The new Reebok Nano X1 Grit Training Shoe has arrived. This is the 11th version of Reebok’s Nano cross-training shoe. It’s no longer hyper-focused on CrossFit, but rather it is now a more well-rounded fitness shoe – the shoe of fitness is what Reebok is calling it. There’s two different uppers available – one that is knit and one that is “Grit” – meaning a tougher upper. We’re going to laser-focus in on the Grit version of the shoe in this review. Here’s some of the styles that are available now: Let’s take a look. Reebok Nano X1 Grit Training Shoe Review – Video from our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: The video above compares the shoe to the Nano X – its predecessor. Nano X1 Grit Sizing Looking for sizing advice? The Nano X1 runs true to size, with a nice, wide toe box that is nearly unchanged from the Nano X. Visually there’s a small difference because the outsole is wider in the X. I explain in-depth [Read more …]
The new Reebok Nano X1 Training Shoe has arrived. It’s available with two different uppers – one Knit and the other Grit. What’s the difference? That’s what we’re going to cover in this review. Here’s some of the styles that are available now: Let’s compare and contrast these two different options. Reebok Nano X1 Grit Versus Knit – Training Shoe Review – Video from our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Nano X1 Sizing Looking for sizing advice? The Nano X1 runs true to size, with a nice, wide toebox that is nearly unchanged from the Nano X. Visually there’s a small difference because the outsole is wider in the X. I explain in-depth in this video: There I recommend you order the same size as your Nano X – or whatever your normal shoe size is. Reebok Nano X1 Grit Versus Knit – Overview Reebok Nano X1 Grit Versus Knit – In Summary That’s our review of the differences in the two uppers of the Reebok Nano X1 Training [Read more …]
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 …]
The new special edition of Reebok’s CrossFit shoe – the Nano X Froning men’s training shoe is now available. This shoe joins the Nike Metcon 5 Mat Fraser edition as being a shoe specifically associated with a high-performing CrossFit athlete. This shoe has all the great features of the Nano X but it definitely has a crisp look to it. Here’s some of the places you can get the shoe (Note: We are an affiliate of these sellers) Nano X Froning – Video Review on YouTube Why read when you can watch? Here’s a hands-on look at the Reebok Nano X Froning – and a side-by-side comparison to a regular Nano X! The Nano X is an excellent cross training shoe – it was the runner-up in our Best CrossFit Shoes for 2021 review. Nano X Froning Training Shoe – Overview Who is Rich Froning Jr.? He is known as The Fittest Man in History – thanks to his many CrossFit games wins (and when he finished with individual competition his team Mayhem continues to crush competitions). These shoes were [Read more …]
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 has released a new colorway of the Nike React Metcon Cross Trainer for Men : Seaweed/Green Spark/Vintage Green. Ok, it’s technically style: BQ6044-323. But, no matter what you call it, we think it looks pretty slick. What’s the big benefit of the Nike React Metcon shoe? It’s right in the name – REACT. As in React foam cushioning – you know – Nike’s groundbreaking energy return foam cushioning system. That’s right – every footstep gives you energy back with React foam. But you’ll notice this is a Cross Trainer shoe. Unlike the Nike React running shoes there’s a lot less React foam. That’s because React foam is springy and bouncing – but it is not very tough. And Cross Trainers for the CrossFit WOD, Functional Fitness, and HIIT training need to be built like a tank. So in this shoe the React foam is in the drop-in midsole – which you can’t see – because it is inside the shoe. The outsole (the part that touches the ground, basically) is made from tough rubber – for maximum traction and [Read more …]
The Reebok Nano 9 is an excellent CrossFit shoe for the year 2020. And we fully expect that Reebok will launch the Reebok Nano 10 this year. But while we wait, Reebok is still churning out some great looking color combinations of this shoe. Shortly, they’ll have two new flavors of Red, White, and Blue. And there’s a unique style for men and women. The Women’s style is White / Radiant Red / Blue Blast (product code: FV5912) The Men’s style is White / Collegiate Navy / Primal Red (product code: FV5908) Let’s take a close look here – and we’ll tell you why these are such great CrossFit training shoes as we go. Reebok Nano 9 Red/White/Blue – Women’s CrossFit Training Shoe Reebok Nano 9 Red/White/Blue – Men’s CrossFit Training Shoe Photo Credits Photos in this article are property of Reebok, Inc.