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Gear pick of the week: Ultimate Direction SJ Ultra Vest 2.0

By Georgia Scarr on in Gear
This week's pick is one for all aspiring ultra runners.

If you’re looking to go long – marathon or further – you don’t want to go in unprepared. That’s where the Ultimate Direction SJ Ultra Vest 2.0 comes in. With two 568ml bottles and space for a bladder, the vest means your hydration needs can be covered for miles. Its ... 

Gear pick of the week: Stealth gels

By on in Gear
We give our verdict on this range of caffeinated, isotonic and recovery gels.

With a range of products covering all nutritional bases from caffeinated and isotonic energy gels to recovery, Team RW think these Stealth gels are a must-try if you’re looking to pep up your fuel routine. "It can be a bit of a gastrointestinal gamble trying a new gel brand. What goes ... 

Shoe review: Nike LunarEpic exclusive first look

By Ben Hobson & Kerry McCarthy on in Gear
We had some of the first pairs of the new Nike LunarEpic to review. This is what we thought of them as running shoes

The hyperbole has been building for weeks now as is standard with all major product releases. Social media has been teased, glimpses and rumours are shared and now we have reached the grand reveal. All this fuss for a running shoe, yet it’s important to consider why there's this song-and-dance ... 

Gear pick of the week: New Balance Fresh Foam 1080

By Georgia Scarr on in Gear
For a light, cushioned ride, it doesn't get much better than these shoes by New Balance.

This offering from New Balance strikes a unique combination of lightness and cushioning, giving a supremely comfortable ride without weighing you down. The design was developed using data from runners with an average pace, making it particularly good for new runners or those beginning to up their mileage. I personally ... 

Gear pick of the week: Berlei High Performance sports bra

By Georgia Scarr on in Gear
We hit the road in this underwired sports bra from Less Bounce.

This offering from Australian brand Berlei has just launched at Less Bounce and makes a refreshing change to the less aesthetically pleasing sports bras of yore. Backed by tennis superstar Serena Williams, the bra also performs well off the court, claiming to reduce breast bounce by up to 50%. The ... 

Running underwear: Sports bras

By Georgia Scarr on in Gear
Minimise bounce and keep your assets in place with these sports bras for all sizes.

Quick guide to sports bras Compression bras prevent movement by holding the breasts firmly with a tight chest band and elasticated material. Encapsulation bras secure each breast in a separate cup for extra support and comfort. Whichever you choose is down to personal preference, but bigger-breasted women should go for a hybrid bra, ... 

Running underwear: Women's pants

By Kerry McCarthy on in Gear
Avoid the curse of the migrating knickers with these running pants.

Pure Lime Hipster £12 Really soft and gossamer light, it’s easy to forget you’re wearing these, especially as they’re seamless, which cuts down on a little weight and a lot of irritation. They’re very stretchy and the sizing comes up big (Pure Lime say the small is equivalent to a size 10-12) ... 

Running underwear: Men's pants

By Kerry McCarthy on in Gear
Take care of the crown jewels with the best running boxers on the market.

Odlo Evolution Long Pants £55 These could come in very handy during an icy snap. Essentially long johns, they are thin enough to be worn under standard running tights (or shorts if you think you can pull the look off) but are thermal, wicking, fast-drying and ergonomically designed to move with your ... 

Running underwear: Socks

By Kerry McCarthy on in Gear
Keep your feet happy on the run with these top socks.

Wigwam Trail Trax Pro £14 There are four different materials in this sock: merino wool, spandex, polyester and nylon – and the result is a soft, cushioned, reassuringly thick feel on your foot. They’re also very quick-drying if you splash through any puddles, are highly breathable and don’t sag or bobble after ... 

Gear pick of the week: Every Second Counts Speed leggings

By Georgia Scarr on in Gear
We're picking up the pace in these stylish, sleek leggings.

British sportswear brand Every Second Counts launched in 2014 and they’re already making a name for themselves as one of the best sources to go to for stylish, functional fitness gear. Their women’s Speed leggings are the perfect example of this. The moisture-wicking fabric keeps you comfortably dry during long ...  ... 

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