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73 / 100 based on 2 expert reviews
...if you really wanted a shoe that’s a little bit more geared towards running, would I say go for the Grace’s...Alternatively, these shoes would probably make for a great HIIT or boot camp shoe. If you’re a guy looking into the Grace’s, I wouldn’t do it...as it’s not a unisex shoe.
These are great for pretty much any workout with the exception of running a distance over 800m.
Reebok has been the official CrossFit partner since 2010. The company has released numerous shoes and apparel for this community, but the CrossFit Grace is the first one designed specifically for female CrossFitters.
The outsole of the CrossFit Grace is made of a durable, high abrasion rubber. It features a multidirectional tread pattern to ensure traction for various movements.
There are flex grooves in the forefoot section of the sole. They are long, narrow depressions that serve to promote flexion of the foot.
Like most Reebok Crossfit trainers, the shoe employs the RopePro technology on the external midfoot section. It is a textured rubber that protects the shoe during rope climbing.
The compression-molded ethylene-vinyl acetate (CMEVA) makes up the midsole unit of the CrossFit Grace. It is a lightweight and durable foam that offers cushioning and shock-absorption.
The shoe also has a removable insole that adds a thin layer of cushion. It’s placed right above the main midsole foam.
A no-sew jacquard mesh fabric and polyester make up the upper of the CrossFit Grace. Jacquard is a type of fabric wherein patterns are created by the thread being woven intricately together and not embroidered on the fabric. Polyester is a synthetic resin which, when combined with other fibers, results in a strong material.
This training shoe has a cleatie-like construction. It encompasses the lower part of the leg in a secure embrace. The soft material that’s used for this design prevents skin irritation.
The round laces secure the tongue and foot in place. They cause the upper fabrics to tighten or loosen to suit the preference of the wearer.
The shoe has a low-cut design which gives the ankles more freedom to move.