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GORUCK Ballistic Trainers

★★★★★
★★★★★
4.9
13 Reviews

GORUCK Ballistic Trainers

★★★★★
★★★★★
4.9
13 Reviews
$125.00
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Gear Specs

BrandGORUCK
Made In USANo
Shoe ColorBlack / Gum
Shoe TypeMen's
Product Description
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Product Description

To build their new Ballistic Trainers™, GORUCK took everything that works (and nothing that doesn't) about existing functional fitness shoes and combined it with the latest proven science on proper under-foot support. The result is one of the industry’s “most versatile and functional shoes for training in the real world,” according to head product developer Paul Litchfield (owner of more than 160 patents in his field).

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GORUCK Ballistic Trainers

To build their new Ballistic Trainers™, GORUCK took everything that works (and nothing that doesn't) about existing functional fitness shoes and combined it with the latest proven science on proper under-foot support. The result is one of the industry’s “most versatile and functional shoes for training in the real world,” according to head product developer Paul Litchfield (owner of more than 160 patents in his field).

The Ballistic Trainer’s 3X Support™ system is particularly innovative, delivering adaptable stability across all dynamic movements. The idea is simple: rather than having just one arch in your foot, you actually have three arches (the medial longitudinal, lateral longitudinal, and anterior transverse arch). And whether you’re sprinting, rucking, or weightlifting, you need support under all three of those arches to not only improve performance, but to help prevent common issues like plantar fasciitis and knee strain. The Ballistic Trainer offers this 3-tier support, as well as a scientifically selected 8mm heel-to-toe drop—a versatile happy medium that creates the best biomechanical advantage when lifting heavy loads (squat, clean, snatch) or moving more than 400 meters (running or rucking).

Each GORUCK Ballistic Trainer also includes a wide toebox for greater comfort, extra lace-lock eyelets to create a tighter heel lock, and GORUCK branding on the interior and tongue. You can check out all available sizes and additional colorways in the purchase area.


Gear Specs

Specifications

  • Men’s Training Shoes
  • Upper materials: Engineered Knit, 1680D CORDURA®
  • Gradient Density™ EVA Midsole
  • Triple Compound Rubber Outsole
  • Two inserts included - Custom High Density Insert & optional thinner insert
  • 8mm heel-to-toe drop
  • Weight (size 9): 0.675 lbs (10.8 ounces)
  • Lace-Lock eyelets
  • Built in Vietnam
  • Color: Black / Gum
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Upper - Dual Material Construction

A flexible, breathable warp knit covers the entire forefoot seamlessly, while the lace area, midfoot, and heel are built from two panels of Special Forces grade Ballistic nylon (1680D CORDURA®), offering protection on rope climbs with additional structure and stability in the midfoot and heel.

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Midsole - Gradient Density™ EVA

The well cushioned forefoot area is resilient and flexible with optimal rebound for running, jumping, or performing other explosive movements. When lifting or squatting, the firm heel keeps you grounded on a stable platform, with the 8mm heel-to-toe drop maintaining your center of gravity for a versatile mechanical advantage.

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Outsole - Triple Compound Rubber

A high-traction rubber in the forefoot increases grip in any environment; the shoe’s midfoot rubber is formulated from a rock climbing compound for the best abrasion resistance and long term durability (ideal for rope climbs); and the heel rubber is extra dense and tough, designed not to wear down after miles of running or rucking.

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Reviews

1 - 8 of 13 Reviews
K808
California
★★★★★
★★★★★
4 weeks ago
L lightweight and comfortable
I bought these to workout in and they are lightweight and comfortable but they need to be wider. Little tight on the foot.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Rallystar
Orange County, CA
★★★★★
★★★★★
April 9
Best Trainer
Just received these and I’m already super impressed. Just the right amount of heal to toe drop. Stable platform, and good construction. I have a wider foot but not wide enough for a wide shoe. Using these for general weightlifting and a bit of cardio before or after. Good for squats and deads and power and hang cleans. Haven’t done much Olympic lifts in these but they are going to be great. I’ve tried every Reebok and the Metcon and the NoBull. These are better. Lighter, better fit, more stable. Not clumsy at all. Going to get another pair ASAP
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
DSTBNC6
Dearborn,MI
★★★★★
★★★★★
Dec 2021
Worth the money
I have always used running shoes for working out, but theses are much more comfortable. The slightly lifted heel helps me a lot with lifting too.
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
millertj
Colorado
★★★★★
★★★★★
Oct 2021
Excellent Training Shoe
I've been wearing these for several months now. Around the same time I bought a pair of Nano X1s. I wear my GORUCKS 80% of the time when training (CrossFit). The X1s are better for running, but, for me, that's all.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
PhilYo
NC
★★★★★
★★★★★
Aug 2021
Pleasantly Surprised!
Great fit, supportive, and they function as described. One of the best things I believe they did in the design of these is the lack of branding! I truly hate having trash written all over my shoes, a giant swoosh, Crossfit logo, or brand name in bold. The subtle design of these is exactly what I was looking for. I ordered my regular Nike/Adidas size in these and they fit great. I am not sure how well these would be for loner distance running-- but for barbell/kettlebell work, hill sprints, short distance runs, complexes, plyometrics, rucking and basically anything else I feel just about anyone would be pleased with their performance.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Pron
★★★★★
★★★★★
Jul 2021
The perfect shoe!
A solid shoe. Could ask for anything better. Will always buy these going forward!
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Pedaler
dayton, oh
★★★★★
★★★★★
Jun 2021
Comfortable Shoe
I have a wide foot and look for shoes with a wide toe box. This shoe offers that and provides a firm foundation for lifting. It does that without feeling stiff. It also looks good enough to wear for work. For now i'm using it only for workouts. I would buy this shoe again.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Columbus, Ohio
★★★★★
★★★★★
May 2021
Great all in one shoe.
Go from a warm up run to squats without changing shoes. Perfect for my needs.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
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