Best Crossfit Shoes for Women Reviews 2017
CrossFit is a combination of weightlifting, calisthenics, high-intensity interval training and more. CrossFit athletes often work ‘til they drop, such are the demands of the box. When it comes to footwear the 10 best CrossFit shoes for women fall into two categories: the good and the great. In this review we’ll focus on what we consider to be the top three CrossFit shoes available to women, then narrow things down to a best overall shoe.
Crossfit Shoe Reviews For Women:
Crossfit began some 15 years ago, CrossFit and has grown into an international fitness phenomenon with adherents who ply the edge of physical endurance and demand as much of their equipment as they do of themselves. No shoe survives for long in the box unless it displays incredible durability and versatility. So let’s get started with our top three.
Reebok’s newest Crossfit shoe, The Nano, features high performance, extreme comfort and long lasting durability. The Nano - already one of the best crossfit shoes women can buy - delivers the bite you need to handle ferocious maneuvers and the grip you’ll need to fly up the rope.
Distinguished by the aggressive cross-bracing on its exterior, the Nano is available in a dizzying array of color combinations sure to please the more fashion conscious CrossFit enthusiast. Features include:
Some of the features:
- 4mm drop heel to toe
- Duracage open weave upper
- RopePro exterior protective wrap
- Excellent shock absorption characteristics
The PUMA Women's Cell Riaze Cross-Training Shoe has been making a big splash since it's release not so long ago.
Reviewers on Amazon LOVE the comfort of this shoe. Some reviewers even going as far as saying they never knew running could be so enjoyable. This shoe is PUMA's answer to the Reebok Crossfit series that is so popular right now.
These shoes are definitely more affordable, and look great. However, there were complaints that those who find it most comfortable were those with narrow feet. If you are someone who has wider feet you may want to steer clear of these.
Some of the features:
- Extreme comfort, snug fit
- Tons of cushioning
- Durable / Heavy Duty
- Raised heel for optimal deadlift / squat form
- Perfect for narrow feet
- Edgy, modern design
The Asics Women’s Gel Fit Sana Cross training shoe is an extremely responsive lightweight trainer. It features a Flexible fit upper which makes it ideal for every type of CrossFit and Plyo move. This shoe is highly supportive through the midsole with extra support for exercises like rope climbing. The breathable upper also does a great job of wicking away moisture, ensuring that your feet stay cool and dry no matter how hard you work.
The Asics Women’s Gel Fit Sana Cross training has an enhanced rubber sole that provides excellent traction and foot security. It features a high abrasion AHAR+ outsole and low profile midsole for excellent on the job performance. This shoe also features a stretchable MONO SOCK fit system.
Some of the features:
- Flexi Fit Upper
- Enhanced rubber sole
- Low profile midsole
- No elevated heel
Our Favorite -
Best Women’s CrossFit Shoes
Reebok CrossFit Nano 4.0
This is perhaps the closest contest we’ve had to determine a ‘best of’ shoe in any category. All three of these CrossFit shoes are first rate kit for your trials in the box and all are in a similar price range. With nearly everything else being even, our selection of the Reebok CrossFit Nano 4.0 came down to the incredible grip displayed by its combination of light weight, and build quality.
While you will pay a premium price for these, you can rest assured that these will last for a very long time.
The Reebok CrossFit Nano 4.0 is a great shoe that will enable you to push performance envelopes while staying safe and comfortable.
While the above review cites our choice for the three CrossFit shoes for women you may want to cast a wider net and that’s understandable. You certainly have an incredible variety of quality CrossFit shoes to pick from including the New Balance MX20V3 Minimus, Puma Bioweb Elite, Vibram Five Fingers Bikila and Onitsuka Tigers just to name a few. To learn more about our best CrossFit shoe for women - the Nike Free 5.0 - check out this video.
As we said at the beginning of our CrossFit shoes for women review any of the top 10 or so best womens CrossFit shoes are excellent examples of athletic footwear so chances are you’re not going to be disappointed regardless of which shoe you choose.