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Most vegetables are a low GI (Glycemic Index) food.
Aging & Health

Study: Five Servings of Fruits and Vegetables Per Day Reduces Risk of Death

A new research study released by the American Heart Association (AHA)[1] shows that five servings of fruits and vegetables are the number of servings you need to eat everyday to live the longest. According to the study, two of those five servings should be fruits, and the other three should be vegetables. “This amount likely offers the most benefit in terms of prevention of major chronic disease and is a relatively achievable intake for the general public,” said lead author Dr. Dong Wang, a nutritionist and epidemiologist at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. What was the Goal of the Research Study? However, there are variations in benefits depending on the fruits and vegetables you are [Read more …]

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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.
Exercise Equipment

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 …]

Reebok Nano X1 Training Shoe Review (8)
Cross Training Shoes

Reebok Nano X1 Training Shoe Review

Let’s review the new Reebok Nano X1 Training Shoe from Reebok. Our review pair has arrived and we’ve put them through our workout test. Let’s take a tour of what will make this shoe be the next shoe for fitness. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Let’s review what’s new and improved in this training shoe. Reebok Nano X1 Training Shoe – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Reebok Nano X1 Sizing I feel this shoe runs true to size. An 11 fits me perfectly – and this is my normal size in nearly every running shoe and cross trainer. [Read more …]

Nike Metcon 6 Camo - Side Quarter Right
Cross Training Shoes

Nike Metcon 6 Shoe Review

Here’s our review of the Nike Metcon 6 – the newest CrossFit style training shoe from Nike for 2020. What’s new with this shoe as compared to the Nike Metcon 5? Not that much – but that’s OK because the Nike Metcon 5 was really, really good. Read on to find out what the changes and improvements are. Spoiler alert: The Nike Metcon 6 was our top pick of the Best CrossFit Shoes for 2020. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Metcon 6 Shoe Review – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Nike Metcon 6 Shoe Review – Overview Let’s [Read more …]

Dumbbells are a required fitness tool for your home or garage gym - find out the best dumbbell options for your home gym
Exercise Equipment

Best Dumbbells For Your Home Gym

Let’s look at the best dumbbell choices for your home gym or garage gym. Dumbbells are a staple of every gym and fitness center worldwide. Because they work. These affordable and versatile fitness tools have been used in strength training since the beginning of time. But, before you splurge on purchasing a full set of dumbbells for your home gym, take a few moments to figure out what the best option will be for you. We’ll present a variety of options here to meet any budget (and available space.) Where to buy dumbbells online? We’re an affiliate of Rogue Fitness and Amazon. Affiliate sales help us to bring great information about health and fitness to you. We’ve reviewed all the [Read more …]

GORUCK Tribe Workout Program Review
Rucking

GORUCK Tribe Workout Program Review

Let’s review the new GORUCK Tribe workout program from GORUCK. Choosing the harder path is what GORUCK Tribe is committed to take. Tribe formally launches in January 2021, with the theme of the year, “Seek Pain”. Full cycles are four years in duration. By subscribing, you will receive a new patch each month – attainable only if you read the book, do the workout, and the ruck mileage. Where do you sign up? Direct at GORUCK of course: GORUCK Tribe – Overview Pain is inevitable, and when we overcome painful situations, we appreciate life even more, and we discover the strength we never thought we have. GORUCK Tribe is into seeking that strength hidden within us. The GORUCK Challenge started [Read more …]

Nike React Metcon Turbo Training Shoe (21)
Cross Training Shoes

Nike React Metcon Turbo Review

Let’s review the brand new Nike React Metcon Turbo CrossFit shoe from Nike. It’s available now from Road Runner Sports, and others. This is Nike’s second swing at a cross-trainer that uses the React cushioning system – and it’s a big improvement over the original shoe. Not only that, but it gives the Nike Metcon 6 a run for its money. We’ll give you a complete tour in this review. Here’s some of the styles that are available now: Let’s take an in-depth look. Nike React Metcon Turbo Shoe Review – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Overall, I’m liking this shoe – it’s lighter than [Read more …]