Who should buy the Reebok RealFlex Train 4.0

Adaptability to various workouts is the main focus of the Reebok RealFlex Train 4.0. The new iteration builds on the success of its predecessor. It inherits the waffle-like construction of the outsole to provide the ultimate flexibility in multiple directions. It is a solid choice if:

  • You are looking for a lightweight shoe comfortable enough to be worn all day.
  • A budget-friendly but beautifully designed shoe is what you are after.

Reebok RealFlex Train 4.0 Logo

Updates to the Reebok RealFlex Train 4.0

  • Its SmoothFuse overlay made the shoe lighter than its predecessor yet still provides support for the lateral and medial sides.
  • More comfortable feel on the lace area.

Reebok RealFlex Train 4.0 SmoothFuse Overlays

Crack-resistant outsole

The outsole of this Reebok trainer is made of the injection molded EVA (IMEVA), a lightweight, cushioned, and responsive material that is resistant to cracking and hardening.

Reebok RealFlex Train 4.0 Outsole

The entirety of the bottom has strategically placed treads that are coated with carbon rubber to give powerful traction on diverse surfaces. The deep flex grooves are placed throughout the unit. They ensure that the natural flexibility of the foot is not hindered throughout the training session.

Adaptive cushioning

The midsole is formed to cradle the foot and offer more support during lateral movements. It is padded with an EVA sock-liner for adaptive cushioning and sweat absorption.

Reebok RealFlex Train 4.0 EVA sock-liner

It has a traditional heel-to-toe drop of 12 mm, accommodating those who have heel pain due to discomfort in the Achilles tendon, posterior tibial tendonitis, and plantar fasciitis.

Lightweight and flexible upper

The Reebok RealFlex Train 4.0 has a low-cut design that allows for more flexibility and freedom of motion during quick transitions.The upper is made of a hexagonal mesh for a sock-like fit.

Reebok RealFlex Train 4.0 Upper

The lightweight, synthetic SmoothFuse overlays on the midfoot are added for structure and support. The foot is locked down in place with the AdaptaLink lace lock system, an easy-to-adjust lacing system that gives a snug yet comfortable fit.

Facts / Specs

Drop: 12mm
Use: Workout / Gym / Cross-training
Width: Normal
Features: High drop
BRAND Brand: Reebok
Colorways: Black / White
SKUs: BS8168 / BS8172 / BS9147 / BS9977 / BS9980 / CN1165 / CN1168 / CN1169 / CN1171 / V68260

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Author
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 Bodybuilding.com, 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.