CrossFit is a fitness program that includes elements such as running, weightlifting, high-intensity interval training, gymnastics and more. To be able to comfortably perform CrossFit workouts, choosing the right pair of shoes is pertinent to the program.
To be able to take your exercise to the next level, you need to put on a CrossFit shoe that is designed specifically for your training and workouts. Do you want to squat deeper, jump further, and climb higher – we are here to show you how!
Here are the top 6 best CrossFit shoes in which you can choose from.
Reebok Nano 8.0 – Since 2010, Reebok has forged the Nano through sweat, testing, re-designing and re-testing to create our most versatile and dependable cross fit shoe in the box. The Nano 8.0 was developed with insight from the cross fit community, and has been engineered for maximum comfort. The re-engineered flex weave upper provides breathability, stability, and durability, and the added cushioning in the forefoot help keep you comfortable.
Inov-8 F-Lite 235 V2 Cross-Trainer –The improved version of the pure, close to the ground, power training shoe- the acclaimed F-lite 235. The improved version is now even lighter and more durable with a snugger more secure fit than the original model. Built for the best performance in weightlifting, gymnastics, rope climbs, box jumps and burpees.
Merrell Bare Access Arc 4 Trail Running Shoe – The Merrell is a minimalist shoe ideal for running activities, and it comes with a zero heel. This makes it feel comfortable no matter the terrain you choose to run on. Designed specifically for your training and workouts the shoe’s hyperresponsive insoles give you the control you need. It’s full-foot connection and bonus cushioning work hard for you on this zero-drop running shoe.
Brooks Ghost 11 Running Shoe – It’s BioMoGo DNA and DNA LOFT cushioning works hand in hand together to provide a perfect balance of softness without compromising responsiveness and durability – it literally feels like as light as a feather! The Segmented Crash Pad is designed to adapt to each foot fall, so no matter how your foot lands, you’ll enjoy the smoothest ride possible.
Nike Free Metcon 2 Training Shoes – The Metcon 2 is the best shoe for weightlifting as it has a stable and flat sole that maximizes the transmission of energy from the ground consequently allowing you to lift weights without sliding. The Flywire technology that makes your feet fit perfectly, and therefore you feel more comfortable in them while doing your CrossFit workouts. The dual density foam found in the midsole offers a great deal of cushioning and support to your arches and heels thus protecting you from any pain or damage to the shoe. We can go and on about all the goodness in this shoe!
NOBULL Training Shoes – Run, climb, slide, grind, lift…. these kicks have got you covered. It is designed to be lightweight, breathable and flexible protection that moves the way you do – like a ninja. The top of the shoe features a seamless one-piece construction of SuperFabric – an extremely durable, breathable and abrasion resistant material and it’s SuperFabric guard plates are applied on a highly flexible mesh base layer, creating a 360-degree shield from zombies, rope climbs, and excuses. All in all, this shoe is created with right blend of flexibility, traction and support you need.
March is the founder and owner of The Barbell Beauties which she started in 2015. She is from the Philippines and currently lives in beautiful Thailand with her American husband and daughter. She is an avid Crossfitter and has just started her journey into Muay Thai (kickboxing).