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Marathon Record Time: What’s the Fastest Marathon Time Ever?

Learn the world records for marathon run times, plus other marathon fun facts and stories. Running a marathon is a hefty feat not many people are willing to do. In fact, it’s been reported by the International Institute for Race Medicine1 that just 1.1 million people globally ran a full marathon in 2018—that’s only 0.014% of the world population of 7.6 billion2 in 2018. Well there’s your first fun fact: If you’ve completed a 26.2-mile race,  » Read more about: Marathon Record Time: What’s the Fastest Marathon Time Ever?  »

Updated: December 8, 2022 By: Amanda Capritto, CPT, CNC, CES, CF-L1

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CrossFit Events: Competition Calendar for Worldwide, National, and Regional Events

Welcome to our comprehensive CrossFit events calendar! This series of three calendars displays the dates and locations for the CrossFit Games Season, other CrossFit-licensed events, and large non-licensed CrossFit competitions. CrossFit Games SeasonThis calendar shows the 2023 CrossFit Games season, which concluded on August 7, 2023. This calendar will be updated as the 2023 season dates are announced. Event Type of EventDate(s)Event LinkLocationCrossFit OpenGames Season02/24/22-03/14/2022https://games.crossfit.com/openVirtualIndividual QuarterfinalGames Season03/24-03/27/2022https://games.crossfit.com/onlinequalifiersVirtualTeam QuarterfinalGames Season4/7-4/10/2022https://games.crossfit.com/onlinequalifiersVirtualAge-Group QuarterfinalGames Season4/21-4/24/2022https://games.crossfit.com/onlinequalifiersVirtualOccupational GamesGames Season4/21-4/24/2022https://games.crossfit.com/onlinequalifiersVirtualSemifinalsGames Season5/20-6/12/2022https://games.crossfit.com/semifinalsIn-Person/VirtualTorian ProGames Season5/20-5/22-2022https://www.torianpro.com/Brisbane,  » Read more about: CrossFit Events: Competition Calendar for Worldwide, National, and Regional Events  »

Updated: December 8, 2022 By: Amanda Capritto, CPT, CNC, CES, CF-L1

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What’s In Buttery Bro Heber Cannon’s Gym Bag?

Heber Cannon and Marston Sawyers (also known as the Buttery Bros) got their not-so-humble start working corporate jobs at CrossFit headquarters. After a layoff left the two out of work, they decided to combine their passions of CrossFit and creating films into their own business. They call themselves the Buttery Bros, a name inspired by their go-to way of describing a perfect take as being “like butter.”Although they officially started Buttery Bros in 2019,  » Read more about: What’s In Buttery Bro Heber Cannon’s Gym Bag?  »

Updated: December 8, 2022 By: Caroline Lubinsky, CF-L1

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Data Study: What are People’s Fitness Habits & Motivations in 2023?

Younger people work Out for mental health, 60-plus doing the most cardio The COVID-19 pandemic changed just about every facet of life, including the way we work out. Research has shown that many people are actually working out more than they were before and during the initial lockdowns. With that in mind, we wanted to take a closer look at how and why people train, so we polled 2,000 people of various age groups and income brackets to find out.  » Read more about: Data Study: What are People’s Fitness Habits & Motivations in 2023?  »

Updated: December 8, 2022 By: Anthony O'Reilly, CPT

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10 Home Gym Mistakes You’re Probably Making, According to Jason Khalipa

2008 CrossFit Games champ Jason Khalipa wants you to stop making these 10 home gym mistakes.

Updated: December 8, 2022 By: Caroline Lubinsky, CF-L1

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Fitness Most Wanted Giveaway

Win Garage Gym Reviews swag!To celebrate the launch of our first annual #FITNESSMOSTWANTED awards, we will be giving away a GGR Fitness Most Wanted Community Award and a GGR gift box to one lucky winner!What’s in the Garage Gym Reviews prize pack?Community Award TrophyT-shirtYeti mugVelcro patch from the Custom Patch FactoryCustom box from PackolaTwo stickers from Sticker Mule4 coasters with a coaster weight plate standHow It WorksIn order to enter for your chance to win,  » Read more about: Fitness Most Wanted Giveaway  »

Updated: January 6, 2023 By: Kate Meier CPT, USAW-L1, CF-L1

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Garage Gym Reviews: The Story So Far (2023)

When Garage Gym Reviews started in 2014, it was just Coop, his home gym, and the equipment he liked to use. Coop had a passion for fitness and made it his mission to help other people find the right tools for their own home gyms.“We are nearing a decade since we started GGR,” Coop says. He has moved his garage gym to four different houses. The website has gone through multiple iterations.  » Read more about: Garage Gym Reviews: The Story So Far (2023)  »

Updated: July 22, 2022 By: Kate Meier CPT, USAW-L1, CF-L1

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The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Lasting Effects on Home Gym Equipment Pricing and Shortages

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the fitness world forever. We take a look at exactly how it affected gym equipment availability and prices.

Updated: July 22, 2022 By: Cooper Mitchell

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Equipping the FDNY: Coop’s Trip to New York

Garage Gym Reviews pledged $50,000 in fitness equipment to the New York Fire Department – and you can help, too.

Updated: December 3, 2022 By: Cooper Mitchell

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Nike Metcon 5 Shoes Leaked (PLUS Mat Fraser’s Edition)

The long-awaitedNike Metcon 5 Shoes have been leaked, and along with them, a new collaboration between 3-Time CrossFit Games Champion Mat Fraser and Nike. These are one of the most popular CrossFit shoes and this colorway is sure to be a hit.

Updated: July 22, 2022 By: Cooper Mitchell

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Rep Fitness Releases the Rep PR-4000 to Compete with the Rogue Monster Lite Series

The Rep PR-4000 Power Rack is Rep Fitness's answer to the ever-popular Rogue Monster Lite. Combining high strength steel, unique colors, and a ton of accessories, the Rep PR-4000 should prove to be a beast of a rack at a price that is quite a bit cheaper than Rogue offerings.

Updated: July 22, 2022 By: Cooper Mitchell

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Rogue Monster Lat Pulldown Released!

The Rogue Monster Lat Pull Down/Low Row is one of the beefiest lat pulldown machines on the market. Featuring a 300 LB weight stack, ability to do pulldowns and low rows, made in the USA construction, and a great warranty this is one of the best lat pulldown machines available...although an expensive one.

Updated: July 22, 2022 By: Cooper Mitchell

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