Facts

  • Use

    Workout

    Shoes with optimum cushioning, lateral support, and flexibility for daily workouts and studio sessions. See workout shoes

    CrossFit

    Versatile, low-profile shoes for constantly varied exercises including plyometrics, sprinting, weightlifting, and rope climbing. See CrossFit shoes

    Weightlifting

    Heavy-duty shoes with a wedge and an elevated heel that create a sturdy platform and promote ankle mobility. See weightlifting shoes

    Walking

    Shoes for daily wear that ensure a smooth walking gait cycle. Check out walking shoes

  • Arch support

    Neutral

    For people with normal pronation. Also provide support for high-arched feet with underpronation (excessive outward rolling of the foot). See neutral training shoes

    Stability

    For people with low-arched or flat feet and moderate overpronation (excessive inward rolling of the foot). See stability training shoes

    Motion control

    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.

  • Price
    $100
  • Weight
    Men: 8.5oz

    Weight

    Training footwear typically weighs between 200g and 300g per shoe to accommodate agile workouts. Minimalist trainers go as low as 150g, while weightlifting shoes can go as high as 500g.

  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 3mm
    Women: 3mm
  • Width
    Men: Normal
    Women: Normal
  • Release date
    Jul 2018
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91 / 100 based on 1 expert reviews

  • 91 / 100 | BarBend

    If you’re looking for a versatile and extremely light cross-training shoe, then this model could be a good bet.

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Updates to Reebok Speed TR Flexweave

  • The Reebok Speed TR Flexweave is a versatile trainer which is ready for a high-impact action. Be it a cardio session, a gym workout, a speed training, or a CrossFit WOD, the shoe is equipped to withstand it all.
  • The brand took the well-loved CrossFit Speed TR 2.0 trainer and refreshed it with the proprietary Flexweave upper material. It is comprised of soft fibers that are interlocked by strong figure-eight woven filaments. This textile is meant to be hard-wearing and supportive yet lightweight and flexible. The same material can be found in the upper unit of the renowned Reebok Nano 8 Flexweave.
  • The trainer has also ditched the synthetic overlays from the forefoot to let the Flexweave shine with its abrasion resistance. It also made the upper look cleaner.
  • The midsole and outsole units have been carried over from the original shoe without any alterations. The footwear also retains the low-cut design and the lace-up closure.

Reebok Speed TR Flexweave size and fit

The Reebok Speed TR Flexweave comes in both male and female sizing schemes. The men’s version is offered between US 7 and 14, while the women’s shoe ranges from US 5 to 11. Half sizes are also available for both genders. Widthwise, the shoe has a standard profile, D - Medium for men and B - Medium for women.

Outsole

The Speed TR Flexweave employs durable rubber with a jagged pattern. Its sharp, oblong lugs are placed at different angles in different sections of the outsole. The purpose of this design is to deliver grip no matter what course the foot takes.

The front portion of the rubber protrudes up, forming a protective layer for the toes. It prevents the wearer from getting hurt during exercises like burpees or when accidentally bumping into hard objects like gym equipment.

The larger sections in the midfoot part of the unit are covered in vertical lugs. They extend up to cover the midsole as well as part of the RopePro guard. This technology creates traction when the wearer climbs the rope and protects the sole from tearing and burning on the descent.

The MetaSplit flex grooves ensure the flexibility of the platform. It is a combination of deep, strategically-placed horizontal and vertical cuts which make the unit bend with the foot. The densest concentration of these flex grooves is found in the forefoot which has to be especially pliable for cross-training workouts.

Midsole

A soft EVA compound makes up the midsole of the Reebok Speed TR Flexweave. It is a responsive foam material which protects the foot against impact while helping it achieve an energized rebound.

The heel-to-toe differential in this model is 3 mm which makes the foot rest almost flat on the sole. Partnered with the low-profile midsole, this disposition helps the wearer feel more grounded and steady.

A lightweight yet sturdy TPU Kip Klip encases the back portion of the sole. Its purpose is to shield the heel against the abrasion caused by exercises like wall push-ups.

Upper

As the name suggests, the trainer utilizes one of the brand’s newly developed materials called the Flexweave to wrap the foot. It consists of two types of fiber, a soft one and a firm wire-like one. The firmer thread intertwines with the softer one with the help of a figure-eight weave. This technology forms a smooth textile which is meant to be lightweight and flexible yet supportive and hard-wearing.

The Flexweave is reinforced with synthetic overlays in the rearfoot and the eyestay as these areas are most subject to abrasion. An additional underlay is also placed in the toe area for extra comfort and protection.

The fit is regulated by a traditional lace-up closure. The lightly padded tongue and collar also make sure that the footwear is securely fixed on the wearer.


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