‘Twas the Night Before Ruckmas

‘Twas the night before Ruckmas, when all through the house Not a creature was PT’ing, not even a mouse; The rucks were hung by the front door with care, In hopes that St. Bomber soon would be there; The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of flutter-kicks danced in their heads; …

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How to Build a Home Gym with Lifting Platform in a Shed

While I’m a big advocate for putting in miles and suffering through PT sessions as a great way to train for a GORUCK Heavy, Tough, or Light, there is no substitute for just getting stronger. For the past year, that has been my main training goal: get stronger. For me, this is been primarily through my gym’s …

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5 Books Recommended by People Cooler than Me

If you’re looking for a book to read over the holidays, or something to add to your 2018 reading list, five super cool people offer their recommendations. I asked them to provide me with a title and 1-3 sentences on why GRT should read it. So, here ya go. Jason McCarthy – Founder & CEO of …

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My Journey from Spartan Races to GORUCK Challanges

In March 2014, I ran my first Spartan Race. It was the Charlotte Sprint. I registered on a whim. Crossing the finish line, I was hooked. I went home and registered for 3 more events. I eventually earned my first trifecta which included the notorious Wintergreen Super. While not the most amazing guy on the …

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GORUCK Black Friday Sale 2017

We’ve been waiting all year to see what GORUCK would do for Black Friday this year. Well, to begin with, the’re running Black Friday ALL WEEK LONG! UPDATE: GORUCK Added Bundles to the sale. See bottom of post for details. What jumps off the page at first glace is the $299 GR2. If you’ve been …

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GORUCK Veterans Day Sale 2017

GORUCK has launched their annual Veterans Day sale and there are a few deals worth your consideration. The biggest deal is the GORUCK Rucker which is marked down to $125, which is the lower end of its historical sale price. The bonus with this one is that if you buy one, you get a free …

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Rucking with One Kidney

Six years ago today a guy cut open my belly, stuck his hand in there, and pulled out my severed left kidney. He then gave it to another dude, who had cut open my buddy’s belly, and that guy stuck into my buddy’s body. We’re both still alive. Crazy, huh? Before donating my kidney I was …

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Pathfinder Ruck Training Discount Code

If you’re training for a GORUCK event, PATHFINDER Ruck training is a really good resource. I used it to train for my first attempt at a GORUCK HTL. It certainly helped me get through that Heavy. Here is my review of the program. Of course, PATHFINDER does cost a little coin. Thankfully they were nice enough …

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GORUCK End of Summer Sale 2017

With summer wrapping up, GORUCK has a sale going on to clear out some inventory. Included items: Challange Shorts – Were $120 NOW $85 Simple Shorts 5.5″ – Were $90 NOW $65 Swim Trunks – Were $79 NOW $55 Gym Shorts – Were $69 NOW $49 Rucking Shirt Long Sleeve – Was $85 NOW $49 Rucking Shirt …

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