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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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    The Standing Back Extension from Edge Fitness Systems is a new spin on an old design proposed by legendary strongman Paul Anderson. Not only is this piece a game changer regarding training the posteri…

  • 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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MostFit Core Hammer and SYN Rings Review

The MostFit Core Hammer is one of the most fun training tools we've used for some time. It's not only fun but also effective as well. The SYN Rings are a unique idea for adding instability training into your programming. However, there are some shortcomings we address in our Suggest …

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CrossRope Jump Rope Review

The CrossRope Jump Ropes are the best option for weighted jump ropes currently available. After testing all of the various cable weights and handles in various workouts from double unders to speed skips, we are confident in recommending these ropes. Table of Contents Benefits of weighted jump ropes CrossRope Jump …

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Reebok Releases Special Edition 2017 CrossFit Games Nano’s

In commemoration of the 2017 CrossFit Games being hosted in Madison, Wisconsin, Reebok has released a special edition pair of the Nano 7's. Reebok has come out with a special colorway of the Reebok Nano 7's to honor Wisconsin. If you use the code “CHEESE” at checkout, you will receive …

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A Look at Mat Fraser’s Home Gym (World’s Fittest Man)

Mathew Fraser is the Fittest Man on Earth. Whether you agree with the definition of fitness produced by CrossFit or not, it's hard to argue against a man who snatches over 300 lbs, squats, and deadlifts over 500 lbs, and can still do metcons, long runs, swims, and other events …

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The Best Training Shoes [2017]

After wearing and testing nearly every current shoe designed for general training and CrossFit type workouts, we've determined that the best training shoes for 2017 are the Reebok Nano 7 Weaves. Although this is a fierce debate and our runner-up could easily hold the top spot depending on preferences, we …

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HammerHead Fit Press Review

The HammerHead Fit Press is a unique way to increase both the effectiveness and fun of the traditional push-up and plank. It's overbuilt, beautiful to look at, and easy to use. The HammerHead Fit Press takes the traditional push-up a step further by adding in instability and various handles to …

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8th Day Performance Adjustable Plyo Box Review

The Elev8 Adjustable Plyometric Box from 8th Day Performance is one of the best overall plyo boxes available today. Combining lightweight materials in a unique and versatile design, 8th Day Performance has created a plyometric box that should become the new standard for home and commercial gyms. However, despite it having …

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Every Nike Metcon 3 Colorway Released!

In typical fashion, Nike has released an insane amount of colorways for their ever popular Nike Metcon 3 Training Shoes. Seriously, who would have thought we would see so much attention to a shoe designed for working out and even more specifically, CrossFit. The shoes are undoubtedly a hit and …

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Torque Fitness TANK Sled Review

The TANK Sled from Torque Fitness is the best all surface sled on the market today. Featuring magnetic resistance, heavy duty wheels, and an overbuilt body, there is no sled that can compare to the TANK. There are some things we'd like to see improved including a lower price, but …

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Underground Training Equipment Landmine Handles Review

The landmine handles from Underground Training Gear are a great option for those looking for handles that will never need to be replaced. Although we're fans of the overall quality, the price compared to other options is a bit more than we'd like to see. Garage gyms certainly have their …

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Kabuki Strength Tactical ShouldeRok Review

The Tactical ShouldeRok from Kabuki Strength and Chris Duffin combines everything we loved about the original, along with some new, unique features that allow us to say it is superior to the original. However, for most people, the extra cost of the Tactical ShouldeRok over the original will not be …

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The Best Olympic Barbell

After researching nearly 55 barbells, using over half of them, and legitimately testing 7 of the most popular options, we've determined that The Rogue Bar 2.0 from Rogue Fitness is the best Olympic Barbell for most people. Factoring in price, warranty, performance, and availability, The Rogue Bar 2.0 offers the best …

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Adidas CrazyTrain BOOST Elite Review

The Adidas CrazyTrain Boost Elites surprised us during our testing, bringing to the table a complete training shoe great for running with exceptional comfort. Although Boost technology decreases stability, the benefits of Boost outweigh the negatives. We are pleased to recommend the CrazyTrain Boost Elites to trainees with a running …

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Reebok Nano 7 Weave Review

The Reebok Nano 7 Weaves are one of the best trainers available today. The original Nano 7's were a great idea but were so stiff, they never ended up breaking in. The Weaves are broken-in out of the box, look decent, and provide everything a CrossFit athlete or someone who …

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X-Mark Chisel Bearing EZ-Curl Bar Review

Although the X-Mark Chisel EZ-Curl Bar isn't the absolute best curl bar available, it is one of the best under $100, which is really as much as you should spend on a piece of equipment that will get little use. The sleeve spin, combined with overall construction quality allow me …

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