MudGear Ruck Sock Gray Black walking
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Athletic Socks from MudGear

Let’s look at the tough, comfortable, and functional athletic socks from MudGear. MudGear manufactures sturdy tactical gear for the best athletes competing in OCR, trail running, and outdoor endurance events. They also make comfortable yet durable socks for the rucking community. Their socks provide the compression you need without looking like the conventional compression socks. They are not cheap, but these socks are worth your investment if you are looking for socks that can withstand any outdoor race conditions and protect you from any injury. Here are some of the styles that are available now. Socks from MudGear – Overview Socks from MudGear was born from their discovery that gym socks get mushy in the mud and that slight compression socks get stripped on ropes. They decided to make performance socks that are tough and can resist outdoor race situations and strong enough to help protect you from rope burns, cuts, and other injuries typical in obstacle course racing. MudGear also understood that the world’s first-class and best socks should be designed and manufactured in the USA. They did not [Read more …]

GORUCK Jedburgh Rucking Boots worn walking
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Jedburgh Ruck Boots from GORUCK

There’s a new rucking boot in town – the Jedburgh Ruck Boot from GORUCK. The GORUCK MACV-1 allowed you to experience its lightness and comfort in your adventurous travels and long treks. Now comes Jedburgh Ruck Boots with the same traits but with a new and advance upper called the Deception Canvas™. These boots have the ideal heel-to-toe drop for rucking and come with no spacer mesh and a wider toe box. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Jedburgh Ruck Boots – Overview Because of its construction, the heel counter and the 2″ webbing Jedburgh Ruck Boots do not pull forward when you lace your boots up with your ankle locked into the heel. They are advisable for airborne operations and manage stability and support on rough terrain. The Jedburgh Rucking Boots are lightweight, and the EVA midsole and the rubber outer sole have a great bond resulting in an outstanding performance of the boots. Spacer mesh is soft and comfortable, but your boots get heavier and heavier once they get into the water. GORUCK [Read more …]

GORUCK GR1 x Carryology - Guerrilla X main full
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GORUCK GR1 x Carryology – Guerrilla X – for Travel and EDC

The GORUCK GR1 is a killer bag for EDC (Every Day Carry) and travel. But it’s got a tacticool look to it. Have you ever wished there was a more toned down version? This might be what you were waiting for – we present the new GR1 x Carryology – Guerrilla X, from GORUCK and Carryology. A vision first formed in 2008 now comes to a reality in the new GR1 x Carryology – Guerrilla X. This rucksack results from the dream collaboration of GORUCK and Carryology created from strong, abrasion-resistant, but lightweight Dyneema. The GR1 x Carryology – Guerrilla X is an exclusive and limited edition and comes with Scars Lifetime Guarantee. Here’s the style that will be available soon: GR1 x Carryology – Guerrilla X – Overview The GR1 x Carryology – Guerrilla X is the result of making the GR1 special – inspired by the future dreamed up Guerrilla X. Guerrilla X is an imaginary warrior from hundreds of years in the future. To make it a reality, this futuristic warrior has to have the most futuristic [Read more …]

GORUCK Ruck Plate Carrier 2.0 black multicam running
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GORUCK Training Weight Vest Versus GORUCK Plate Carrier

Let’s compare the GORUCK Training Weight Vest and GORUCK Ruck Plate Carrier side by side. Training Weight Vest and Plate Carrier both add weight and intensify the power of workouts like walking, running, bodyweight exercises, hiking, and any speed or agility drills. Though they look similar and have the same use, these two have significant differences that we will find out in this article. This is Training Weight Vest Vs Ruck Plate Carrier. Here are some of the color and styles we are going to look at: Training Weight Vest Versus Plate Carrier – Overview Like any other training, some precautions should be considered to avoid injury and benefit from it entirely. If you are new to carrying weights, know your body type and your fitness level. Form is also important, and if you carry more than you can handle using a bad form, it can lead to injury. Start light and gradually add a little weight every week. Adding a training weight vest and plate carrier to your workout can provide you with benefits and can help you become [Read more …]

Fringe Sport 30 lb Ruck Weight Plate lifting
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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 …]

GORUCK Wire Dopp standard pocket details
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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 …]

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 …]

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 …]