Reebok Nanoflex TR Training Shoe womens back-crop
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Reebok Nanoflex TR Training Shoe Review

Let’s review the new Reebok Nanoflex TR from Reebok.   The Reebok Nanoflex TR is a new training shoe option for the year 2021. It’s a great option for those on a budget – but let’s check out the features that make this the gym shoe for you. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Let’s take a look. Nanoflex TR Training Shoe – Overview A shoe designed to endure intense workouts. Its rubber outsole with flex grooves allows you to move freely and make the most out of each workout. The mesh upper keeps your feet cool during intense training. And while we’re at it, the shoe has a TPU heel clip that reinforces stability. The shoe has a CMEVA midsole cushion that provides comfort during workouts. This may be one of the best training shoes Reebok has ever released. This shoe is a good budget training option for the year 2021. Nanoflex TR Training Shoe – In Summary That’s our review of the Nanoflex TR Training Shoe from Reebok. A shoe intended for intense [Read more …]

Nike Air Zoom SuperRep 2 side view left-crop
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Nike Air Zoom SuperRep 2 Training Shoe Review

Let’s review the new Nike Air Zoom SuperRep 2 from Nike. If you love the energy a HIIT workout gives you, then you’ll love it even more with the new Nike Air Zoom SuperRep 2 Training Shoe. Comfort, durability, aesthetics, and flexibility are some of the benefits this shoe will provide. It gives full support and stability but lets you perform bodyweight burpees, lunges, mountain climbers, high knees, kettle swings, jackknifes, and other exercises that require fast movement and jumping. Here’s some of the styles that are available now: Let’s find out more. Nike Air Zoom SuperRep 2 – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Coming soon! Nike Air Zoom SuperRep 2 – Overview Although the SuperRep 2 is best for HIIT workout, you can still call it your one-sneaker-conforms-all-fitness, capable of any group fitness challenge. It works well in the unexpected circumstances group fitness calls. It has added extra width around the forefoot to give you balance and security, creating a wider base that directs [Read more …]

Altama OTB Urban Assault Boot Review
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Altama OTB Urban Assault Boot Review

Let’s review the from Altama. This is similar, but different than it’s aquatic brethren – the Altama OTB Maritime Assault Boot – which we’ve also reviewed. The key differences here – this boot is meant for dry land – it uses a mainstream EVA midsole for cushion and a knit upper. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Altama OTB Urban Assault Boot – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Our review pair is on order, while we wait for them to arrive check out this video from our YouTube channel about the OTB Maritime Assault Boot: Altama OTB Urban Assault Boot – Overview While Altama OTB Maritime Assault Boot is made for all tactical water operations, the Altama OTB Urban Assault is made for tactical land operations. It may look like Chuck Taylor initially, but the differences between the two will also be seen immediately. It is fashioned with convenient knit uppers and a justified, high balance sole so you can comfortably do anything. It has air mesh [Read more …]

Nike Metcon 6 AMP Metallic Shoe Review Versus Metcon 6
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Differences Between Nike Metcon 6 and Metcon 6 AMP Shoes

What’s the real difference between the new Nike Metcon 6 AMP and the regular edition Metcon 6? Nike, famous for producing the best workout shoes, came up with a new and improved Metcon with Metcon 6 AMP. This all-purpose cross-training shoe will bring out the best in your boot camp, heavy squats, lifting, and traction. But, how is it different than the regular Metcon 6? Let’s compare and contrast. AMP usually means $10 more in price. What do you get for your money? So far, the Nike Metcon 6 AMP shoes have been a visual upgrade -with bolder styles, and different colorways. But, there are some new materials as well. Here’s some of the styles that are available: Let’s take a closer look and figure out what has been revised, improved, or just changed. Metcon 6 AMP Versus Nike Metcon 6 – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video review from our YouTube channel: Metcon 6 AMP Versus Nike Metcon 6 Nike made a total redesign “upper” to Metcon 6 AMP [Read more …]

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Reebok Nano X iO Training Shoes Review

Let’s review the new Nano X iO Training Shoes from Reebok. What does iO stand for? Inside Out. See the “tag” on the heel? Change the way you do your workout training with Reebok’s new Nano X iO Training Shoes. Aside from being comfortable, it is also light as feather as if they’re not on. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at. Don’t like the inside/out look? There’s other versions available too. Nano X iO Training Shoes – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel. This is not about the iO specifically -but rather the regular Nano X – which is an excellent CrossFit WOD shoe. Please note that the basic performance characteristics of the iO should be the same as the regular Nano X. It’ll be a great shoe for the CrossFit WOD – barbell lifts, Oly lifting, box jumps, jump rope, sprinting, and more. Nano X iO Training Shoes – Overview These Reebok Nano X iO Training Shoes take an exemplary [Read more …]

Nike Metcon 6 AMP Metallic Shoe Review - other side
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Nike Metcon 6 AMP Review – Black/Metallic Pewter/Ice

Let’s review the new Metcon 6 AMP from Nike. Created to conquer the insanity of heavy weighted and high-intensity workouts, the Nike Metcon 6 AMP will definitely produce noticeable fitness results with cooler sessions. This version is more breathable than Metcon 5 and has a lightweight mesh that improves airflow – an exceptional feature of this model. This version of the AMP shoe eschews the perforated upper of the regular Metcon 6 – but has a pretty slick substitute instead. Here’s some of the styles that are available now: Metcon 6 AMP – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video review from our YouTube channel: You may also want to check out the other AMP versions that Nike has made. Want to know more about what makes the Nike Metcon 6 AMP different? Metcon 6 AMP – Overview What’s new in the Nike Metcon 6 AMP? The Metcon 6 has a total redesign upper that boosts airflow and breathability which makes it 18% more breathable than its older sibling. For this [Read more …]

GORUCK Ballistic Trainer Shoe Review - Stacked
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GORUCK Ballistic Trainer Review

GORUCK just launched their newest training shoe: the GORUCK Ballistic Trainer. GORUCK makes serious, well thought out, and high quality training gear. They are looking to shake up the functional fitness/CrossFit WOD training shoe space with this new shoe. How well does it work? That’s what we aim to find out. We’ve got our review pair – and testing is underway. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: GORUCK Ballistic Trainer – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Check back in a few weeks, and we’ll have the results of our side by side testing. GORUCK Ballistic Trainer – Overview This is GORUCK’s first attempt to create a functional fitness (aka CrossFit) style training shoe. How about some stats right up front? Upper MaterialsKnit mesh (forefoot) / Ballistic Nylon (Midfoot and heel) Weight15.0 ounces (Men’s Size 11) Drop8 mm CushioningMinimal SizingTrue to size. Toebox is wide Let’s start from the ground up – with the outsole. The all-rubber outsole provides grip in [Read more …]

Reebok Wonder Woman Nano Training Shoe - New Colorway
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Reebok Wonder Woman Nano Training Shoes First Look

Reebok is releasing a Wonder Woman Nano Training Shoe – this unique colorway pays homage to the ultimate female super hero. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Reebok Nano X – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? While we wait for the Unknown to drop, check out this video from our YouTube channel: We have high expectations for this shoe. The Reebok Nano X was a runner-up in our Best CrossFit Shoes for 2021 review. Reebok Wonder Woman Nano Training Shoe – Overview Reebok Wonder Woman Nano Training Shoe – In Summary The Wonder Woman Nano Training Shoe is a bold new style of the Nano X – the 10th version of Reebok’s CrossFit WOD shoe. It’s got a bold, unique look, but underneath it’s the same high performance Nano training shoe you’d expect. Want more Nano X options? Check out our Nano X Unknown Training Shoe Review. Photo Credits Some product photos on this page are property of Reebok. This website is not affiliated or associated with CrossFit, [Read more …]

Reebok Nano X Unknown Shoe Review - Front Quarter 2
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Reebok Nano X Unknown Shoe Review

The Reebok Nano X Unknown is here. This is a lighter-weight, mid-cut version of Reebok’s CrossFit training shoe – the Nano X. Our review pair is here – and we like it! Let’s take a look at this shoe. Reebok says this is a mid-cut shoe for training. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Reebok Nano X Unknown – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Here’s our first hands-on look at the unknown, 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. Here’s our long term performance update: Reebok Nano X Unknown – Overview Let’s take a look… Mid-cut means not quite high top. For comparison’s sake, here they are side by side with the NOBULL High Top Trainer – a shoe we tested recently. The shoe is mid-cut, but surprisingly light-weight at the same time. How do they do this? The upper is thin – very, very thin [Read more …]

Nike Metcon 7 - What I'd Like To See Concept Release Date
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Nike Metcon 7 – What I’d Like To See

What would you like to see Nike improve or change in the Nike Metcon 7? I’ve got some ideas – and that’s what we’re going to discuss in this article. First of all, let me say that we are probably 10-11 months from the next version of the Nike Metcon shoe, as I write this. I don’t have any knowledge of the Nike Metcon 7 Release Date – or even that there will be a Nike Metcon 7. But, I’m guessing there will be, as there has been an annual product launch every year since 2015 or so. The Nike Metcon shoe gets better and better every release – and in fact, I’ve declared the Nike Metcon 6 to be the best CrossFit shoe for 2020. While we wait for the next round of improvements, check out some of the latest styles: What the Nike Metcon 7 Ought To Be Here, in no particular order are my ideas. Some of these are new ideas, but many are just iterations or evolutions of what I’ve seen on these shoes – or [Read more …]