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Exercise Equipment

Pumpkin Spice Bar from Fringe Sport

It’s that time of year – get your Pumpkin Spice Bar – from Fringe Sport (of course). Are you aiming for muscles and strength? Then the barbell is the key. Not only is it great for gaining strength and muscles, but it is also great for endurance work and in making significant gains. Performing compound exercises build the needed pressure and stress through various muscles and movement patterns. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Pumpkin Spice Bar – Overview The Pumpkin Spice Bar is born in the USA with American sourced steel. The story of the Pumpkin Spice Bar started when a local pumpkin farmer approached fringe Sport personnel with extra stock for the [Read more …]

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Reebok Nano X1 Grit (30)
Cross Training Shoes

Reebok Nano X1 Versus Nano X Review

Let’s compare the new Nano X1 Training Shoe from Reebok directly against the Reebok Nano X. Our review pair has arrived and we’ve put them through our workout test – side by side with our trusty pairs of Reebok Nano X. Before we dive into the results, let’s review some of the shoes that are available now: Let’s compare these two cross training shoes for CrossFit. Reebok Nano X1 Versus Reebok Nano X Review – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: That’s some in action video of the Nano X1 – but let’s dive deeper into all of the details. Reebok Nano X1 Versus Reebok Nano [Read more …]

assault bike versus rower - which is better?
Exercise

Assault Bike versus Rower – Which is Better?

Which is a better for functional fitness conditioning and metcon workouts; the assault bike or the indoor rower? The rower is a great piece of equipment – get a low-impact, full body workout – and it can be as intense (or not) as you desire. But, the assault bike (or air bike, or fan bike) is a great metcon workout too. We’re going to review the pros and cons of both of these pieces of equipment in this article. This is assault bike vs rower. Here’s some of the gear we’ll be highlighting during this discussion: No matter which you choose, Rogue Fitness has the best price – and selection. Air Bike Versus Rower – How They Are the Same [Read more …]

Concept2 BikeErg side view with user
Exercise Equipment

Concept2 BikeErg Versus Rogue Echo Bike

Let’s compare and contrast the BikeErg from Concept2 and the Rogue Echo Bike. Technically, they are both “bikes,” but what really are the differences between Concept2’s BikeErg and Rogue’s Echo Bike? This Echo Bike vs BikeErg. Here are some of the equipment we are going to look at: BikeErg or Echo Bike – Overview BikeErg and Echo Bike both give very distinct energy to the body, and with different energy comes a different transformation and different training outcomes for each. A well-rounder will get leg fatigue on the BikeErg and be out of breath on the Echo Bike. The Echo Bike utilizes both the upper and lower body, while the BikeErg is generally lower body. The Echo Bike ends in [Read more …]

Breakfast idea that is Paleo diet friendly
Diet & Nutrition

The Paleo Diet – Is It Right for You?

What is the Paleo Diet? Today we’re going to talk about the Paleo diet – a nutritional strategy (and lifestyle) that claims to leverage our body’s evolutionary eating adaptations for maximum health. The Paleo diet requires eating the foods our ancient ancestors ate and to avoid modern foods (and quantities) that aren’t compatible with our bodies. The core premise of the Paleo diet is that modern foods and diets have strayed too far from what our bodies and digestive systems have adapted to via tens of thousands of years of evolution. Further, its proponents believe modern foods and the associated mismatch with our real dietary needs is the biggest driving factor behind the modern “diseases of civilization”: Type 2 Diabetes [Read more …]

An air bike (also called an assault bike) workout in a CrossFit box.
Exercise

28 Awesome Assault Bike Workouts

Want an assault bike, echo bike, or air bike? Good luck finding one, it’s a hot item right now. Check out our list of in-stock fitness equipment pages to find one as soon as you can. The assault bike (also commonly called an air bike, or fan bike) is an awesome, calorie-burning workout. Why? Because it’s a total body effort – you push, pull, and pedal against resistance that gets more intense the more you go. The faster and harder you go, the more resistance there is. The assault bike has earned it’s nickname: Satan’s Tricycle The assault bike can be used for steady state cardio or super-efficient interval style workouts. In this article, we’ll bring you a round up [Read more …]

GORUCK MACV-1 Boot Versus Altama OTB Maritime Boot Review
Rucking

GORUCK MACV-1 Boot Versus Altama OTB Maritime Assault Boot Review

Need boots that are made to get wet – and let you keep going afterward? Let’s put these two top contenders to the test – the GORUCK MACV-1 and the Altama OTB Maritime Assault Boot (Buy on Amazon). Here’s some of the products we used during this test: Let’s compare and contrast. This is GORUCK MACV-1 versus Altama OTB. First, let’s take an in-depth look at each. GORUCK MACV-1 Jungle Ruck Boot Overview We’ll start with the GORUCK MACV-1. I’ve had these for quite some time now, and these aren’t just one of my favorite pairs of boots – they are one of my favorite pair of shoes – period. There’s two heights of boot – 6″ and 8″. I [Read more …]