The Rogue Echo Bike has ten fan blades - and they aren't small.
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Top 5 Ways Rogue Could Make the Echo Bike Even Better

The Rogue Echo Bike is the best air bike you can buy in 2020. Well, if you can find it in stock here in the year 2020 – they tend to sell out in 2 hours or less whenever Rogue gets some inventory in. We reviewed this bike originally way back in 2019. We liked nearly everything about it right from the get go – but after well over a year of extended use, I’ve come up with some improvements. (At least in my own mind.) Let’s review how Rogue Fitness can make the already excellent Echo Bike even more excellent. In case you haven’t seen it – here it is: This article is full of opinions, my opinions – [Read more …]

Schwinn Airdyne Pro Air Bike - Side View
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Rogue Echo Bike Versus Schwinn Airdyne Pro

Air bikes (sometimes called “assault bikes”) have become a hot item – a must have for your home or garage gym. Let’s compare two of the front runners of the pack – this is Rogue Echo Bike versus Schwinn Airdyne Pro (also sold as the AD7). Currently, both of these models are hard to find – but if you can find them in stock, which should you choose? That’s what we’ll review here. Here’s the two air bikes we’re going to compare: Rogue Echo Bike Versus Schwinn Airdyne Pro – Overview Let’s start by discussing some of the similarities. Both of these are premium air bikes. What do we consider essential for a premium air bike? They both have excellent [Read more …]

FB-5000 Wide Pad Bench - from Rep Fitness - View 2
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Rep Fitness FB-5000 Wide Pad Bench Product Highlight

Looking for a wide bench for your home or garage gym? You might want to take a look at the FB-5000 Wide Pad Competition Bench from Rep Fitness. This beefy, robust bench is a remarkable piece of equipment for the price you pay. In this article, we’re going to highlight the features of this competition class gym bench: FB-5000 Wide Pad Bench – YouTube Video Overview Rather watch than read? Check out this video on YouTube. Let’s take a look, courtesy of Rep Fitness: FB-5000 Wide Pad Bench – Why a Wide Pad? A serious competition and training bench needs a wide pad option – and Rep has it. A wide pad gives you better scapular positioning – and the [Read more …]

The Concept2 BikeErg is an interesting middle ground between a road bike and a fan bike. With a clutch for freewheeling, changeable seat and pedals, and a special damper to simulate gear changes, it's meant to be close to a road bike experience.
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Rogue Echo Bike Versus Concept 2 BikeErg

If you are looking into air bikes (“assault bikes”) you’ve probably also run across the Concept 2 BikeErg. The BikeErg is a different beast than an air bike like the Rogue Echo Bike. But, there are a lot of similarities too. How do you decide which is the right metcon training tool for your home or garage gym? That’s what we’ll review in this article – this is Rogue Echo Bike versus Concept 2 BikeErg. Here’s the gear we are going to be comparing: Echo Bike Versus BikeErg – Key Differences Right up front, let’s cover the key differences between these two bikes. Understand that the Rogue Echo Bike is an air bike (also somtimes called a “fan bike” or [Read more …]

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 …]