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Fringe Sport Pizza & Donut Bumper Set (10lb Pair) with an athlete 2
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Dad Bod Barbell Sale – Pizza and Donut Pair

It’s on. Fringe Sports Dad Bod Barbell sale features items such as the Pizza and Donut Pair. You are on a budget but also looking for quality and excellent equipment. You’ve come to the right place. Fringe Sport, the official supplier of the garage gym functional fitness movement, offers you the Dad Bod Barbell Sale. Take this opportunity to make your dream garage gym with quality but cheaper equipment in it. For a VERY LIMITED TIME : Pizza and Donut Pair – Overview Fringe Sport serves the lifter, the WODder, and everyone who wants to be better tomorrow. They deliver service, simplicity, speed, expertise, and value. People from Fringe Sport are also lifters who know what works and what does [Read more …]

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Reebok Nano X1 Versus Nike Metcon 6 Review
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Reebok Nano X1 Versus Nike Metcon 6 Review

Let’s compare the new Nano X1 Training Shoe from Reebok directly against the Nike Metcon 6. Our review pair has arrived and we’ve put them through our workout test – side by side with our trusty pair of Nike Metcon 6. Before we dive into the results, let’s review some of the styles that are available now: Let’s review what’s new and improved in this training shoe. Reebok Nano X1 Versus Nike Metcon 6 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 Nike [Read more …]

Nike Metcon 7 CrossFit Shoe Review (26)
Cross Training Shoes

Nike Metcon 7 CrossFit Shoe Review

Here’s our review of the Nike Metcon 7. Nike kept the mission of the shoe unchanged (heavy lifting) but made some big updates. Let’s find out what’s changed. For this review, we bought two different pairs of the new Nike Metcon 7 (or M7) – the regular edition, and the Mat Fraser Personal Edition. More importantly though – we put them through our tough testing process. How does this shoe stack up to other CrossFit shoes? How does it stack up to it’s predecessor (The Nike Metcon 6)? We’ll have full details below. Get the Nike Metcon 7 now, from Rogue Fitness: Nike Metcon 7 Review – The Bottom Line Here’s the bottom line, right up front. There’s no more [Read more …]

Manufactured to the same high standard as our Rogue Competition Plates, these KG bumpers feature an all-black, gloss-matte-gloss finish and a unique, color-coded rubber stripe that wraps around the full perimeter of each plate. That stripe, along with raised, color-coded lettering on the face of the plate, allows for quick visual weight identification from any direction or distance.
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Garage Gym – The Olympic Weight Plates

Let’s look at Olympic weight plates – cast iron plates and bumper plates. The most important item in your garage gym is an Olympic barbell that will meet the needs of your preferred training style. But a barbell with no Olympic weight plates isn’t a challenge for very long. In this article, we’ll review the Olympic weight plates you need: Looking for Black Friday deals on Olympic bumper plates? Check back here for all the great gym equipment deals like Hundo Pricing, and more. Black Friday is the best time of the year to buy bumper plates. The Olympic barbell uses weight plates with a 2.0-inch diameter hole in the center. Beyond that you can choose metal plates (iron or [Read more …]

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 …]

assault bike versus rower - which is better?
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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 …]

Rogue Color Kg Training 2.0 Plates - high quality bumper plates for training in the garage or home gym
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Why Do Olympic Weight Plates Have Colors?

The Olympic bumper plates used in competition weightlifting are colorful – and this is no accident. This isn’t just so they look nice – these colors serve a useful purpose. The colors allow someone to quickly and easily visually identify the amount of weight loaded on the bar. Who sets the standards for these colors? The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) sets the specifications and rules for the equipment used in all Olympic weightlifting competition. The International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) requires a similar color code. And this is where we get the weight plate color coding required by the IWF: Red = 25 kg (55.1 lbs) Blue = 20 kg (44 lbs) Yellow = 15 kg (33 lbs) Green = 10 [Read more …]