Exercising on an assaultbike
Exercise Equipment

Assault Fitness Black Friday Sale for 2021

Let’s take a look at Assault Fitness Black Friday Sale 2021. Assault Fitness is participating in the Black Friday sales this November. Their most significant sales of the year happen only on Black Friday, so it is important not to miss it, especially if you are a fan of their air bikes and rower. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Assault Fitness Black Friday Sale 2021 – Overview The rage is here again for the Black Friday Sale, and Assault Fitness is joining the trend. Assault Fitness has been a leader in producing equipment for the elite fitness world for more than 20 years. All Assault fitness pieces of equipment are intended to take [Read more …]

Air Bikes can be used for LISS - Low Intensity Steady State exercise, but HIIT is where they shine.
Aging & Health

Study: Is Too Much HIIT Training Detrimental?

A new research study[1] shows that extreme exercise training causes mitochondrial functional impairment and lowers glucose tolerance in healthy volunteers. The right amount of exercise training absolutely influences metabolic health through enhanced mitochondrial oxidative potential and increased glucose regulation and is also the preferred treatment in various metabolic complications. But too much of anything is not good, and it also applies in exercising. What was the Goal of the Research Study? Some studies show that intense blasts of exercise improve the number of mitochondria in our muscle cells, and more mitochondria provide better cellular and metabolic health. But there was also research where people did HIIT three times a week for six weeks, but there were no changes in their [Read more …]

Rogue AssaultBike Pro front
Exercise Equipment

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 50 Cal Challenge on Echo Bike 2
Exercise

Rogue 50 Cal Challenge

Think you can burn some calories fast on the Rogue Echo Bike? Rogue has just announced the 50 cal challenge. This first event of the inaugural Rogue Challenge will take place from Friday December 11th through Monday December 14th, 2020. What’s the challenge? Be the fastest to burn 50 calories on the Rogue Echo Bike. Who can enter? Anyone with access to a Rogue Echo Bike can give it a shot. (NOTE: It’s gotta be an Echo bike – no subs allowed!) Simply register at RogueFitness.com/challenges A $10 entry fee gets you into the competition – but $25 gets you entry as well as an official Rogue Challenge t-shirt. You’ll have to submit your time and a full video via [Read more …]

Best Air Bike Training Program
Exercise

Air Bike Training Programs

Got air bike? Stop flailing around with random workouts and pick an air bike training program. We’ll provide a round-up and overview of several of the best air bike training programs. Have one to contribute? Give us a shout in the comments. Here’s some your options: Air Bike Training Programs – Overview Looking for more variety in your workout? Check out our 28 awesome assault bike workouts. Otherwise, maybe you need a more structured training program. After all, incremental progression is the foundation of physical training. Check out these programs below. Year of the Engine – The Gains Lab I’ve been running “Year of the Engine” for 3 months now. And I like the results I’m getting. After many months [Read more …]

Schwinn Airdyne Pro Air Bike - Side View
Exercise Equipment

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 …]

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.
Exercise Equipment

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 …]

assault bike versus rower - which is better?
Exercise

Assault Bike versus Rower – Which is Better?

Which is a better for functional fitness conditioning and metcon workouts; the assault bike or the indoor rower? The rower is a great piece of equipment – get a low-impact, full body workout – and it can be as intense (or not) as you desire. But, the assault bike (or air bike, or fan bike) is a great metcon workout too. We’re going to review the pros and cons of both of these pieces of equipment in this article. This is assault bike vs rower. Here’s some of the gear we’ll be highlighting during this discussion: No matter which you choose, Rogue Fitness has the best price – and selection. Air Bike Versus Rower – How They Are the Same [Read more …]

Rogue Echo Bike - poolside
Exercise Equipment

Rogue Echo Bike Review

In this article we’re going to present our hands-on review of the Rogue Echo Bike. We believe the Rogue Echo bike is the best air bike option for anyone in the market for a new air bike in 2020. Why? That’s what we’ll talk about here. Here’s a preview of the gear we’re going to be covering in this review. Let’s take a closer look. Why a Fan Bike? First of all – let’s get this out of the way. A fan bike (or air bike, or “assault bike”) is a wicked metcon workout. This is NOT like riding a spin bike like the Peloton or Keiser – this is a whole different beast. “Brutal” is often used to describe [Read more …]

Rogue Fitness Echo Bike - The best assault bike for CrossFit and metcon workouts. "Overbuilt" is a good adjective to describe this contraption.
Exercise Equipment

Rogue Echo Bike Assembly

Let’s take a look at the simple assembly steps for the best air bike available right now: the Rogue Echo Bike from Rogue Fitness. Rogue Fitness entered the fan bike market recently with this model – and what they’ve built is one solid, smooth belt driven fan bike. How hard is to assemble this thing? It’s a piece of cake – there are actually only a handful of bolts, washers, and screws. The instructions are excellent – easy to follow, and complete. You can assemble the Rogue Echo bike in about 20 minutes, and it includes all the tools required. Rogue Echo Bike Packaging and Assembly This overview is meant to give you an idea of how easy it is [Read more …]