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Health and Safety Product Reviews

Whether you’re running an ultra marathon or hiking a local city trail, it’s important to stay safe and remain properly nourished.  There are so many things that can go wrong when getting outside and making sure your gear and nutrition are properly working is extremely important.  We’ve vetted hundreds of health and safety products so you can be confident whether you’re headed out your front door or your local trailhead.

Stabil Stride Poles Review

STABIL Stride

  Trekking poles are becoming standard equipment for walkers, hikers, backpackers and trail runners. There are many advantages to using them, the main reason is that they enhance your stability and provide support during more challenging and rugged terrain, they also reduce stress on your body during both the descent and the ascent. Stabil is a company that has been manufacturing traction footwear for ...

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Bite Helper Review

Bite Helper

Mosquitoes are one of the most aggravating nuisances about the outdoors, and their bites are irritating and down right annoying. If you have spent anytime in the outdoors, there is no doubt that you have had a weekend camping trip or outdoor adventure invaded by these little buggers. Bug spray will keep most of them at bay, but inevitably there will be ...

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LifeStraw Review 

Lifestraw

“It all started with the issue of safe water. Which should never be an issue.” LifeStraw was started on the idea of helping provide safe drinking water for people in developing countries who don’t have water piped in from municipal sources or other access to safe water. While this still remains the mission of LifeStraw, their portfolio has expanded into other ...

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Beyond Coastal Lip Balm and Sunscreen Review

Beyond Coastal - Sunscreen

Beyond Coastal Lip Balm and Sunscreen are not only practical and effective, they even get great ratings from the EWG (more on that later). Beyond Coastal Lip Balm and Sunscreen – Performance As with any lip balm or sunscreen, it all comes down to performance (OK, and sometimes flavor!).  The Beyond Coastal sunscreen performed as advertised and kept my white ...

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Active Edge Fishtail Bracelet

Active Edge Fishtail Bracelet

If you’re looking to add an extra boost to your workout, then the Survival Strap Active Edge Fishtail Bracelet might do the trick. I tested the bracelet for several weeks, including during endurance and strength training, and I experienced some measurable gains. Whether the benefit was due to the bracelet’s proprietary InBalance Technology or not, I can’t say. But I wouldn’t ...

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Adventure Medical Ultralight / Watertight .7 First Aid Kit

.7 ultralight watertight

Adventure Medical Ultralight / Watertight .7 First Aid Kit The Adventure Medical Ultralight / Watertight .7 First Aid Kit is packed with the essential items you’ll need for any cuts, scrapes, blisters, bruises or bites your outdoor adventure can throw at you. What is in the Adventure Medical Kits Ultralight / Watertight .7 First Aid Kit? The Ultralight / Watertight ...

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Survive Outdoors Longer (SOL) Escape Bivvy

SOL Escape Bivvy

Survive Outdoors Longer (SOL) Escape Bivvy The Escape Bivvy from  Survive Outdoors Longer (SOL) is a breathable, water resistant and heat reflective backcountry shelter. Escape Bivvy Material This ultra-thin sleeping bag-like shelter is made of a revolutionary material that reflects 75% of your body heat yet is breathable enough to keep condensation from building up on the inside of the bag. ...

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