Salomon Mens X Ultra Mid 3 Aero Hiking Shoes
Rucking

Best Shoes For Rucking

GORUCK Black Friday Sales Coming Soon GORUCK’s Black Friday Sales usually span the whole week of Thanksgiving – and this year we expect the best deals yet – so check back often and we’ll have more details soon. GORUCK has the Black Suede MACV-1 boot on sale for only $99 – this is a closeout – one these are gone – they are GONE. What are the best shoes, boots, and trail running shoes for rucking? We’ll take a look at some options for rucking footwear in this article. We love rucking because it is so simple. It is easy to pick up and there is not a lot of equipment necessary. But it can be hard on your feet. [Read more …]

The Nike Free x Metcon Training Shoe combines the lightweight flexibility of Nike Free with the durability and stability of Nike Metcon shoes
Cross Training Shoes

Nike Free x Metcon – Cross Training Shoe

Nike Free x Metcon – Great Deals Now The Nike Free X Metcon 2 is here – and that means retailers are clearing out stock of the previous model. Find great deals on the Nike Free X Metcon shoe (2018) at Rogue Fitness.. Get your pair while supplies last! Nike Free x Metcon 2 – Coming Soon The next version of this shoe – the Nike Free x Metcon 2 is now available. What’s new? For the midsole strap, a larger, more durable TPU strap is used, and it is integrated with the laces. In fact, not only does it wrap the midfoot, but the heel as well – for providing a locked in feel and improved stability. The midsole [Read more …]

A microscopic view of a virus - does exercise negatively impact immune system function?
Aging & Health

How Does Exercise Impact Your Immune System?

How does vigorous exercise impact your immune system? In the past, it was believed that intense exercise will make you more susceptible to illness. But the results of a recent study seem to suggest the opposite. Published in the Frontiers in Immunology journal recently, this study hints that intense exercise in fact does not blunt the immune system’s effectiveness. Rather, it may improve immune system performance, and in any case does not appear to make your immune system less effective. This meta-analysis, which is a study of the results of numerous other studies, cannot prove this conjecture, but it does highlight strong evidence that appears to confirm the hypothesis. The authors take a fresh look at the measurable immune system [Read more …]

Rogue Color Kg Training 2.0 Plates - high quality bumper plates for training in the garage or home gym
Exercise Equipment

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 …]

Regular physical activity is associated with better health, fitness, and an increased lifespan
Aging & Health

Extend Your Lifespan More Than a Decade With These Healthy Habits

This week the journal Circulation published a new study that has found five healthy habits that can extend lifepsan up to 12 years for men, and 14 years for women, if these habits are adopted by age 50. What are these healthy habits? “Adherence to 5 low-risk lifestyle-related factors (never smoking, a healthy weight, regular physical activity, a healthy diet, and moderate alcohol consumption) could prolong life expectancy at age 50 years by 14.0 and 12.2 years for female and male US adults compared with individuals who adopted zero low-risk lifestyle factors.” The study reviewed the findings from two studies that occurred over a 34 year time frame, and included over 120,000 subjects. Let’s take a look at these healthy [Read more …]