Author Archives: Jeff Steel

Best Deadlift Shoes 2017: Gym Beginner or Weightroom Monster?


The best pair of shoes for the job is usually the one that you can easily forget about when you’re putting in the work. That only happens when you’re wearing shoes that fit correctly. If a pair of shoes is the right fit, then you aren’t going to be distracted by discomfort. It also makes the experiences just a little more enjoyable, deadlifting is hard enough without having to fight against your shoes. We will try and point out if a shoe runs small or large, so you know what size to buy. Shoe sizing can vary with regards to the shoe as a whole and specific areas, some shoes have open toe boxes and yet still run narrow in the middle. While we can point out irregularities, we can’t say which shoes will fit your feet in particular, so take the time to consider your feet and what they need from shoes in order to feel comfortable. When in doubt you should measure your feet with a tape measure and use a size chart published by the shoe’s manufacturer to see if it will fit you.

Best Volleyball Shoes for Women 2017: Outside Hitters, Middle Blockers & Defensive Specialists


Volleyball is one of the most underappreciated team sports there is. It’s a great hobby to take up because you can play it by yourself or with a team, on a court or at the beach. Whether you’re looking for a fun way to get in shape or your path towards Olympic glory, volleyball is a good game to pick up. But before you hit the court it’s important to find the right shoes. This is especially important for women since shoe designers try and push impractical shoes on women from an early age. To unleash your full athletic potential, you need a shoe that fits your feet and your athletic aspirations.

Best Wide Basketball Shoes 2017


Basketball is a great game to play no matter how old you are. It’s social, healthy, and a lot of fun. The great thing about it is how little you need to play, just a ball and a basket. But those are just the basics. If you truly want to play ball, then you need a good pair of basketball shoes. Finding the right pair of shoes can be a bit of a task when your feet go beyond the average. Don’t settle for shoes that fit too tight; you deserve shoes that are made to fit your body.

Zooka Pitching Machine ZS740 Review


Spring is just around the corner and you know what that means? Baseball is back in session. With the beginning of a new little/big league season approaching, let’s take a look at one of the up-and-coming pitching machines from Zooka.

The ZS740 Zooka pitching machine is a fantastic addition to any ball players practice regimen. Not only does it look like some type of alien sniper rifle out of Halo, it packs a interstellar punch when it comes to slinging baseballs as well.

The Zooka pitching machine boasts that it does not include any exposed moving parts making it one of the safest options to have around children. Other spinning wheel machines such as the First Pitch Baseline pitching machine include barriers to help protect from accidents, but the reality is there will always be a chance of a finger getting caught in a machine with moving parts.

Triumph Sweeper Foosball Table Review


At this point, consumers are probably sick and tired of all the foosball and soccer tables out there claiming that they’re the best in the market. The Triumph 48” Sweeper Soccer Table is no exception, but hey, we’re here to give an unbiased review if it’s really worth the buy or if you should just ignore it and move on to a much better option.

According to the description provided by the manufacturer, the Triumph 48” Sweeper Soccer Table provides a fast-paced soccer experience on a solid and “stylish” table. They also claim that it’s perfect for any gathering because it’s full of action and excitement that your guests can enjoy. Apparently everyone is just reeling to play on the Triumph 48” Sweeper soccer table.

The table has eight steel rods with ergonomic grips to make sure that you’re comfortable while competing. There’s also a ball return—which, frankly, doesn’t even need to be advertised at this point because it’s most likely mandatory for a foosball table to have this. Unless it’s a disposable table where the game ends if someone scores. Same goes for the manual scorers. In all seriousness, it’s a bit suspicious that they feel the need to advertise these features when they can be found in almost all foosball tables in the market. So what does the Triumph 48” Sweeper Soccer Table really have over everything else? Let’s find out.

Playcraft Sport Foosball Table Review


The Playcraft Sport foosball table is built to catch the eye of anyone who sees it thanks to its wonderful aesthetics and modern design. Its looks alone could be enough to make it stand out from the rest of the products in the market. Coming in at under $200 it’s also one of the more affordable foosball tables and frankly, it looks more expensive than it actually is.

There are three different models of it available in the market at the moment. There’s the standard design that comes with a leveler, one with an option for foldable legs, and a 3-in-1 version that also has pool and air hockey aside from functioning as a foosball table. All of these models are built to be portable and lightweight so you can definitely place it wherever you want and save space.

Playcraft has been synonymous for providing gameplay that gives a bang for your buck. The company has merged innovation with high quality workmanship in producing top-of-the-line foosball game tables, pool tables and accessories that are designed for commercial and home use. Playcraft has been around for more than two decades, providing products that zero in on durability and value.

Playcraft has always been dedicated to giving people more than enough value for the money that they pay. They’re very creative when it comes to features and they don’t skimp on anything when it comes to the building of their products. That being said, how does the Playcraft Sport Foosball Table fare when it comes to features and durability?

Best Tennis Ball Machine 2017: Backhands, Forehands & Slice


Tennis is a great sport to play for people of all ages. Unlike team sports you don’t have to arrange for more than ten people to come together to play a match. If two players can meet up the game is on. But even with those low requirements, there will be days where it can be hard to find someone to practice against. What do you do when you want to practice on your own? That’s why the tennis ball machine was invented.

A tennis ball machine is a device that automatically fires tennis balls out in a manner that mirrors a player hitting the ball across the court. This allows individual players to practice on their own. It’s perfect for players who want to get in practice without the inherit competition of playing against an opponent or the cost of hiring a teacher to hit the balls to you. Sure, buying a tennis ball machine is always going to cost more than buying a machine, but every time you use your machine, it will become more cost effective. If you are serious about improving your tennis skills, then a tennis ball machine is one of the best investments you can make.

Best Gun Safe 2017: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

For many people having a gun in the home is an absolute essential. Some have rifles for hunting; others have guns to protect them from home invaders. If you’ve got a family and home you care about it’s only natural that you’d want to be able to defend your home from anyone who might wish to do them harm. But if you want to truly protect your family you also need to make sure that your guns can’t be accessed by just anyone. Every year tragedies occur when guns get into the hands of people who are unprepared to handle them. One of the best ways to keep your guns safe and secure is by investing in a gun safe.

A gun safe is a place to store your guns when they aren’t in use. They can be locked so that the only people who access them are the ones you’ve entrusted with a code or key. They’re also a good place to store your guns if you’re a collector who has a number of valuable guns that might make a tempting prize for home invaders. Gun safes come in a wide range of shapes and sizes, if you’ve ever gone shopping for them, you have a sense of the variety available on the market. With this in mind, we’ve prepared a buyer’s guide to look at the criteria you should use to examine different safes and a list of 10 of the most popular safes on the market.

Best Pool Table 2017: Elegant, Stylish & Fun


If you’re looking for a fun activity to play with friends, family, and strangers, then the game of pool is one of the best options you can choose. It’s a game of skill that’s easy to pick up but hard to master, you can have plenty of fun after one afternoon of practice, but you can also continue to improve for the rest of your life.

The game of pool and its similar predecessors has been entertaining people for hundreds of years. We know it as pool but it’s also known as billiards and is descended from a variety of games that have been played with cue sticks and a flat surface over the centuries. The famous Mary, Queen of Scots was so enthralled by the activity that she asked that the surface of her billiard table be used to wrap her body when she was buried. From Mozart to George Washington and Babe Ruth, when you play pool you’re carrying on a tradition shared by some of history’s greatest names.

Best Solar Generator 2017: Camping & Outdoors


These days it seems like everyone is going green. For years people have been looking to leave fossil fuels behind for environmental reasons. After all, why burn fossil fuels that release potentially dangerous chemicals into the air when the sun is raining down more than enough energy? In the past the basic reason for this was economic, a solar generator was too expensive for the amount of power they could create. Times have changed.

With every passing day, more and more people see economic advantages to solar power. Solar panels haven’t just gotten cheaper, they’ve also become better at converting sunlight into energy that can power your home, campsite, or anything else. Today’s solar generators are more powerful and more affordable than ever before. The same power that drives all life on earth is now working to make your life more convenient and comfortable. Depending on where you live you might even get financial help from the government.