Reebok Nano X1 Froning: An excellent all-rounder created alongside the Fittest Man on Earth

Bearing the reputation of two revered figures: the Nano series and Rich Froning Jr., the Nano X1 reflects these figures' stature via its performance, quality, and delivery. Sure, it has several cons, but so does everything else. 

It is a variation of the Reebok Nano X1, and it is a collaboration with the 4x "Fittest Man on Earth."

Who and what is it for?

The Reebok Nano X1 Froning is ideal for fitness enthusiasts looking for a versatile workout shoe. It is a blend between a cross-trainer and a lifting shoe, making it an excellent choice for individuals who like dipping their toes in every type of workout.

Reebok Nano X1 Froning vs. Nano X1

The Froning iteration has taken the midsole and outsole designs of the original Nano X1 and concentrated the updates up top. Is this shoe for you? Is the Reebok Nano X1 Froning a worthy upgrade?

Well, if you're a die-hard Rich Froning fan and it trumps everything, then the answer is yes! But truthfully, it all depends on your priorities.

Check out the updates below to find out if you need the update:

  • The upper now features a sock-like construction which can function as a slip-on once you find the perfect lacing fit.
  • It now has a roomier toe box to accommodate a broader range of foot shapes.
  • Bungee lace system for a fast and convenient tightening mechanism.
  • The Floatride Energy Foam is still applied for that responsive cushioning.


How Reebok Nano X1 Froning ranks compared to all other shoes
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Nicholas Rizzo
Nicholas Rizzo

Nick combines 10+ years of experience in the health and fitness industry and a background in the sciences in his role as the Fitness Research Director. During his competitive powerlifting years his PRs have him sitting in the top 2% of bench presses (395 lbs), top 3% of squats (485 lbs) and top 6% of deadlifts (515 lbs) for his weight and age. His work has been featured on, LiveStrong, Healthline, WebMD, WashingtonPost, and many more. Along the way, collaborating with industry leaders like Michael Yessis, Mark Rippetoe, Carlo Buzzichelli, Dave Tate, Ray Williams, and Joel Seedman.