Ruck Hub

A Collection of Articles Showcasing  the benefits of rucking.

Rucking is one of the best cardio exercises that you can participate in. It provides the same calorie burn as running, without the harm on your joints and ligaments. Rucking is also cheap to start, all that is needed is a bag and some weight and a good pair of trail shoes or boots. Rucking has also been shown to improve existing workout routines.

List of Rucking Health Benefits

  • Burns Calories
  • Improves Cardiovascular Health
  • Decreases Risk For Heart Attack and Stroke
  • Strengthens the Body Making it Less Injury Prone
  • Increases Bone Density
  • Strengthens the Body’s Core Muscles Such As: Glutes, Quadriceps, Hamstrings, and the Muscles in your Hips and Lower Legs
  • Rucking is Hiking and Can Improve Your Mood.

Click on the articles below to find out more about this fast-growing fitness trend.

Rucking Guides

This section is dedicated to articles on how to begin rucking, and why this activity should be added to existing workout regimes or as a starting point to get off that couch.


GORUCK is an endurance and team building event that is centered around rucking. GORUCK was born from the companies founder when he and his friends took rucksacks with them as they competed in a Tough Mudder event.

What is GORUCK


GORUCK is a fitness and teambuilding challenge centered around rucking. Participants will complete a distance based course and, along the way, participate in challenges that will test their mental and physical endurance.

A GORUCK challenge is lead by former military personnel and is a positive experience for all.

Click on the title or the image to find out more.

Rucking Events

Looking for events that feature rucking? Here is a list of rucking-based events you can put your boots to.

GORUCK Event Finder

Looking for a rucking event near you? GORUCK events are nationwide. 

Detroit Patriot Ruck

This is an annual family-friendly event in honor of the men and women who lost their lives during the September 11th terrorist attacks.

Rucking Gear

Rucking requires some basic equipment such as weight, backpacks, and trail shoes. This section is aimed at helping with equipment selection as well DIY Projects to make your own equipment.

Trails To Get The Most From Your Ruck

One of the health benefits of rucking is that it can share many of the same benefits as hiking. Trails also provide the added difficulty of uneven terrain which can strengthen muscles and improve performance. These articles showcase good trails to put your boots too.

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