Salomon Mens X Ultra 3 Mid GTX Hiking Boot
Exercise

Best Shoes For Rucking

What is Rucking? Rucking is walking with a loaded backpack. It’s a cheap, simple exercise that burns calories and builds aerobic endurance due to the added weight on your back. Burn more calories than walking and with less impact than jogging. And you can do this anywhere you can walk – in an urban or rural setting. We love rucking because it’s so simple. Easy to pick up, and there is not a lot of equipment necessary. But it can be hard on your feet. Especially if you aren’t conditioned to walking long distances at a fast pace. In this article, we’ll give you some important tips and tricks to protect your feet. And we’ll highlight some products that can [Read more …]

GORUCK 30lb ruck plate going into a rucksack
Equipment

Ruck Plates – Weight Plates for Rucking

Let’s talk about ruck plates. What are they? They are the specially designed weight plates for rucking. We’ll highlight some great products that are both functional and helpful, but we’ll also talk about some other alternatives that are versatile in their own right. First of all, why do you even need ruck plates? Can’t you just use anything that’s heavy – like a dumbbell, a regular olympic plate, or a rock? Yes, you can. But there’s a lot of good reasons to have ruck plates if you are going to get serious about ruck training. First of all – odd sized objects take up too much room. There won’t be room for anything else in the pack, or the object [Read more …]

GORUCK GR1 21L ruck sack - in new Coyote Brown color - looks great and is backed by a lifetime guarantee
Equipment

Backpacks for Rucking

Let’s talk about the best backpacks (rucksacks) for rucking. We’ll highlight the best products that look good, are functional, and tough as nails. We’ll also highlight some great rucking accessories that help you get the most out of your gear. When choosing the best backpack for rucking – you need to consider a few things: Function Form Durability Price By the way, that super-sweet looking rucksack pictured above is the GORUCK GR1 in Coyote Brown – a top notch ruck and a great looking piece of gear. Remember, the first rule of GORUCK is: Always look cool. Read on to find out why we think the GR1 is the best choice for rucking – and for every day use. What [Read more …]

The GORUCK Bullet is a streamlined, 10L capacity dayruck - great for every day carry (EDC)
Lifestyle

GORUCK Sales – Christmas In July and Black Friday

GORUCK is a great company – they are the driving force behind rucking not just as exercise, but as a movement. Their equipment is rugged, durable, made in America, and a lot of it is backed by their legendary lifetime warranty. People want to know – when does GORUCK have sales? We’ll answer that question here. GORUCK Christmas in July Sale GORUCK has an annual sale in July, deemed the GORUCK Christmas in July sale. For 2017, there were some great deals, such as: Discounts on the Bullet Ruck and Rucker A new piece of gear: the GR3 – their biggest ruck yet at 45L capacity. It also had great pre-order discounts. Various discounts on apparel and other accessories What [Read more …]