The Do-Win Classic Lifter from Rogue Fitness - Good looks and performance in a weightlifting shoe.
Cross Training Shoes

Do-Win Classic Lifter from Rogue – Shoe Review

Let’s review the Do-Win Classic Lifter weightlifting shoe from Rogue Fitness. This is a traditionally styled lifter, using traditional materials like suede, mesh, and leather – no plastic here. It’s good looking (check out that heel crafted from layers of stacked leather – and it’s got a good price too. Here’s the shoes we’ll be looking at in this review: All right, let’s take a look. Do-Win Classic Lifter – Review on YouTube Why read when you can watch? Check out the Do-Win Classic Lifter review from our YouTube channel: This is a great, no-frills lifter. It made an appearance in our roundup of the best oly lifters for 2020. Do-Win Classic Lifter – Fit and Sizing How do these [Read more …]

Exercise

Gear Up For Rogue’s 2020 Invitational Online Qualifier – The “Q”

The 2020 Rogue Invitational will happen online June 13-14, 2020. Here’s the link to watch: https://www.roguefitness.com/invitational Live coverage will be streamed from 10am – 5pm Eastern on both days. The Online Qualifier (aka “the Q”) for Rogue’s 2020 Invitational CrossFit sanctioned comp is here! They are calling it “the Q” for short – because that’s quick and easy to say – and it sounds cool. How do you get in on this fun and maybe score an invite to the competition? Perform the workouts and submit your scores online. Need gear? We’re going to look at each workout and make some recommendations: 2020 Rogue Invitational Online Qualifier Workout #1 Workout #1 is : AMRAP 10min (As Many Rounds As Possible) [Read more …]

Closeup of sleeve and knurl on boneyard bar
Exercise Equipment

Where to Buy Used Rogue Gym Equipment

Where can you find used Rogue Fitness gym equipment? Rogue Fitness makes some of the industry’s best gym equipment. Their innovative designs and high-quality manufacturing give you equipment that will last for decades. And a lot of it is made right here in the USA. But, that also means it carries a premium price. And it doesn’t go on sale very often. Black Friday/Cyber Monday is their only big sale of the year. So, the best way to get Rogue gear at a discount is to look for used Rogue equipment. But where can you do that? We have a few options for you, that we’ll discuss in depth here. Used Rogue Equipment on Facebook There are several groups on [Read more …]

Fringe Sport Black Friday Sale 2019
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Cyber Monday Gym Equipment Deals

Cyber Monday Deals on Gym and Exercise Equipment have begun. We’re tracking all of the best sales right here (the star rating is judged based on the number of items on sale, the discount amounts, and other perks like shipping deals): VendorSales Rating (more stars is better) Rogue Fitness (Sale on NOW!) Rep Fitness (Sale on NOW!) Vulcan Strength (Sale on Now!) Get Rx’d (Sale on Now!) Force USA (Sale on Now- use discount code FAM5 for 5% off) Fringe Sport (Sale on NOW!) GORUCK (Sale on NOW!) Amazon (Coming Soon) American Barbell (Coming Soon) Cyber Monday is your LAST CHANCE to save big on gym equipment – not just because of the discounts and sales, but the shipping deals [Read more …]

Rogue MG-3 Knurled Multi-Grip/Swiss/Football Bar
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Multi-Grip Swiss Bars for Bench Press

In this review we’re going to look at the multi-grip swiss bar – also commonly called the football bar or the swiss bar. But, no matter what you call them – they all have the same benefits. The swiss bar gives you a variety of grip angles. This can have huge benefits for those with shoulder, elbow, or wrist issues. Pain when you bench press heavy? You should try the Swiss bar. These are great for all kinds of pressing and rowing movements. Bench press, incline press, rows, overhead press, curls, triceps extension – you can do all these with the versatile football bar. These are also great for targeting your triceps. Let’s get started. We’re going to show you [Read more …]

Rogue Echo Bike - poolside
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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 …]

The Rogue Boneyard Bar Review - Boneyard bars get a special custom endcap. All are made in the USA, by Rogue Fitness.
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Rogue Boneyard Bar Review

We’re going to talk about one of the best kept secrets in quality gym equipment: the Rogue Fitness Boneyard Bars. Let me tell you how I got a great Rogue Fitness bearing bar for weightlifting – at a $270 discount. First of all, what is a boneyard bar? Boneyard bars are seconds quality Olympic barbells manufactured by Rogue Fitness that have simple cosmetic issues. Consequently, these bars are brand new, made in the USA, function just fine, but are available at a sizable discount. Before you search on craigslist, reddit, or fb marketplace for months at a time for the right thing – why not get a great bar brand new right from the source? Sure, a used barbell for [Read more …]

2020 Rogue Invitational - includes an open online qualifier so that everyone can try and compete.
Exercise

2019 Rogue Invitational

Rogue Fitness is a huge supporter of CrossFit – their equipment is used every year at the CrossFit Games. And now, Rogue Fitness is running their own officially sanctioned event – the 2019 Rogue Invitational. The 2019 Rogue Invitational will be held on MAY 18 – 19, 2019 – in Columbus, Ohio. Individual and team competitors will be competing for $400,000 in prize money. The winners (male, female, and team) will earn a spot at the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games in Madison, WI. And what’s even better – EVERYONE can potentially qualify to compete… 2019 Rogue Invitational Tickets Want to watch in person? Tickets are on sale now: Buy 2019 Rogue Invitational Tickets. There are three tiers of tickets – [Read more …]

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

boneyard WL bar and a Rogue Ohio Cerakote bar - side by side
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Guide to the Rogue Cerakote Colors Olympic Barbells

Did you know that Rogue Olympic barbells are available with Cerakote – a thin-film ceramic coating that offers amazing durability, protection, and a choice of colors and patterns? Cerakote is also popular in the gun industry – because of the range of custom colors that can be used, but also because of the amazing durability of this thin-film coating. Here’s the barbells we are going to review in this article. Before you buy Need help understanding the lingo for Olympic barbells? Check out our barbell guide. Make sure you get the right barbell for the training you intend to do. Why Cerakote for a barbell?? Cerakote has a number of advantages over traditional coatings. Cerakote is resistant to wear, abrasion, [Read more …]