progress — By ed napper

faith and greatness

“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” Hebrews 11:1 (NIV) Faith is a matter of perseverance. It rea...
May 08, 2016 01 read article

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progress | By Ed Napper

Faith and Greatness

“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” Hebrews 11:1 (NIV) Faith is a matter of perseverance. It really begins with you. A belief about you. And a goal. If You want to be successful, calculated action is a major requirement. But also, subsequent pers...
performance | By Red Sullivan

One Simple Tip to Improve Every Training Session

Like Bane, was born into Darkness, I was born into the Globo Gym and molded by it.  (or at least this is what I tell myself when I’m in a Globo Gym on a Deadlift 1RM day). I didn’t see a “box” or a “strength and conditioning facility” until I was much more experienced. Now, my work takes me furt...
wellness | By Dr. William Richardson

3 Reasons Nice Guys Finish First

Success: 3 Reasons Nice Guys Finish First by Dr. William Richardson We’ve all had a friend who always got whatever they wanted- not because they earned it, but because they were __________ (rich, powerful, attractive- you name it). The ostensible observation is that we should not be envious of t...
progress | By Scott Stohler

A Shortlist of the Best Food in the World

A great meal can position itself in the history book of our hearts with just a simple bite. The smells, the atmosphere, the people, and the complete sensory experience that is involved when you taste something really special is the reason why we go out to eat.  During my travels I’ve tasted some...
progress | By The Rhone Team

The Tempest 2 (The Grand Finale)

Having been given the good news of a clear run into Barbados, predictably our hopes were raised, and expectations set on a finish date. If we were to carry on at a good pace, we would be sipping on cocktails on the 9th February, reunited with our loved ones, and sleeping in a soft, clean bed. Op...
wellness | By Josh Courage

Sugar: My Arch Nemesis

One of the most common mistakes I see with people looking to better their lives, is placing blame on outside things for all of their shortcomings.  “I’m too old to be in shape”.  “I like fried foods too much to have a six pack”.  It’s not in my genetics to be stronger”.  Look at these statements...
wellness | By Sun Pak

Engine Warning Light

It’s Monday morning and you’re driving towards the freeway entrance, as you head to work.  You have your coffee mug in one hand, while holding the steering wheel with the other.  As you begin to make your turn onto the freeway entrance, a red engine warning light starts glowing on your dashboard...
performance | By Scott Stohler

Becoming A Road Warrior

Fasten your seat belts, stow your bag, buckle in those muscles, and drink plenty of water as we review how to stay fit while on the road. In today's world, people are traveling more than ever.  With ridiculous flight prices as low as $62 for an international flight from Miami to Colombia, there ...
progress | By Chip Malt

The 7 Best Hikes in the U.S.

1) Cascade Canyon Trail - Jackson, Wyoming (10 Miles) The Grand Tetons should be on every American's bucket list and the Cascade Canyon Trail is the perfect opportunity to see everything that this amazing mountain range has to offer. The hike starts with a 15-minute boat ride across Jenny Lake ...
performance | By John Huddart

The 3 Allies of Creating Sustainable Ironman Health

BLOG 3 of 3 This 3 part series, written by John Huddart, a health coach and Ironman triathlete, explores how to best approach a goal, as big and complex, as getting healthy. In his last article, he outlined a story of resilient health, as he was able to train for 7hrs, party till 6am at a weddin...
wellness | By John Huddart

Create A Resilient Relationship With Health

This 3 part series, written by John Huddart, a health coach and Ironman triathlete, explores how to best approach a goal, as big and complex, as getting healthy. In this article, Huddart shares a story of how he was safely able to let loose and party at a friends wedding before getting back onto...
wellness | By Mike Wolfanger

How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

While there are many contributing factors to the high rate of obesity in the United States, including sedentary lifestyles and serious misconceptions about eating, we must take a closer look at the obsession with protein consumption. So, the question is:  how much protein do we really need? The ...
performance | By Ian Jentgen

Becoming a 'Strongman' Through Odd Object Training

Functional fitness isn’t much of a fad anymore. It’s likely here to stay. With the growing popularity among people seeking a fast and effective workout, even the larger commercial gyms in the industry have started to accommodate for this shift, adding in functional equipment at every turn. One s...
progress | By Josh Courage

Embracing Fear

A couple weeks ago I drove down to one of the most incredible places within an hour of my house, Castle Rock. This place reminds me of some of the rockiest areas of Great Falls, MD, except it’s up in the mountains (great views) and the rocks and trees to climb range from the pretty easy and bas...
progress | By Ben Checketts

5 Books From High School You Should Actually Read

If you are like me, you may have only paid partial attention during your 5…er…4 years of high school. When your teacher assigned a book to the class you generally followed what I call the “5 Stages of Procrastination.” Denial Anger Bargaining Depression Sparknotes I don’t believe this is a sho...
wellness | By John Huddart

If You Want to Get Healthy, You’re Going to Need a Plan

This 3 part series, written by John Huddart, a health coach and Ironman triathlete, explores how to best approach a goal, as big and complex, as getting healthy. Huddart’s ‘Ironman’ approach, relies little on willpower, and instead, teaches students to create sustainable habits that help to unlo...
progress | By The Rhone Team

The Tempest Two (Part 2 of 3)

PART II As the sun-dropped on Day 1, the enormity of what lay ahead finally descended on us. The departure was a surreal experience, no fire-works, start-guns or theatrics. Just two friends in a rowing boat, quietly rowing into the distance. The feeling Is one that will last with us forever, and...
wellness | By Joe Riggio

Meal Prep Done Right

For those of you who follow me online or know me at all, it is no secret that my biggest passion other than training is food! I love buying it, cooking it, and of course eating it. It’s the most important factor in your overall fitness. On average, I eat four meals per day plus snacks, all hom...
performance | By Dan Goodman

Owning the Foundation

Think of the first person that made a real difference in the landscape of your athletic career. Hopefully, it was someone who was positive and understood the motivation and courage necessary to just come out and compete with the team. As a person that gets to influence many people in a controll...
performance | By Philip Levi

Sweat of the Week - No Gym Required

Staying in peak physical condition is a challenge for many a man on the go. I send this workout to many of my clients who frequently travel and find their business schedule presses them for time. You’ll notice the term “Pavel” will be referenced throughout these workouts. “Pavelling” should be d...
progress | By The Rhone Team

The Tempest Two (Part 1 of 3)

THE FIRST STEPS TOWARDS THE IMPOSSIBLE Just under 2 years ago, we set ourselves a goal that many people thought was unobtainable, unreachable, impossible. We wanted to take on what is widely regarded as the toughest challenge on Earth, with no prior experience or skill-set in the discipline. We ...
performance | By Joe Yoon

The Perfect Golf Swing

For most of us winter consists of freezing temperatures, snow shoveling and lounging on the couch watching football. Fortunately, the golf season is just around the corner and now is the perfect time to get your body prepped for the upcoming season. As a trainer who has worked with golfers of al...
performance | By Josh Courage

5 Ways to Improve Your Front Squat

The front squat is an exercise used very commonly in training weightlifters, but besides that is unfortunately not used all that much. I personally admit to not programming this incredibly effective tool as often as I would like for my general fitness members, but that is changing now. I like th...
By The Rhone Team

A Workout Fit For the President

It is President's Day and you may want to take advantage of the long weekend to relax, spend some time with the family, but also throw down in the the gym. Here is one of my favorite workouts you can do whether you are in your local gym or are traveling for the long weekend and find the only pla...
performance | By Maximus Sweat of the Week

Bo

"The bodyweight exercises are king. We look to overcomplicate things and always gravitate towards machines. At the end of the day the most simple exercises are the most effective exercises." 5x Pull-up 10x Dip 5x Pull-up 10x Push-up Max Rounds in 30 minutes
progress | By Ben Checketts

How to Save a Life

I have lived my entire life wishing and hoping to be in better shape. As melodramatic as it sounds, I can remember looking at G.I. Joes and Batman cartoons and thinking, "One day, I am going to look exactly like that." As a teen I fought to control my weight and generally fell flat on my face. S...
performance | By Paul Roberts

Kettlebell Finisher

Kettlebells are not meant to be your primary training tool, but they can be a valuable supplemental tool, and deliver unparalleled results in terms of balance, strength, and endurance. But be warned, if this is your first go with Kettlebells, take some time to learn good form and go light before...
wellness | By Scott Stohler

Travel Time Flies When You're Fasting

After 7+ months on the road, I've discovered it's very difficult to eat healthily. With a limited choice between a paltry carb­loaded sandwich or a malnourished pre­packaged salad, staying healthy and keeping weight on is difficult. One trick I've learned while on the road is to fast. Many of yo...
performance | By Philip HM Levi

Foresthill Uphill Challenge F.U.C.1K

Auburn, CA is a quiet little town. One that played host to some of the original '49ers back in the gold rush days of the 19th century. It also accommodates the annual "Western States 100", a foot race consisting of 100 long and grueling miles. Now it is home to some of the best ultra runners and...
performance | By The Rhone Team

Sweat of the Week - The 12 Rounds of Christmas

On the first round of Christmas your punishment will be... ...1 100 m Row On the second round of Christmas your punishment will be... ...2 Manmakers (25 lb. Dumbbells) and 1 100 m Row On the third round of Christmas your punishment will be... ...3 pull-ups, 2 Manmakers (25 lb. Dumbbells) and 1 ...
wellness | By The Rhone Team

There Is No Such Thing as Overtraining

There is no such thing as overtraining. There is only under-recovery. Most people don’t put in enough time, effort, or intensity to put themselves into a state of overtraining. Most people simply don’t recover well enough. What Is Overtraining? Genuine overtraining refers to a long-term pattern ...
performance | By Rob Macdonald

Those Burpees Suck

This week's Sweat of the Week is about to real with one of our favorite circuits called "Those Burpees Suck." This is a workout for time, so we encourage you to move through the progression as quickly as you can with one giant caveat - every rep must be perfect. The second you sacrifice form for...
progress | By Jeff Rizzo

The Best Fitness Tech Out There

THE BEST IN FITNESS TECHNOLOGY You've got the best athletic apparel around (I think we all know that), but it's time to up your fit-tech game. Here are three items that you should splurge on this holiday season.   Garmin Fenix 3 This here is the absolute best GPS watch on the market and has h...
progress | By Dale Sutherland

The Nuts and Bolts of Testicular Cancer

Ever have that feeling that someone has got you by the balls? Well that may be truer than you think. If you are reading this you know that Rhone Apparel has sponsored “Rovember” to raise awareness and funds for testicular cancer research. Here are some simple facts. Testicular cancer is the most...
wellness | By Ed Napper

A Sermon on Focus

We all possess unique qualities that separate us from others. There is something about every one of us that is distinct; our own talent and purpose, which is the nucleus of our ultimate contribution to the world.  In order to cultivate and master our talents, some believe that more than 10,000 h...
progress | By The Rhone Team

Time Is Not An Excuse

Time Isn’t an Excuse Training can have a remarkable effect on all aspects of your life. Improving physical fitness will make you healthier and better able to cope with stress. You will look better and feel more confident. Your psychological being will be far better off. Training can help make yo...
performance | By Rhone

Gotham Collection: Fabric Harvested From Seaweed

Have you ever wanted to harness your inner Vinny Chase by becoming Aqua Man, but don't know where to start? How about with Rhone's new Gotham Collection, which harnesses the power of the ocean within its fibers. The knowledge that the sea contains health promoting substances is not new.  What is...
performance | By The Rhone Team

Row, Row, Row Your Butt Off

Row, Row, Row Your Butt Off 3 Blocks of 6 Rounds (18 Rounds Total) of: :30 Work/:30 Rest Row at least 150 M per round Rest 4:00 between blocks This is one of the most basic workouts that we do to improve rowing. Intervals are really beneficial to building cardiovascular capacity while increas...
performance | By Tim Skwiat

A Primer on Joint Health

We’re active guys. We push ourselves to the limit. We chase excellence, and we strive for greatness. Our endeavors require a sharp, focused mind, and we expect peak physical performance from our bodies as well. This article is all about how you can use supernutrients from whole foods and certain...
progress | By Joe Marshall

A Travel Guide to Patagonia

During my senior year of college, I saw the movie 180 Degrees South for the first time. A friend recommended it to me, so on a drizzly, gray winter day my roommates and I sat down to watch. “The film emulates the 1968 trip made by Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia, but rather than b...
performance | By Ben Checketts

The Problem With Cotton

Any girl will tell you that guys are creatures of habit. We like to be comfortable. Head to a gym and you will see a perfect example of it: men working out in their old cotton college t-shirts. What most men haven't discovered yet is that wearing performance fabrics can greatly increase the enjo...
performance | By The Rhone Team

Overhead Squat + Ring Push-Up

Overhead Squat at 35% of bodyweight + Ring Pushup (feet higher than hands) 3 Rounds 30-20-10 reps of each Instructions:  Complete 30 reps of Overhead Squat and then complete 30 reps of Ring Push-ups  Then complete 20 reps of Overhead Squat and then complete 20 reps of Ring Push-ups  Then complet...
wellness | By Ed Napper

Just Believe: A Sermon on Self-Confidence

"For as a man thinks in his heart, so is he." Proverbs 23:7 (NKJV) Believe you are great when things aren't going well – when your world is upside down and everyone is telling you that you can't win. You must develop habits that will embolden you to face your Goliath and continue forward. Rush f...
wellness | By Viet Pham

Making The Perfect Burger

When it comes to preparing and eating food the most important aspect is always quality. It is extremely important to fuel your body with the most nutritious and wholesome foods. Often times after I workout, have a long day, or a busy weekend I crave a good burger and nothing is better to help yo...
wellness | By Serena Marie RD

Food is Fuel. How to Prepare for a Marathon

Its marathon season at long last; and for all my runners rockin’ Rhone apparel while pursuing a half or full marathon this season, you may be strategizing a nutrition plan. As a registered dietitian and three times Boston Qualifier, I value nutrition not only as a means to maintain a lean, stron...
performance | By The Rhone Team

Bench Press + Burpee Pull-Up

Bench Press @ Bodyweight + Burpee/Pull-up  10/1. 9/2, 8/3, 7/4, 6/5, 5/6, 4/7, 3/8, 2/9, 1/10 reps of each Instructions: Complete 10 reps of Bench Press and 1 rep of Burpee/Pull-up Then complete 9 reps of Bench Press and 2 rep of Burpee/Pull-up Follow the pattern until you have completed 1 rep o...
progress | By Nate Checketts

We Are Stronger Together

“Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men`s blood...Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone will be a living thing, asserting itself with ever- growing insistency. Remember that our ...
performance | By Eric Van Arsdale

Fuel and Fire

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” - Pablo Picasso Very powerful words from one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century. These words have stuck with me and become my ‘True North’ for as long as I can remember. They have dr...
progress | By Joe Marshall

How to Plan the Trip of a Lifetime

Joe Marshall is a seasoned world traveller. Follow @joe_marshall36 In the back of our minds, we all have that dream destination in mind. The ‘Bucket List’ adventure. The trip of a lifetime. Hiking to Machu Picchu. Exploring Patagonia. Surfing remote waves in Southeast Asia. Backpacking through E...
wellness | By Red Sullivan

Need

For the vast majority of people, this fitness stuff is just picking stuff up and setting it down.  Then, it is picking stuff up moving it around, and putting it down. Then, it is doing it faster or carrying a heavier load. It’s a formality. At the end of the day though, this is low stakes. Sure,...
progress — By ed napper

faith and greatness

“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” Hebrews 11:1 (NIV) Faith is a matter of perseverance. It rea...
May 08, 2016 01 read article
performance — By red sullivan

one simple tip to improve every training session

Like Bane, was born into Darkness, I was born into the Globo Gym and molded by it.  (or at least this is what I tell myself when I’m in a Globo Gy...
Apr 29, 2016 02 read article
wellness — By dr. william richardson

3 reasons nice guys finish first

Success: 3 Reasons Nice Guys Finish First by Dr. William Richardson We’ve all had a friend who always got whatever they wanted- not because they e...
Apr 29, 2016 03 read article
progress — By scott stohler

a shortlist of the best food in the world

A great meal can position itself in the history book of our hearts with just a simple bite. The smells, the atmosphere, the people, and the comple...
Apr 29, 2016 04 read article
progress | By The Rhone Team

The Tempest 2 (The Grand Finale)

Having been given the good news of a clear run into Barbados, predictably our hopes were raised, and expectations set on a finish date. If we were to carry on at a good pace, we would be sipping on cocktails on the 9th February, reunited with our loved ones, and sleeping in a soft, clean bed. Op...
wellness | By josh courage

sugar: my arch nemesis

One of the most common mistakes I see with people looking to better their lives, is placing blame on outside things for all of their shortcomings.  “I’m too old to be in shape”.  “I like fried foods too much to have a six pack”.  It’s not in my genetics to be stronger”.  Look at these statements...
wellness | By sun pak

engine warning light

It’s Monday morning and you’re driving towards the freeway entrance, as you head to work.  You have your coffee mug in one hand, while holding the steering wheel with the other.  As you begin to make your turn onto the freeway entrance, a red engine warning light starts glowing on your dashboard...
performance | By scott stohler

becoming a road warrior

Fasten your seat belts, stow your bag, buckle in those muscles, and drink plenty of water as we review how to stay fit while on the road. In today's world, people are traveling more than ever.  With ridiculous flight prices as low as $62 for an international flight from Miami to Colombia, there ...
progress | By chip malt

the 7 best hikes in the u.s.

1) Cascade Canyon Trail - Jackson, Wyoming (10 Miles) The Grand Tetons should be on every American's bucket list and the Cascade Canyon Trail is the perfect opportunity to see everything that this amazing mountain range has to offer. The hike starts with a 15-minute boat ride across Jenny Lake ...
performance | By john huddart

the 3 allies of creating sustainable ironman health

BLOG 3 of 3 This 3 part series, written by John Huddart, a health coach and Ironman triathlete, explores how to best approach a goal, as big and complex, as getting healthy. In his last article, he outlined a story of resilient health, as he was able to train for 7hrs, party till 6am at a weddin...
wellness | By john huddart

create a resilient relationship with health

This 3 part series, written by John Huddart, a health coach and Ironman triathlete, explores how to best approach a goal, as big and complex, as getting healthy. In this article, Huddart shares a story of how he was safely able to let loose and party at a friends wedding before getting back onto...
wellness | By mike wolfanger

how much protein do you really need?

While there are many contributing factors to the high rate of obesity in the United States, including sedentary lifestyles and serious misconceptions about eating, we must take a closer look at the obsession with protein consumption. So, the question is:  how much protein do we really need? The ...
performance | By ian jentgen

becoming a 'strongman' through odd object training

Functional fitness isn’t much of a fad anymore. It’s likely here to stay. With the growing popularity among people seeking a fast and effective workout, even the larger commercial gyms in the industry have started to accommodate for this shift, adding in functional equipment at every turn. One s...
progress | By josh courage

embracing fear

A couple weeks ago I drove down to one of the most incredible places within an hour of my house, Castle Rock. This place reminds me of some of the rockiest areas of Great Falls, MD, except it’s up in the mountains (great views) and the rocks and trees to climb range from the pretty easy and bas...
progress | By ben checketts

5 books from high school you should actually read

If you are like me, you may have only paid partial attention during your 5…er…4 years of high school. When your teacher assigned a book to the class you generally followed what I call the “5 Stages of Procrastination.” Denial Anger Bargaining Depression Sparknotes I don’t believe this is a sho...
wellness | By john huddart

if you want to get healthy, you’re going to need a plan

This 3 part series, written by John Huddart, a health coach and Ironman triathlete, explores how to best approach a goal, as big and complex, as getting healthy. Huddart’s ‘Ironman’ approach, relies little on willpower, and instead, teaches students to create sustainable habits that help to unlo...
progress | By The Rhone Team

The Tempest Two (Part 2 of 3)

PART II As the sun-dropped on Day 1, the enormity of what lay ahead finally descended on us. The departure was a surreal experience, no fire-works, start-guns or theatrics. Just two friends in a rowing boat, quietly rowing into the distance. The feeling Is one that will last with us forever, and...
wellness | By joe riggio

meal prep done right

For those of you who follow me online or know me at all, it is no secret that my biggest passion other than training is food! I love buying it, cooking it, and of course eating it. It’s the most important factor in your overall fitness. On average, I eat four meals per day plus snacks, all hom...
performance | By dan goodman

owning the foundation

Think of the first person that made a real difference in the landscape of your athletic career. Hopefully, it was someone who was positive and understood the motivation and courage necessary to just come out and compete with the team. As a person that gets to influence many people in a controll...
performance | By philip levi

sweat of the week - no gym required

Staying in peak physical condition is a challenge for many a man on the go. I send this workout to many of my clients who frequently travel and find their business schedule presses them for time. You’ll notice the term “Pavel” will be referenced throughout these workouts. “Pavelling” should be d...
progress | By The Rhone Team

The Tempest Two (Part 1 of 3)

THE FIRST STEPS TOWARDS THE IMPOSSIBLE Just under 2 years ago, we set ourselves a goal that many people thought was unobtainable, unreachable, impossible. We wanted to take on what is widely regarded as the toughest challenge on Earth, with no prior experience or skill-set in the discipline. We ...
performance | By joe yoon

the perfect golf swing

For most of us winter consists of freezing temperatures, snow shoveling and lounging on the couch watching football. Fortunately, the golf season is just around the corner and now is the perfect time to get your body prepped for the upcoming season. As a trainer who has worked with golfers of al...
performance | By josh courage

5 ways to improve your front squat

The front squat is an exercise used very commonly in training weightlifters, but besides that is unfortunately not used all that much. I personally admit to not programming this incredibly effective tool as often as I would like for my general fitness members, but that is changing now. I like th...
By The Rhone Team

A Workout Fit For the President

It is President's Day and you may want to take advantage of the long weekend to relax, spend some time with the family, but also throw down in the the gym. Here is one of my favorite workouts you can do whether you are in your local gym or are traveling for the long weekend and find the only pla...
performance | By maximus sweat of the week

bo

"The bodyweight exercises are king. We look to overcomplicate things and always gravitate towards machines. At the end of the day the most simple exercises are the most effective exercises." 5x Pull-up 10x Dip 5x Pull-up 10x Push-up Max Rounds in 30 minutes
progress | By ben checketts

how to save a life

I have lived my entire life wishing and hoping to be in better shape. As melodramatic as it sounds, I can remember looking at G.I. Joes and Batman cartoons and thinking, "One day, I am going to look exactly like that." As a teen I fought to control my weight and generally fell flat on my face. S...
performance | By paul roberts

kettlebell finisher

Kettlebells are not meant to be your primary training tool, but they can be a valuable supplemental tool, and deliver unparalleled results in terms of balance, strength, and endurance. But be warned, if this is your first go with Kettlebells, take some time to learn good form and go light before...
wellness | By scott stohler

travel time flies when you're fasting

After 7+ months on the road, I've discovered it's very difficult to eat healthily. With a limited choice between a paltry carb­loaded sandwich or a malnourished pre­packaged salad, staying healthy and keeping weight on is difficult. One trick I've learned while on the road is to fast. Many of yo...
performance | By philip hm levi

foresthill uphill challenge f.u.c.1k

Auburn, CA is a quiet little town. One that played host to some of the original '49ers back in the gold rush days of the 19th century. It also accommodates the annual "Western States 100", a foot race consisting of 100 long and grueling miles. Now it is home to some of the best ultra runners and...
performance | By The Rhone Team

Sweat of the Week - The 12 Rounds of Christmas

On the first round of Christmas your punishment will be... ...1 100 m Row On the second round of Christmas your punishment will be... ...2 Manmakers (25 lb. Dumbbells) and 1 100 m Row On the third round of Christmas your punishment will be... ...3 pull-ups, 2 Manmakers (25 lb. Dumbbells) and 1 ...
wellness | By The Rhone Team

There Is No Such Thing as Overtraining

There is no such thing as overtraining. There is only under-recovery. Most people don’t put in enough time, effort, or intensity to put themselves into a state of overtraining. Most people simply don’t recover well enough. What Is Overtraining? Genuine overtraining refers to a long-term pattern ...
performance | By rob macdonald

those burpees suck

This week's Sweat of the Week is about to real with one of our favorite circuits called "Those Burpees Suck." This is a workout for time, so we encourage you to move through the progression as quickly as you can with one giant caveat - every rep must be perfect. The second you sacrifice form for...
progress | By jeff rizzo

the best fitness tech out there

THE BEST IN FITNESS TECHNOLOGY You've got the best athletic apparel around (I think we all know that), but it's time to up your fit-tech game. Here are three items that you should splurge on this holiday season.   Garmin Fenix 3 This here is the absolute best GPS watch on the market and has h...
progress | By dale sutherland

the nuts and bolts of testicular cancer

Ever have that feeling that someone has got you by the balls? Well that may be truer than you think. If you are reading this you know that Rhone Apparel has sponsored “Rovember” to raise awareness and funds for testicular cancer research. Here are some simple facts. Testicular cancer is the most...
wellness | By ed napper

a sermon on focus

We all possess unique qualities that separate us from others. There is something about every one of us that is distinct; our own talent and purpose, which is the nucleus of our ultimate contribution to the world.  In order to cultivate and master our talents, some believe that more than 10,000 h...
progress | By The Rhone Team

Time Is Not An Excuse

Time Isn’t an Excuse Training can have a remarkable effect on all aspects of your life. Improving physical fitness will make you healthier and better able to cope with stress. You will look better and feel more confident. Your psychological being will be far better off. Training can help make yo...
performance | By rhone

gotham collection: fabric harvested from seaweed

Have you ever wanted to harness your inner Vinny Chase by becoming Aqua Man, but don't know where to start? How about with Rhone's new Gotham Collection, which harnesses the power of the ocean within its fibers. The knowledge that the sea contains health promoting substances is not new.  What is...
performance | By The Rhone Team

Row, Row, Row Your Butt Off

Row, Row, Row Your Butt Off 3 Blocks of 6 Rounds (18 Rounds Total) of: :30 Work/:30 Rest Row at least 150 M per round Rest 4:00 between blocks This is one of the most basic workouts that we do to improve rowing. Intervals are really beneficial to building cardiovascular capacity while increas...
performance | By tim skwiat

a primer on joint health

We’re active guys. We push ourselves to the limit. We chase excellence, and we strive for greatness. Our endeavors require a sharp, focused mind, and we expect peak physical performance from our bodies as well. This article is all about how you can use supernutrients from whole foods and certain...
progress | By joe marshall

a travel guide to patagonia

During my senior year of college, I saw the movie 180 Degrees South for the first time. A friend recommended it to me, so on a drizzly, gray winter day my roommates and I sat down to watch. “The film emulates the 1968 trip made by Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia, but rather than b...
performance | By ben checketts

the problem with cotton

Any girl will tell you that guys are creatures of habit. We like to be comfortable. Head to a gym and you will see a perfect example of it: men working out in their old cotton college t-shirts. What most men haven't discovered yet is that wearing performance fabrics can greatly increase the enjo...
performance | By The Rhone Team

Overhead Squat + Ring Push-Up

Overhead Squat at 35% of bodyweight + Ring Pushup (feet higher than hands) 3 Rounds 30-20-10 reps of each Instructions:  Complete 30 reps of Overhead Squat and then complete 30 reps of Ring Push-ups  Then complete 20 reps of Overhead Squat and then complete 20 reps of Ring Push-ups  Then complet...
wellness | By ed napper

just believe: a sermon on self-confidence

"For as a man thinks in his heart, so is he." Proverbs 23:7 (NKJV) Believe you are great when things aren't going well – when your world is upside down and everyone is telling you that you can't win. You must develop habits that will embolden you to face your Goliath and continue forward. Rush f...
wellness | By viet pham

making the perfect burger

When it comes to preparing and eating food the most important aspect is always quality. It is extremely important to fuel your body with the most nutritious and wholesome foods. Often times after I workout, have a long day, or a busy weekend I crave a good burger and nothing is better to help yo...
wellness | By serena marie rd

food is fuel. how to prepare for a marathon

Its marathon season at long last; and for all my runners rockin’ Rhone apparel while pursuing a half or full marathon this season, you may be strategizing a nutrition plan. As a registered dietitian and three times Boston Qualifier, I value nutrition not only as a means to maintain a lean, stron...
performance | By The Rhone Team

Bench Press + Burpee Pull-Up

Bench Press @ Bodyweight + Burpee/Pull-up  10/1. 9/2, 8/3, 7/4, 6/5, 5/6, 4/7, 3/8, 2/9, 1/10 reps of each Instructions: Complete 10 reps of Bench Press and 1 rep of Burpee/Pull-up Then complete 9 reps of Bench Press and 2 rep of Burpee/Pull-up Follow the pattern until you have completed 1 rep o...
progress | By nate checketts

we are stronger together

“Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men`s blood...Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone will be a living thing, asserting itself with ever- growing insistency. Remember that our ...
performance | By eric van arsdale

fuel and fire

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” - Pablo Picasso Very powerful words from one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century. These words have stuck with me and become my ‘True North’ for as long as I can remember. They have dr...
progress | By joe marshall

how to plan the trip of a lifetime

Joe Marshall is a seasoned world traveller. Follow @joe_marshall36 In the back of our minds, we all have that dream destination in mind. The ‘Bucket List’ adventure. The trip of a lifetime. Hiking to Machu Picchu. Exploring Patagonia. Surfing remote waves in Southeast Asia. Backpacking through E...
wellness | By red sullivan

need

For the vast majority of people, this fitness stuff is just picking stuff up and setting it down.  Then, it is picking stuff up moving it around, and putting it down. Then, it is doing it faster or carrying a heavier load. It’s a formality. At the end of the day though, this is low stakes. Sure,...

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