NBx Conduction Half Zip Review

NBX-Conduction

New Balance continues to add quality clothing to their NBx Collection, which utilizes premium technologies, such as X-static. X-static is a pure silver textile that provides anti-microbial, anti-odor, and thermo regulation properties. New Balance has incorporated this new fiber into the Conduction Half Zip. The stylish and functional Conduction Half Zip is super soft, has a chest pocket that is ...

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Saucony LX Opentech Sportstop Review

The Saucony LX Opentech Sportstop is a new fall/winter 09 piece for Saucony that is good for active endeavours between 10-50 degrees F.  The shirt is fairly lightweight, yet keeps you warm in colder climates.  Although Saucony is a running brand, we also tested the LX Opentech Sportstop during cold weather hiking and camping as we think it is important ...

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Review: Isis Everyday Bra and Brief

Isis produces not only functional clothing for athletic women, but also stylish and fun options that range from bras and undies, all the way to ski pants and jackets. Towards the end of the summer we received the Everyday Bra and Brief to test out. Both are made from a super comfortable blend of nylon, polyester, and spandex. The Everyday ...

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Victorinox Rescue Tool Review

The Victorinox Rescue Tool is a knife set that not only looks cool, but has extreme functionality when you find someone or yourself in a pinch.  The tool is best suited for firemen, police officers, and other rescue personnel because its’ components most relate to helping someone out of a car wreck.  Although we didn’t rescue anyone with the knife, ...

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EAS Myoplex Strength Ready-to-Drink Nutrition Shake Review

EAS (Energy-Athletics-Strength) has released a new version of their patented Myoplex nutritional shake.  The new Myoplex Strength formula offers 25 grams of protein versus 40 grams in Myoplex Original and 20 grams in Myoplex Lite.  The decrease in high quality proteins remains sufficient for most athletes, while also allowing for a lighter-easier to drink shake.  The Strength formula provides not ...

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Jolly Pets Dog Toys Review

Aspen and Suki were delighted to test out some new toys from Jolly Pets.  First up, the Monster Ball is not only a treat hider, but also a toss ball that is unevenly weighted, therefore providing unpredictable bounces while playing fetch. Suki and Aspen were immediately trying to grab the Monster Ball from each other. The Monster Ball is made ...

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Brooks Trance 9 Review

The Brooks Trance 9 is a premium moderate-stability training shoe and has been completely redesigned for 2009. The Trance incorporates Brooks’ new-and-improved Progressive Diagonal Rollbar (PDRB®), which gives it good pronation-prevention without sacrificing ride- these shoes really transition well from heel strike to toe-off. We are a big fan of Brooks’ BioMoGo midsole material- not only does it provide a ...

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Elemental Herbs Sunscreen Review

Elemental Herbs manufactures a wide array of organic skin care products, including sunscreen. We tested Elemental Herbs’ Sunscreen Sport SPF 20, Sport SPF 22 tinted, and Kids SPF 20. Elemental Herbs sunscreens are chemical and fragrance free. The active ingredient in all three products is zinc oxide 25%, which naturally acts as a physical barrier against harmful UVA and UVB. ...

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