Rogue Crash Cushion end with a plate
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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
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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 …]

Rogue HD Bar Jack full view smaller
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Rogue Deadlift Bar Jack Review

Let’s review the Deadlift Bar Jacks available from Rogue. What’s a deadlift bar jack? It’s a handy device that lets you quickly and easily prop up a barbell (even if heavily loaded) to add or remove plates. Rogue, the leading manufacturer in strength and conditioning equipment, has now come up with new Deadlift bar jack options to improve your training. Here’s some of the bar jacks we are going to look at: Let’s check these out. Rogue Deadlift Bar Jack – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: We got hands-on with the Rogue Deadlift Bar Jack because it’s a great option to help you get more [Read more …]

Rogue AssaultBike Pro front
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AssaultBike Pro Product Highlight

Assault Fitness, makers of the original “assault bike”, have recently launched a new version of this fabulous fitness tool – the AssaultBike Pro. To understand what’s new and improved with this bike – let’s review all the air bikes from AssaultBike. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Let’s compare all these models. Air Bikes from AssaultBike – Overview First, a quick word on air bikes. Combining the arm-pumping action of a cross-country ski machine with the leg-firming power of cycling across deliberate resistance, Assault bikes are in a calorie-burning league of their own. But, these can also be an effective tool for rehabilitation as it requires secure, controlled movement with zero impact. Assault bikes are [Read more …]

Rogue Bottle Opener - Christas Stocking Stuff Gift Idea for CrossFit
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Crossfit Stocking Stuffers – Holiday Gift Guide

Let’s review Crossfit Stocking Stuffers. Stocking stuffers are practical, small and affordable gifts that you can give to your family, friends and loved ones who are passionate about Crossfit or working out in general. This holiday gift guide will give you great gift ideas that will be enjoyed by fitness enthusiasts! Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: CrossFit Stocking Stuffers – Overview We have come to the happiest time of the year. Its time to hang and fill those stockings again and bring delight to our friends and loved ones. Receiving a stocking filled with goodies is always enjoyable no matter what age you’re at. Looking for items that are affordable and practical can be [Read more …]

Polar H10 Heart Rate Monitor
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Polar H10 Heart Rate Monitor Review

Recently I wanted to get into some heart rate training techniques and do some other work evaluating calorie burn. This is my review of the Polar H10 Chest Strap Heart Rate Monitor. Why a chest strap heart rate monitor (HRM)? These types of heart rate monitors are known to be the most accurate. Because it’s a chest strap, it isn’t impacted by movement (like a heart rate monitor you wear on your wrist or arm). Secondly, it operates by detecting the electrical signals of your heart – and this is a more consistent and accurate method than that used by wrist-mounted heart rate monitors (which use optical sensors.) Here’s some of the gear I used during this review. Polar H10 [Read more …]

Xebex Rower 3.0 Review
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Xebex Rower Review

Let’s review the features of the Xebex Rower line – including their latest model the Xebex Rower 3.0. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Xebex Rower – Overview These indoor rowing machines provide resistance from a flywheel. It uses air resistance – and this means the resistance can vary from minimal to a lot. Overall, rowing is excellent exercise. It uses all your major muscle groups – it’s a full body workout. It is also zero impact. There’s no repeated jarring shocks to your joints. Why pound the pavement relentlessly when you can glide instead? Xebex Rower 3.0 First of all, this is a rower that uses air resistance. There’s an ergometer. And when you [Read more …]

Pedal Straps for Rogue Echo Bike - Pedal 11
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Fyxation Pedal Straps for Rogue Echo Bike Review

Let’s review Fyxation Pedal Straps on the Rogue Echo Bike. Why pedal straps? You know you can PUSH on the pedals already – but pedal straps (like clips) let you PULL on the pedals too. Overall this can make for more efficient pedaling on the Rogue Echo Bike. And, let’s face it – if you are using the Echo bike as it’s intended you probably need all the help you can get. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Fyxation Pedal Straps on Rogue Echo Bike – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Here’s how to install: And here they are in [Read more …]

Xebex Air Bike
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Xebex Air Bike Buyer’s Guide

Let’s take a look at the line of Xebex Air Bikes. These affordable alternatives will give you the air bike or assault bike workout experience for a little bit less. But, there are several models. What are the key differences? That’s what we’re going to review in this article. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Xebex Air Bikes – Overview All these affordable air bike models share common features. They all have a big fan – that is driven by the pedals and handles. The beauty of the fan bike or air bike is that the faster you go – the more work it becomes. With an air bike, you pedal, push, and pull your [Read more …]

Air Bikes are in Short Supply Fitness Pandemic Lockdown Where to Buy
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Black Friday 2020 – Where To Buy Fitness Equipment During The Pandemic Lockdown

Where can you buy home gym equipment during the pandemic lock down? We’ve got the most comprehensive list of in-stock equipment pages from all the best vendors. What about Black Friday 2020? Don’t expect any massive sales – everyone is out of equipment due to the unprecedented demand. Here’s our recommendations for where you should be able to buy in stock fitness equipment for your home gym or garage gym (in no particular order) Who has fitness equipment in stock? It varies day by day – so bookmark these links and check every day. Read on to find out how each of these vendors is trying to make things better for you. Where To Buy Fitness Equipment During The Pandemic [Read more …]