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GoRuck GR1 pack review

GR1 GoRuck pack review by PG: Guaranteed to Last. I’ll be honest I got sticker shock the first time I looked at the GoRuck GR1 pack, but having owned one for a while now I am satisfied with my choice. The bag is practical, and extremely tough- built to be beat up, and the SCARS... Read More
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Gary Sweeney GoRuck grad interview

SGPT: Tell us about yourself? GS: I’m 34 years old. I am a CF-L1 CrossFit Trainer, a dad, a former Trooper with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, and an Executive Operations Manager at an engineering and manufacturing company. What is the GoRuck Heavy? Use your GoRuck Buddy Pass 2 for 1 deal 50% OFF @... Read More

GoRuck New York events

GoRuck Challenge events in the New York area Albany, NY Friday, September 26, 2014 9:00 PM New York, NY Friday, August 29, 2014 9:00 PM New York, NY Friday, October 31, 2014 9:00 PM New York, NY Friday, November 7, 2014 9:00 PM New York, NY Friday, December 5, 2014 9:00 PM Sign up HERE... Read More
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GoRuck Interview with Dan Cunningham

SGPT: Tell us about yourself? DC: My name is Dan Cunningham. I grew up in Dayton, OH. I am married with 3 young children all under the age of 3 – and all of my middle of the night bottle feedings gave me a huge edge over everyone else during the no sleep part of... Read More
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SGPT Interviews GORUCK Grad Brian Smith

SGPT: Tell us about yourself? BS: I am 31, married and a father of three. I’ve spent the last nine years as a fireman in central Ohio. SGPT: Did you have an athletic background growing up? BS: No. Outside of little league I stopped playing sports in Jr. High. Video – GoRuck Heavy Grab Your... Read More
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Interview with GORUCK Grad Brian Hicks

SGPT interview with GoRuck grad Brian Hicks SGPT: Tell us about yourself? BH: I’ve been a firefighter paramedic for over 7 years. I am in about average shape. I have completed 2 Tough Mudders and numerous FireFighter stairclimbs. My normal PT is mainly bodyweight exercises, indoor rowing, and hiking through the east bay hills. Video... Read More
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GORUCK Foot Care Tips

We get this question every week “Coach, how do I protect my feet in the GoRuck Challenge?”. You could be a super stud athlete but if you don’t prepare and take care of your feet – your going to be just another casualty that your buddies are going to have to carry. Or worse –... Read More

GoRuck Training Program

We get asked every week “Coach, how do I train for the GoRuck Challenge – do you have a GoRuck Training Program?” So we went trained for GoRuck and then went through the recent Challenge in Atlanta. We made tweaks and adjustments to the plan. Then we went back to training and are planning on... Read More
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GoRuck Gear

Check out this list of cool GoRuck gear that we recommend for your next event. GoRuck GR1 and boots We like the Rocky C4T boots for a GoRuck event. If your feet are really strong and your in great shape you can try and do a GoRuck light or Challenge with a pair of good... Read More
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GoRuck Training Questions

Team SGPT: Just wanted to come to you all today with a quick 2 minute video and answer some questions on the GoRuck Challenge we did recently. If you have any other questions please post them up in the comments below. The first question comes from Tom in PA. “How did you train for the... Read More

5.11 Tactical Backpack Reviews

Check out these reviews for these top 10 tactical backpacks from 5.11 that we recommend for rucking and field work. 5.11 Rush pack review by CT: I am not an EMS professional. I have a 5.11 Rush 72 as my bug out/ camping bag and it serves me very well. I have been looking for a... Read More
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Kill Cliff Drink Recipes

 Attention Kill Cliff fans! Are you ready for the KILL CLIFF COCKTAIL? Check out a couple tips to Jack UP your Kill Cliff and still keep it legal. Mix equal parts: Patron Orange, Grey Goose Orange, KILL CLIFF… throw in a little OJ if you want… What do you get? An evening cocktail that beats... Read More
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SGPT Interviews GORUCK Selection Grad Paige Bowie

SGPT: Tell us about yourself? PB: Hi. Thanks for the interview. I live in Oakland, CA, and I’ve been a firefighter with the Alameda County Fire Department for nine years. I consider being a firefighter one of the best jobs in the world; it feels like I was hired only yesterday. Every day is different,... Read More

RockTape Review

We just tried out RockTape at our CrossFit gym and wanted to post up some notes about the product and how you can use it in your CrossFit workouts to protect your body. RockTape review by Allison I am a runner, and have been taping my torn achilles tendon for close to a year. I... Read More
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