Category: Product Reviews

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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Gear Review: PRO Compression Socks

Gear Review: PRO Compression Socks

[ 0 ] October 29, 2013 |

In the age of compression, the question turns from “why should I wear compression gear?” to “which compression gear is right for me?”  It seems as though compression socks are ubiquitous in the running community, but did you know that it goes much further than that?  From baseball players to ultrarunners to golfers, the message […]

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Marathon Man, by Bill Rodgers and Matthew Shepatin

Marathon Man, by Bill Rodgers and Matthew Shepatin

[ 0 ] March 26, 2013 |

Post originally appeared on the RunBlogRun site; review for RBR by Jeff Benjamin. Bill Rodgers is one of the most iconic of figures in modern American distance running. Between Frank Shorter and Bill Rodgers, the modern running booms began, were cultivated and flowered into a huge global business covering running footwear, running stores and the global […]

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LED Pet Products from Nite Ize

LED Pet Products from Nite Ize

[ 0 ] March 8, 2013 |

Release provided by: Nicki Thomas. While man’s best friend can be the sweetest pal around, there’s no denying that when the sun goes down they can get into trouble. Luckily,Nite Ize has developed a whole line of dog-centric products focused on keeping those furry friends, safe, seen, and entertained once the sun goes down. Feel confident while […]

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Shoe Review: 2013 Winter Minimalist

Shoe Review: 2013 Winter Minimalist

[ 0 ] January 31, 2013 |

This post originally appeared on Running Product Reviews. In this review, our third annual look at minimalist shoes, we examine this growing category and feature seven new shoes and one updated model for you to consider – with another eight minimalist shoes coming a bit later.  In deciding what a minimalist shoe is, we use […]

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Get into Action with the Action Armband from Nite Ize

Get into Action with the Action Armband from Nite Ize

[ 0 ] January 17, 2013 |

Release provided by: Nicki Thomas. Keep your new year’s resolution to be more active or take up a new sport with the help of Nite Ize. Their Action Armband is made for more than just running on the beach, it’s an all purpose product that allows you to stay connected and motivated hands-free. When it comes to […]

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ShopSmart: Five Great Workout Apps

ShopSmart: Five Great Workout Apps

[ 0 ] January 16, 2013 |

Release provided by: Melissa Valentino. Creative and innovative fitness classes are popping up everywhere, but some days, there just isn’t time to get to the gym.  The March 2013 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from Consumer Reports, features exercise apps that allow users to get in all types of workouts anytime, anywhere. “Sticking to fitness goals can be […]

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Seamless Design Meets Versatile Functionality with Rudy Project’s New Deewhy Sunglass

Seamless Design Meets Versatile Functionality with Rudy Project’s New Deewhy Sunglass

[ 0 ] January 15, 2013 |

Release provided by: Devin Johnson. Designed with the sports enthusiast in mind, while still maintaining a laid-back, dynamic look, the Deewhy sunglasses are Rudy Project’s newest edition to its casual line. Think golden sand, warm sun, water, surf, relaxing – named after the famous Australian beach, Deewhy gives an unmistakable and stylish sport style to […]

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Tiny Foot Pod Tracks Running Shoe Mileage

Tiny Foot Pod Tracks Running Shoe Mileage

[ 0 ] January 14, 2013 |

Release provided by: Sarah Lieneke-Nickle. New affordable foot pod passively tracks running shoe mileage to help minimize injuries while storing crucial emergency information that can be life-saving. Milestone, a company offering technology products to active individuals, introduces a tiny foot pod that attaches to running shoes to track mileage, and has launched a campaign on Indiegogo, the flexible crowd […]

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New Insect Shield® Apparel & Gear

New Insect Shield® Apparel & Gear

[ 0 ] January 13, 2013 |

Release provided by: Janine Robertson. Protect yourself & family in the coming months from spring/summer insects & the diseases they can carry. 40,000 cases of lyme disease are documented in the US alone every year and health experts are predicting 2013 to be another bad year … Insect Shield’s EPA-registered technology converts clothing and gear into […]

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Boulder’s Agloves are the Winter Buzz

Boulder’s Agloves are the Winter Buzz

[ 0 ] December 24, 2012 |

It’s no surprise that yet another hot product is coming out of the Boulder community.  What’s this one, you ask?  Just in time for the winter season comes a technologically functional pair of gloves that allows users to utilize their touchscreen gadgets with their gloves still on. They are Agloves, the top-performing winter touchscreen glove, […]

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Hit Your Fastest Weight with the New Racing Weight

Hit Your Fastest Weight with the New Racing Weight

[ 0 ] December 13, 2012 |

Release provided by: Dave Trendler. Certified sports nutritionist and best-selling author Matt Fitzgerald has updated his proven weight-management program for athletes in the new second edition of Racing Weight: How to Get Lean for Peak Performance. Three out of four endurance athletes are concerned about their body weight because they know that excess fat hurts their performance. Now endurance athletes […]

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