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    After researching over 65 rowing machines, using 13 of them, and legitimately testing 5 of them, we've determined that the Concept 2 Model D Rower is the best rowing machine for most people. Factoring…

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    After researching 15 air bikes, using 8 of them, and legitimately testing 6 of them, we've determined that the Schwinn Airdyne Pro is the best air bike available. Factoring in price, warranty, perform…

  • The Best Gymnastic Grips for CrossFit

    After researching nearly 25 Gymnastic Grips and legitimately testing 8 of them over the course of 35 workouts, we've determined that the best Gymnastic Grips for CrossFit currently available are the L…

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Beast Sensor Review: Strength Training Wearable Device

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Rogue Monster Lat Pulldown Released!

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No Bull Lifters

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Nike Romaleos 3 First Look

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Rep Fitness Gladiator Olympic Bearing Bar Review

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New Reebok Legacy Weightlifting Shoes

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Nike Metcon 3 Leaked!

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