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Review: Inov-8 Trailroc 226 trail shoe and apparel

By Annie Rice on in Gear

Inov-8 brand themselves as the natural outdoor company, so it seemed only right that I headed to the trails kitted out head-to-toe to see how it faired on a test run. Starting with my feet and sporting the Trailroc 226's, the shoes instantly felt light and comfortable. Designed to be ... 

Review: Nike Free Hyperfeel

By Joe Mackie on in Gear
RW deputy editor Joe tests the stripped-down, super-light and super-responsive Nike Hyperfeel

‘This is the future of our running shoes – more sensation and natural feel, but with the necessary protection,’ Tony Bignell, Nike’s Vice President of Footwear Innovation told me when I travelled to Nike’s HQ in Portland, Oregon back in June. Bignell is a runner, and struck me as genuinely ... 

TomTom Runner and Multi-Sport GPS Watches launched

By Annie Rice on in Gear

We got our hands on the latest training tool from TomTom to hit the market. The watch is currently under testing and there will be a full low down which will feature in the December issue of the magazine, but in the meantime if you’re on the lookout for a ... 

Review: Women's Mobium Elite

By Annie Rice on in Gear
We took the lastest from Puma out on a test drive

Puma have launched their first womens only Mobium Elite. The fundamental principles of the Mobium are concerned with 'adaptive running' for a shoe which subtly modifies itself to your foot. There are three elements to the shoe which Puma claim make this adaptation possible: Expansion pods on the sole that ... 

Review: Crewroom Refresher Range

By Annie Rice on in Gear

It isn’t often that you can trace back the kit you wear to its roots, but Crewroom are keen to share the story of their origins. From initial idea through the logistical and financial struggles to today, the full story is here and it’s worth a read. The end products ... 

Review: Merrell women's tanks

By Annie Rice on in Gear
We tested out the Ellsworth and the Thelon tank from Merrell

Merrell aren't well known for running clothes but the latest from the outdoor specialists shows a lot of promise. After a road test of their newest pieces to hit the market we were impressed. Ladies, if you're after flattering and stylish gear with all the performance features you'd expect, these ... 

Review: Merrell GORE-TEX ConnectFit Ascend Glove

By Annie Rice on in Gear

Already a fan of Merrell, (particularly their colour schemes), I was keen to get my hands on their latest creation, the Ascend glove, a minimal trail shoe in collaboration with GORE-TEX.  So what’s special about these? They are designed to provide the most natural feeling possible whilst offering protection on the ... 

Mountain Hardwear launch running apparel line Way2Cool

By Ben Hobson on in Gear

Developed with elite athletes and tested in the Grand Canyon in the Rim2Rim2Rim challenge, Mountain Hardwear launch their first running specific running tops featuring "fabric technology that uses the wearers' sweat to activate in-built cooling agents". This fabric, that they are calling 'Cool.Q.Zero' has apparently been developed to revolutionise the ... 

Review: Wheyhey, the protein ice cream

By Annie Rice on in Gear

At last the sun has made its debut and it’s here to stay – at least for the week anyway - so frozen treats are in high demand. Unfortunately everyone’s favourite Mr Whippy has limited nutritional value so the idea of healthy ice cream sounded a little too good to ... 

Nike unveils the new Free Flyknit and the Free Hyperfeel

By Ben Hobson on in Gear

Nike has unveiled four new innovations at the company’s global headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon, including two brand new running shoes. The two new running shoes are the Nike Free Flyknit and Nike Free Hyperfeel, along with two new apparel technologies, Aeroloft and Dri-FIT Knit. The new products are designed to ... 

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