Shoe and Gear Reviews


Running gear review and reads

Current Shoe Reviews:

Don’t know the components of a running shoe? Read this: The Anatomy of a Running Shoe
You can also see the best running shoes of 2020 and best running gear of 2020.
Favorite Road Running Shoes of the First Half of 2021

Carbon Plate Shoe Reviews:

361 Flame Shoe Review
Altra Vanish Carbon Shoe Review
The Asics Metaspeed Edge Shoe Review
Asics Metaspeed Sky Shoe Review
Asics Metaracer Shoe Review
adidas Adizero Pro 2 Shoe Review
Brooks Hyperion Elite 3 Shoe Review
Hoka Bondi X Shoe Review
Hoka Carbon X 2 Review
Hoka One One Carbon Rocket X Shoe Review
Nike Alphafly Next% 2 Shoe Review
Nike Alphafly NEXT% Shoe Review
Nike Tempo Next% Shoe Review
Nike ZoomX Vaporfly Next 2%
Brooks Hyperion Elite 2 Shoe Review
Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Review
New Balance RC Elite Shoe Review
New Balance Fuelcell TC Shoe Review

361 Degrees:

361 Degrees Fierce Shoe Review
361 Flame Shoe Review
361 Kairos Shoe Review
361 Meraki 4 Shoe Review
361 Degrees Spire 4 Shoe Review

adidas:

adidas Adizero Pro 2 Shoe Review
adidas Adizero Boston 10 Shoe Review
adidas Ultraboost 21 Shoe Review

Atreyu:

Atreyu Base Model v2 Shoe Review

Altra:

Altra Escalante 2 
Altra Torin 4 Plush
Altra Paradigm 6 Shoe Review
Altra Rivera Shoe Review
Altra Superior 5 Shoe Review
Altra Vanish Carbon Shoe Review

Asics:

The Asics Metaspeed Edge Shoe Review 
Asics Metaspeed Sky Shoe Review
Difference between the Asics Metaspeed Edge and the Metaspeed Sky
Asics Cumulus 23 Shoe Review
Asics EvoRide 2 
ASICS GlideRide
Asics Metaspeed Sky Shoe Review
Asics Nimbus 24 Shoe Review
Asics Nimbus Lite 2 (Asics Nimbus 23 vs Asics Nimbus Lite 2)
Asics Tri Noosa 13 Shoe Review

Brooks: Guide to Brooks Running Shoes

Brooks Aurora Shoe Review
Brooks Ghost 14
Brooks Glycerin 19
Brooks Hyperion Tempo Shoe Review
Brooks Hyperion Elite 
Brooks Hyperion Elite 2 Shoe Review
Brooks Hyperion Elite 3 Shoe Review
Brooks Launch 9 Shoe Review
Brooks Levitate 5 Shoe Review
Brooks Revel 4 Shoe Review
Brooks Ricochet 3 
Guide to Brooks Running Shoes 

Diadora:

Diadora Atomo Shoe Review
Diadora Mythos Elite TRX 
Diadora Mythos Blushield Hip 5
Diadora Mythos Fly Diadora
Mythos Volo Shoe Review

Hoka One One (Guide to Hoka Running ShoesWhich Carbon Plated Hoka Shoe is Best?

Hoka One One Arahi 4
Hoka Bondi 7
Hoka Bondi X Shoe Review
Hoka One One Challenger 6 
Hoka Cavu 3
Hoka One One Carbon Rocket X 
Hoka CarbonX 2
Hoka Clifton 6
Hoka Clifton Edge Shoe Review
Hoka Elevon 2 
Hoka Mach 4
Hoka Mach Supersonic Review
Hoka Ora Recovery Flip Flop Review
Hoka Ora Slides Review
Hoka Rincon 3 Shoe Review
Hoka Speedgoat 4
Hoka Torrent 2
Hoka Zinal Shoe Review

Lululemon:

Lululemon Blissfeel Shoe Review

Merrell:

Merrell Moab Flight Shoe Review

Mizuno:

Mizuno Wave Rider 25 Review
Mizuno Wave Horizon 4
Mizuno Wave Rebellion Shoe Review
Mizuno Wave Sky 5

Nike: Which is Better: The Nike Alphafly Next% or the Nike Vaporfly Next%?

Nike Alphafly NEXT% Shoe Review
Nike Alphafly Next% 2 Shoe Review
Nike React Infinity Run 
Nike Infinity Run
Nike Zoom Streak
Nike ZoomX Streakfly Review
Nike Pegasus Turbo 2
Nike Pegasus 38 Shoe Review
Nike React Infinity Run 2 Shoe Review
Nike Tempo Next% Shoe Review
Nike ZoomX Vaporfly Next%
Nike Zoom Fly 4
Nike Vomero 16 

New Balance (Guide to New Balance Shoes)

New Balance Beacon v3 Shoe Review
New Balance 880v12 Shoe Review
New Balance 890v7
New Balance 1080 v11
New Balance 1400v6 
New Balance 1500v5 
New Balance Fuelcell 5280 
New Balance Fuelcell Echo
New Balance Fuelcell Rebel 2
New Balance Fuelcell Elite 2 Shoe Review
New Balance Fuelcell TC 
New Balance Hierro v5 (Trail)
New Balance More v3 Shoe Review
New Balance Prism v2 Shoe Review
New Balance Tempo

Newton:

Newton Gravity 8
Newton Gravity+ Shoe Review

North Face:

VECTIV Enduris
VECTIV Flight 
VECTIV Infinite
Guide to North Face VECTIV Trail Shoes

ON:

On Cloudflow
ON Cloudace
On Cloudflash
On Cloudmonster Shoe Review
On Cloudrunner Shoe Review
On Cloudrush
On Cloudstratus
On Cloudswift

Oofos:

Oofos Clogs Review
Oofos Sandals 
Oofos Boots Review

Puma:

Puma Deviate Nitro Shoe Review
Puma Velocity Nitro Shoe Review

Reebok:

Reebok Floatride Run Fast Pro
Reebok Floatride Run Fast
Reebok Floatride Energy 4 Shoe Review
Reebok Floatride Energy X Shoe Review
Reebok Floatride Energy Grow Shoe Review
Reebok Forever Floatride Grow Shoe Review

Relance

Relance Running Shoe Review

Saucony:

Saucony Endorphin Pro 2 Shoe Review
Saucony Endorphin Pro + Shoe Review
Saucony Endorphin Shift 2 Shoe Review
Endorphin Speed 2 Shoe Review
Saucony Freedom 4 Shoe Review
Saucony Kinvara 12 Shoe Review
Saucony Ride 15
Saucony Peregrine 12 Shoe Review
Saucony Tempus Shoe Review
Saucony Triumph 19 Shoe Review
Saucony Type A9 Shoe Review

Solomon:

Salomon Predict Soc 2 Shoe Review
Saloman Sonic 3 Balance Shoe Review

Sketchers:

Skechers GOrun 7+ Shoe Review

Speedland:

Speedland SL:PDX Trail Shoe Review

Solomon:

Saloman Sonic 3 Balance Shoe Review

Topo:

Topo Fli-Lyte 3 Shoe Review
Topo Magnifly 2 Shoe Review

Under Armour:

Under Armour Charged Bandit 6 Shoe Review
Under Armour Sonic HOVR 3 Shoe Review


Gear:

Apparel:

Boathouse Gear Review
CEP Compression Apparel ReviewChickNLegs Compression Shorts Review
ChicknLegs Space Cats Shorts Review
Cotopaxi Apparel Review
Guide to Long Moisture Wicking Long Tank Tops
Hoka Clothing Review

Janji Apparel Review

Janji Spring 2022 Collection Review

Outdoor Voices Exercise Dress Review
Persit Shorts Review
rabbit Apparel Review
rabbit EZ Collection Review

rabbit Low Tide Review
Saucony Apparel Review
Runners Love Yoga Gear Review
Tasc Performance Apparel Review
Tracksmith Apparel Review
Tracksmith Fall Gear Review
Title Nine Gear Review
Title Nine Crash Polartec 2.0 Tights and Crash Polartec 2.0 Jacket Review
Ultimate Direction Apparel Review
Vuori Review
Yvette Apparel Review

Anti-Chafe

Squirrel’s Nut Butter Review
Solpri All Natural Anti-Chafe Balm Review

Books:

Running Books

Electrolytes:

Why Do Runners Need Electrolytes?
DripDrop ORS Hydration Review
Ener-C Review
Fluid Performance Review
Gnarly Hydrate Review
Hammer Nutrition Endurolytes Fizz Review
Hammer HEED Review
IQMIX Electrolyte Review
Liquid I.V. Review
LMNT Review
Naked Nutrition Nakedade Review
Neversecond C30 Drink Mix Review
Nuun Endurance Review
Nuun Review
Nuun Recover Review
Nuun Instant 
Nuun Prime
Osmo Nutrition Active Hydration Review
PNG Electrolytes Hydration Drink Mix Review
The Right Stuff Review
SaltStick FastChews Review
Skratch Sport Recovery Review
Skratch Sport Hydration Review

Skratch Labs Wellness Hydration Review
SOS Hydration Review
Tailwind Endurance Fuel Review
TruWild Hydrate Review
Ultima Review

Headphones: 

What are the Best Headphones for Running?
Aftershokz Aeropex Headphone Review
Aftershokz Air Headphones
Aftershokz Xtrainerz Headphone Review
Bose Sport Earbuds Review
Dormi Headphone Review
Fauna Audio Glasses Review
Nuheara IQbuds2 Max Review

Gels:

GU Energy Gels: Differences Between Roctane and Regular
Huma Energy Gel
What Makes Maurten Energy Gel and Drink Mixes Different?

Gym Equipment:

Best Choice Products 3-Piece Kettlebell Set Review

Hats:

Ciele BKTHat Review
Hoka All Adventure Hat Review
PonyFlo Hat Review

Lights:

Nathan Terra Fire 300 R LED Hand Torch Review

Nutrition:

The Benefits of Apricots
SIS Beta Energy Fuel Chews Review
Factor Meals Review
Four Sigmatic Coffee Review
Honey Stinger Gel Review
Honey Stinger Performance Chew Review
IQBar Review
Maurten 225 Solid Bar Review
Meal Ideas with CAULIPOWER Cauliflower Tortilla Wraps
Probar Bolt Energy Chew Review
Personalized Nutrition with Persona Nutrition
Skratch Labs Anytime Energy Bars
Getting Blood Tested with InsideTracker
Naked Nutrition Collagen
Vessel Wellness Card Review
VFuel Review

Packs:

Flipbelt Classic Edition Review
Koala Clip Review
Nathan QuickSqueeze View 18 oz Insulated Handheld Review
Nathan Zipster Review
Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 8L Hydration Vest Review
Smartshake Run Bottle Review
Wrist Locker Review

Safety:

Nathan Terra Fire 300 R LED Hand Torch Review
Safety Skin Review

Socks:

Avoalre Socks Review
Balega Socks Review
Bombas Socks Review
Why use compression sleeves or socks?
Feetures Review: Do You Need Expensive Running Socks?
FITS Socks Review

Packs:

CamelBak Zephyr 10L Running Vest Review
Nathan Hydration Quickstart 4L Vest Review
Salomon S-Lab Sense Ultra 8L Hydration Vest Review

Supplements:

BioChem Review
Benefits of Collagen
BUBS Collagen Protein Powder Review
ERW Active Sleep Review
Four Sigmatic Adaptogens Review
Four Sigmatic Coffee Review
Four Sigmatic Focus Blend Mix Review
Four Sigmatic Instant Coffee Review
Four Sigmatic Protein Powder Review
Land Art Chlorophyll Review
Land Art Aloe Vera Review
Momentous Elite Sleep Review
Momentous Fuel Review
Naked Nutrition Naked Shake Review
Nuun ReviewNuun Endurance ReviewNuun Instant ReviewNuun Prime Review
Pickle Juice Review
Previnex Review
Protein2o Review
PWURE Supplement ReviewVerawella Runners Support Review
Untapped Ginger Mapleaid Liquid Review
Vital Performance Collagen Review
Vital Performance Sleep Review
Vital Proteins Vitality Immunity Boost Review

Sunglasses:

Tifosi Running Sunglasses Review
Tifosi Sledge Sunglasses Review

Swimming:

Form Goggles Review
Thinksport Review
TRIHARD Shampoo and Face Wash Review

Recovery: 

The Achedaway Cupper Review
Addaday BioZoom Massage Gun Review
Addaday BioZoom Edge Review
Compression sleeves/socks
CW-X Compression Tights Review
Hyland’s Leg Cramp Tablet Review
Lyric Review
Punch Gunk Review
Megrelief Review
Relieveit Gel Review
Sidekick Bow Review
Sidekick Swerve Tool Review
Spryng Review
Tools to Recover
Vertiball Back Massager Review
UltraRecovery RePro Massage Gun Review

Watches:

Apple Watch 3 Series Review (For Running)
Coros Pod Review
Fitbit Iconic Review
Coros Apex GPS Watch Review
Coros Pace 2 Watch Review
Coros Apex versus Coros Pace 2: Which one is better for YOU?
Garmin Forerunner 245 Watch Review

Misc.

Athletic Brewing Review
Avanza Skin Care Review
Best Treadmills for Running
BloqUV Blanket Wrap 5000 Review
Best Options for Running with Your Phone
Fun Run Box Review
Lock Laces Review
A New Way to Display Race Medals with Kudos
Pareto Insoles Review
Project Repat Quilt Review
ShoeFresh Review
Stream2Sea Mineral Sunscreen Review
Superfeet Adapt Run Running Insoles Review
Sport Suds Laundry Detergent
Zensah Running Face Mask Review

Biking:

Pearl Izumi Sugar Bike Shorts Review


Shoe Related Posts:

Do you REALLY Need Insoles or Custom Orthotics for Running?
Importance of Rotating Running Shoes
Why Running Shoe Reviews are (Mostly) Worthless
There is No Perfect Running Shoe

Factors You Never Knew Played a Role in Your Running Shoes
How to Choose the Best Running Shoes (For You!)
How to Transition to Minimalist Running Shoes
How Alternating Shoes Can Benefit Your Running:
How to Transition to Minimalist Running Shoes
Should You Wear Running Shoes Outside of Running?
Five Secrets about Buying Running Shoes

What are Cross-Training Shoes?


Personal:

Recap of 50 Half Marathons

A Look at My Race Mornings
Boston through a Crystal Ball

Does Running ever get any Easier?
Dropping 9 Minutes from My Half Marathon

How to Race Well in Unfavorable Conditions
Importance of Deep Tissue Massages
How Social Media Skewed My Thoughts of Running Fast
Sometimes Running Sucks

Why Building a Base is So Important for Running
How Easy is it to Get Out of Running Shape?
Running on an AntiGravity Treadmill


Humor:
Five Things Runners Can Never Have Enough of
Is Losing Toenails the Runners Rite of Passage?
When Two Runners Live in One House


Non-Running: 

4 Surprises I had While Using FitBit
How Blogging Has changed since 2010


If there is any gear or topics you would like me to write about, please don’t hesitate to email me!