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Exercise Equipment

Slam Balls

Let’s talk about Slam Balls. It sort of looks like a medicine ball – but these are much tougher – because they are made to SLAM. They’re almost the same, but one thing that distinguishes slam balls from medicine balls is they have thicker surfaces, making them perfect for high-impact throwing exercises. On the other hand, medicine balls have thinner rubber, leather, or plastic exteriors, so they are not advisable for extreme workouts. We’re going to provide an overview of several different models, from several different manufacturers. Here are some of the slam balls you can buy now: Slam Balls – Overview To use the slam balls for exercise, the first thing to do is hold the ball in both [Read more …]

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Exercise Equipment

Color Medicine Balls from Rogue

Rogue Fitness just dropped new Color Medicine Balls – let’s take a look. Medicine balls bring new quality and dimension to your training and are an exciting gear that aids in training athletes. These balls are also used for physical therapy or rehabilitation and can be used as an alternative for other kinds of training when safety or injury is a problem. Training with medicine balls enhances athletic strength and skills by copying the same moves demanded in the ring, field, or court. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Color Medicine Balls from Rogue – Overview To improve core strength, endurance, and explosiveness, many turn to medicine balls. They are great for presses, wall ball [Read more …]

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Exercise Equipment

Rogue Echo Bike is the Official Air Bike of CrossFit

The Rogue Echo Bike is now the official Air Bike of CrossFit! CrossFit LLC declared that the Rogue Echo Bike is now “The Official Air Bike of CrossFit.” It was the Assault AirBike from Assault Fitness that has the title for six years. The Echo Bike is an exclusive and extraordinary exercise bike whose features and built go beyond any other air bike you know. It may be on the high-end side, but this tank is designed with high-quality steel, created for stability, and will last for a very long time. Get yours now! From where? Rogue, of course: Rogue Echo Bike – Overview The Rogue Echo Bike is overbuilt and gives a rock-solid base for max output bursts while [Read more …]

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Exercise Equipment

Equipment for the Murph Challenge

Let’s look at equipment options for the Murph Challenge. The Murph Challenge is a Hero WOD in commemoration of Lt. Michael P. Murphy for his actions and sacrifice during the War in Afghanistan. The workout includes a one-mile run, 100 pull-ups, 200 pushups, 300 squats, and another one-mile run – all while wearing 20lbs of weight or body armor.

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Exercise Equipment

Plyo Boxes from Rep

Need a plyo box? Check out the options for Plyo Boxes from Rep. Training with plyo boxes makes you more athletic and levels up your speed and power. Plyo is short for plyometric exercises or jump training, which is a type of training that concentrates on increasing explosive power and targets your hamstrings, glutes, calves, quadriceps, and core. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Plyo Boxes from Rep – Overview Box jumps are a classic plyometric move where you jump from the floor up onto a high surface, like a box. They are a simple and practical addition to your training routine and can also promote and support various strength, conditioning, and movement exercises. [Read more …]

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Cross Training Shoes

New CrossFit Shoe Styles from Nike

Let’s look at the latest CrossFit Shoe styles from Nike. You’ve heard it many times: wearing the right and decent shoes for a particular workout is a must. It’s to avoid injury, prevent foot and ankle damage, and make your training a more enjoyable and convenient experience. And admit it, adding some pop of colors to your shoes gives you an extra push to crush that workout. With that, Nike has released new colorways for their CrossFit shoes. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: CrossFit Shoes – Overview CrossFit exercises involve and require different intense movements; that is why your shoes should endure all those movements and should live up to a huge extent [Read more …]

Nike Savaleos Weightlifting Shoe Review (21)
Cross Training Shoes

Nike Savaleos Versus Nike Romaleos

Let’s review Nike Weightlifting Shoes available in 2021. We’re going to compare the brand-new Savaleos to the Romaleos. Both are Oly weightlifting shoes. Both have a wide and stable base. Both have a strap. Both are known for their strength and stability. But what exactly makes the Nike Romaleos distinct from the Nike Savaleos? Keep on reading to learn and see what fits you better. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Let’s compare these two – head to head. Nike Savaleos Versus Romaleos 4 – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel and see both shoes side by side! Bottom line? [Read more …]

Nike Free Metcon 4 Shoe Review (11)
Cross Training Shoes

Nike Free Metcon 4 Review

Let’s review the Nike Free Metcon 4. The new Nike Free Metcon 4 comes to you with unshakable stability and a natural range of motion. Now you can do your training with such freedom and confidence while having that cool look from the ’90s. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Let’s take a look at this new shoe. Nike Free Metcon 4 – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Nike Free Metcon 4 – Overview Nike merged Free and Metcon to come up with the Nike Free Metcon 4. Nike Free is formed to the foot’s shape, making it like [Read more …]

Nike Savaleos Weightlifting Shoe Review (2)
Cross Training Shoes

Nike Savaleos Weightlifting Shoe Review

Let’s review the brand new Nike Savaleos weightlifting shoe. This is Nike’s newest weightlifting shoe – and only its second shoe since the Nike Romaleos 4 came out last year. How do the two compare? THat’s what we’ll talk about – and more. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Let’s take a look at this new shoe. Nike Savaleos – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel – and see it in action live: Bottom line? This shoe is a winner. It works for the intended purpose and it’s $80 cheaper than the Romaleos 4! Nike Savaleos Sizing Advice These shoes [Read more …]

Under Armour UA TriBase Reign 3 Training Shoe Review (25)
Cross Training Shoes

UA TriBase Reign 3 Training Shoe Review

Let’s review the new TriBase Reign 3 Training Shoe from Under Armour. The TriBase Reign 3 is the 3rd version of UA’s cross-training shoe. It is squarely pointed at the CrossFit demographic – it’s low-drop, very stable for heavy weight lifting, and has a rope climbing area – as just a few examples. But let’s figure out where this shoe has been improved and updated from the previous model – the TriBase Reign 2. Under Armour offers a broad category of shoes created for diverse sports, but it was only in 2018 that UA made cross-training shoes especially constructed for functional fitness athletes. I was excited when the TriBase Reign original first came out, and these shoes keep getting better [Read more …]