The new Risto Sports Trainer is another low profile, near zero-drop shoe designed for hardcore training programs such as CrossFit. The Trainers enter the market at a price below most other shoes that are marketed to the CrossFit crowd. In our review we will see how these shoes stack up to other brands such as Reebok and New Balance.
New for 2010 is the Rogue RIP weightlifting shoe, a true power lifting shoe featuring a low half inch heel and solid leather construction. The shoe was conceptualized and designed especially for those following the famous "Starting Strength" program created by Mr. Rippetoe.