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Bonehead Ruck Weights from Fringe Sport

Liven up your ruck march with the new Bonehead Ruck Weight Plates. Rucking is an excellent alternative to anyone who wants to develop strength and cardio capacity but doesn’t want jumping and running in their workout. Rucking is as simple as putting on the right rucksack/backpack with the proper rucking weight plates and walking around your town or anywhere. What’s a ruck weight plate? It’s a weight that fits in your rucksack AKA backpack. Fringe Sport shook up the bumper plate game by launching their comical line of Olympic plates – and now they are bringing the same vibe to the rucking crowd. Here are some of the sizes that are availble now: Bonehead Ruck Weight Plates – Overview How to commence with rucking? Start light. If you are a 200-pound man, start with 20 pounds of weight plate in your rucksack. From there, you can add more pounds after a week until you move up to 50 pounds. Making your rucking a fun activity is important for you to keep going. Walking along with your dog is one way [Read more …]

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GORUCK Wire Dopp Review

Need to pack your cables and wires? Let’s review Wire Dopps from GORUCK. Wire Dopps from GORUCK are simple pouches meant to carry your electronic essentials for everyday carry and travel. But it is not limited to electronics – you can also use it to keep your toiletries, snacks, notes, or whatever you can think of as long as they fit. I’ve been using mine for years now – with a GR1 – and it’s great. There’s two sizes available now. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Wire Dopps from GORUCK – Overview If you are familiar with GORUCK, you can easily distinguish that the materials used in these pouches are what GORUCK usually uses on their rucksacks and some gear. The outside is 1000D CORDURA fabric, which is known for its strength and ruggedness. They come in Black with a 2×3 inch patch-friendly VELCRO on the front, which allows you to customize your patch. The zippers are from a credible zipper brand, YKK, while the high-quality Duraflex plastic buckle is from National Molding [Read more …]

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GORUCK Training Weight Vest

Let’s take a look at the upcoming Training Weight Vest from GORUCK. You may be running or working out for a long time now, and you are thinking of doing something to make it more exciting. The answer is a weight vest. A weighted vest is a very simple and effective tool that you can utilize to accomplish better, faster outcomes from your workout. It’s one of the secrets to pumping up your routine without free weights needed. How is this different than the RPC (Ruck Plate Carrier)? This vest is more akin to a plate carrier – in that you can put a weight in the front and back. Here are some of the styles that will be available soon: Let’s take a look. Training Weight Vest – Overview The obvious benefit of using a weighted vest is adding weight and boosting the intensity of exercises like walking, running, bodyweight exercises, jogging, hiking, and any speed or agility drills. But before you start using a weight vest, determine your fitness level and body type and never use a weight [Read more …]

GORUCK Source Hydration Bladder for Rucking Review (17)
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Source Hydration Bladder Review

Let’s review the new Source Hydration Bladder from GORUCK. Maybe you are new to hiking (and backpacking) and haven’t heard of a hydration bladder before; then you are missing something. Or, if you are tired of carrying a heavy water bottle during a hike and keep on stopping on a trail to pull out your bottle from your bag and vice versa, be tired no more with a satisfactory solution – the Source Hydration Bladder. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Source Hydration Bladder – Overview Hydration bladders are soft-sided plastic containers of water made from light, stretchy plastic making them malleable and squishy. They take no pack space, and they fit nicely between the pack’s frame and the backpack’s fabric. It has a long drinking tube that enables hikers to drink water straight from the bladder while on the go. Getting a good quality hydration bladder (that will save you from frequent buying) is a must as hiking will bring you to harsh environments and conditions. Source Hydration Bladder has been tried, tested, and [Read more …]

GORUCK Simple Side Pocket pocket on ruck
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GORUCK Storage Accessories

Let’s review GORUCK Storage Accessories. When you travel and go outside, you want your stuff to be organized and accessible so you can freely do your activities without any disturbances (like finding a misplaced charger). Save time, manage more activities, and have longer times doing outdoor adventures with GORUCK Storage Accessories. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: GORUCK Storage Accessories – Overview GORUCK Storage Accessories provide you with straightforward pockets and kits with killer versatility and admirable durability. GORUCK is known for the best, most rigid rucking gear, so it is expected that these pockets will last long. These pockets also provide expansion or organization of your GORUCK Rucksack storage as they can be attached to them. GORUCK Storage Accessories offer you an array of different pockets to suit your taste, preference, and need. There’s always a GORUCK pocket to systematically organize your electronics, cables, camera, batteries, hard drive, etc. GR1 Field Pocket The GR1 Field Pocket is a multi-functional pocket, and you can use it as a toiletry kit or as an organizer [Read more …]

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GORUCK GR1 Field Pocket Review

Let’s review GORUCK GR1 Field Pocket. Dynamic activities in the field need a reliable utility that can carry your stuff in a systematic and secured way. That’s what the GORUCK GR1 Field Pocket is all about – it is a small storage that can be fastened to your Rucker, lugged separately by its handle, or detached inside your Rucker or gym bag. It also adds a little more weight to your ruck, brings order to your belongings, and can be used in various ways. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: GORUCK GR1 Field Pocket Review – Overview GORUCK GR1 Field Pocket carries the classic size, which can fit in every Rucksack and secured to the interior or exterior MOLLE. It lays flat, and the GORUCK label appears inside. The primary material used in GR1 Field Pocket is 1000D Cordura and it uses YKK zippers with silent 550 cord zipper pulls. GORUCK GR1 Field Pocket has two zippered compartments – one closed (made of Cordura) and one mesh. The sealed zipper compartment has a smaller [Read more …]

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GORUCK Challenge Shorts Review

Let’s review Challenge Shorts. If you are into physical challenges, you need not only physical and mental strength. It would be best if you also have gear and apparel ruggedly durable to keep up with your fierce activities. That includes having shorts ready for extreme challenges. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Challenge Shorts – Overview GORUCK Challenge Shorts are not your average shorts, not even your regular training shorts. GORUCK Challenge Shorts perform differently and way better than any training shorts you know. What makes them set apart and unique? GORUCK proudly made their Challenge shorts with Nylon, the same tough fabric used to make the USA flag Neil Armstrong stationed on the moon. These shorts use 94% Nylon and 6% Spandex. They are tough as nails, and as if they will break, GORUCK backed it up with a Scars Lifetime Guarantee. These shorts use ToughDry fabric, which GORUCK also used in their Simple Pants and Challenge Pants giving you a greater range of movement and comfort. It is made to endure the [Read more …]

GORUCK Events Like the GORUCK challenge or Cloverleaf Event 4
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GORUCK Events

Let’s take a look at GORUCK Events. What are GORUCK events? GORUCK events give you an opportunity to challenge yourself, physically and mentally. There’s events that provide advanced training too. GORUCK is more than making the best and the toughest rucking gear. They are also into empowering real-world communities in service to something greater than themselves through grueling training, GORUCK Clubs, and tough physical challenges. GORUCK offers many different event types. Here’s some of the events we are going to look at: Let’s look at each event type in detail. GORUCK Events – Overview First, some terminology. Ruck is short for rucksack, which is military slang for a backpack. Why such an endless focus on the rucksack and rucking? Rucking is the foundation of Special Forces physical training, and it requires going the distance and carrying your gear with you. That’s the number one way to move troops in the military. It’s a great workout too. It’s a low-impact activity that can be done by a broad range of trainees – and it’s super practical too. GORUCK is into promoting [Read more …]

GORUCK Black Multicam Rucker 3 Review (63)
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GORUCK Rucker 3 Multicam

Let’s review the Rucker 3.0 which is now available in Multicam colors. I ordered one as soon as it dropped, and it hasn’t arrived yet – but let’s get ready by taking a tour of the features. The latest version of GORUCK’s Rucker is the ultimate fitness training backpack ever built. It now comes in Multicam for use in a wide range of conditions and is available for armed forces and civilians worldwide. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Before we talk about Multicam, let’s focus on what’s new with the Rucker 3. Multicam Rucker 3.0 – Overview What are the improvements of the Rucker 3.0 from the earlier version? One of the most noticeable improvements is the shoulder straps’ bases which now use a new, smoother, and sleeker material called 210D HT (High Tenacity) CORDURA. The straps have the same amount of foam within and look the same from the top. Even the back panel uses non-abrasive material. The frame sheet of Rucker 2 is soft and flexible and tends to fold over [Read more …]

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Best Sandbag for Home Workouts

Let’s review the best sandbags for your home (or garage) workout. Sandbags are great. They are heavy enough for strength building and they can be much more versatile than a barbell – because there are so many more ways to carry them. Complete your gym equipment and gear with sandbags. Including sandbags in your workout routine can give a completely different set of exercises that you wouldn’t be able to do with barbells and dumbbells. Aside from being inexpensive, they are also easy to store and have various uses. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Let’s compare and contrast all these sandbags. Sandbags – Overview You might be new to the fitness world, and you may be wondering what to fill your sandbag with. Well, the apparent answer is sand, which you can easily find in hardware stores. Sandbags come in various sizes, with diverse load capacities, and at differing levels of quality. Working out with sandbags, though extremely hard, is highly effective and offers many benefits. It improves resistance and performance by conditioning [Read more …]