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 …]

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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 …]

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GORUCK GR3 Rucksack

Let’s review the GR3 Rucksacks from GORUCK. Founded by a former Green Beret, GORUCK equipment and gears are synonymous with battle-tested and lifetime guarantee. All of GORUCK’s equipment and rucksacks go through a comprehensive examination to severe conditions to make sure your backpack will keep your belongings safe. They create incredibly functional and practical bags, and every bit and hole is designed with a lot of thought for durability and functionality. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: GR3 Rucksacks – Overview The GR3 is a gigantic bag! GORUCK describes it as one of the most oversized feasible carry-on bags and they are serious about it as it can carry 45 liters (expandable to 65L) with official dimensions at 22″ high and 14″ wide by 9″ diameter. It is so much bigger and bulkier than GR1 and GR2. The GR3 is made of 1000D CORDURA ballistic nylon, which is a long-lasting material that withstands abrasions, holes, and scrape; combine that with the heavy-duty YKK zippers, and you get yourself a remarkably durable backpack that can [Read more …]

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GORUCK GR2 Rucksack

Let’s review GR2 Rucksacks. Simple but tough. You can describe GORUCK equipment and apparel as such. From footwear to rucksacks, it’s undeniable that they make things last for a long time. They are incredibly durable, overly functional, and are made with the highest quality standards using only highly tough military-grade materials. GR2 is created to withstand the harshest environment, so you can take it with you and conquer the world. Its design is minimal outside, but on the inside, it is made of excellent bulletproof materials and has enough space to carry all your things. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: GR2 Rucksacks – Overview The GR2 rucksack comes in two sizes – 34L and 40L. 34L is an average-sized ruck and is perfect for shorter people (under 5’8″). It weighs 4.35 lbs with dimensions of 31.75cm x 59cm x 23cm and is suitable for short-term travel. The GR2 40L is, of course, a larger ruck and is fitted for long-term travel. It weighs 4.75 Lbs with dimensions of 31.75cm x 56cm x 23cm. [Read more …]

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GORUCK GR1 Rucksack

Let’s review the GR1 Rucksacks from GORUCK. When it comes to rucksacks, the first name that comes to mind is GORUCK. GORUCK specializes in making durable, quality, versatile, and rugged rucksacks, and now they are bringing back GR1 – exclusively overbuilt in the USA. GR1 is irreplaceable. To put it simply, there is no other rucksack/backpack in the market that comes close to what GR1 is. It is rainproof, comfortable, easy to carry, has a lifetime guarantee, and performs both in office and outdoor settings. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: GR1 Rucksacks – Overview GR1 opens flat to make it more manageable to pack and organize. It is excellent for light travel, where you can easily see the entire interior and accommodates some personal and office items. There is a sizeable elastic sleeve on the main compartment’s back wall and three rows of MOLLE webbing across the top. It also has a bombproof laptop compartment which is well guarded with sturdy padding on both sides, a false bottom, and a plastic sheet frame [Read more …]