Working out is no longer about pumping iron or getting cardio with old-fashioned roadwork. These days it involves brutal stuff more like actual roadwork. Swinging a pitchfork, carrying logs, or flipping tractor tires ’til your veins burst is standard for popular Crossfit and Seal Training workouts. It’s more dynamic and supposedly more fun. In fact, you won’t believe how fun it is to lift and carry heavy bags of sand from point A to Point B. The heavy-duty sandbags from Brute Force come in a range of sizes and capacities that (unfortunately) won’t make it any easier, just less messy.
This is not your grandfather’s baseball bat. Sure, it’s still a wooden bat—there’s no improving the power of wood—but the Warstic designs are highly evolved. Featuring the straight grains of Northern White Ash and Maple, these American made bats are available in every size, color, and weight you could ever want. They even come with your name engraved on the barrel. Who’s up?
Most of Tom Hanks’ movies are good but usually wander a bit too far into chick-flick territory. Take Castaway: It was all good while Tom was on the island talking to his friend, the deflated volleyball named Wilson. But once he gets off the island you may as well go out to the kitchen and make some nachos. The movie is done. This regulation Wilson volleyball stamped with Hanks’ hand-print will remind you of the good parts.
Dad taught you to throw a spiral. Coach taught you to respect the game. Now, you’re teaching your friends how to tailgate like real men. To keep it all going, you need a Leather Head football. This classic football is made of 100% real leather tanned & dyed to bring out the unique tones of the hide. You don’t grill Tofu Dogs on game day…so why would you toss around a rubber ball?
When it comes to Personal Trainers, your wife may be allowed a ripped up blonde dude who pushes her to push herself, but you’ll probably get miCoach from Adidas. This free App (for iPhone & Blackberry) with an integrated website, logs, tracks, displays and assesses your fitness in running, cycling and other outdoor activities. With voice-enabled workout prompts, it almost feels like you have your own trainer…just not a blonde.
Featuring 11 colors representing each team’s 11 players, South Africa’s 11 languages & 11 communities. Adidas’ 2010 Jabulani Ball – celebrate the game.
Big brother may not always be watching, but your trainer is. Garmin’s Forerunner 405CX GPS Receiver collects and transmits (to any computer) your location, heart rate, calories burned, pace and distance achieved. This easy-to-operate wristwatch even motivates by pairing you against its patented Virtual Partner.