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    American Barbell is by and large making some of the best training equipment available, and the Urethane Pro Series Bumper Plates are no exception. Utilizing urethane instead of the traditional rubber …

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    The Belt Squat Machine is one of the most coveted pieces of gym equipment available today. Although there are many options, including those made by Westside Barbell, Pit Shark, Matt Wenning, and other…

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  • A Look Inside Rich Froning’s Barn Home Gym

    Rich Froning, the 4-time CrossFit Games Champion and owner of CrossFit Mayhem has one of the most decked-out home gyms in the world. Combining top-of-the-line Rogue Fitness Equipment with a barn makes…

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    The TrueForm Runner is a non-motorized treadmill designed to teach proper running form. Although recently, there have been more companies marketing non-motorized treadmills, in our research and testin…

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King Kong Bags Review

Where to Purchase: King Kong Apparel Gym bags are a dime a dozen. The market is simply saturated with bags to carry your crap from your home/work to the gym. The problem is, the majority of gym bags available today absolutely suck. I don't mind saying it because it's true. …

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Nike Metcon 2 Colors. Every Single One.

Nike has released the Nike Metcon 2. The Nike Metcon 1 was a huge hit and I've written extensively on the shoe in my Reebok Nano vs. Nike Metcon review that you can find here. To see all of the Nike Metcon 1 colors available, click here. As new colors are …

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Wod Shirt Review

If you'd like to purchase a shirt or support the project head on over to Kickstarter where the shirt is currently being funded. Is there anything better than a comfy shirt? If you're like me, you enjoy training without a shirt the most. But you can't start the workout with …

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Fran Denim Review

Where to Purchase: Fran Denim I love denim. In fact, I'm what one would call a denim snob. The jeans I wear most often are a pair of Japanese Selvedge Sanforized Raws. WHAT DOES THAT EVEN MEAN?!?!? You never knew a pair of pants could be so complex did you? …

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Fat Gripz Review

Where to Purchase: Fat Gripz Axle bar training is one of my favorite ways to train. The reason I like axle bar training so much is because for one, it's freaking manly. Secondly, it makes everything more difficult and relies heavily on a strong grip, something I'm constantly trying to …

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Vulcan Absolute Kettlebells Review

Where to Purchase: Vulcan Strength Vulcan Strength has become a major player in the fitness equipment space within the past couple of years. Targeting the functional fitness community has certainly helped them climb to the top, but what has really solidified their position is their kettlebells. There's a hundred and …

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The Top 15 Fitness Blogs According to Coop

There's a million and one people blogging about fitness today. Every single person thinks they know what they are talking about, but in reality very few do. In my attempts to become the best version of myself I have sought high and lowfor the best blogs on the internet today for …

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Trigger Point Therapy Performance Collection Review

Foam Rolling has practically exploded in popularity over the past few years. Its growth trajectory has mimicked that of CrossFit and for good reason. CrossFitters love to roll around on things. For example: Now, although the effects of foam rolling versus simply moving your body can be debated all day, …

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Strength Crate Review

Where to Buy: Strength Crate Subscription boxes are hit and miss. You can either choose to spend a little money and get a few things that you'll probably never use and maybe one thing you will. Or you can decide to buck up, throw down some real dough and get …

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Gainz Box Review

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Weightlifting Power vs. Technique

Weightlifting combines technique and power to create the ultimate athlete. The trouble is in finding the balance. In today's vlog I train the Snatch as well as Front Squats and take you on a trip to the lady in green (Starbucks.) Subscribe for more goodness! Stay Strong, Live Long,  

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430 LB. Squat

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Brute Force Sandbag Review

Brute Force are making some of the best sandbags on the market. Combining heavy-duty materials with well thought out designs, these sandbags can take a beating and keep on performing. Low tech training devices typically produce the most functional strength. What's functional strength? Being able to use your strength in …

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GymNext Flex Timer Review

I love Fitness. I also love technology. So, when I heard there was a gym timer that could be controlled by your smartphone, I was immediately intrigued. And that's exactly what GymNext has done in releasing the Flex Timer. Say goodbye to your broken and lost remotes, and say hello …

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Uncommon Breed Weighted Vest

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