Ruck vs Weighted Vest? Aww Ruck it…

Doing crazy workouts with weight strapped to your body is cool.

Running with something loading you down is cool.

Is there a “best” weight-bearing apparatus?

Enter the ruck vs weighted vest debate!

The 7 Best CrossFit Grips – Your Hands Will Thank You!

After a tough WOD, people love to take pictures of their bloodied and blistered hands. This is some weird “rite of passage” thing I’ve never understood about CrossFit. I don’t think any one of these people had ever gone down the rabbit hole to find the best CrossFit grips.  “Why are we ‘celebrating’ hand injuries and sores that will make … Read more

Bumper Plates vs Iron Plates: One Shall Stand, One Shall Fall…

Scrolling the Rogue Fitness “Plates” page for this first time? Feels like a kid in a candy store, doesn’t it? But…”steel” “competition” “bumper” What does it all mean? Weight plates come in a number of different shapes, sizes, and intended uses. The plates you use for barbell bicep curls (in the squat rack, of course) are no-gos for heavy push … Read more

The 10 Best Knee Sleeves For CrossFit

Want to just cut to the chase? Rehband knee sleeves are the best knee sleeves for CrossFit! If I lost my Rehband knee sleeves (like I did when I mistakenly left them in a hotel in Cancun back in 2018…no, I wasn’t drunk…that day) would I be depressed if I couldn’t replace them?  Just slightly; the other brands that made … Read more

Power Bar vs Olympic Bar – One Bar to Rule Them All!

There is always going to be a degree of personal preference involved with barbell selection.
However, the power bar vs Olympic bar debate is one that you shouldn’t be left in the dark on. 

Your training priorities will dictate whether you’ll want a power (or powerlifting) barbell or an Olympic (or Olympic weightlifting) barbell.

Or, as a wise woman once said…”why not both?”