Many fitness trackers incorporate a heart rate monitor - this is a great way to utilize heart rate training

How To Get Started With Heart Rate Training

While cardiovascular exercise is crucial to physical fitness, “cardio” is a blanket term that could cover a wide range of exercises. Learn about heart rate training (HRT) for specialized workouts and results. What is Heart Rate Training? Heart Rate Training (or HRT) utilizes your heart rate to optimize intensity and help you to reach your specific fitness goals. While HRT can help you to understand different exercise intensities based on the way that they feel, not all is left up to intuition. HRT produces quantifiable progress by providing a measurement of your effort. Monitoring your heart rate during your workout can help you determine if you are taking it too easy, overtraining, or getting it just right. The frequency, duration, [Read more …]

The best pair of running shoes for you depends on what kind of running you do, and other things. Find out more.
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How to Pick the Best Pair of Running Shoes For You

With thousands of running shoes on the market, it can be overwhelming narrowing down to the one pair that will enhance your runs. To make the process easier, you want to take the time to learn about your running style and running shoes in general. With this information, it makes it easier to narrow down the best shoes for you so that you can try them on and purchase the perfect pair. Types of Running There are three primary types of running. Getting the facts about these and the best shoe features for your preferred running style makes the process of choosing the right shoe easier. Road running: This involves running in urban environments, such as on concrete sidewalks and [Read more …]

Running - a great outdoor fitness activity that is both simple and effective.

How To Get Started With Running for Fitness

You don’t have to be a marathoner to benefit from a run. Running and jogging can be done anywhere. The only equipment that you need is a pair of running shoes. We’re not suggesting that you stop going to the gym, but we do think that running for fitness provides benefits that you can’t get from strength training alone. What Are The Health Benefits Of Running For Fitness? Jogging is good for your health in a number of ways. One of the most persuasive reasons to run for fitness is that the exercise can help you live longer [1]. In a study that was published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, researchers looked at disability and mortality among adults who [Read more …]

The Rogue Echo Bike combines heavy-duty steel, precision engineering, and convenient customization to forge a stronger, sturdier fan bike.
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Guide to the Best Air Bikes for Fitness

What is an Air Bike? An air bike, also called a fan bike, is an upright, stationary bicycle for indoor fitness use. The Rogue Echo Bike is a popular model, and is shown here as an example. It is different than traditional stationary bikes in that it uses air resistance to provide a limitless range of work. When you pedal, you are moving a fan. The harder you pedal, the more air resistance is provided. An air bike also incorporates your upper-body through the use of push and pull handles. This turns something that is traditionally just a lower-body workout into a low-impact, total body workout. You pedal, push, and pull your way to a full body workout. What is [Read more …]

Fringe sport's Summer Swolestice sale will be July 16th - July 23rd, 2018 and will include some crazy steep discounts on great functional fitness equipment such as barbells, weights, and much, much more.
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Fringe Sport Sales and Discounts

When Does Fringe Sport Have Sales? Fringe Sport has two really big sales – Summer Swolestice and Black Friday. But they have promos and deals every day of the year. So, if you’ve missed the big sales, go ahead and check out their daily deals and discounts. Shop Fringe Sport Promos and Deals Now Fringe Sport Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 Fringe Sport always has a large sale for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. While we wait to find out what great deals they will have on offer for 2018, you can check out Fringe Sport’s best selling items. Shop Fringe Sport Best Selling Items Now Does Fringe Sport Offer a Military and Law Enforcement Discount? Yes, Fringe Sport [Read more …]

GORUCK GR1 rucksack in multicam color

GORUCK Sales – Christmas In July 2018

Event Discounts In celebration of the upcoming annual “Selection” event, GORUCK is now offering 40% off all GORUCK Events. Use discount code NOTSELECTION at checkout. Shop GORUCK Events Now GORUCK Price Increase In late August 2018 the founder of GORUCK announced that an across the board price increase of 20-30% was coming on September 1, 2018 – for all rucksacks and apparel. The price increase did take place after the Labor Day holiday. The GR1 backpack now costs $395. GORUCK still offers the Earned Service Discount (a 25% discount) for those eligible. This is their first price increase of the GR1 since it came out in 2010. The increase is to help offset the cost of labor – because the [Read more …]