At fitbloggin, the Reebok reps were very generous and gave every particiapant a pair of crossfit shoes. I tried to love them, but my runners feets just could not get the groove of them. On Saturday of the conference, I offered them back to the rep and said that if she had any running shoes, I would be happy to buy those instead. She offered those to me in exchange. Since that day, I have been running in the ReebookOne Guide running shoe. They are pretty awesome. They have an excellent cushioning system in them that made me ditch my athletic insoles. It starts in the back, they call it cushion slide rebound and it really works.
Plus they are very cute and bright, just the way I like running shoes.
They are not available in many running stores here in NYC, but you can get them at Reebok ( of course) and at City Sports.
Now onto our second review from Chuck the Crossfit guy in the house.
The CrossFit Nano 3.0
I started CrossFit the middle of July and loved it. I am doing the 3 times a week plan, so I end up going around every other day. When I began, I would just wear my running shoes, which are fine and do not cause a problem. When looking around for information on CrossFit, I came across Reebok CrossFit apparel. They have CrossFit shoes. I had to have these, so, I searched and found a store that carried them. On my Sunday WOD (Workout of the Day), I wore them and they were amazing. One of the exercises was doing dead lifts. These shoes offered more support and stability, than a running shoe.
There is a great article about CrossFit and the person that started it in Inc Magazine. It talks about the philosophy behind CrossFit, how it started and where it’s going.