metcon shoe – so it is durable and responsive as well – letting you reach all your fitness goals. Let’s take a closeup look at the mesh uppper. The fabric is extra durable in high-wear areas. There’s a midfoot cage (made from TPU) that will lock your foot in place without restricting movement. As you can see it is integrated with the laces. The super-tough outsole rubber wraps up the sides to help resist abrasion during rope climbs. (Nike tends to call that the “Rope Wrap”.) Best of all, it has [Read more …]
Nike recently release the Nike React Metcon – this shoe takes all the great WOD features of the Metcon 5 and combines them with a FlyKnit upper, quick close lacing system, and Nike’s React foam in the midsole. And now they have launched an AMP colorway. What’s the AMP line? Well, it’s a little more expensive, but you get some wild, out-there designs and patterns. And these will even glow in the dark. Let’s have a look. The Nike React Metcon AMP has all the same stability and traction from the Metcon 5. But the real improvement here is the React foam – this is Nike’s most comfortable cushioning. It is soft and springy and provides reactive energy return With FlyKnit providing a breathable upper, this is a winning combination for CrossFit enthusiasts or anyone else into functional fitness training. Here’s another cool feature – this shoe has a glow-in-the-dark rubber sole! Just like the Nike Metcon 5 – the outsole climbs up the side of the shoe for durability and extra grip during rope climbs (aka the “rope wrap”.) [Read more …]
Nike has released new colorways of the Nike React Metcon for January 2020. Let’s take a close look. There are unique styles for both Men and Women. Pricing is unchanged at about $150 US.