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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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Ultimate Direction PB Adventure Vest 3.0 Review

PB Adventure Vest 3.0

When you stamp the name Peter Bakwin on your adventure vest it had better perform above and exceed all expectations one puts on it. However when Peter Bakwin actually gets involved and helps Ultimate Direction create the PB Adventure Vest 3.0, there is a pretty good chance that it will excel in just about every environment you take it in. ...

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Zephyr Fire 300 Hand Torch Review

Nathan Sports Visibility division has the aphorism, “See. Be Seen. Run longer.” And their Zephyr Fire 300 Hand Torch fits perfectly into this motto. First Look The Zephyr Fire 300 is a compact lightweight 359-lumen handsfree flashlight that has a engineered downward angle of 24° to allow full illumination of the path ahead. It comes with an adjustable moisture-wicking hand strap (identical to the one on ...

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Nathan VaporMax Plus

The Nathan VaporMax Plus is a handheld water bottle ideal for staying hydrated on runs long and short while storing necessities (keys, ID, money, fuel). While there are notable design and functionality improvements, I found some components to be troublesome. Nathan VaporMax Plus First Impressions I always, always, always run with water. Hot, cold, humid, dry, I’m always on the roads, ...

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Trigger Point Nano Foot Roller

Trigger Point Nano Roller Background One of the great advancements in running over the last 10 years or so has been the increase in products allowing the individual runner to perform muscle therapies themselves for injuries and general recovery. The use of rollers and massage devices can really help with stiff muscles and tight spots from hard training. One of ...

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Suunto Ambit3 Sport Review

Suunto Ambit3 Sport

The Suunto Ambit3 Sport is such a great watch, I fell in love with this thing within minutes of putting it on. Just exploring all the potential of it’s settings without even seeing them in action was exciting; my inner nerd could hardly contain her excitement. Once I got it out for a couple of runs and rides I was even more impressed. ...

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Garmin VivoSmart Review

garmin vivosmart

Today, all the rage and craze in the world of fitness is what is termed wearables.  In short, wearables are wristband pieces with different types of technology incorporated into them to help you track various activities. The Garmin Vivosmart fits into the wearable category in that it fits like a wristband, tracks your activity, and also includes other productivity features ...

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