Nike Metcon 7 CrossFit Shoe Review (26)
Cross Training Shoes

Nike Metcon 7 CrossFit Shoe Review

Here’s our review of the Nike Metcon 7. Nike kept the mission of the shoe unchanged (heavy lifting) but made some big updates. Let’s find out what’s changed. For this review, we bought two different pairs of the new Nike Metcon 7 (or M7) – the regular edition, and the Mat Fraser Personal Edition. More importantly though – we put them through our tough testing process. How does this shoe stack up to other CrossFit shoes? How does it stack up to it’s predecessor (The Nike Metcon 6)? We’ll have full details below. Get the Nike Metcon 7 now, from Rogue Fitness: Nike Metcon 7 Review – The Bottom Line Here’s the bottom line, right up front. There’s no more [Read more …]

Pullups Murph Challenge
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What is the Murph Challenge?

What is the Murph Challenge? On Memorial Day 2021 thousands of people around the globe – including Soldiers, Marines, Sailors, Airmen, and more will be taking on the Murph Challenge. What is it? The Murph Challenge is a workout (in CrossFit terms a “Hero WOD”) honoring LT. Michael P. Murphy who was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions in Afghanistan in 2005. The workout includes a one-mile run, 100 pullups, 200 pushups, 300 squats and another one-mile run. Murph perfomed this workout regularly, which he nicknamed “body armor” – because he did the grueling workout wearing his plate carrier fully loaded with ISAPI plates. It was his way to ensure he was ready for the grueling [Read more …]

Nike React Metcon Turbo Training Shoe (21)
Cross Training Shoes

Nike React Metcon Turbo Review

Let’s review the brand new Nike React Metcon Turbo CrossFit shoe from Nike. It’s available now from Road Runner Sports, and others. This is Nike’s second swing at a cross-trainer that uses the React cushioning system – and it’s a big improvement over the original shoe. Not only that, but it gives the Nike Metcon 6 a run for its money. We’ll give you a complete tour in this review. Here’s some of the styles that are available now: Let’s take an in-depth look. Nike React Metcon Turbo Shoe Review – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Overall, I’m liking this shoe – it’s lighter than [Read more …]

Reebok Nano X1 Grit (30)
Cross Training Shoes

Reebok Nano X1 Versus Nano X Review

Let’s compare the new Nano X1 Training Shoe from Reebok directly against the Reebok Nano X. Our review pair has arrived and we’ve put them through our workout test – side by side with our trusty pairs of Reebok Nano X. Before we dive into the results, let’s review some of the shoes that are available now: Let’s compare these two cross training shoes for CrossFit. Reebok Nano X1 Versus Reebok Nano X Review – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: That’s some in action video of the Nano X1 – but let’s dive deeper into all of the details. Reebok Nano X1 Versus Reebok Nano [Read more …]

Reebok Nano X1 Versus Nike Metcon 6 Review
Cross Training Shoes

Reebok Nano X1 Versus Nike Metcon 6 Review

Let’s compare the new Nano X1 Training Shoe from Reebok directly against the Nike Metcon 6. Our review pair has arrived and we’ve put them through our workout test – side by side with our trusty pair of Nike Metcon 6. Before we dive into the results, let’s review some of the styles that are available now: Let’s review what’s new and improved in this training shoe. Reebok Nano X1 Versus Nike Metcon 6 Review – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: That’s some in action video of the Nano X1 – but let’s dive deeper into all of the details. Reebok Nano X1 Versus Nike [Read more …]

Rogue 50 Cal Challenge on Echo Bike 2
Exercise Equipment

How to Make the Echo Bike More Comfortable

Let’s review Echo Bike Add-ons – and find some way to make the Rogue Echo Bike more comfortable. The Rogue Echo Bike is a tough workout – it is an air bike, after all. Expect lung-searing intensity and burning quads like no other piece of equipment can deliver. But at the same time, let’s see where we can make things a little more pleasant. The Rogue Echo Bike mixes heavy-duty steel, accurate engineering, and comfortable customization to produce a durable, sturdier fan bike. It is created from the get-go with character and performance in mind with huge frames, high weight capacities, and belt drives. The handles on the bike weigh a big amount and are tougher to move than other [Read more …]

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 Training Shoe Review (8)
Cross Training Shoes

Reebok Nano X1 Training Shoe Review

Let’s review the new Reebok Nano X1 Training Shoe from Reebok. Our review pair has arrived and we’ve put them through our workout test. Let’s take a tour of what will make this shoe be the next shoe for fitness. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Let’s review what’s new and improved in this training shoe. Reebok Nano X1 Training Shoe – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Reebok Nano X1 Sizing I feel this shoe runs true to size. An 11 fits me perfectly – and this is my normal size in nearly every running shoe and cross trainer. [Read more …]

Concept2 BikeErg side view with user
Exercise Equipment

Concept2 BikeErg Versus Rogue Echo Bike

Let’s compare and contrast the BikeErg from Concept2 and the Rogue Echo Bike. Technically, they are both “bikes,” but what really are the differences between Concept2’s BikeErg and Rogue’s Echo Bike? This Echo Bike vs BikeErg. Here are some of the equipment we are going to look at: BikeErg or Echo Bike – Overview BikeErg and Echo Bike both give very distinct energy to the body, and with different energy comes a different transformation and different training outcomes for each. A well-rounder will get leg fatigue on the BikeErg and be out of breath on the Echo Bike. The Echo Bike utilizes both the upper and lower body, while the BikeErg is generally lower body. The Echo Bike ends in [Read more …]

GORUCK MACV-1 Boot Versus Altama OTB Maritime Boot Review
Rucking

GORUCK MACV-1 Boot Versus Altama OTB Maritime Assault Boot Review

Need boots that are made to get wet – and let you keep going afterward? Let’s put these two top contenders to the test – the GORUCK MACV-1 and the Altama OTB Maritime Assault Boot (Buy on Amazon). Here’s some of the products we used during this test: Let’s compare and contrast. This is GORUCK MACV-1 versus Altama OTB. First, let’s take an in-depth look at each. GORUCK MACV-1 Jungle Ruck Boot Overview We’ll start with the GORUCK MACV-1. I’ve had these for quite some time now, and these aren’t just one of my favorite pairs of boots – they are one of my favorite pair of shoes – period. There’s two heights of boot – 6″ and 8″. I [Read more …]