American Barbell Rack Package with black barbells
Exercise Equipment

Racks from American Barbell

Let’s review Racks from American Barbell. A squat rack is a staple for any garage gym or any training center. A squat rack completes your exercise equipment in your home gym, and it gives you the capability to do power and strength training exercises. It provides the most secured and the simplest way to do squats and other powerlifting moves. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Racks from American Barbell – Overview American Barbell has over 40 years of experience in providing high-quality products to the commercial fitness industry. They make commercial dumbells, Olympic plates, bars, and squat racks that are extremely durable. They are trusted by big fitness centers like Planet Fitness, Gold’s [Read more …]

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 …]

Rogue P-5V Garage Pull-Up System in the ceiling

Rogue Cliffhanger Challenge

Rogue has finally announced the registration opening of the Cliffhanger Challenge! Are you ready for the second Challenge of the year? Do you have what it takes to compete in the Cliffhanger Challenge? You can find out more about the Rogue Cliffhanger Challenge. Can you hang from a pullup bar? Then you might be a contender! We’ll look at some of Rogue’s pullup bars and other equipment in this article. Here are some of the equipment we are going to look at: Rogue Cliffhanger Challenge – Overview The Cliffhanger Challenge will run from the 5th of March until the 8th of March 2021. The goal of this challenge is to test your grip and be the athlete with the longest [Read more …]

Under Armour UA TriBase Reign 3 Training Shoe Review (25)
Cross Training Shoes

UA TriBase Reign 3 Training Shoe Review

Let’s review the new TriBase Reign 3 Training Shoe from Under Armour. The TriBase Reign 3 is the 3rd version of UA’s cross-training shoe. It is squarely pointed at the CrossFit demographic – it’s low-drop, very stable for heavy weight lifting, and has a rope climbing area – as just a few examples. But let’s figure out where this shoe has been improved and updated from the previous model – the TriBase Reign 2. Under Armour offers a broad category of shoes created for diverse sports, but it was only in 2018 that UA made cross-training shoes especially constructed for functional fitness athletes. I was excited when the TriBase Reign original first came out, and these shoes keep getting better [Read more …]

Rogue Monster Cave quarter view
Exercise Equipment

The Monster Cave

Let’s look at the new Monster Cave from Rogue. Working out in your garage or home gym has many advantages. It gives you privacy, saves you money and time, keeps you safe, and prevents you from having contact with other people in this pandemic. But there’s also a downside to it. If you have plenty of gym equipment and accessories, there is also a possibility that they are taking most of your garage/space, and you can no longer maximize it. Seeing this dilemma, Rogue with Reflex Fitness (a Rogue subsidiary) created a complete integration of a power rack with modular storage and cable systems with the new Monster Cave. Here are some of the styles we are going to look [Read more …]