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Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,333
Posted By Shane McGrotty
Re: 140lb Mir Vest???

Sick, 140lb vest... I think I have gotten mine up to 80lbs and It feels like a small child is hanging on to me haha. I also only weight 165lbs. So if you weight 200+ then perhaps it is just...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,113
Posted By Shane McGrotty
Re: Rogue R-3 West Side Rack v.s. R-4 Power Rack?

What the others have said + they are both great Racks.. you really can't go wrong...

If you want more info on either Rack, check out the reviews here:
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,792
Posted By Shane McGrotty
Re: Who gives the best package deals?

I can see why you are confused... sometimes it is cheaper to pick out the items, sometimes not... however, we have done a ton of research to simplify exactly where you save while purchasing what...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,013
Posted By Shane McGrotty
Re: Which barbell for me? (AF mens or Wright HD womens)

Depends what you're looking for but Pendlay and Bella bar stand out from the rest...

if you're looking for some solid reviews on barbells to make a good decision, look here -
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,611
Posted By Shane McGrotty
Re: Bar that won't bend, but won't break the bank

I'd say the Pendlay nexgen or the Rogue bar for your price range and for what you are looking to do with it.

If you'd like to see more reviews on bars, check this site out
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,471
Posted By Shane McGrotty
Re: Reverse Hyper

Hey I'm curious to know how you solved the problem or how you would suggest a solution in design?


if you're looking for reviews on reverse hypers or ghd's check this out:
Forum: Exercises 01-10-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,904
Posted By Shane McGrotty
Re: Reverse Hypers

Reverse hypers are used by physical therapists to help tread patients with back pain all the time. If you're tired of rolling out on a foam roller and getting no results, invest in one to use as a...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,331
Posted By Shane McGrotty
Re: Reverse Hypers

No room? have you looked at the cheaper options for 70$ or so?

check out GHD's and reverse hyper reviews here...
Forum: Injuries 01-10-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 26,280
Posted By Shane McGrotty
Re: Inversion Therapy and Reverse Hypers for Spondylolisthesis

As everyone else has said... reverse hypers are phenomenal for the lower back. Physical therapists have been using them for years. However, they can be extremely expensive... 1k+... so in the...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,722
Posted By Shane McGrotty
Re: reverse hypers

Ghetto rigging is possible.. so is spending 1k+ on one... but Rogue offers one that is clearly the best of both worlds... not super expensive, but gets the job done.
If you're looking for a...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,219
Posted By Shane McGrotty
Re: rogue fitness

What did you end up getting to outfit your fire house?

If you end up needing more stuff, check this site out for good reviews!
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,286
Posted By Shane McGrotty
Re: Rogue Fitness bumpers

I wouldn't recommend repeatedly dropping a bar loaded with with only 10's over and over from the over head position.

That is what technique plates are MADE for... so if that is a weight you will...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,023
Posted By Shane McGrotty
Re: Rogue Fitness is awesome

Definitely agree with what has been said here.

700lb of equipment!? What did you buy?!?

Check out this site for reviews if you're looking to add another piece to your collection -...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,297
Posted By Shane McGrotty
Re: Rogue Fitness R-3 Power Rack

Haha Joe, I wonder if they did that on purpose... ;)

The R-3 is an amazing power rack, and it sounds like you're taking full advantage of it in your garage. Clearly it is an investment. How do...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,435
Posted By Shane McGrotty
Re: Which Weight Vest to Get?

It depends if you are a man or woman... However, the weighted vest you linked to is only 20lbs... that is really low in my opinion... I regularly have mine with 20 being the minimum and the average...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 21,072
Posted By Shane McGrotty
Re: Pendlay Needle Bearing Bar vs Eleiko Training bar

A sleeve come off what barbell?

No way it was an Eleiko or Pendlay....

If you are still in search of a new barbell, check out the reviews here
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,145
Posted By Shane McGrotty
Re: Thinking about purchasing an Eleiko Training Bar...


I see you're thinking about going after an Eleiko bar or perhaps a Pendlay?

Eleiko is the gold standard but Pendlay has some amazing bars too. If you're dead set on an Eleiko bar, I'd say...
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