GORUCK MACV-1 Black Leather Generation 2 Boot
Rucking

GORUCK MACV-1 Generation 2 Rucking Boot (Black Leather) Review

GORUCK has released the Generation 2 version of their lightweight jungle rucking boot – the MACV-1. Here’s this brand new boot – 6″ high in black leather. This is a great boot – it is not a hard-core all-terrain boot, but rather a more well rounded, comfortable boot. And it is meant to go the distance. We’ll review all the special features of this boot in this review. Let’s take an up-close look. GORUCK MACV-1 Video Review from our YouTube Channel Here’s the Black Leather version: Want to see these bad-boys in action? Check out this video of the Coyote Brown: This video focuses more on the GORUCK Rucker, but it’ll give you an idea of how we test this gear: MACV-1 Generation 2 – What’s New? We mentioned this is the 2nd generation of the MACV-1 boot, so let’s talk about what is new and improved first. Perhaps the biggest improvement is the new all-terrain outsole. GORUCK took feedback from the wearers of the original boot and made a more aggressive lug pattern on this version. Here’s one thing [Read more …]

Reebok Nano 9 - Black/White/Porcelain
CrossFit Shoes

Reebok Nano 9 – New Styles for 2020

The Reebok Nano 9 is the OFFICIAL CrossFit Training Shoe for the year 2019 and 2020. It’s the only shoe that has the CrossFit stamp of approval on it. And that’s not just because there is a contract between Reebok and CrossFit – this is a very good shoe for cross training, functional fitness, and the CrossFit WOD. We’ll tell you a bit about it, while we showcase some of the newest styles.

Leggings worn during a fall run
Workout Leggings

Women’s Workout Clothes for CrossFit – Workout leggings

There have been a lot of fashion trends over the years when it comes to fitness. From tracksuits to skorts to thong leotards (why, lord, why?) – there have been plenty of “misses.” Fortunately, leggings are a home run. Whether the boom of yoga or just a quest for compression is to blame, leggings have become ubiquitous when it comes to “athleisure” and legit workout gear. Leggings blend function and fashion to keep you comfortable and looking good while you sweat. There are leggings for all body shapes and ways to wear your leggings for every personal style. The downside is that leggings have gotten so popular that it can feel as though you’re burdened with an infinite number of ways to wrap up your stems in lycra. On the upside, since fashion brands have caught onto the fact that women love leggings there have been more (and better) options than ever before. Read on to learn about features to consider to make you comfortable, help you move freely, and get through your workout to the best of your ability. [Read more …]

Leggings versus Shorts - what's best for your CrossFit workout?
Workout Shorts

Women’s Workout Clothes for CrossFit – Leggings vs Shorts

There’s nothing worse than pants that hike up your butt, exposing your butt crack as you do your mountain climbers. In the same token, bottoms that give you a wedgie as you’re doing lunges are a literal pain in the ass. Of course, the worst case scenario is when you’re doing a box squat and your pants rip open. Uh-oh! More than looking cute during your CrossFit workouts, you have to be outfitted with quality workout gear that is comfortable. Most of all, they must be able to help improve your performance, so you can optimize your CrossFit workouts. You want to maximize your burn with the limited amount of time you have. Leggings Versus Shorts Now, take a look at this time old rivalry between shorts and leggings. They are polar opposites when it comes to length and fit. Which among them is the perfect bottom for your CrossFit WODs or workout of the days? Let’s examine and compare these two clothing items based on several factors. Consider the following key points below: Performance Factor Aside from looking visually [Read more …]

A CrossFit Athlete performs a clean (an Olympic lift) during an event at the CrossFit Games 2019.
CrossFit

CrossFit Games 2020

CrossFit Games 2020 The dates and location for the CrossFit Games 2020 have been announced. This year’s battle to be crowned the Fittest on Earth will be held from Wednesday July 29th through Sunday August 2nd. The location will be Madison, Wisconsin – as usual. Let’s take a look at a little history from the CrossFit Games. What Are the CrossFit Games? In 1996, Greg Glassman and Lauren Jenai started a company that eventually evolved into a worldwide fitness craze. CrossFit training began with a single gym in Santa Cruz, California. With the founding of CrossFit, Inc. affiliated gyms began to spring up around the United States. Today, there are an estimated 13,000 CrossFit dedicated facilities. People who train are often competitive individuals who love competing. This new and exciting model for fitness training spawned the idea for a competition, the CrossFit Games. Here’s everything you need to know about what they are, who the competitors are, and how you might be able to get there. What Are the CrossFit Games? Glassman was a former gymnast, so he enjoyed the [Read more …]