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GORUCK Ballistic Trainers

★★★★★
★★★★★
4.6
11 Reviews

GORUCK Ballistic Trainers

★★★★★
★★★★★
4.6
11 Reviews
$125.00

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Gear Specs

BrandGORUCK
Made In USANo
Shoe ColorLunar Gray / Gum
Shoe TypeMen's
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
Lunar Gray / Gum

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: Lunar Gray / Gum
Fit Guide

GORUCK Ballistic Trainers

US Men's4.04.55.05.56.06.57.07.58.08.59.09.510.010.511.011.512.012.513.014.0
US Women's6.06.57.07.58.08.59.09.510.010.511.011.512.012.513.013.514.014.515.016.0
UK3.54.04.55.05.56.06.57.07.58.08.59.09.510.010.511.011.512.012.513.5
EU36.53737.5383939.5404141.54242.5434444.5454646.547.254849
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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 11 Reviews
JPops
★★★★★
★★★★★
August 24
Pictures don’t do these justice!
Bought these a few weeks ago, and can’t say enough good about them. Quality is very high, colorway looks better in person than the photo. Very comparable to my Nike Metcons at a cheaper price point.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguecanada.ca
Geoffrey L
Belgium
★★★★★
★★★★★
August 20
Perfect !
Really good product. I they will be available for a long time.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on rogueeurope.eu
rgguy
★★★★★
★★★★★
Oct 2021
Great all-around training shoe
I've been able to use these for months now, doing everything from cross training workouts to trail running. They are built well, comfortable and stable. Fit true to my size. My only dislike for the model I ordered (Lunar Gray) is that they look like "old man" shoes, like the kind you see grandpas walking the mall in. Couldn't tell from the website photos, lol.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Old Griz
Pittsburgh, PA
★★★★★
★★★★★
Jul 2021
Great shoe but...
Got these for my birthday - use them for hiking, kettlebells and walking my big dog - super - and would have given 5 stars BUT they are very narrow! Please get a version that is WIDE in the toe box - I've laced them to accommodate the width but not the same - and don't say buy a larger size - they are then too long. Otherwise, I love them!
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Old Griz
Pittsburgh, PA
★★★★★
★★★★★
Jul 2021
GREAT shoe but...
I was given the shoes for a birthday present. I use them for kettlebells, hiking, and walking the dog. GREAT shoes! Unfortunately, I can only give 4 stars because they are TOO NARROW! Why are these shoes made only for people with narrow feet?! PLEASE put in an option for WIDE. And don't say to size up - then they're too long.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Sugs
Columbus, OH
★★★★★
★★★★★
Jun 2021
Good support
Good support and style. Unfortunately, the left shoe squeaks while walking. The other one is quite as you would expect it to be. Usually not a problem in a loud gym, but annoying when wearing them out in public.
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Bindi2021
Broome, Western Australia
★★★★★
★★★★★
May 2021
Great shoe
I bought these shoes in black n’ gum and the fit and comfort was the best so I purchased another pair in grey. Great to push through in a workout, skipping, running, lifting all done with super comfort and support.
Yes, I recommend this product
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
Cheryl56
New Zealand
★★★★★
★★★★★
May 2021
Love this shoe!!!
As an avid crossfit sho owner I have tried most popular brands. Nike Metcon 2's were my favourite till I tried this. I liked the look of the shoe so took a gamble which paid off. They are stable for lifting, comfortable for running short distance and I can do all I need to in a WoD. I
Originally posted on roguefitness.com
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