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Simple Side Pocket for GORUCK

Troubled by the lack of external pockets on your Rucker? Solve that challenge with the Simple Side Pocket from GORUCK. It works with the GR1, GR2 – anything with MOLLE – of course. GORUCK continues to make gear and accessories that make rucking easier. One of them is the Simple Side Pocket. It is an accessory that attaches to your GORUCK packs, such as your GR1, GR2, and other rucksacks, with at least three rows and two columns of webbing. This allows you to have easy access to your essentials while rucking. Simple Side Pocket – From GORUCK: Simple Side Pocket – Overview The Simple Side Pocket is the perfect solution to have quick and easy access to items you [Read more …]

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Concept2 BikeErg side view with user
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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 …]

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Best Rucking Accessories for GORUCK

Now that you’ve picked out your ideal GORUCK rucking backpack you should look at some rucking gear that helps you get the best packing and storage efficiency out of that GR1 or Rucker backpack. We’re going to review the best rucksack accessories for the GR1 – or any GORUCK bag. These choices have been vetted by rucking enthusiasts – so consider them the “best of the best”. Whether you are using a GR1, or other rucking backpack – all of these items are great aftermarket rucking gear. MOLLE Accessories We’re going to mention “MOLLE” a lot in this article. MOLLE, or Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment, is the military’s solution for versatile equipment loading and accessories. The most important feature of [Read more …]

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Nike Zoom Metcon Turbo 2 Review

Here’s the 2nd version of Nike’s Metcon Turbo shoe for CrossFit. We are going to review the Nike Zoom Metcon Turbo 2. The Nike Zoom Metcon Turbo is known for its stability, support, and cushioning for all kinds of gym exercises. Now it comes in a new version, and let’s see what’s more to love aside from its good looks. Get it now from Nike or Road Runner Sports: Nike Zoom Metcon Turbo 2 My Review Here it is – the new Nike Zoom Metcon Turbo 2. Let’s review this CrossFit shoe. Nike Zoom Metcon Turbo 2 – Overview Let’s see what Nike marketing has to say about this shoe. The Nike Zoom Metcon Turbo 2 has gone through deliberate [Read more …]

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Rucking

Backpacks for Rucking

Let’s talk about the best backpacks (rucksacks) for rucking. We’ll highlight the best products that look good, are functional, and tough as nails. As an example – here’s the GORUCK GR1 backpack. It is purpose designed for rucking. And by that, we mean rucking for fitness purposes. You might have seen the GORUCK rucksack in use at the first annual Rogue Invitational CrossFit sanctioned event. Here’s the rucksacks we’ll cover: We’ll also highlight some great rucking accessories that help you get the most out of your gear. When choosing the best backpack for rucking – you need to consider a few things: Function Form Durability Price Read on to find out why we think the GR1 is the best choice [Read more …]

Rucking - walking or hiking with a loaded backpack - it's simple and effective.
Rucking

What is Rucking?

Rucking is walking with a loaded backpack – and not just in the woods! “Ruck”, short for “rucksack”, is military slang for a backpack. This is a cheap, simple exercise that burns calories and builds aerobic endurance due to the added weight. Rucking Tips – The basics Grab a backpack. Load it with about 10% of your bodyweight (as a beginner). You can use bricks, dumbbells, weight plates, or anything else that will fit. Walk – the distance and pace is up to you. Also known as foot marching, ruck marching, but usually just plain “rucking” – it’s deceptively effective. It sounds simple, but it can burn up to two times the number of calories when compared to an unweighted [Read more …]

The RML-390C is the colored version of Rogue RML-390BT Power Rack. Like the standard model, this unit is manufactured in Columbus, Ohio, and updates a classic Westside power cage design with 3x3" 11 Gauge Steel in your choice of 10 custom Rogue semi gloss powdercoats. With an interior depth of 24" or 30", the RML-390C is an all-in-one power rack that can improve the efficiency of a small garage gym or major weight training center. With 0.625" hardware and Westside hole spacing, it also provides an appealing middle ground between the Rogue Monster and Rogue Infinity Series power racks. Easy to set-up and install out the box, this rack comes standard with a pair of Monster Lite J-cups, a pin/pipe safety set, four band pegs, and a 43" Fat/Skinny Pull-Up Bar.
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The Best Power Rack for Your Garage Gym

The foundation of the best garage gym or home gym is the power rack or squat rack. Why? Because it’s the best option for versatile and safe training with heavy weights. Shown here is the RML-390BT Rogue Monster Lite Power Rack (Rogue Fitness: ). It is an exceptionally well built product, and has all the essential features we look for in the best power rack for a garage gym. Got a garage? Then you’ve got space for a garage gym. The benefits of the garage gym are many: no crowds, no commute, no waiting for equipment. But, the downside is you’ve got to have the right equipment. You need versatile gear that will last for a lifetime. What is the [Read more …]