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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 ... 

Gear Pick: Skinni Minni Super Slim Shake

By Annie Rice on in Gear

When you think of protein shakes, images of ripped men pumping iron in the gym often spring to mind. But this needn’t be the case - there's a bone fida reason for adding protein to the diet, as it's an essential part of the recovery process. If you want to ... 

Gear Pick: Chimpanzee Bars

By Annie Rice on in Gear

There's no denying that running gives you the munchies and it can be easy to turn to junk food when sugar cravings hit. Luckily for us hungry runners, Chimpanze have produced these all-natural energy bars to satisfy your cravings and give you bags of slow-releasing energy. They contain no preservatives, artificial ... 

Gear Pick preview: Nike Flyknit Lunar1+

By Kerry McCarthy on in Gear
The latest running from Nike looks - and feels - like a sock

I first saw a version of this shoe at a Nike presentation in February 2012. Nike were so confident their Flyknit technology was going to be a ‘genuine game-changer’, as they put it, that they flew several hundred journalists to New York from all corners of the globe to see ... 

Gear Pick: IT7S Wireless Sport Headphones

By Annie Rice on in Gear

Annie says: Running with music is a controversial issue in the industry, but I for one don’t often leave the house without a trusty playlist for company. I didn’t realise how much of a nuisance my standard headphones were until I was introduced to IT7’s wireless sport headphones. Previous battles with wires ... 

Gear Pick: Hey Jo Cassini Leggings

By Annie Rice on in Gear

Annie says: Fashion and running doesn't always go hand-in-hand. Black lycra with the occasional splash of fluorescent colour can prove tiresome, and sometimes you feel the need for a bit of style in your workout wardrobe. This is where Hey Jo comes in. The Cassini leggings range builds the bridge between ... 

Gear Pick: Ommf! Bench Pressed Oats

By Annie Rice on in Gear

Annie says: Oomf have come up with the answer to power breakfast on-the-go. These new instant porridge pots combine oats with whey protein for an energy boosting punch, ready in a matter of seconds. Simply add hot water, stir and allow to stand for 60 seconds and breakfast is ready; pretty ... 

Gear Pick: Nike+ Fuelband

By Lucy Trevallion on in Gear

Nike+ Fuelband: price £129 It’s the time of year when resolutions hang over us like a dark cloud, and motivation can be hard to find. So, the latest activity monitor from Nike seems like the perfect buy for any beginner. Activity monitors such as the Nike Fuelband aren’t really supposed to ...  ... 

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