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Exercise Equipment

Utility Seat for Rep Fitness Racks

Let’s take a look at the Utility Seat. The Utility Seat from Rep Fitness offers plenty of versatilty to your home gym. By just attaching it to different areas of your power rack like the crossmembers, uprights, Flip-Down Safeties, Spotter Arms, and ISO Arms, you can form various exercises, such as leg presses, step-ups, preacher curls, box jumps, donkey kicks, box squats, stone loading, or even use it as a spotter platform. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Utility Seat – Overview The Utility Seat is made with heavy-duty 11-gauge steel, weighing around 50 lbs with a capacity of 1,000 lbs. With the included alternate liner kits, it can fit 3×3”-post power racks with outside [Read more …]

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Cross Training Shoes

Nike Metcon 8 Preorder

Road Runner Sports now has the Nike Metcon 8 available for order – and shipping as of September 1st. After more than a year, the new addition to the Metcon family is finally here. Metcon 8 comes with some updates and improvements from its predecessors to tackle more workouts. Find out all about this great CrossFit shoe in our Nike Metcon 8 Review. Order these Men’s and Women’s styles of the Nike Metcon 8 from Road Runner Sports or Rogue Fitness NOW: Nike Metcon 8 Pre-Order – Overview The new Metcon 8 is locked and packed with the newest technology and is a must-have cross-trainer for the gym and even outside of the gym. New to Metcon 8 is the [Read more …]

Exercise Equipment

Tape for CrossFit Workouts

Let’s take a look at Tape for CrossFit Workouts. Sports and Fitness are continuously developing, and plenty of methods and products always come out to improve performance and preserve one’s health. The athletic tape is one of the fitness items that has stayed useful and effective ever since it came out. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Tape for CrossFit Workouts – Overview Whether you are a novice or a professional in the fitness world, athletic tapes can help you improve your performance and stay injury free. There are different kinds of athletic tapes, and all are beneficial in their own ways. One of them is the traditional tape which is used to prevent injury [Read more …]

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Cross Training Shoes

F-Lite 245 Cardio Training Shoe from inov-8

Here’s the F-Lite 245 Cardio Training Shoe from inov-8. The F-Lite 245 Cardio Training Shoe is an excellent option whether you want to push yourself to the next level in the gym or take your training on the pavement. Created for versatility and durability, this shoe is a high-performance training shoe with unmatched lightweight construction and can be used for various training activities, from weightlifting to cardio and everything in between. The F-Lite 245 – from inov-8 F-Lite 245 Cardio Training Shoe from inov-8 – Overview The F-Lite 245 is a versatile training shoe ideal for gym workouts and speed training sessions. This shoe combines performance and feather-light comfort and helps you push your limits to reach your fitness goals. [Read more …]

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Cross Training Shoes

Nike Metcon 8 Review

We’ll be reviewing the Nike Metcon 8 in this article. It’s here – the most anticipated CrossFit shoe launch every year is the Nike Metcon series. The Metcon series was introduced in 2015 and has since evolved to be one of the most sought-after series for cross-training shoes. Now in its eighth iteration, let’s see how it changed and improved from its predecessors. Where can you get the Nike Metcon 8? Check out the selection from Rogue Fitness: Let’s dive-in and take a look at this phenomenal cross training shoe. Nike Metcon 8 Review To be crystal clear – the term “Hyperlift” is now stricly marketing fluff. There is no shim included with these shoes. I think people will have [Read more …]

Body mass index
Aging & Health

Study Shows ‘Fat but fit’ is a Myth

A new research study[1] shows that the concept of being fat but healthy is not valid and that having excess body fat means you are still prone to heart diseases. According to previous studies, being physically fit could alleviate the harsh effects of having extra weight on heart health. However, a recent study shows that those who are overweight are still very susceptible to having an unhealthy heart. What was the Goal of the Research Study? The study aimed to prove that even when maintaining an active lifestyle, one can still be vulnerable to heart health issues if the excess body fat isn’t eliminated. It also focuses on clarifying that being fat and being fit are not mutually exclusive. Just [Read more …]

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Diet & Nutrition

The Paleo Diet – Is It Right for You?

What is the Paleo Diet? Today we’re going to talk about the Paleo diet – a nutritional strategy (and lifestyle) that claims to leverage our body’s evolutionary eating adaptations for maximum health. The Paleo diet requires eating the foods our ancient ancestors ate and to avoid modern foods (and quantities) that aren’t compatible with our bodies. The core premise of the Paleo diet is that modern foods and diets have strayed too far from what our bodies and digestive systems have adapted to via tens of thousands of years of evolution. Further, its proponents believe modern foods and the associated mismatch with our real dietary needs is the biggest driving factor behind the modern “diseases of civilization”: Type 2 Diabetes [Read more …]

Manufactured to the same high standard as our Rogue Competition Plates, these KG bumpers feature an all-black, gloss-matte-gloss finish and a unique, color-coded rubber stripe that wraps around the full perimeter of each plate. That stripe, along with raised, color-coded lettering on the face of the plate, allows for quick visual weight identification from any direction or distance.
Exercise Equipment

Garage Gym – The Olympic Weight Plates

Let’s look at Olympic weight plates – cast iron plates and bumper plates. The most important item in your garage gym is an Olympic barbell that will meet the needs of your preferred training style. But a barbell with no Olympic weight plates isn’t a challenge for very long. In this article, we’ll review the Olympic weight plates you need: Looking for Black Friday deals on Olympic bumper plates? Check back here for all the great gym equipment deals like Hundo Pricing, and more. Black Friday is the best time of the year to buy bumper plates. The Olympic barbell uses weight plates with a 2.0-inch diameter hole in the center. Beyond that you can choose metal plates (iron or [Read more …]