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Squatmax-MD Belt Squat In-Depth Review

The Squatmax-MD Belt Squat utilizes free weight and a unique pin and guide rod system to allow for vertical squatting. After testing the Squatmax-MD and comparing it to a cable-based belt squat (the Rogue Rhino) and lever-arm belt squat (Titan Belt Squat, Pitshark, and Wenning Belt Squat) we can confidently …

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Rep Fitness Equalizer Iron Plates In-Depth Review

The Rep Fitness Equalizer Iron Plates are some of the best value weight plates currently available. Featuring a machined center hole, sandblasted and then machined surface, and symmetrical grip holes, these plates are a great value. If you're in the market for a good steel plate at a low price, …

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Prime RO-T8 Handles Family In-Depth Review

The Prime Fitness RO-T8 Handles and other attachments are some of the most engineered cable attachments ever created. After using the entire RO-T8 family over the course of 45 days, we can confidently give a high recommendation for anyone doing cable work. Not only are they incredibly versatile, but they …

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Starting Strength Online Coaching In-Depth Review

Starting Strength Online Coaching is an online coaching program that utilizes Mark Rippetoe's Starting Strength Book as a basis for its programming. After testing the programming over 90 days, I not only hit lifetime bests in every lift, I greatly enjoyed the entire experience. We highly recommend SSOC to any …

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Rep Fitness PowerSpeed Bar In-Depth Review

The Rep Fitness PowerSpeed Bar is a unique take on a powerlifting barbell that stops the knurling short to allow for “rapid re-centering” of the bar in a rack. Although overall, it's a good barbell, spec wise, we did not find the shortened knurling to be of a big benefit …

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Sorinex Glute Ham Roller In-Depth Review

After using the Sorinex Glute Ham Roller extensively over two months, we can confidently conclude that this is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment for the amount of space it takes up that's currently available. Not only is it incredibly versatile, but it's also extremely space efficient and …

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Rogue Rhino Belt Squat In-Depth Review

The Rogue Rhino Belt Squat is Rogue Fitness' first foray into belt squats and in typical Rogue fashion, they went all out. Rogue partnered with Louie Simmons of Westside Barbell to create an affordable cable-based belt squat that in our testing, is the best value belt squat we've tested. We …

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Acme Sledgeworks Triad In-Depth Review

The Triads from Acme Sledgeworks are a triangle-shaped “dumbbell” that can be used in a similar fashion as dumbbells and kettlebells with some unique advantages. We love the use of unconventional equipment to increase engagement and interest and training and the Triads hit the nail on the head in this …

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Believe Gear Liberty Cerakote Barbell In-Depth Review

The Believe Gear Liberty Barbell is a 20KG Cerakote Barbell painted to look like the American Flag. Although it's one of the coolest looking barbells we've seen, it's also a great performer that with 190K Tensile Strength Steel, Bronze Bushings, and 100% of the profits being donated to the Old …

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Rogue Fitness X Pioneer Lifting Belt Released!

Rogue Fitness has teamed up with one of the most popular Power Belt makers on the market, Pioneer Lifting, to offer a prong buckle, Pioneer Cut 4″ Power Belt. This is sure to become one of the most popular power belts available. Rogue Fitness has teamed up with Steve Strohm …

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Nexus Performance Tracker Review

Nexus is a revolutionary new technology that allows for (nearly) complete tracking of performance during CrossFit workouts. Utilizing the Push Band 2.0 with a new app designed specifically for CrossFit, this could be revolutionary for both CrossFit Competitions and training. Table of Contents Nexus Performance Tracker Review Suggested Improvements Full …

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Rep Fitness Rubber Coated Hex Dumbbells In-Depth Review

The Rep Fitness Rubber Coated Hex Dumbbells are some of the best value dumbbells currently available. Combining high-quality rubber heads with a straight handle not typically seen with this price of dumbbell, we highly recommend these for people looking to outfit their facility or garage gym with dumbbells. Table of …

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Titan Fitness Belt Squat Machine Released!

Titan Fitness has released their much-anticipated Belt Squat Machine which takes the lever style belt squat and makes it at the most affordable price yet.  Titan Fitness has taken the lever style belt squat popularized by Matt Wenning and created their budget-friendly version. Titan Fitness is known for taking popular …

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Ki-RO Core Trainer Harness In-Depth Review

The Ki-RO Core Trainer is an innovative training harness designed to provide resistance from pretty much any direction you can think of. With all its adjustments, this harness truly feels custom-built for you. Table of Contents What is a Ki-RO Core Trainer Unboxing Ki-RO Core Trainer Review Suggested Improvements Full …

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Rep Fitness Soft Foam Plyo Box In-Depth Review

The Rep Fitness Soft Foam Plyo Boxes are one of the best priced, soft-sided plyo-box sets available. With a soft, yet durable foam, heavy-duty vinyl, and highly tip-resistant feature, these Plyo Boxes should not go overlooked. Combining lightweight and bold contrast lettering, Rep Fitness Plyo Boxes are a great value, although …

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