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Toe socks for your toe running shoes

on Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

If you’d like to wear socks with your “toe shoes” runners, like the Vibram FiveFingers or the Fila Skele-lites, then check out the Injinji 2012 Performance Lightweight No Show Toe Socks.  They are made of 75% CoolMax, 22% nylon, and 3% Lycra, and they have a “second skin” fit.  They are available in sizes small through Read More…

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Zombies!!! Run!!!

on Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

Yeah, yeah, we know we need at least thirty minutes of exercise a day, but come on, it’s just so boring.  You know what would make it better?  That’s right–Zombies!  Zombies, Run! is an app for the iPhone/iPad/Android that casts you as a survivor in the zombie apocalypse.  You become Runner 5, and it’s your Read More…

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Fila Skele-lite Running Shoes Review

on Monday, February 27th, 2012

Being a decades-long runner and a bit AR, I am particular about the running shoes I use. Especially now that I am getting older, I want to keep my knees and ankles as strong and healthy as I can. As runners out there know, it all starts with your shoes. In the past year I Read More…

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Motorola Mobility Announces MOTOACTV

on Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Motorola announced a new device today named the MOTOACTV. This is an Android-Based device that looks very similar to the iPod Nano, but includes GPS, heartrate capabilities and the ability to sync to your Android phone. The heart-rate sensor is built into the available headsets. The wired SF500, and the wireless SF700. The features include: Tracks pace, Read More…

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Low-profile SPIbelt expands to carry your stuff

on Monday, June 6th, 2011

The fanny pack.  Maybe not the vanguard of style for carrying personal items, but still can be spotted in use today.  SPIbelt has taken the concept and slimmed it down a bit.  Quite a bit.  Designed by a runner, the Small Personal Item belt, or SPIbelt, is a low-profile zip-pouch mounted to an adjustable waist Read More…

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A water bottle for the 21st Century!

on Friday, May 14th, 2010
Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear

As a long distance runner, I always take a drink out with me when running, especially as I know that I should be well hydrated before, during and afterwards.  I’ve tried many different types of drinks bottles, from straight forward sports bottles, to the more specially designed running varieties.  However, regardless of which bottle I use, after a Read More…