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The rise of non-impact running

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Gear
Can fitness equipment really prevent injury and aid recovery?

As most runners will attest, injury is our greatest foe and we’ll do almost anything to avoid it. The industry has reacted accordingly, and non-impact running equipment designed to help with injury and eliminate further damage is on the rise, but is it still classifiable as running? In the July issue ... 

Gear review: Helly Hansen Active Flow 1/2 Zip Graphic

By Adrian Monti on in Gear
Something to add to your Christmas wish list...

I’ve probably had Christmas jumpers less colourful than this. But when those festive sweaters are back in the drawer, this little addition to my winter running collection will keep on giving. The Active Flow ½ Zip Graphic base layer is made by Helly Hansen, the Norwegian company which has been teaching ... 

PROMOTION: Polar M400: As essential to your run as your running shoes

By on in Gear

To run, you need the right pair of shoes on your feet – you won’t go out without them. But there’s another runner’s companion that’s equally essential to your kit. The Polar M400 smart watch combines the best of GPS and 24/7 activity tracking to ensure you’re able to track every ... 

Review: Noxgear Tracer 360

By Graeme Sapseed on in Gear
We take a look at a next level bit of high-vis running gear...

This new innovation to nighttime running safety arrived at RW towards the end of winter last year and initially we were split as to how well it would perform. This gismo is worn over the top of running gear on either shoulder like a mini backpack. The back unit and ... 

Advertising promotion: The Brooks Adrenaline GTS 15

By Katie Hiscock on in Gear

New kid on the block for November is the Brooks Adrenaline GTS 15, the Spring 2015 edition of Brooks' best-selling shoe. Brooks calls the GTS its ‘Go to Shoe’, and it’s a shoe that has won the hearts and soles of many a runner over the years. This time around, the ... 

Review: Beyond Yoga

By Annie Rice on in Gear
The latest online store for fashion lovers is here.

Fashion and fitness have collided more than ever in recent years. It’s finally cool to rock up at brunch in your running kit and you don’t have to wear black lycra and baggy T shirts to go to the gym. Beyond Yoga is an American Brand that is about to ... 

Preview: Aldi running gear

By Annie Rice, Ben Hobson & Kerry Mccarthy on in Gear
Ahead of the latest Aldi kit launch, we run through their budget running offerings

Running kit can be very expensive. A lot of research and design work goes into the key developments that major brands put out each season and if you want to enjoy these innovations, then you have to pay for them.  However, it can be argued that running kit is just running ... 

Gear preview: Epson Runsense GPS watch

By News on in Gear
We preview the brand new GPS watches to hit the running market.

Epson have broken into the running market with the launch of a brand new watch range. Runsense is a range of GPS sports watches with up to 30 hours of battery life.  The range also has a smart stride sensor for Runsense that measures stride length and pitch while also learning an ... 

Apple releases Smartwatch

By News on in Gear
Apple watch has a number of fitness features.

Apple has unveiled its long-awaited addition into the smartwatch market, Apple Watch, at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California. "Because you wear it, we invented new intimate ways to connect and communicate directly from your wrist and it works seamless with iPhone," Apple CEO Tim Cook said of the company's first ... 

Gear: Garmin Fēnix 2 - First Look

By Ben Hobson on in Gear
Garmin reveal the fēnix 2, their benchmark watch for those who love the great outdoors

A firm favourite with trail and ultra runners, the Garmin Fēnix gets an update and it seems that the advances made with the Forerunner 620 have been incorporated with this seemingly all-singing-all-dancing watch.  The original fēnix that we tested was and still is a firm favourite at RW, so the ...  Continue ... 

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