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 G 300 Cross Training Shoe

Let’s take a look at the F-Lite G 300 Cross Training Shoe. The F-Lite G 300 is the ultimate training shoe for the most strenuous workouts. This shoe is perfect for athletes who enjoy cross-training and do lifting and running alternately. Workout lovers will also love this durable athletic shoe as they train, lift, run, and jump. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: F-Lite G 300 Cross Training Shoe – Overview If you demand performance and versatility in your shoes, the F-Lite G 300 combines power, comfort, and toughness to deliver what you need. Ideal for both weightlifting and cardio exercises, the shoe’s unique Meta-Flex technology enables excellent foot movement and provides stability and [Read more …]

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Exercise Equipment

Urethane Coated Iron Plates

Want plates that are going to look great forever? Check out Urethane Coated Iron Plates – cheaper than full urethane, but should look really good for a long time. Iron plates are made of almost pure iron that provides superior durability and precise weight measurements for a reasonably low cost. There are different plate coatings used in plates to make them durable, and one of the best coatings is urethane. Urethane coating is extremely impact-resistant and twice as durable as rubber coating. Rogue 12-Sided Urethane Grip Plate from Rogue: Urethane Coated Iron Plates – Overview Iron plates are the traditional weight plates most typically seen in non-specialized gyms. They are made by pouring molten iron into a circular mold or [Read more …]

Grip Strength - indicator of strength and fitness
Aging & Health

Grip strength is inversely associated with DNA methylation age acceleration

A new research study[2] shows that those with relatively weak handgrip strength showed signs of accelerated aging of their DNA. Grip strength is a reliable marker of general muscle quality and strength. Those with weak handgrip have genes that appear to be growing old faster than those with greater strength. What was the Goal of the Research Study? The goal of this study was to resolve whether grip strength was associated with measures of DNA methylation (DNAm) age acceleration. There is huge evidence linking muscular weakness, as defined by low grip strength, to a host of negative aging-related health results. Given these links, grip strength has been labeled a ‘biomarker of aging’, but the pathways connecting grip strength to negative [Read more …]

Water - always a great beverage choice
Aging & Health

Hydration – The Key To Living Longer and Healthier?

A new research study[1] suggests that well-hydrated adults may be healthier, less likely to develop chronic diseases like lung and heart disease and live longer than people who don’t get enough fluids. We all know that water is essential to all living things, especially to us humans, as it regulates body temperature, delivers oxygen throughout the body, flushes body waste, protects your spinal cord and other sensitive tissues, and many more. According to a study by the National Institutes of Health, drinking enough water is also associated with a lower risk of dying early or a lower risk of being biologically older than your chronological age. What was the Goal of the Research Study? Some people age faster than others; [Read more …]

Rep Fitness Dog Collar dog and kettlebells
Exercise Equipment

Rep Fitness Stocking Stuffers 2022 – Part II

Need more gift ideas? Here’s our overview of Rep Fitness Stocking Stuffers 2022 – Part II. Whether you are shopping for your family or friends, finding the perfect gift takes work. You give gifts to the same people year after year, and it gets harder and harder to come up with special gifts. With that, we list some gift ideas for your gym and fitness loved ones to help your shopping process a lot quicker. Rep has so many great ideas for small gifts this year – we had to make this a two-part article: Rep Fitness Stocking Stuffers 2022 – Part II – Overview Christmas is a happy and exciting season, but we also know that it can bring [Read more …]

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Cross Training Shoes

Reebok Lifter PR III Weightlifting Shoe

Let’s take a look at the Reebok Lifter PR III Weightlifting Shoe. Just as cross-training calls for crosstraining shoes, weightlifting also needs weightlifting shoes. They provide a reliable surface to help you balance and support heavy weights. The right weightlifting shoes will help improve your performance and reduce the risk of injury. If you’re doing heavy, compound lifts routinely, getting a pair of good Olympic weightlifting shoes is recommended. Here’s the new shoe – and some alternate options for you to consider: Reebok Lifter PR III Weightlifting Shoe – Overview Every part of Reebok’s Lifter PR was designed with personal records in mind, hence the name. The series is known for its U-FORM + Thermo TPU midfoot wrap that produces [Read more …]

GORUCK 24.7 Simple Pants - Midweight coyote brown back

24.7 Simple Pants – Midweight

What’s the big deal with the 24.7 Simple Pants – Midweight? These are GORUCK”s excellent simple pants – but with a heavier, less-revealing thickness of material. Pants matter. They should be versatile enough to be the best pants for traveling, commuting, rucking, and training. And if you are into extreme challenges and intense workouts, pants proven at thousands of GORUCK Events are what you need. Let’s cut right to the chase – how are these different when compared to the Light Simple Pants? The Midweight Simple Pants fabric is 187 GSM – Grams Per Square Meter. The regular (Light) Simple Pants are 125 GSM. That’s almost 50% more material. Why would they do this? The original Simple Pants are incredibly [Read more …]

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GORUCK Rucker 4 Review

The GORUCK Rucker is about to get tougher – let’s review the new Rucker 4 from GORUCK. This is the 4th generation of GORUCK’s Rucker backpack. The “Rucker” is made specifically for fitness training purposes. We’re going to focus on these features, and what is new and improved from the last version (the Rucker 3). The Rucker is the ultimate backpack as a fitness tool – and is a far better choice than the GR1 or Bullet for this purpose. And now it gets even better with this 4th version. Why? That’s what we’ll explain in this review. In this review of the Rucker 4 we’ll take a close up look at Rucker 4 Versus Rucker 3. Let’s find out [Read more …]

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Exercise Equipment

Best Black Friday Home Gym Equipment Sales 2021

NEW FOR 2022! Check out the best Black Friday gym equipment for 2022. Build the home gym or garage gym of your dreams with the Best Black Friday Gym Equipment Sales of 2021. Several fitness manufacturers join this year’s Black Friday Sale to give their customers an exclusive opportunity to purchase unique strength and conditioning equipment at a lower price. Black Friday is the best time of the year to purchase those items that you’ve been eyeing for a long time. They are ideal for your home garage or a commercial gym. Here’s the great deals available NOW – but for a limited time. Remember, this IS the best time of year to invest in home gym and garage gym [Read more …]