Running Gloves

When it comes to colder weather running, the running glove might be the most overlooked piece of gear.  Without it, you are sure to be miserable no matter how warm you are able to keep the rest of your body.  And don’t kid yourself, those “over-the-wrist” shirts and jackets that are designed pull some covering … Read more

Best Running Sunglasses

A good pair of running sunglasses is critical for running.  On sunny days, it obviously makes the run more comfortable and keeps you from squinting, and plays an underrated safety role in keeping debris and bugs out of your eyes.  When it gets colder, running glasses are just as important.  They are a key part … Read more

Running Jackets

Running jackets are an essential piece of cold weather running gear. Skimp, and you will be sorry. Invest in a good one, and your winter runs will become some of your favorite workouts of the year. Here, we will share which running jackets to consider, and what to look for when you are buying one. The … Read more

Reflective Running Gear Guide

Pounding the pavement and road is a great way to improve fitness and lose weight, but it comes with hazards – traffic. With most households owning more than one vehicle, busy schedules, increased volume of traffic often for even short journeys that previously were carried out by walking or using public transport means runners are … Read more

Camelbak vs. Yeti vs. Hydro Flask Bottles

The market for water bottles, tumblers, and flasks has exploded in recent years, and the quality of products has taken a big step forward.  The days of plain, plastic water bottles are going away.  Instead, high-quality, BPA-free, insulated bottles are becoming the new norm.  These are bottles that, if cared for properly, will last you … Read more

Garmin Fenix 3 Vs. Fenix 5

Now that the Garmin Fenix 5 has made its majestic entrance on the market, a lot of runners and weekend athletes have one big question on our minds:  What is the difference between this brand new model and its awesome predecessor, the Garmin Fenix 3? As well, are the upgrades this new model offers make it … Read more

Polar M600 Wearable Review

The Polar M600 Wearable mixes the elements of an activity tracker and a fitness device with your beloved smartphone, placing it into the innovative category of All-Day Wearables. It’s a Polar sports watch and an Android-based smartwatch packed into the same device.  Price-wise, it comes up above $300, but still under the price point of … Read more

Pearl Izumi Quest Cycling Shorts Review

The Pearl Izumi Quest cycling short is undoubtedly one of the top cycling shorts currently available to athletes.  Pearl Izumi is one of our favorite gear makers, and you could argue that the Quest cycling shorts are their most versatile, popular piece of cycling gear on the market today.  Their superior design has been created … Read more

Hydration Backpack Buying Guide

Hydration backpacks hit the scene several years ago, and when they did they became an instant sensation.  This makes sense – a critical factor in remaining safe and secure on a multi-hour bike ride or day hike is enjoying proper hydration. Certainly, keeping clear of wildlife and remaining on your feet is also essential; however, … Read more

Best Spin Shorts Under $50

Spin classes are awesome, but they are even better with the right gear. Anytime you do a spin class, you want to wear bike shorts if possible.  I don’t have to necessarily have the high-end cycling shorts like the ones we feature on our best-of list, but something that is built-for-purpose will be useful.  While … Read more