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Rogue Echo bike V3 - Black Friday Sale
Exercise Equipment

Rogue Fitness Black Friday 2023 Sale

Black November – Rogue’s biggest sale for the year is now on. Check out these great deals while they last during the Rogue Black Friday sale: Rogue Fitness Black Friday Sale Overview If you have your eye on fitness equipment – November is the time. The deals won’t get better, and the sale won’t cover more equipment than this time of year. Hundo Pricing Many of Rogue’s bumper plates and iron plates are on sale with Hundo Pricing. Here’s how it works -the more you buy – the bigger the discount. The more weight you purchase the cheaper the price per pound becomes. It’s that simple. What’s on sale? Here’s a sampling – but you should click here to see [Read more …]

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An omelette can be part of the ketogenic diet - it's low carb, high fat and protein content fits within the guidelines for ketosis
Diet & Nutrition

What is the Keto Diet?

What is the Ketogenic diet? It’s a high-fat, low-carb diet that sends your body into a state of ketosis, during which it primarily uses dietary fat and body fat for energy instead of glucose from carbs. Ketone bodies, which are the by-product of the metabolism of fat, rise to elevated levels in the blood. Ketosis is generally recognized to occur when ketone levels rise to 0.5 mmol/L or more. This can happen about 2 days after starting severe carb restrictions – which means eating less than 20-35 grams of carbs per day. However, it can take 4-6 weeks before the body is fully adapted to ketosis. Keto, as the ketogenic diet is known, is a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet that forces [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 Metcon 7 AMP Shoe Review 2
Cross Training Shoes

Nike Metcon 7 AMP Review

Nike recently dropped a hot new style of the M7 – we’ll review the Nike Metcon 7 AMP. The Nike Metcon 7 AMP is the gold standard for weight training and offers functional and creative changes from the previous version. It is a shoe for all-around training, CrossFit, and functional fitness. NOTE: The AMP line of shoes doesn’t really enhance performance over the regular Nike M7 – it’s just fancier looking. You’ll pay a little bit more for the premium look – but the style might be worth it. We’ll let you be the judge of that. Get it now – from Road Runner Sports OR Rogue: Let’s take a look. Nike Metcon 7 AMP – My Review First of [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 …]

How many calories does rucking burn?
Rucking

How Many Calories Does Rucking Burn?

How many calories does rucking burn? That’s a great question – you certainly know you are working harder when you walk for long distances with a heavily loaded backpack (rucksack) on your back. But, can we put some hard numbers to this? Yes, we can. Here’s results from testing I’m doing – measuring calorie burn (via heart rate monitoring) at a variety of distances, loads, and paces. Without further ado, here’s the results (Preliminary, more data will be added over the next 2-3 months): Ruck Weight Pace (mph) Calories burned/minute Calories burned/hour Calories burned/mile 0 (no ruck) 3.6 6.7 401 109 30 lb ruck plate + Rucker 3.0 3.0 6.2 373 123 30 lb ruck plate + Rucker 3.0 3.7 [Read more …]

Reebok Nano X2 Review - CrossFit Shoe 32
Cross Training Shoes

Reebok Nano X2 Review

We’ve got the brand new Reebok Nano X2 – and here’s our review. We’ll cover the Nano X2 review but also Nano X2 Versus Nano X1, and Nano X2 versus Nano X. Reeboking marketing tells us that the new Nano X2 is labeled as the “Official Shoe of You”. It is still the reliable shoe for various workouts known in the Nano series. It stays lightweight with a wide toe box and a comfortable foam midsole. But let’s see what changes and improvements Reebok has made to X2. Let’s find out if that is true. Get it now from Rogue, or Reebok, or Road Runner Sports: Let’s review this shoe. Reebok Nano X2 Review Firstly, let me state that they [Read more …]