Category: Product Reviews

Flip-flops take some heat, but Spenco says: Make it a flip-flop summer

Flip-flops take some heat, but Spenco says: Make it a flip-flop summer

May 15, 2015 |

From health magazines to mainstream media, the flip-flop, a treasured summer tradition, lately has come under fire. Spenco Medical Corporation, a leader in footwear and foot care products, is speaking out in favor of the toe-freeing style, but reminds consumers that not all flip-flops are created equally. Spenco’s line of ultra-supportive shoes, slippers and sandals […]

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Nuun Continues to Evolve the Sports Nutrition Market with the Launch of PLUS for Nuun

Nuun Continues to Evolve the Sports Nutrition Market with the Launch of PLUS for Nuun

May 15, 2015 |

Hydration Leader Develops the Ultimate Sports Drink Nuun and Company, the maker of Nuun Active Hydration, the #1 selling sports drink in bike, run, outdoor specialty and outdoor chain stores announces their latest breakthrough. Introducing the ultimate sports drink, PLUS for Nuun is the first and only sports drink to deliver a modular hydration and […]

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Trailhead – Providing the 411 on All Things About Trail Running

Trailhead – Providing the 411 on All Things About Trail Running

May 11, 2015 |

Bombing down the Amphitheater trail at Chautauqua Park in Boulder the other day during one of the many downpours that seem common this spring, I was enjoying the variegated and discrete colors all around. With spring, the landscape comes alive with a multitude of greens, reds, yellows, and other colors which bring new life to […]

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Join Boulder’s Lisa Jhung to Celebrate the Release of Her New Book Trailhead

Join Boulder’s Lisa Jhung to Celebrate the Release of Her New Book Trailhead

April 6, 2015 |

Please join Boulder’s running community at two upcoming parties celebrating the release of a new book by Boulder-based running journalist Lisa Jhung. Jhung is a veteran trail runner, triathlete, adventure racer, and one of the best-known running gear reviewers in the running industry. Her new book Trailhead: The Dirt on All Things Trail Running releases […]

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Rudy Project Transition 46 Bag Named ‘Best in Class’ by Triathlete Magazine

Rudy Project Transition 46 Bag Named ‘Best in Class’ by Triathlete Magazine

March 26, 2015 |

Triathlete Magazine, the world’s #1 triathlon publication, has named the Rudy Project Transition 46 as the ‘Best in Class’ transition bag. This versatile racing and training bag has been featured in the 2015 Buyer’s Guide, which hit stands recently. “Rudy Project has thought of everything for this durable 46-liter capacity bag,” noted editor Bethany Leach Mavis in […]

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Run Like a Champion Reveals the Best Practices of the Best Runners

Run Like a Champion Reveals the Best Practices of the Best Runners

March 5, 2015 |

Alan Culpepper’s New Book Shows How Every Runner Can Improve with a Big-Picture Approach to Training In Run Like a Champion, one of America’s most versatile and accomplished runners, Alan Culpepper, reveals the best practices of the best runners. Written with Brian Metzler, Editor-in-Chief of Competitor magazine, Run Like a Champion: An Olympian’s Approach for […]

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Boulder Based STRYD Announces World’s First Wearable Power Meter for Runners

Boulder Based STRYD Announces World’s First Wearable Power Meter for Runners

March 3, 2015 |

Starting today, runners and coaches can get their hands on Stryd, the first wearable device to measure running power, through a crowd funding campaign on Kickstarter (www.stryd.com/kickstarter). Created by Princeton engineers and backed by some of the biggest names in endurance sports, Stryd gives runners a way to accurately measure run intensity across varied terrain […]

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Product Review: Soleus Fit 1.0 GPS Watch

Product Review: Soleus Fit 1.0 GPS Watch

[ 0 ] February 12, 2015 |

As many of you know, the GPS running watch market has exploded. Back in the day, it was Garmin or nothing. Now with the likes of Tom Tom, Timex, Nike, Polar, Suunto and a whole host of apps for you phone, the choice can become overwhelming. Add into the mix all of the activity trackers, […]

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Marc Pro Partners with Pro Triathlete, National Champion and Olympian, Matt Reed

Marc Pro Partners with Pro Triathlete, National Champion and Olympian, Matt Reed

February 4, 2015 |

Marc Pro®, creators of an electronic muscle conditioning device that improves and facilitates muscle performance, has formalized a partnership with Olympic triathlete, Matt Reed. Having benefitted from testing and using Marc Pro over the last few months, Reed has selected Marc Pro and the new Marc Pro Plus as his exclusive devices for muscle recovery […]

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Rudy Project Launches New 2015 Casual Collection

Rudy Project Launches New 2015 Casual Collection

February 3, 2015 |

Rudy Project, Italian crafters of technically advanced eyewear and helmets since 1985, have revealed the newest additions to their 2015 casual collection: the Warp, the Broomstyk and the Sensor. With their exceptional styling elements, these cutting-edge frames are the perfect solution for athletes who desire to shine after they cross the finish line. “Our casual collection has really come […]

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On Cloud wins ISPO Gold Award for the 2015 best performance running shoe

On Cloud wins ISPO Gold Award for the 2015 best performance running shoe

February 2, 2015 |

The young Swiss Sports Company On wins the prestigious Gold Award at ISPO, the international sporting goods trade fair for its lightweight per- formance running shoe the Cloud. On’s patented technology has now been recognized a second time after winning the ISPO gold award in 2013 for its competition shoe the “Cloudracer”. On introduced the […]

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Out There: From 320 Pounds to Pro Athlete

Out There: From 320 Pounds to Pro Athlete

January 29, 2015 |

It’s no surprise that, for many, New Year’s resolutions have already fallen by the wayside.  However giving up won’t get us any closer to achieving our goals.  Just ask David Clark, a former 320-pound alcoholic, turned pro athlete.  Clark’s hard-hitting autobiography, Out There: A Story of Ultra Recovery, proves that persistence and a strong desire […]

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Colorado Start-up Offers Runners a Brand New Motivational Energy Source with Motigo

Colorado Start-up Offers Runners a Brand New Motivational Energy Source with Motigo

January 27, 2015 |

Today, two Colorado runners and entrepreneurs announce the launch of Motigo (getmotigo.com), the first personalized motivational running app.  It all began last year, when co-founder Dan Nagler challenged himself to run the Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon.  With his wife and business partner Celeste Lo, home in Denver, he had only sporadic high-fives and ‘good jobs’ […]

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Running Gear: Top Shoes of 2014

Running Gear: Top Shoes of 2014

January 23, 2015 |

Giving runners a great starting point for finding the perfect shoe, FORTIUS Media Group, LLC, in partnership with Cregg Weinmann, the Running Network’s footwear and apparel editor since 1998, reveals its top 10 shoes of 2014. “We asked Cregg Weinmann to pick the 10 top running shoes of 2014 for our readers and give a […]

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Fast After 50 Shows Athletes That Age Is Just a Number-and Race Results Are the Only Numbers That Count

Fast After 50 Shows Athletes That Age Is Just a Number-and Race Results Are the Only Numbers That Count

January 15, 2015 |

The baby boomers aren’t giving up, and coach Joe Friel isn’t giving up on them. Friel’s groundbreaking new book, Fast After 50, is for every endurance athlete who wants to stay fast for years to come. For runners, cyclists, triathletes, swimmers, and cross-country skiers, getting older doesn’t have to mean getting slower. Drawing from the […]

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Running Product Reviews Picks The Top Ten Running Shoes of 2014

Running Product Reviews Picks The Top Ten Running Shoes of 2014

[ 0 ] January 6, 2015 |

At the end of 2014, Cregg Weinmann, the Running Network Footwear and Apparel Review Editor since 1998, decided to name the Top Ten Running Shoes for 2014. Here is his top ten list, with his commentary and links to his original reviews. RunningProductReviews.com is Cregg’s site. If you go there, you can find a new […]

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VIDEO: adidas Launches Customizable Energy Boost ESM

VIDEO: adidas Launches Customizable Energy Boost ESM

[ 0 ] July 23, 2014 |

The adidas Energy Boost is getting a revamp with stylish mesh details and breathability for the first time in a spot that shows what it’s like when running feels like floating and looks like flying as the more energy you give, the more you get. The customizable Energy Boost ESM is updated aesthetically and functionally with a new upper made from seamless engineered stretch mesh combined with […]

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Book Review: Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook, 5th Edition (2014)

Book Review: Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook, 5th Edition (2014)

[ 0 ] March 12, 2014 |

An invaluable resource for active people and a classic reference for nutrition professionals. Revised and updated, Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook, Fifth Edition, provides answers to the many questions asked by active people who are confused about what, how and when to eat for optimal health and peak athletic performance. Nancy clears up that confusion […]

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New Website Created to Showcase Advanced Line of Exercise Equipment

New Website Created to Showcase Advanced Line of Exercise Equipment

[ 0 ] February 18, 2014 |

ERGO Fitness Machines® announces the launch of a new e-commerce website; web developer Precept Partners provides design and technology for informative, customer-centric shopping experience Officials with ERGO Fitness Machines® today announced the launch of an all new, e-commerce website, showcasing the 2014 lineup of ERGO Fitness Machines treadmills and accessories. The website features responsive design and numerous […]

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adidas Helps Control the Ladies with Expanded Bra Collection

adidas Helps Control the Ladies with Expanded Bra Collection

[ 0 ] January 17, 2014 |

Release provided by Caitlin Albaugh, adidas helps control the ladies with an expanded sports bra collection to help find your perfect fit for all support levels. Doubled since last year, the collection features the new maximum support Energy Bra and is available now at adidas.com. Not only built to look good, adidas bras are engineered to keep up with your intensity and make sweat your best […]

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Racing Weight Cookbook Serves Up the Best Foods for Athletes

Racing Weight Cookbook Serves Up the Best Foods for Athletes

[ 0 ] January 16, 2014 |

Release provided by Dave Trendler. Racing Weight Cookbook delivers more than 100 flavorful, easy recipes that will help athletes hit their ideal weight without compromising performance. The book is the third in the best-selling Racing Weight SeriesT and is now available in bookstores; bike, tri, and running shops; and online. Preview the book and try […]

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ElliptiGo’s Darren Brown on What is the ElliptiGo?

ElliptiGo’s Darren Brown on What is the ElliptiGo?

[ 0 ] January 7, 2014 |

The Shoe Addicts extended this teaser on ElliptiGo at the request of several of our readers, who wanted to know more about the alternative training product. For more information, please go to www.elliptiGo.com. 

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Protecto Products Unveils New Line of Reflective Clothing

Protecto Products Unveils New Line of Reflective Clothing

[ 0 ] January 2, 2014 |

Southern California-based Protecto Products, a designer, manufacturer and pioneer in the field of reflective hard hats , has formally announced the unveiling of a series of reflective clothing for runners, joggers , backpackers , cyclists, and bikers where protection and visibility are critical to function and safety. Unlike traditional apparel, Protecto’s reflective clothing can be […]

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Quality Sports Nutrition Information: At your Fingertips

Quality Sports Nutrition Information: At your Fingertips

[ 0 ] December 6, 2013 |

The Internet offers an amazing array of sports nutrition information—but it also contributes to great confusion. Many runners complain to me about information overload; they have no idea whom to believe and how to determine which websites offer reputable advice. No wonder; if you google “credible sports nutrition information,” you’ will find over four million […]

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Believe I Am Teams Up With Dear Kate To Create Stylish Performance Underwear for Active Women

Believe I Am Teams Up With Dear Kate To Create Stylish Performance Underwear for Active Women

[ 0 ] November 5, 2013 |

Believe I Am, a line of inspiring training journals, apparel and accessories adorned with transformative designs rooted in sports psychology and created by Olympic runner Roisin McGettigan, has collaborated with Dear Kate, creators of revolutionary underthings for women lined with special wicking and leak resistant fabric, to create the “I Am Strong” Running Bikini Set. The stylish line of performance underwear […]

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