Shoes with optimum cushioning, lateral support, and flexibility for daily workouts and studio sessions. See workout shoes
Versatile, low-profile shoes for constantly varied exercises including plyometrics, sprinting, weightlifting, and rope climbing. See CrossFit shoes
Shoes for daily wear that ensure a smooth walking gait cycle. Check out walking shoes
For people with normal pronation. Also provide support for high-arched feet with underpronation (excessive outward rolling of the foot). See neutral training shoes
For people with low-arched or flat feet and moderate overpronation (excessive inward rolling of the foot). See stability training shoes
Shoes feature stabilizing technologies for people with severe overpronation. See motion control training shoes
Good to know
Stability and motion control add-ons are uncommon for workout shoes and are never present in CrossFit or weightlifting footwear. They are mostly found in walking shoes where the gait is easier to correct.
WidthMen: Extra wide, Standard, WideWomen: Standard
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Updates to Nike Varsity Compete Trainer
- The Varsity Compete Trainer is an everyday workout shoe from Nike that is meant to support and move with the user during their strenuous workout sessions. It has a mesh upper that allows air to circulate throughout the foot chamber. It is also flexible and moves with the foot. Synthetic overlays are added to the high-wear heel and toe areas to reinforce the fabric and make it last longer.
- Webbing is sewn on the midfoot and works together with the lace-up closure to lock down the foot. It also enhances lateral support.
- It uses an EVA midsole to absorb shock, stabilize, and cushion the foot. It has a low-profile design that gives the wearer a better feel of the ground.
- The outsole is made of solid rubber for support and longevity. It extends up to the medial and lateral sides to guard the upper against abrasion. It is built to display a strong grip on a wide variety of surfaces with the rubber nubs on its outsole. They enhance traction, especially on the turf ground.
Nike Varsity Compete Trainer size and fit
The Nike Varsity Compete Trainer is designed to accommodate men’s feet. It follows standard US training shoe sizing, ranging from 6 to 15. The only width profile available is D - Medium.
The Varsity Compete Trainer has a bottom made of solid rubber that is meant to provide sturdiness while protecting the foot from the harsh elements of the ground. It wraps up to the medial and lateral sides to safeguard the upper. It is patterned aggressively all over with rubber nubs that amplify the traction on various types of surfaces, especially on the turf ground.
The trainer utilizes an EVA foam unit to cradle the foot. This material is shock-absorbent, cushiony, and supportive. It has a low-profile design that gives a close-to-the-ground feel, makeing the wearer feel stable.
The Nike Varsity Compete Trainer has a low-cut style to foster Compete ankle mobility that lets the user move unhindered. It employs mesh for the topmost part. It is a breathable material that permits air to pass through inside the foot chamber. It also has the flexibility to expand whenever it needs to during fast and challenging workouts.
Synthetic overlays are strategically placed on the high-wear areas. They serve as reinforcements that protect the fabric from rips.
The midfoot is wrapped in webbing. It works together with the traditional lace-up closure to lock the foot down. It is also meant to enhance lateral support.