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.
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Garage Gym – The Olympic Weight Plates

Rogue Fitness has Used Competition Bumper Plates from the CrossFit Games for sale. This is your best chance to get very hiqh quality competition plates at a discount. 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 [Read more …]

High Blood Pressure, or Hypertension, is a long term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated.
Aging & Health

High Blood Pressure – What You Need to Know

High Blood Pressure, or Hypertension, is a long-term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated. Blood pressure is described by two different measurements – the systolic and diastolic pressures – which are the maximum and minimum pressures. Systolic is how much pressure your blood is exerting against your artery walls when the heart beats. Diastolic indicates how much pressure your blood is exerting against your artery walls while the heart is resting between beats. The units of measurement are typically millimeters of mercury, abbreviated as mmHg or mm Hg. High Blood Pressure is sometimes called the “silent killer” – because there can initially be no obvious symptoms. But when left untreated, the ongoing damage [Read more …]

A Rogue Olympic weightlifting barbell - loaded with Rogue training bumper plates
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Starting Your Own Garage Gym – The Olympic Barbell

American Barbell is having a big sale on blemished barbells – get a great barbell for a great price. Expect some minor cosmetic issues – but great savings too! We’re going to talk about what is probably the most essential piece of gear for a great garage gym – the Olympic weightlifting barbell. We’ll provide examples of Rogue barbells – because we think Rogue Fitness makes the best barbells for your home or garage gym (or your CrossFit box!) Here’s the barbells we’ll be reviewing. Be sure to read through to understand the specific strengths of each model. Rogue Olympic WL Bar 20kg men’s bearing bar – Made in the USA with 215K tensile strength steel. Needle bearings for ultimate [Read more …]

The RML-390C is the colored version of Rogue RML-390BT Power Rack. Like the standard model, this unit is manufactured in Columbus, Ohio, and updates a classic Westside power cage design with 3x3" 11 Gauge Steel in your choice of 10 custom Rogue semi gloss powdercoats. With an interior depth of 24" or 30", the RML-390C is an all-in-one power rack that can improve the efficiency of a small garage gym or major weight training center. With 0.625" hardware and Westside hole spacing, it also provides an appealing middle ground between the Rogue Monster and Rogue Infinity Series power racks. Easy to set-up and install out the box, this rack comes standard with a pair of Monster Lite J-cups, a pin/pipe safety set, four band pegs, and a 43" Fat/Skinny Pull-Up Bar.
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The Best Power Rack for Your Garage Gym

The foundation of the best garage gym or home gym is the power rack or squat rack. Why? Because it’s the best option for versatile and safe training with heavy weights. Shown here is the RML-390BT Rogue Monster Lite Power Rack (Rogue Fitness: ). It is an exceptionally well built product, and has all the essential features we look for in the best power rack for a garage gym. Got a garage? Then you’ve got space for a garage gym. The benefits of the garage gym are many: no crowds, no commute, no waiting for equipment. But, the downside is you’ve got to have the right equipment. You need versatile gear that will last for a lifetime. What is the [Read more …]

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Rogue Fitness – Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale 2019

Does Rogue Fitness have a Labor Day Sale? For 2018, Rogue Fitness did not have any special sale for the Labor Day holiday. Honestly, the next big sale is going to be the week of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Shop Rogue Fitness Equipment Hot Deals Now Does Rogue Fitness have a 4th of July Sale? For 2019, Rogue has some Red White and Blue themed products, but there aren’t discounts and deals as compared to normal pricing. You can use the link above to check out their Fourth of July themed items. Honestly, the next big sale is going to be the week of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Shop Rogue Fitness Equipment Hot Deals Now Does Rogue Fitness [Read more …]

Coffee beans spilling from a cup - What are the health benefits of coffee?
Diet & Nutrition

Health Benefits of Coffee

Coffee – What are the health benefits of coffee? You may have heard – study after study has shown that coffee has numerous health benefits. Why is that? There’s a lot of reasons – because coffee has a lot of good stuff in it, and we’ll go through them all here. For many of us (around 85%, given the latest surveys), this is good news – so grab that fresh cup of coffee and continue reading. You can rest assured we’re drinking coffee as we write this too. Coffee has caffeine that can improve your energy levels This shouldn’t be a shock to anyone – coffee contains caffeine. Caffeine is a chemical compound that acts as a stimulant to the [Read more …]

The speed bag is not just for boxers, it's a fun and intense fitness method
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Speed Bag Training for Health and Fitness

Hitting the speed bag is not just for boxers – it’s a fun workout Looking for a creative way to add some fun to your workout? Consider speed bag punching. Boxers are universally known as the hardest working, leanest, and most well conditioned athletes on the planet. That’s because facing an opponent in the ring for 12 rounds and dodging and delivering punches is extremely physically taxing. And boxing training prepares them for that. But boxing training isn’t just for aspiring boxers. The average health and fitness enthusiast can use basic boxing training techniques to add fun, creativity, and intensity into their workout routine. Today we’re going to discuss one of the boxer’s most important tools for timing and conditioning [Read more …]

An athlete workout out with a jump rope (or skipping rope). Jumping rope is a fierce calorie burning exercise that is fun, easy to do, and can be done almost anywhere. Great for weight loss.
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Jump Rope for Weight Loss and Fitness

Jumping or skipping rope is not just for kids and boxers – it’s a fun workout. Looking for a creative way to add some fun to your workout? Consider adding a staple of boxing training into your workout regimen – jumping rope (also known as skipping rope). Jumping rope to lose weight, burn fat, and get lean? It’s a great idea. Jumping rope is a fierce calorie burner. How many calories can you burn jumping rope? According to some studies as many as 370 calories in 30 minutes. We’re going to highlight a great product that can help you meet your fitness goals thanks to it’s calorie burning efficiency – the Crossrope Get Lean Jump Rope Set. How To Choose [Read more …]

Boxing Gloves - Used for Boxing Training
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Boxing Training For Health and Fitness

Boxing Training is Not Just A Hard Workout – It’s Fun Looking for a creative way to add some fun to your workout? Consider boxing training. Boxers are universally known as the hardest working, leanest, and most well conditioned athletes on the planet. That’s because facing an opponent in the ring for 12 rounds and dodging and delivering punches is extremely physically taxing. And boxing training prepares them for that. But boxing training isn’t just for aspiring boxers. The average health and fitness enthusiast can use basic boxing training techniques to add fun, creativity, and intensity into their workout routine. We’ll discuss the easiest ways to get started. These techniques can be scaled to any experience level. Basics of Boxing [Read more …]

Is Sitting the New Smoking? Sitting in front of the TV is not healthy
Aging & Health

Sitting – The New Smoking?

Dr. James Levine, the director of the Mayo Clinic at Arizona State University says that “Sitting is the new smoking“. Smoking, once a popular activity, was not recognized as the extreme health danger it was, until many years later. And now sitting may be in the same category. At first, this sounds ridiculous. But there’s a bevy of studies backing this statement up – and a possible logical explanation for why sitting for long duration is unhealthy. First, we’ll spoil some of the surprise – it’s not sitting in particular, but extreme sedentary habits that seem to be the risk factor. Secondly, it appears that being sedentary all day, then hitting the gym is not an effective solution. The extended [Read more …]