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Reebok Nano X2 TR Adventure Womens Training Shoes worn by an athlete
Cross Training Shoes

Nano X2 TR Adventure Training Shoes

Reebok has made an OUTDOOR version of their X2 cross trainer. Check out the new Nano X2 TR Adventure Training Shoes. Nano X2 is the Official Shoe of Fitness and is fitted for all kinds of training. You can take it to the gym for a new PR and beyond with all-day support. The Nano X2 was designed with an emphasis on durability and style and is ideal for people training in CrossFit and functional fitness. The shoe has many iterations, and a new one is coming to you soon to excite your workout! Get these now – from Reebok: Nano X2 TR Adventure Training Shoes – Overview The new Nano X2 TR has an outdoor vibe and different vibrant [Read more …]

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GORUCK MACV-1 Boot Versus Altama OTB Maritime Boot Review
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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 …]

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 …]

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 …]

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Cross Training Shoes

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 …]