Rep Fitness Monolift Attachment full view squat back
Exercise Equipment

Rep Monolift Rack Attachment Product Highlight

Let’s review the new Monolift Attachment from Rep Fitness. Doing serious powerlifting? Then you might want a monolift. This brilliant attachment transforms your freestanding power rack into a monolift device. Why a monolift? This device holds the heavily loaded barbell for you – which means you don’t have to walk the weight out of the rack. This makes the lift safer, and you save some energy for more productive training. Is a monolift for your home or garage gym an extravagance? Not at these prices… Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Monolift Attachment – Overview Rep Fitness created these Monolift arms to swing easily and clear instantly so that you can ensure you can begin [Read more …]

Rep Fitness ISO Arms quarter view lift
Exercise Equipment

REP ISO Arms Product Highlight

Let’s review the new ISO Arms from Rep Fitness. The ISO stands for isolateral. ISO Arms give you more exercise options for your home gym or garage gym. It turns your power rack into a versatile strength training machine. Perhaps even better, these enable isolateral training – you can train each side of your body independently. That means you can bring up a lagging body part – and avoid training your strong side too much. Here are some of the options we are going to look at: ISO Arms – Overview What’s the Rep Fitness ISO Arm? It’s a set of two levers you can attach to your power rack. Each moves independently through 180 degrees of motion – and [Read more …]

Rep Fitness SR-4000 Squat Rack back view carrying barbell
Exercise Equipment

Rep Fitness SR-4000 Squat Rack Product Highlight

Let’s review the new SR-4000 Squat Rack from Rep Fitness. Want to get really strong? You need a squat rack or power rack. It’s really the only way to use super-heavy barbells for strength training – and heavy barbells are the best way to build strength. The squat rack is one of the more expensive gym equipment and can sometimes be intimidating because of its size. But once you know what a squat rack is and how to use it to its full capacity, it can become one of the essential equipment in your workout. It is intended to support weight when doing squat variations. Here are some of the models we are going to look at: SR-4000 Squat Rack [Read more …]

GORUCK Tribe Workout Program Review
Rucking

GORUCK Tribe Workout Program Review

Let’s review the new GORUCK Tribe workout program from GORUCK. Choosing the harder path is what GORUCK Tribe is committed to take. Tribe formally launches in January 2021, with the theme of the year, “Seek Pain”. Full cycles are four years in duration. By subscribing, you will receive a new patch each month – attainable only if you read the book, do the workout, and the ruck mileage. Where do you sign up? Direct at GORUCK of course: GORUCK Tribe – Overview Pain is inevitable, and when we overcome painful situations, we appreciate life even more, and we discover the strength we never thought we have. GORUCK Tribe is into seeking that strength hidden within us. The GORUCK Challenge started [Read more …]

Force USA Powerlifting Barbell end view
Exercise Equipment

Olympic Barbells from Force USA

Let’s review Olympic barbells from Force USA. The barbell is one of the most functional and essential items of equipment you will see in a home gym or commercial gym. Olympic barbells are intended for the two dangerous Olympic lifts – the snatch and clean and jerk. Olympic bars are usually smaller in diameter and more adaptable than power bars, and they stock more springy power used on the lifter’s behalf when performing heavy cleans. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Olympic Barbells from Force USA – Overview One of the biggest features of Olympic bars is their bearings. A reliable sleeve rotation from your bearings/bushings with a reasonable amount of bar whip for [Read more …]

Force USA G12 All In One Trainer full front right
Exercise Equipment

Functional Trainers from Force USA

Let’s examine all the Functional Trainers from Force USA. Functional trainers are the most efficient and versatile piece of fitness tools on the market. Aside from enabling you to work the most muscle groups in the widest variety of styles, they are also reliable to use for all age groups able of resistance training. It uses two cables and attachments, allowing you to perform directional movements of your preference. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Functional Trainers from Force USA – Overview There are no boundaries to what you can do with functional trainers. They allow you to do exercises for your legs, arms, chest, back, and shoulders. You can use it to do shoulder [Read more …]

Rogue Crash Cushion end with a plate
Exercise Equipment

Rogue Crash Cushion Product Highlight

Let’s review the new Rogue Crash Cushion from Rogue. Deadlifting, powerlifting, or weightlifting in your house or apartment, especially on higher floors, seems impossible or impolite because of the noise and the shake. You don’t want to disturb your neighborhood, but you don’t want to go through the hassle of driving to a gym. The answer to your problem is a Crash Cushion. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Let’s take a look. Rogue Crash Cushion – Overview You can now keep the peace with your family and neighbors with Crash Cushion, a new type of noise-dampening pad used when dropping the weights or performing different kinds of lifts. They are long-lasting and exceedingly lessen [Read more …]

Rep Fitness Drop Pad under a barbell pair
Exercise Equipment

Rep Drop Pad Product Highlight

Let’s review the new Rep Drop Pad from Rep Fitness. Weight training exercises are extremely noisy. If you are doing it in your house or apartment, especially at higher levels, you probably disturbed and annoyed your family and neighbors more than you ever know. Also, regularly dropping a loaded barbell will unquestionably take a toll on your bar, plates, and flooring. The simple solution to these problems is Drop Pads. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Let’s take a look. Rep Drop Pad – Overview Rep Drop Pad uses a high-density foam paired with exhaust vents for better retention, bounce reduction, and improve durability. No matter how high you drop the weights from, using Rep [Read more …]

Food you might eat when you are done intermittent fasting
Aging & Health

Research Study: Is Diet Associated with Long-Term Cognitive Trajectories?

A new research study[1] presents that particular dietary regimens may impact rates of mental deterioration. It appears that the foods we eat have a direct influence on our cognitive acuity in our later years. It is uncertain how long-term food consumption affects Fluid Intelligence among adults with or without a genetic history of Alzheimer’s Disease. Still, greater age-related Fluid Intelligence deterioration escalates the possibility of Alzheimer’s disease. What was the Goal of the Research Study? The study aims to monitor how the total diet is linked with long-term cognition among mid-to-late-life populations at-risk and not-at-risk for Alzheimer’s Disease. What were the Research Methods of the Study? Among 1,787 mid-to-late-aged adult UK Biobank participants, 10-year Fluid Intelligence trajectories were designed and [Read more …]

Rogue Brick Bag - great for adding weight to your ruck
Rucking

Rogue Brick Bag Review

Let’s review the new Brick Bag from Rogue. This mini sand bag is versatile and convenient for any sort of fitness use. Spoiler alert – you don’t fill this with bricks. So why the funny name? The original way to add weight to your rucksack (backpack) for fitness was to tape together 2 or 3 bricks. The Brick Bag is a better option though – It’s really a miniature sand bag. Fill it from 0 lbs to 10bs (or 0 to 20 lbs with the bigger version) – and you’ve got a pretty handy little sand bag. Even better, the integrated handle keeps it secure – and lets you use it like a dumbbell or kettlebell too! Here are some [Read more …]