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Honest reviews by runners who demand the best.

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TriggerPoint Therapy GRID Roller

Necessitated by increased training, required by my 2014 resolution to “not do anything stupid and stay injury free” and inspired by our recent podcast with Physical Therapist Joe Uhan, I’ve upgraded my traditional foam roller to a brutal beast of a device called the GRID. I’ve had a traditional foam …

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Adidas Adios Boost

[ed: This shoe has been on my radar for awhile. Though it’s clearly a road-centric shoe, its popularity with top-tier MUT runners …

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Ultimate Direction AK Vest 2.0

When Ultimate Direction launched the Signature Series in late 2012, the Anton Krupicka vest (and its larger counterpart, the Scott Jurek vest) …

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Pearl Izumi E:Motion Road N2

Right around the time I had resigned to working on speed over trails, my usually-full shoe cupboard went perilously empty of road …

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RecoFit Compression Sleeves

Alright, let’s get it out of the way. I’ve referred to compression wear as “pointless accessories”, “a waste of money” and “leg …

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Tire pullin’

This should really be considered the final entry of a three part story. The first installment (my first DNF) taught me that I …

Hydration Pack Shootout!

I only sling on a hydration pack when I know that water and nutrition will be required and sparse. For me, its …

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Hydration Belt Shootout!

Sometimes a race vest is necessary, but sometimes we just need to carry the basic essentials…A little bit of food, maybe a …