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Review: Feetures! Elite socks

By Annie Rice on in Gear

You’ve got the performance leggings, your cupboard is over flowing with sweat wicking tops and you've spent a small fortune on shoes, but are running special socks really a necessary wardrobe addition? Feetures have taken the US market by storm and are about to hit the UK running scene so ... 

Review: Nike Free 5.0+

By Ben Hobson on in Gear
The barefoot inspired series continues for 2013...

Continuing on from 2007 and the first Free 5.0, Nike Free 5.0+ is the latest version of the trainer giant’s minimalist approach to running footwear. Utilising Nike’s new Flywire technology to deliver a lightweight, glove-like fit to runners, the premise of the shoe is still to offer runners a barefoot ... 

Review: Garmin fenix

By Ben Hobson on in Gear
Garmin’s first trail specific watch is here to help guide you on your way.

Out of the box, the latest offering from Garmin was considerably different to the forerunner models that I was used to handling. With its larger and heavier bulk, knurled metal buttons and a dense rubber strap, the chunky exterior may mislead some of you into thinking it would be a ... 

Review: Reflex diet protein

By Annie Rice on in Gear

Another diet protein product has hit the market so we’ve been consuming more protein than usual, waiting for our biceps to grow. They claim to, ‘have used the latest advances in protein and weight loss technology’ to help support your training and a healthy well-defined body. So what exactly does ... 

Gear pick: Incredisocks

By Annie Rice on in Gear

Running is hard on the feet; blisters, bruising and black toenails sometimes feel like a right of passage for runners, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Some correctly fitting kit can make a world of difference and these socks from Incredisocks claim to boost blood and oxygen flow ... 

Gear pick: Timex Ironman Run Trainer 2.0 GPS

By Annie Rice on in Gear

The Ironman Run Trainer GPS 2.0 has landed and we’ve been given a sneak preview at the latest from Timex. The watch has come on leaps and bounds since its predecessor in design; it’s lightweight, slick and stylish. So what does it do? Just about everything. It has all the features ... 

Gear pick: USN Diet Whey bars

By Annie Rice on in Gear

With a soft peanut butter filling, decent chew and chocolate-flavour coating, protein bars don’t often taste as delicious USN’s latest Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownie Diet Whey Bars. Often chocolate-flavour bars lack the chocolate hit I crave, but I'm a big fan of these - though I'm aware that just because ... 

Gear pick: Merrell Barefoot Road Glove Dash 2

By Annie Rice on in Gear

Merrell has collaborated with Vibram once again to produce an upgraded version of their barefoot predecessors. They are designed for natural running on hard surfaces and feature a durable Vibram sole, with a zero-drop platform and ultra-lightweight feel. The shoe claims to encourage a midfoot strike to support natural running ... 

Gear pick: Goody Good Stuff

By Annie Rice on in Gear

There are hundreds of sports energy gels, chews and beans on the market, all very different in taste, texture and effect and it's a matter of trial and error in finding one that suits you. The choice can be a little overwhelming - I’ve tried and tested almost every brand ... 

Gear Pick: FUEL

By Annie Rice on in Gear

There's a new sports nutrition brand on the market designed to power you through your training. FUEL is all about breakfast and has three products on the market: a breakfast milkshake, crunchy granola and on-the-go porridge pots. The concept is simple: fast and convenient energy with a balance of carbs and ... 

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