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Winter running gear guide: Men's jackets & gilets

By Kerry McCarthy on in Gear
Wrap up warm this winter with this selection of high-visibility, wind-resistant outer layers.

Waterproof, windproof, incredibly durable and surprisingly light. Expensive, but an excellent piece of kit. £270, Arc'teryx Continue reading

adidas reveal environmentally friendly 3D printed shoes

By on in Gear
Futurecraft is how adidas see the future of shoe customisation

Update - 9th December 2015 adidas and Parley for the Oceans showcased an innovative footwear concept, the 3D-printed Ocean Plastic shoe midsole, to demonstrate how the industry can re-think design and contribute to stop Ocean Plastic pollution.  The concept shoe consists of an upper made with ocean plastic content and a midsole ... 

Runner's World Christmas gift guide: Women

By Georgia Scarr on in Gear
Inspire the run-loving women in your life with these fitness-focused gifts.

Let her cast aside those flimsy sweatpants this winter by popping ZAAZEE’s Zara capris under the tree. Their stretchy SUPPLEX® fabric offers a flattering fit and is luxuriously thick to avoid the curse of the see-through legging, while their wide waistband sits comfortably on the hips without any hint of ... 

Runner's World Christmas gift guide: Men

By Georgia Scarr on in Gear
Struggling to find a suitable present for the running chap in your life? Check out these ideas.

Running gents will be ever grateful for these compression tights in cold weather training: the wind-proof front panels and temperature-regulation fabric ensure a comfortable heat balance. CW-X’s Support Web™ technology also claims to improve alignment and aid the running motion, as well as increase circulation. Warm legs with CW-X’s promise ... 

Runner's World Christmas gift guide: Splash out

By Georgia Scarr on in Gear
The ultimate showstopper Christmas gifts for runners.

If your giftee’s cross-training routine needs a shake-up, this Rebounder is ideal. The mini trampoline offers a fun, low impact workout that’ll ring the changes from swimming or cycling. Used by athletes and physios across the country, the Rebounder is made from robust, quality steel to ensure it lasts. Not ... 

Runner's World Christmas gift guide: Stocking fillers

By Georgia Scarr on in Gear
Share the running spirit with these great gifts for under £30.

Christmas isn’t Christmas without a pair of socks, but make sure your giftee isn’t disappointed by wrapping up some Feetures this year. The socks are designed to fit your foot’s anatomy perfectly, with compression around the arch, a seam-free toe and cushioning in high impact areas. Complete with sweat-wicking material ... 

Gear review: Runderwear

By Adrian Monti & Georgia Scarr on in Gear
We put his and hers Runderwear pants on test. Here's what we thought.

For her My underwear drawer sports a stark divide. It opens with nice pants (new, good quality, colour unsullied by laundry mishaps), and then switches to run pants (big, comfy, where nice pants go to die). In spite of what I once thought was a flawless strategy to ensure my running ... 

How to monitor training and fatigue

By Alex Hutchinson on in Gear
Should we follow data or go by feelings?

We live in an age of data, so you might imagine that training should be simple. How could anyone get overtrained if they’re diligently monitoring their heart-rate variability, omega-wave brain activity, hormonal profile, blood levels and lactate kinetics? Of course, it’s not that simple in practice. Lots of studies have shown ... 

What is a minimalist shoe?

By Alex Hutchinson on in Gear
An expert panel identifies five key features to look for.

To have a useful debate, the first thing you need to do is make sure everyone is talking about the same thing. That’s been one of the big challenges in the ongoing debate about “minimalist” running shoes. For every study showing that minimalist shoes change your stride, reduce your impact forces or lower your injury ... 

Gear Q&A: What are the best all-round running shoes?

By on in Gear
We ask our resident gear expert Kerry McCarthy for his advice on compression kit, all-round running shoes and anti-blister socks.

What makes a pair of great all-round running shoes for road, trail and treadmill? Well, first of all you can discount the treadmill. You should use separate shoes for that if only to keep the mud out of the gym, plus you're not likely to clock high mileage on a treadmill ... 

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