Best CrossFit Hand Grips - we look at the options.
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Buyer’s Guide to CrossFit Hand Grips

Your Complete Guide to Buying CrossFit Hand Grips CrossFit training is a rigorous and challenging workout. But, it can be hard on your hands – callouses and even “ripped” palms can be a side effect of too many pull-ups and bar exercises. In addition, many of the CrossFit exercises benefit from a safe and secure grip. Normal workout gloves can help, but they do not offer the level of control that you gain from CrossFit hand grips. Here will discuss why you need hand grips, what type of exercises they’re used for, and some features to help you get the right pair of grips for your needs. We’ll finish by comparing these nine CrossFit hand grips with some advantages and [Read more …]

A weightlifting belt being worn for a set of heavy barbell squats.
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Buyer’s Guide To Weightlifting Belts

Over the past few years, weightlifting belts have become increasingly popular among many strength trainees, in CrossFit and otherwise. However, you might wonder what these are and whether they can be beneficial for your workout. There are a few things that you might want to know about them before you decide to buy one. We’re going to provide an overview of the pros and cons of wearing a weight belt while you workout. We’re also going to highlight these weight belt products, so you can understand the different styles and features. What Is A Weightlifting Belt? A weightlifting belt is an aid for weight lifters when they’re lifting weights, as the name would suggest. There are a few notable reasons [Read more …]

Theragun G3PRO is a percussive therapy device to help with workout recovery
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Buyer’s Guide to Percussion Massage Devices for Athletes

Over the past few years, percussive therapy and self-myofascial release have become increasingly popular in the CrossFit world. Despite this, there are quite a significant number of people who might not know what these are. Alongside this, they might not know what kind of benefits that these might offer. If you’ve ever had bad muscle pains and overall aches after a workout, then percussive therapy could be helpful for you. To figure out if it’s something that you might want or need, however, it’s first worth knowing about what they are and how they can be used. The potential benefits that they could provide should be more than enough for many people to be interested in a percussive therapy device. [Read more …]

Closeup of sleeve and knurl on boneyard bar
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Where to Buy Used Rogue Gym Equipment

Where can you find used Rogue Fitness gym equipment? Rogue Fitness makes some of the industry’s best gym equipment. Their innovative designs and high-quality manufacturing give you equipment that will last for decades. And a lot of it is made right here in the USA. But, that also means it carries a premium price. And it doesn’t go on sale very often. Black Friday/Cyber Monday is their only big sale of the year. So, the best way to get Rogue gear at a discount is to look for used Rogue equipment. But where can you do that? We have a few options for you, that we’ll discuss in depth here. Used Rogue Equipment on Facebook There are several groups on [Read more …]

Rep Fitness PR-4100 Folding Rack
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Best Folding Power Rack

In this article we’re going to review the best folding power rack. Why a folding power rack? This innovative gym equipment let’s you use your garage like a gym – or a garage – with ease. There are some interesting options that let you make the most of your floorspace – and still keep the car inside the garage. Here’s an example. Shown above is the PR-4100 Folding Squat Rack from Rep Fitness. It is an exceptionally well built product, and has all the essential features we look for in the best folding power rack for a garage gym. We’re going to look at these folding power racks from Rep Fitness, Rogue, and Force USA: Let’s talk about folding power [Read more …]

The Force USA MyRack folding power rack has a plethora of available attachments.
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MyRack Folding Power Rack from Force USA

We’re going to take a close look at an innovative new product from Force USA: the MyRack Folding Power Rack. Need a folding power rack? It’s a great idea. A folding power rack will let you lift heavy with stability – and more importantly, safety. With a folding power rack you’ll get space back in the garage – to use it for the things you normally use a garage for. Haven’t heard of Force USA? You will soon – they are an up and coming force in the gym equipment industry – providing innovate equipment at bargain prices. Let’s take a closer look. How a Folding Power Rack Works First of all, you might be wondering – how does this [Read more …]

Heavy snatch with a rogue olympic WL barbell
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Best Olympic Weightlifting Barbell

Let’s look at who makes the best Olympic weightlifting barbell. What’s an Olympic weightlifting barbell (also sometimes called an Oly bar)? It’s a tough barbell used for lifting big weights. But, more importantly it has the qualities you need for the Olympic lifts: the snatch, and clean and jerk. What exactly does that mean? That’s what we’ll explain next. First, let’s look at an example. Shown here is someone you might recognize (Rich Froning) using the Rogue Olympic WL Bar to perform a “snatch”. The snatch is one of the two lifts used in Olympic competition – but I’m betting you already know all about that. Here’s all the Olympic weightlifting barbells we are going to review in this article: [Read more …]

Fringe Sport Black Friday Sale 2019
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Cyber Monday Gym Equipment Deals

Cyber Monday Deals on Gym and Exercise Equipment have begun. We’re tracking all of the best sales right here (the star rating is judged based on the number of items on sale, the discount amounts, and other perks like shipping deals): VendorSales Rating (more stars is better) Rogue Fitness (Sale on NOW!) Rep Fitness (Sale on NOW!) Vulcan Strength (Sale on Now!) Get Rx’d (Sale on Now!) Force USA (Sale on Now- use discount code FAM5 for 5% off) Fringe Sport (Sale on NOW!) GORUCK (Sale on NOW!) Amazon (Coming Soon) American Barbell (Coming Soon) Cyber Monday is your LAST CHANCE to save big on gym equipment – not just because of the discounts and sales, but the shipping deals [Read more …]

Rogue 5 for 5 shipping during black friday is the best way to save big on gym equipment in 2019.
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Black Friday Exercise Equipment Deals

Black Friday Deals on Gym and Exercise Equipment have already begun. We’re tracking all of the best sales right here (the star rating is judged based on the number of items on sale, the discount amounts, and other perks like shipping deals): VendorSales Rating (more stars is better) Rogue Fitness (Sale on NOW!) Rep Fitness (Sale on NOW!) Vulcan Strength (Sale on Now!) Get Rx’d (Sale on Now!) Force USA (Sale on Now- use discount code FAM5 for 5% off) Fringe Sport (Sale on NOW!) GORUCK (Sale on NOW!) Amazon (Coming Soon) American Barbell (Coming Soon) Black Friday is the best time to buy gym equipment – not just because of the discounts and sales, but the shipping deals are [Read more …]

Rep Fitness Black Friday - Everything is on sale for Black Friday 2019.
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Rep Fitness Black Friday

Rep Fitness Black Friday 2019 The Rep Fitness Black Friday 2019 sale will be held from Monday 11/25 (9am Mountain time) through December 2nd (Cyber Monday). What will be on sale? Everything REP branded! That’s all the good stuff! That means that all of Rep’s best selling items are now available at a discount. Not familiar with their gym equipment? Take a look here – and plan your black friday purchases in advance. They WILL run out of stock on their best items (like the AB-5000 and AB-5200 benches) – at least that’s what I expect. The sale runs through Monday Dec 2nd (Cyber Monday). Shown here is the SR-4050 Squat Rack from Rep Fitness as an example. It is [Read more …]