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The CrossFit Games is Moving to Madison, Wisconson

Since the beginning, The CrossFit Games has been held in Carson, CA. It’s where CrossFit began and rightfully so, where the Games was first held back at Dave Castro’s parents’ ranch. However, starting in 2017 until at least 2019, the CrossFit Games will be held in… Madison, Wisconson Not only is …

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Review: AER Gym Duffel

Where to Purchase: A gym bag is absolutely essential for anyone who goes to the gym. You have to have something that can transport your gear with you as well as various changes of clothes. The problem however with most gym bags is they’re ugly. Like really ugly. I’ve …

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2016 Rogue Fitness Black Friday Deals

Shop Rogue Fitness Black Friday Sale! Rogue Fitness has one sale a year.  That’s it. ONE. And that sale happens during Black Friday in a sale dubbed ‘Matte Black Friday.’ Thankfully, it’s a pretty glorious sale. In the past, what we’ve seen is 5 items shipped for $5, Hundo pricing …

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First Look: Rogue Fitness Loadable Dumbbell DB-15

Where to Purchase: Rogue Fitness The 15 Second Intro Model: Rogue Fitness DB-15 Loadable Dumbbell Tensile Strength: 190k Spin: Bronze Bushings Materials: Balck Zinc Shaft/Bright Zing Sleeve Weight: 14 lbs. Retail Price: $135 Finally, a loadable dumbbell that is built as well as the millions of barbells produced today. Now, I know what you’re thinking. Why does …

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First Look: Rogue Fitness Stainless Steel Ohio Bar

Where to Purchase: Rogue Fitness The 15 Second Intro Model: Rogue Fitness Stainless Steel Ohio Bar Tensile Strength: 195k Spin: Composite Bushings Materials: Stainless Steel Shaft/Chrome Sleeves Retail Price: $350 If you’re anything like me, you look forward to any new releases by Rogue Fitness. Whenever Rogue introduces something new, there’s this anticipation …

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2016 Black Friday Gym Equipment Deals

Black Friday and Cyber Monday is HERE! Prepare your wallets! In years past, we’ve seen some killer gym equipment deals from various companies. Whether you’re looking for gym equipment, training shoes, or apparel, Black Friday is the best time to buy them. Rogue Fitness, Fringe Sport, and seem to have had …

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Nike Metcon 3 Flyknit Updates (Colorways & Release Date!)

The long awaited Nike Metcon 3’s are dropping SOON! Not only are they dropping, but there are some other rumored training shoes that will be marketed to the CrossFit/Functional Fitness Community as well. This is all great news for fans of shoes like Metcons, Nanos, No Bulls, etc. The more …

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100+ CrossFit Wods for Hypertrophy

I love CrossFit. There’s something about pushing your physical and mental limits in functional movements that will help you in the real world. I also love getting a pump. I see no reason to separate the two. Too often I see people create splits for hypertrophy training with a metcon following. …

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DIY Squat Rack Guide

I love DIY projects. I especially love when they’re well built and provide an effective piece of equipment for training. This guide is built based off of two other guides. The parts list is based on Buff Dude’s design (they also have an AWESOME YouTube Channel.) The actual build is …

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The Ultimate Home Gym Guide

The almighty Home Gym. Seriously, home gym owners are a different breed of people. These are folks dedicated to becoming fitter in the comfort of their home and there’s no bigger proponent of this movement than I. I understand that training and accomplishing your physical goals can be difficult at times, …

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Hylete Apparel Review: Is the Price Worth It?

Where to Purchase: Hylete There are a whole lot of options for fitness apparel. Seriously, there’s an insane amount of companies, both new and old selling apparel specifically for your workout needs. One of the biggest “smaller” companies in the functional fitness arena is Hylete. Hylete came on the scene a …

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Rogue Echo Dog Sled Released

For Sale at Rogue Fitness: Echo Dog Sled Rogue has been hinting at a new more affordable dog sled for some time. They currently offer the Rogue Dog Sled 1.2 that although is a great sled, is also pretty bulky and unnecessarily expensive for those who don’t plan to purchase the …

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Schwinn Airdyne Pro Review: Best Air Bike Yet?

Purchase from Rogue Fitness: Schwinn AD Pro Ahh, the good ol’ Schwinn Airdyne. You know, I’ve had a lot of beef with Airdyne’s in the past. The chains always came loose. The pedals broke. The monitors sucked For the most part, they were pretty awful machines that didn’t last, BUT …

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DIY Rock Climbing Wall for Under $100

Wow, do I love do-it-yourself projects. There are so many different things you can make, and often they can be made better and cheaper than what you would buy off the shelf. One thing you can’t really buy off the shelf is a rock climbing wall. Granted you could call …

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Jocko Willink’s Garage Gym & Training

Jocko Willink is a true American Hero. You see, we in America often idolize those men and women who make tabloids, score incredible points, and are popularized by news agencies. The problem with this idea is that although these people may certainly be talented, they haven’t really done a whole …

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