Categories of Sports & Fitness
A personal trainer is an individual who has earned a certification that demonstrates they have achieved a level of competency for creating and delivering safe and effective exercise programs for apparently healthy individuals and groups or those with medical clearance to exercise.
Bodybuilding / Competition
Bodybuilding is the development of the body through exercise and diet, specifically: the development of the physique for competitive exhibition.
There are different categories, classes and divisions. Most commons the IFBB League.
Sports Performance Training is the systematic process of developing athletic characteristics for the purpose of competing in sports.
Powerlifting is a strength sport that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts: squat, bench press, and deadlift. As in the sport of Olympic weightlifting, it involves the athlete attempting a maximal weight single-lift effort of a barbell loaded with weight plates.
Amateur Athletic Union (AAU)
The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) has been raising champions for more than a century. Since its inception in 1888, the AAU has set the standard for amateur sports in the United States with one goal in mind: “Sports For All, Forever.” It is more than a motto – it has been the focus and drive of AAU for 130 years and counting for sports in the United States and throughout the world.
Strongman & Strongwoman
Strongman/woman competitions, is a sport which tests competitors' strength in a variety of non-traditional ways. Some of the disciplines are similar to those in powerlifting and some powerlifters have also successfully competed in strongman competitions.
The Olympic weightlifting programme has evolved greatly over time. Today, weightlifters compete in snatch and clean and jerk, and are placed according to their total combined result. From the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, men have competed in eight weight categories and women in seven. This total of 15 events remains unchanged.
A mix of full-body strength training, friendly competition, and hand-to-hand combat, MAS wrestling has grown from a small regional tradition in northern Russia to an event seen at Strongman competitions and open tournaments across the globe. Rogue’s official MAS Wrestling Set—manufactured in Columbus, OH—includes everything you need to bring this addictive, high-agility sport into your gym. This includes a sturdy 90.875" wood footboard, two rounded end caps, and the 19.75" length MAS Wrestling Stick.
The footboard and endcaps are CNC machined from 1” thick Baltic birch and are hand-sanded and finished with polyurethane to keep the wood smooth and well protected. Each endcap features the Rogue logo and the MAS Wrestling USA logo, while both sides of the footboard are burned with the “ROGUE” brand and a pair of vertical lines spaced one meter apart, per MAS Wrestling rules*. The 1.25" diameter MAS stick is made from oak and offers a firm grip that won't tear up your hands during your matches (or rematches).
If you're new to MAS wrestling, check out our basic intro to the sport and its rules below.