Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0

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Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 Review Facts

The CrossFit line of Reebok has been releasing shoes dedicated to training since 2011 when the current format of the CrossFit Open, Regionals and Games began. In their 5th version, the brand launched the Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 which really make the effort to incorporate the feedback from the top CrossFit athletes over the past years.

The Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 is a lightweight training shoe designed to last and to give you the best experience during your cross fit sessions. The shoes are very flexible and have very precise anatomical design, both features provide a sock-like feeling. The Reebok CrossFit 5.0 also is known to be one of the most attractive and stylish shoes from Reebok.

Pros
  • Designed to last
  • Great breathability
  • Amazing style
  • Wide toe box
Cons
  • doesnt have a very flexible tongue
  • the low drop from heel to toe may require getting used to if transitioning
Outsole
Outsole

Outsole

The outsole of the Reebok CrossFit 5.0 is designed to provide the best grip and slip, regardless of your training technique. The highly abrasive and extra resistant RopePro carbon rubber material used in the outsole makes the shoe extra durable. The asymmetrical design, one with moulded lines on the medial side, adds extra grip to withstand the most demanding CrossFit maneuvers. The raised lug brings prefect control and traction during lifting weight. The smooth lateral side helps you descend the ropes more efficient. You can rely on the outsole of the CrossFit 5.0 during the most demanding of the sessions.
Midsole
Midsole

Midsole

The polyurethane material of the NanoShell midsole from the Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 offer the elasticity of rubber and the toughness and durability of steel. The compressed model EVA midsole adds support during your cross fit sessions. The padding is effective and provides good support especially during box jumps, the shoes absorb the impacts very easily, the rebound compression foam midsole adds responsive cushion and a protective wrap for stability.
Upper
Upper

Upper

The remarkable upper construction, built with Kevlar, of the Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 proves the best durability you can have. The DuPont Kevlar infused mesh upper also give you good airflow. The lace loop built into the tongue keep the tongue in place all the time if used correctly. Reviews claim that the non existing padding in the tongue makes the shoes a bit uncomfortable to wear during creating cross fit activities.
Weight
Weight

Weight

The Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 shoes are not meant to be shoes for speed work, with an average weight of 9 oz for the men’s line, and 8 oz for the women’s line, the CrossFit Nano 5.0 will not help you running faster, but will make your feet more comfortable when doing your demanding cross fit sessions, specially if you climb on ropes. Have in mind that the weight is an average as it depends on the size of the shoe. The weight of the shoes has been reviewed as ideal when you use them for cross training, they do not cause feet fatigue.
Breathability
Breathability

Breathability

The DuPont Kevlar infused mesh upper from the Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0, will provide you great ventilation to your feet. Reviewers point out the good breathability of the shoe as one of the top qualities of the Nano 5.0. The mesh is good for dispelling heat and the compressed model EVA midsole also helps providing a great grip on your feet while keeping them fresh and cool.
Comfort
Comfort

Comfort

The Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 is designed to provide a lot of comfort, even when training in hard surfaces for a long period of time. The compressed model EVA technology, provides the ultimate combination of bounce back and cushioning properties while keeping the shoe light and extremely durable.

The polyurethane NanoShell was incorporated to provide protection and support during heavy lifts, making sure you get the best performance of the shoe while being sure you get the protection you need. Some reviewers have noticed that the shoe can be too wide, and while wearing socks with it, you can experience some friction and hot spots while running. Have in mind the Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 are not designed to run in them.
Style
Style

Style

Customers love the look of the Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0. The DuPont Kevlar infused mesh upper gives them a tough look that many customers have found excitingly attractive.The combination of colors will make you look amazing while you train. The great style and the outstanding design and comfort they provide, make them as well perfect to be on the top of the list of training shoes that you can wear as well every day during all your activities.
Durability
Durability

Durability

The high quality materials used to build the Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 make the shoe very resistant yet still light and flexible. They are comfortable and durable enough to provide you the best performance for a long while. The most outstanding feature of the CrossFit Nano 5.0 is the ultra resistant and highly durable DuPont Kevlar infused mesh upper.

You can treat the shoes the toughest possible way and they will take it through just fine. The elite-level abrasion protection from the Kevlar mesh upper give you the best durable performance even while climbing on ropes as part of your cross fit sessions. The polyurethane NanoShell also brings extra protection against midsole abrasion. These are highly durable shoes.
Protection
Protection

Protection

The protection provided by the Reebok CrossFit Nano5.0 is good. The technologies used in the midsole provide good support and protection from the impact on every movement you do during your WOD. The CrossFit Nano 5.0 incorporate a molded heel counter and footbed for a natural fit that helps secure the foot, making sure you get all the support you need to be protected from injuries from bad movements. The rebound compression foam midsole the shoes feature, provide a great responsiveness and cushion while bringing a protective wrap for better stability.
Responsiveness
Responsiveness

Responsiveness

The different technologies used in the design and production of the Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0, provide you the a good control while training indoors and outdoors. These shoes incorporate the RopePro carbon rubber, specially designed to give you the best responsiveness while doing your toughest rope climbs while cross fit training.

The shape of the shoe make of the shoe to fit your foot very precisely, enhancing the responsiveness of the shoe while training. As the shoes are designed to provide the best performance while cross fit training, the responsiveness of the Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 decreases when it comes to running. Reviews from customers make sure to let you know there are not the best shoes if you are looking for running shoes. On the other hand, for climbing ropes, the Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 perform amongst the top cross fit shoes in the market.
Support
Support

Support

If you are new to CrossFit training, you have to understand the basics of it. Cross fit comprises of constantly varied functional movements performed at high intensity. Cross fit is a very intense way of training, its workouts are based on functional movements, and those movements reflect the best aspects of gymnastics, weightlifting, running, rowing and more. The last aim of cross fit is to generate a broad, general and inclusive fitness to your life.

As cross fit is that intense you need the proper gear that can support that kind of activity. The Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 is a shoe designed for that kind of movements. They have a raised outsole lug pattern that increases the surface area and improves traction and grip, a MetaSplit expansion that grooves at the forefoot for optimum foot splay and better balance, and a rebound compression foam midsole that makes the shoes responsive and a protective generating better stability.
Terrain
Terrain

Terrain

The Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 are shoes that are not only efficient in gymnastics and cardio exercises, but also in heavy barbell lifting. There are not shoes for running. The reinforced Kevlar mesh upper and the RopePro carbon rubber make sure to provide you the best performance while doing rope climbing. The support and responsiveness are known to be really good for cross fit regular conditions. The breathability of the shoes is good, so the shoes will keep you cool and dry in any kind of conditions. You can use them indoors and outdoors.
Price
Price

Price

The Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 training shoes price start as low as $50 USD and goes up to $240 USD depending on the color and size, also if its for men or women. So, the average price would be around $140 USD for men, and $90 USD for women. Their price is a bit over the average, but you can be sure that you are getting good value for our money. Overall, the Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 are good shoes to consider when you are looking for cross fit shoes that bring you stability, that are super durable.
Traction
Traction

Traction

The raised outsole lug pattern of the Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0, was made to increase the surface area and improve the traction and grip while doing cross fit training. As the shoes were designed to have an outstanding performance for climbing, they incorporate the RopePro carbon rubber to withstand demanding CrossFit rope climbs.
Flexibility
Flexibility

Flexibility

The Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 shoes incorporate good cushioning and great protection technology while providing good flexibility, but are not the res flexible shoes according to the reviews. You can stay safe and comfortable during your toughest cross training session thanks to the versatility of these shoe, though.
Stability
Stability

Stability

The RopePro carbon rubber outsoles, the MetaSplit technology and the outstanding NanoShell midsole make the Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 very easy to adapt to your feet as well as to the terrain, especially if you find yourself climbing ropes as part of your cross fit session. You will experience great stability.
Drop
Drop

Drop

The drop of a shoe is the difference between the height of the heel and the height of the toe. The Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 training shoes have a 3 mm drop for both men and women lines. That specific drop is very useful to help you improve stability during any WOD.
Updates
Updates

Updates

The 5th generation of the CrossFit Nano features a reinforcement with DuPont Kevlar to be indestructible for every WOD (Workout Of the Day), the Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 was tougher and more stable, yet still lightweight. The raised outsole lug patterns allow a better surface area contact and improved traction while the RopePro carbon rubber withstand the most demanding CrossFit maneuvers. The shoes are almost flat, the 3mm toe to heel drop platform improves the stability during the most intense cross fit training.
Key Features
Key Features

Key Features

•DuPont™ Kevlar® infused mesh upper for support and protection

•CMEVA for better cushioning

•Polyurethane NanoShell for protection and support

•RopePro carbon rubber to withstand demanding CrossFit rope climbs

•MetaSplit expansion grooves at the forefoot

•Contoured heel counter

•Nano shell hard TPU midsole shell for medial/lateral support

•Anatomical design built for lifting and quick cuts
Bottom line
Bottom line

Bottom line

The Reebok Nano line has been one of cross fit trainers favorites since their release in 2011. The Reebok CrossFit Nano 5.0 bring the cross fit shoes to a new level when it comes to durability, style and performance, specially for rope climbing. The amazing DuPont Kevlar mesh upper bring extra durability to the shoes making them almost indestructible. The CMEVA midsole and the NanoShell technology bring good cushioning and good stability. The RopePro carbon rubber outsole, makes the shoe even more durable and makes it one of the best ones for rope climbing.

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