CrossFit Games 2021 - Fittest Woman on Earth

The 2021 CrossFit Games

The 2021 CrossFit Games has ended, and the Fittest Man and Woman on Earth have been determined. Held in Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI, the Games started running from July 27 to August 1 and was participated by more than 600 athletes across 27 diverse divisions as they battled for the title of the Fittest on Earth®. Justin Medeiros and Tia-Clair Toomey-Orr are the 2021 CrossFit Games Champions. Teens, individuals, teams, masters, and the inaugural adaptive division joined the competition, and unlike last year, this year’s event allowed sports fans and viewers to attend the Games, giving the event a lively atmosphere. The Games tested athletes in different fitness events from heavy cardio – a mile swim with fins followed by a three-mile kayak paddle — to the “home run derby” of CrossFit, the one-rep max snatch, to more classic chippers, like the four-rounder of rope climbs, ski erg, and sandbag carries. The Games also added a twist on a normal movement – handstand pushups that, rather than being performed against a wall, were freestanding. After small sets of [Read more …]

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Gym Equipment

Meal Prep on the Go

Serious about your nutrition? Then you probably prep all your meals beforehand. But how do you transport a whole day’s worth of meals – to work, to the gym, or anywhere else? King Kong Apparel has some innovative solutions for Meal Prep on the go. Let’s take a look. Excellent meal prep bags are an easy solution if you keep trying to get fresh and clean food ready and be on time in your busy schedule. Meal prep bags are carry-case insulated lunch bags made to carry your homemade food without spoiling. King Kong Apparel made bags for this purpose, and these bags are also functional as they are durable. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Meal Prep on the Go – Overview King Kong Apparel started in 2011 and ever since was making the best quality and most functional gym bags. Their bags use heavy-duty buckles for ultimate security, rip-proof lining to protect what’s inside your bag, and other durable materials to provide your gear with the best protection. King Kong bags are [Read more …]

Gym Equipment

Rogue Boneyard Bars

What’s the best Oly barbell deal on the Internet? The Rogue Boneyard Bars. A Boneyard Bar is a brand new, seconds quality barbell off of Rogue’s standard production line. These bars have minor cosmetic issues such as finish blemishes or inconsistencies with the knurl, but they are still remarkable as other companies’ best products. The bottom line is you can get hundreds of dollars off of a perfectly fine barbell. One that works – even if it doesn’t look pretty. (Who cares? It’s going to be going into your grimy box or garage gym anyways!) Here are some of the options available now (NOTE: Rogue’s inventory of Boneyard bars varies greatly throughout the year – check back often for the best deals!) Boneyard Bars – Overview Considered as “quality seconds”, the Boneyard Bars were designed to still be used in the gym. They have a minor flaw in fit and finish, but they are all new components and come in various finish blends, including Black/Bright Zinc, Black Oxide, Olive Drab Zinc, Raw Steel, and Polished Chrome. Double-tracked knurling is one [Read more …]

Workout Apparel

Tie Dye Training Clothes from Rogue

Everyting that is old is new again – check out the latest Tie Dye Clothing from Rogue. Tie-Dye is one of the most old-fashioned ways of decorating cloth and even made its spot on the runways for the past few seasons. The design provides comfort and a reminder of the old breezy days. Rogue joined in the trend and used this pattern in its training clothes. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Tie Dye Clothing from Rogue – Overview Rogue has different gym apparel, and you can choose from their standard basic shirts and tank tops, training shorts, hoodie, joggers, hats, and athletic socks. They also have t-shirts made solely for CrossFit athletes like Rich Froning, Tia-Clair Toomey, Josh Bridges, and more. Their apparel is the very gear seen on the backs of CrossFit champions. To add color to your workout attire, Rogue designed Tie Dye Clothing and splashed them into their durable and comfortable training apparel. Most of these apparel are made from breathable materials with sweat-wicking properties. Here are some of them! [Read more …]

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GORUCK Brick Bag Pre-Order

GORUCK is coming out with another innovative solution to ease the burden of moving your gear – the GORUCK Brick Bag is now available to PRE-ORDER. Brick Bag is not totally a brick bag. Bricks are incredibly rough, and it is normal for them to rip holes even in the 1000D Cordura, especially when used after a long time. Brick Bag is actually a stuff sack you can use daily. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: GORUCK Brick Bag – Overview Brick Bag is versatile and can be used in many ways every day. It is used in the GORUCK Challenge. You can also use it to separate dirty clothes from your clean stuff in your GR1. If you are a photographer, the Brick Bag will work great for you and can keep your camera and accessories safe. GORUCK takes inspiration from military gear, assuring you of the durability of all their gears. The Brick Bag was used and tested at the GORUCK Challenge to guarantee that the functionality and construction are solid and [Read more …]

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CrossFit Shoes

Nike React Metcon Turbo in New Colorway

The Nike React Metcon Turbo from Nike is now available in a new colorway – Red! The Nike React Metcon Turbo has both stability and responsiveness in a lightweight package so you can hit your next PR efficiently. To minimize weight, every detail from the cushioning underfoot to the rope wrap at the instep is downsized while boosting function and durability. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike React Metcon Turbo – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Here’s another review that compares the React Turbo to the Reebok Nano X1: Nike React Metcon Turbo – Overview The Nike React Metcon Turbo uses Nike React foam, making it lightweight and responsive for agile, repetitive movements like box jumps and double unders. The instep of the upper is thin and light but still firm to handle abrasion. It is breathable and maneuverable and highlights an asymmetric construction to provide outstanding performance and durability. Nike React Metcon Turbo has a minimal heel-to-toe drop [Read more …]

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Gym Equipment

Endless Rope Trainer from Torque Fitness

Rope climbing? It’s tough to train for this – unless you have somewhere tall to mount a climbing rope. There’s safety issues too. Here’s a great commercial-quality training apparatus that simulates the upper body work of the rope climb – the Endless Rope Trainer from Torque USA. If your goal is upper body strength and you enjoy doing one motion repeatedly, the Endless Rope Trainer is the equipment suitable for you. An Endless Rope Trainer allows you to pull or simulate climbing, and this repeated movement can get you into serious shape. The process seems easy and simple but surprisingly difficult at once. By doing different positions, grips, and pulling techniques, you’ll be able to hit your triceps, biceps, back muscles, shoulders, and core. Get it only at Torque USA – makers of innovative functional fitness equipment: Endless Rope Trainer – Overview The same technology that you love from Torque’s TANK All-Surface Sled line is the same technology used in the Endless Rope Trainer. This magnetic, bi-directional resistance mechanism naturally increases with pulling speed and provides four levels of resistance [Read more …]