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A Must Exercise – Farmer Carries!

  This is one exercise that I feel must be placed in everyone’s workout routine, the Farmer Carry. It is a key and must-do full body exercise. It engages the legs, shoulders, traps, forearm flexors, lower back and entire core. Also, in addition to these key body parts, it also recruits a host of stabilizing […]

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Rope Pull Throughs

Patrick Scouler- sailor, husband, life-securer, New York Giants booster, green smoothie converter, rope puller. Patrick has truly taken his fitness and nutrition to another level in the past few months. It’s inspiring and fun to watch. Check out Patrick pulling 100 feet of rope through our new rig. I caught him midway through the set- […]

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Our Sunday Sanctity: Workouts!

Beautiful outdoor workouts provide Sunday meaning to our weeks. Trent, Nicole, Bonnie and Joe went up to Baldwin Hills and worked out with the Rogue Fitness prowler, climbed some stairs and inched our way over walls. Check out these ladies (and Trent) engaging in fun and innovative workouts. Join us on an upcoming Sunday and […]

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Fat Gripz

Fat Gripz increase the diameter of the handles of dumbbells and barbells. They are rubber ‘inserts’ that wrap around the handle of dumbbells and barbells. Why use them? Training with a thicker piece of equipment that’s harder to grip increases muscle fiber activation in hands, forearms, biceps and triceps. Your body is programmed to stay […]

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Rogue Fitness Dog Bone Training

We got a new tool at The Pit: the Rogue Fitness Dog Bone. With a 3″ center and even fatter 5″ round ends, the Dog Bone challenges and builds your grip strength.  We will be doing pullups, farmer carries, sled pulls and many other exercises with this innovative fitness tool from Rogue Fitness.  Ohio born […]

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Yoke Training

Here is some video to follow the pictures you saw yesterday.  A yoke allows all sorts of cool functional training that we’ll be documenting in the coming days and weeks.  Perform a carry with the yoke and blast your legs, core and back.  Check out this great piece of unconventional equipment.  Many more cool exercises […]

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Gain More Power With Hill Sprints

Look for hill sprints to increase your heart rate and raise your metabolism when you add them to your training routine. Trust me they are hard but very effective. I go to several different hills close by once a week and do as many as I can. When doing them I like to bring a […]

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Kettlebell & Sandbag Combo Workout

Perform 4 rounds of Kettlebell Shoulder Presses, Kettlebell Upright Rows, Sandbag Front Squats, Sandbag Stiff Legs and Standing Long Jumps. This workout gets your shoulders, triceps, core, abs, butt, quads, hamstrings, calves, low back and hips.  Pretty full-body. Check out the video below.  It’s easy to do in your gym, garage or backyard.  

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Unconventional Sandbag Bear Workout

Watch Trent perform Sandbag Bear Hug Squats, Sandbag Bear Crawls and Sandbag Bent-over Rows with a 135-pound Digital Brute Force Strongman Sandbag. This workout blasts your core, legs, hips, glutes, back, abs and biceps.  Full body.  The bear crawls are no joke as you pull the weight of a small human forward between your legs […]

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