Nimbus Capri Tights from Hylete - Great for CrossFit - in the gym
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Women’s Workout Leggings – Nimbus Capri from Hylete Review

Leggings are great for your CrossFit workout – they are light-weight, comfortable, and they don’t limit your range of motion – thanks to their flattering stretch. What’s a capri? Capris are cropped pants where the leg ends just above the ankle. They can help keep you cooler – and they are a trendy look right now. Just remember that they tend to “shorten” your legs – so they can be somewhat unflattering on the wrong physique. But having said all that – there are some excellent workout capris for your CrossFit workout – we’re going to take an in-depth look at the Nimbus Capri from Hylete. Hylete makes high-performance apparel for the gym and CrossFit WOD. Here’s the women’s workout capris we’ll be reviewing in this article: Nimbus Capri Workout Tights – Materials The Nimbus Capri tights are made from a a 90% Polyester / 10% Spandex blend. Synthetic materials like Polyester and Spandex are a necessity in performance wear – they are lighter, more breathable, and not as absorbent as cotton. They also dry much, much faster. Do you [Read more …]

Top view of the Nike Free x Metcon 2 Cross Trainer for Men in BLACK / BRIGHT CACTUS PURPLE / NEBULA / WHITE
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New Nike Free x Metcon 2 Men’s Cross Training Shoe Colorway – BLACK / BRIGHT CACTUS PURPLE / NEBULA / WHITE

There’s the Nike Free x Metcon 2 Men’s Cross Training shoe in BLACK / BRIGHT CACTUS PURPLE / NEBULA / WHITE. What is the Nike Free x Metcon 2? Nike has combined the key elements of the Nike Free running shoe line with the Metcon cross-training shoe. And this means the Nike Free X Metcon 2 is the best of both worlds for the dynamic athlete. The Free shoe line replicates the barefoot running experience – the deep siping and hexagonal foam blocks of the sole give flexibility along the length and width of the shoe. Let’s take a look. Shown: Black/Purple Nebula/White/Bright Cactus Style: AQ8306-035 Photo Credits Product photos in this article are property of Nike, Inc.

Side view of the Nike Metcon 5 Women's Cross Training Shoe - U Complete Me
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Nike Metcon 5 Women’s Cross Training Shoe for CrossFit – U Complete Me for Valentine’s Day

Now that the Nike Metcon 6 is out – the Metcon 5 is getting hard to find – but Rogue Fitness still has the Metcon 5 for sale. Just in time for Valentine’s Day – Nike is dropping another hot colorway of the Nike Metcon 5. This is a women’s shoe – and they are calling it the “U Complete Me” colorway or (Black/Pistachio Frost/White/Noble Red.) Let’s take a look. Shown: Black/Pistachio Frost/White/Noble Red Style: AO2982-066 Photo Credits The product photos in this article are property of Nike, Inc.

Closeup of the mesh upper on the Nike Metcon 5 Cross Trainer for 2020 - David vs Goliath
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New Nike Metcon 5 Cross Trainer Colorway – David versus Goliath

Now that the Nike Metcon 6 is out – the Metcon 5 is getting hard to find – but Rogue Fitness still has the Metcon 5 for sale. Soon, you’ll be able to order this interesting new colorway of the Nike Metcon 5. What is it called? This is the David vs Goliath edition (or Black/Purple Nebula/White/Bright Cactus.) Check out the cool print and design on that upper. That’s a breathable mesh with 3D haptic print deposited on top. Not only is it tough – but it gives Nike a canvas for unique and expressive designs. Where can you get it? Roadrunner sports has them: This is a limited edition – so you better grab these in your size, while you can. Let’s take a closer look. Shown: Black/Purple Nebula/White/Bright Cactus Style: AQ1189-035 Photo Credits Photos in this article are property of Nike, Inc.

Wall squat with the Hylete Motiv II Vent Workout Tights in Galaxy Plum
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Motiv II Workout Tights for CrossFit from Hylete Review

Need the best women’s workout tights for CrossFit? You should consider the Motiv II tights from Hylete. These are a fantastic option – and we’ll tell you (and show you) just why these are so great. Let’s take a closer look. Motiv II Workout Tights From Hylete – Material The Motiv II line are minimalist tights. This is all about breathable comfort – like a second skin. How does Hylete do it? By using a 83% Polyester and 17% Spandex blend. That’s a high proportion of spandex – and that’s what gives these such a luxurious stretchy fit. It’s a mild compression effect – that feels good but also has a slimming effect on your physique. They also dry quick – thanks to these synthetic materials. Motiv II Workout Tights From Hylete – Fit & Cut Let’s talk about these tights – how they fit and how the material is cut. All of these have a mid-rise waistband. That helps keep your tights from rolling down – and that means confidence as your tights stay put through even your toughest [Read more …]

Front as worn of the Hylete Fuse Short - Workout shorts for men in Heather Black/Black
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Men’s Workout Shorts – Fuse Shorts from Hylete

The Hylete Fuse workout shorts are some of the best men’s workout shorts for CrossFit. Why do we say that? Because we tested them – and we’re glad to say they hold up to our high standards. Hylete makes high-performance workout clothing for men and women. This isn’t cheap basketball shorts – these are active wear with well thought out features and materials. The Fuse short is just one of several items from their performance workout shorts line. These are shorts made for the functional fitness athlete. We’ll tell you (and show you) all the great performance and comfort enhancing features. Here’s the men’s CrossFit workout shorts we’ll be reviewing: Ok – that’s enough of an overview. Let’s take an in-depth look at we believe are some of the best workout shorts for CrossFit. Fuse 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. But these are a very sophisticated option. The styles (and colors) are conservative – so these are great [Read more …]

Kettlebell swing with the Hylete Vertex II men's workout shorts for the gym - black
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Men’s Workout Shorts – Vertex II Shorts from Hylete

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 …]

Run in the Hylete Helix II workout shorts for men - black
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Men’s Workout Shorts Review – Helix II Shorts from Hylete

Let’s look at some of the best men’s workout shorts for CrossFit and other HIIT training – the Hylete Helix II shorts. Hylete makes performance wear – and the Helix II is part of their performance apparel line. These are shorts made for active individuals. And we’ll tell you just how they do this. Here’s the products we’ll be reviewing. Ok, let’s take a close-up look. Helix II Workout Shorts for Men – Fit & Cut First of all, these are performance shorts designed specifically for workouts. What does that mean? It means generous cuts where you need freedom of movement. Squats, deadlifts, lunges, and other workout moves you may encounter in the CrossFit WOD (workout of the day) all require a lot of hip and knee flexion. Ever seen anyone try to do lunges in jeans? And you never will – because they are simply too restrictive. The Helix II shorts use wraparound paneling to provide extra room in the hips and thighs. These are board short inspired designs and those wraparound side panels give you a generous cut [Read more …]

KB Row with Hylete Verge II Workout Shorts for Men
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Men’s Workout Shorts Review – Verge II from Hylete

Let’s take a hands-on look at the Verge II workout shorts from Hylete. What’s it good for? Just about any sort of fitness training – think CrossFit style functional fitness, HIIT, weight lifting, and more. We think these are some of the best men’s workout shorts for CrossFit. Why do we like the Verge II? There are several reasons this pair of high quality workout shorts for men exceed our standards – that’s what we’ll review in this article. Here’s the products we’ll be looking at. Ok, let’s take a close look. Verge II Workout Shorts – Cut & Fit First of all, the number one important aspect of a workout short is the cut and fit. You need the right pair of shorts for the right activity – and they can’t be binding or restrictive. This holds especially for CrossFit and other functional fitness style workouts. The CrossFit WOD can require all kinds of stuff – lifting, jumping, running, climbing – and more. The Verge II workout short is cut for athletes – and that means it is generous [Read more …]