Nike Metcon 6 AMP - How is it different than the regular edition? Let's compare and contrast.
Cross Training Shoes

Nike Metcon 6 Differences

The Nike Metcon 6 is my favorite CrossFit shoe for the year 2021 – and now that it has been out for quite a while, there are lots of different versions and editions. That’s the difference between the Nike Metcon 6 and the Nike Metcon 6 AMP (or the FlyEase, or the Premium?) That’s what we’ll cover in this article – we will compare and contrast all the differences between the different versions of the Nike Metcon 6. What’s the real difference between the new and the regular edition Metcon 6? Nike came up with a real winner when they designed the Nike Metcon 6. Now in it’s sixth version – this all-purpose cross-training shoe will bring out the best [Read more …]

Reebok Nano X1 Men's Training Shoes quarter view pair
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Reebok Nano X1 Training Shoe Review

Let’s review the new Reebok Nano X1 Training Shoe from Reebok. Our review pair is on order, and they should be arriving any minute. While we wait, let’s take a tour of what will make this shoe be the next shoe for fitness. The highly anticipated Nano X1 from Reebok is finally unveiled! Ten years ago, Reebok introduced an entirely new idea for a sneaker, a Crossfit shoe. Ten years later, after meticulous study and development, Reebok has now come up with what it now calls “the official shoe of fitness.” Reebok designed Nano X1 to be the most supportive, comfortable, and versatile training shoe the brand has ever made. HIIT, weight lifting, gymnastics, plyometrics, aerobics, bodyweight exercises, and Olympic [Read more …]

Reebok Nano X DIfferences between versions
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Reebok Nano X Differences

Let’s look at all the different versions of the Reebok Nano X CrossFit Shoe from Reebok. This shoe has been out for a couple of months, and there are some different versions. Here’s an example, this is the Reebok Nano X Unknown. It’s a light-weight, mid-cut version of the Nano X. What’s the key differences between each version? That’s what we’re going to look at in-depth. Here’s all the different versions of the Reebok Nano X that we are going to compare and contrast in this article: Let’s compare and contrast – and find out all about the different versions of the Reebok Nano X. Reebok Nano X – Regular Edition Here’s the basic version of the Reebok Nano X. [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 …]

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 …]

How to watch the CrossFit Games 2020
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How to Watch the CrossFit Games 2020

Want to watch the CrossFit Games 2020? Here’s everything you need to know. You can watch all events live on YouTube or Facebook for free. Be sure to check also out Rogue’s Iron Game too – for all the best commentary. Today (Friday 10/23) is the first day of the final phase of the games: The events will be streamed live – when should you watch? Friday 10/23 Schedule of Events (broadcast schedule). 11:00 AM ET / 8:00 AM PT 2:30 PM ET / 11:30 AM PT 5:00 PM ET / 2:00 PM PT 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT CrossFit Games 2020 Workouts for Friday 10/23 There’s an incredible 5 workouts that the athletes will face today. This [Read more …]

Nike Metcon 6 Mat Fraser
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Nike Metcon 6 Mat Fraser Shoe Review

Where Can I Buy The Mat Fraser Metcon 6? As of today, Nike.com only has a few small sizes left in stock. Rogue, WIT Fitness, Box Basics, and Dick’s Sporting Goods all seem to have sold out. The regular edition shoe will be available 8/4, and the FlyEase version on 8/31. The Nike Metcon 6 Mat Fraser CrossFit shoe has been launched! This shoe has been delayed a bit due to the lockdown – but now it’s here – and we’ve got an exclusive in-depth look. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Metcon 6 Mat Fraser – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this hands-on review [Read more …]

Darn Tough Vertex Micro Crew Ultra-Light Cushion - Running Sock with Nano X Cross Trainer
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Best Athletic Sock for CrossFit

Let’s review the best athletic sock for CrossFit. A sock review? Yes, a sock review. Let me explain. I’m the guy that always bought cheap socks. You know, whatever was in the bargain bin at the front of the store – the 12 pack of paper-thin cotton socks for $20. But after I started buying (and testing) real athletic socks – I can’t bear to wear the cheap ones any longer. So ditch those Walmart socks (the ones that get a hole the 2nd time you wear them) and check out some of these better options for your workout: Let’s take a closer look. Athletic Sock Versus Running Sock – What’s the Difference? First of all, what is an athletic [Read more …]