Here’s some crazy new options for adding weight to your rucksack – the Bonehead Ruck Weight Plates from Fringe Sport.
What’s a ruck weight plate? It’s a compact (buy heavy) iron weight for turning your walk into a true workout. It goes in your rucksack (backpack) and helps bump up the intensity of your hike or walk (or run.)
If you are someone who hates cardio exercises like burpees, jumping jacks, squat jumps, jumping ropes, or running but knows you need it for your health, the good news is there is an alternative way of doing cardio minus the jumps – rucking. If you haven’t heard of rucking before, it is as simple as getting a backpack, putting some weight or weight plates in it, putting it on, and start walking. You can also bring your dog with you.
There’s different weights availabe. Check out the following for our sizing recommendations.
Let’s take a closer look.
Bonehead Ruck Weight Plates – Overview
The word rucking originated in the military, where soldiers wear a rucksack (backpack) stuffed with equipment and some weights and then walk with it for hours or even days. Today, anyone can do rucking by just putting some weight plates in your rucksack, and you can decide how much weight to ruck with. If you are a beginner, you can start with ten lbs then increase the weight as you progress. Walking with a weighted rucksack can burn three times more calories than simply walking and the same calories as in running. Because rucking is a form of cardio, it is also good cardio as it raises your heart rate and enhances your overall work capacity and stamina. Rucking is kind to your knees because, unlike running, it doesn’t put so much force on your knees.
Fringe Sport serves the lifters and the WODders, and anyone trying to push harder each day. They are the official supplier to the garage gym functional fitness movement of different fitness equipment and gears, including weight plates. Their weight plates are made to fit standard rucksack sizes. All dimensions of their weight plates are the same, except for the thickness of the weight. They are made of solid cast iron and coated in a black powder coat, making these plates amazingly tough.
These weight plates are functional, and you can use them not only for rucking. They have two handles, and you can swing and lift them, and you can even do different other exercises with them. Whether you are on the road or in your garage, these weight plates can take you to the highest possible hardcore level of your workout. They come in different weights of 10 lbs (1″), 20 lbs (3/4″), 30 lbs (1.5), and 45 lbs (1.7″). You can also have all four and still fit in the standard-sized rucksack.
Bonehead Ruck Weight Plates Review – In Summary
That’s our look at the new Bonehead Ruck Weight Plates from Fringe Sport.
Bonehead Ruck Weight Plates from Fringe Sport are very versatile weight plates. You can swing them like kettlebells or hold onto their handles during the ultimate weighted flow. The ruck weights take up minimum space and extend the most adaptability and opportunities for workouts at home or on the road.
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