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Gym Equipment

GORUCK Training Weight Vest

The new GORUCK Training Weight Vest is a streamlined way to add weight resistance to just about ANY workout. A weighted vest is a low-impact workout that increases your fitness levels and benefits your body and mind. Using a weight vest is simple, but it improves the intensity of any exercise, making it more challenging. For example, running with a weighted vest can help enhance your fitness and athletic performance, building strength, endurance, and cardio vigor. Get ready for Murph – or just about anything with the GORUCK Training Weight Vest: GORUCK Training Weight Vest – Overview There are many weighted vests in the market, but if you are not familiar with them, you might just get anything. Other brands use minimal to no padding on the shoulder straps, while others use nylon straps that stab your shoulders deeper with every movement. This makes an uncomfortable and distressing workout. To remedy this issue, GORUCK took their shoulder straps from the Rucker, which are the most comfortable on the planet, and sized and contoured them to make the world’s best Training [Read more …]

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Gym Equipment

Gear Up for the Murph Challenge

Let’s look at equipment options for the Murph Challenge. Get ready to join thousands of Crossfitters around the world for this year’s The Murph Challenge – one of the most challenging and most heinous workouts in the world of CrossFit. The challenge includes a one-mile run, 100 pull-ups, 200 pushups, 300 squats, and another one-mile run. Here are the pieces of equipment you will need if you are planning to join the challenge. Got pull-up bar and plate carrier? If not, keep reading. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Gym Equipment for the Murph Challenge – Overview The Murph Challenge is a Hero WOD in remembrance of LT. Michael P. Murphy for his efforts and sacrificial acts during the War in Afghanistan. He received the US military’s highest award, the Medal of Honor, and was the first member of the United States Navy to earn the award since the Vietnam War. The exercises in the Murph Challenge were LT. Murphy’s favorite workout and these are not easy exercises. While doing the exercises in the [Read more …]