Equipment


push strength wearable vbt
The Push Strength is a wearable bluetooth velocity based training (VBT) device that interfaces with your phone or tablet. It measures the velocity (speed) and power of various movements in the gym ranging from barbell and dumbbell movements to exercises like pull ups, dips, and even explosive movements like jump squats. There is a free app available for both Apple and Android products that tracks both average and peak velocity/power. Prior to the Push Strength, the primary devices used to measure […]

Push Strength Review: Wearable Bar Speed Device (VBT)


*originally published on LeanItUp.com Images: Jaybird Sport It’s the year 2014 — if you live an active lifestyle and don’t own Bluetooth headphones, it may be time to cut the cord with your wired pair. Prior to getting the Jaybird Bluebuds X I had a pair of Freedom headphones, also by Jaybird, which stopped functioning after about a year. Instead of replacing them under warranty I was able to upgrade to the Bluebuds X for a reduced cost. I’ve used the Bluebuds X headphones […]

Review: Jaybird Bluebuds X Bluetooth Headphones



When it comes to olympic weightlifting shoes the two premium shoes are the Adidas Adipowers and the Nike Romaleos 2. Both shoes offer a 0.75″ heel at a similar price point, so the question is which is right for you? Before we proceed, I want to re-iterate that these are the top of the line weightlifting shoes and for a beginner or intermediate lifter, a more entry level shoe such as the Adidas Powerlift 2 or Pendlay Weightlifting shoes will yield most of […]

Lifting Shoe Showdown: Adidas Adipowers vs Nike Romaleos 2