Muir Energy Gels: Slow Burning vs Fast Burning
Gear Review, Running

Muir Energy Gels: Slow Burning vs Fast Burning

Muir Energy Gels and Nutrition are fairly new to the running world and endurance nutrition world. They are unique in that they use exclusively real food and mineral-rich ingredients.  This also means Muir Energy Gels are easy to metabolize and easy on the stomach, so hopefully there are minimal to no GI issues.

Muir Energy Gels: Slow Burning vs Fast Burning

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GU Energy Gels: Differences Between Roctane and Regular
Gear Review, Running, Running Reads

GU Energy Gels: Differences Between Roctane and Regular

As it gets hotter and more humid, the next few product reviews are geared towards hydration and fueling.  Many people are familiar with an energy gel.  There are plenty of brands out there, but GU was the first. Innovation is all we know. GU created the first energy gel over 20 years ago. It also has the widest variety.

There are dozens of articles about: “why runners should take energy gels” and the proper fueling.  I won’t go too deep into it. Plus, we are talking fueling in the newsletter this week.

In short, energy gels replenish your depleted carbohydrate stores when running—any endurance athlete from runners to swimmers or cycling benefits from taking fueling during training and racing.

GU Energy Gels: Differences Between Roctane and Regular

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Brooks Launch 7 Shoe Review
Gear Review, Running

Brooks Launch 7 Shoe Review

It’s funny, I don’t try the Brooks Launch every year, and typically I only try it for limited-edition versions. I always like the Fourth of July Color and this year is no different. The Brooks Launch 7 is available in several different colors but I am a creature of habit and purchased the Brooks Launch 7 in the Fourth of July color.

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Addaday BioZoom Massage Gun Review
Gear Review, Running

Addaday BioZoom Massage Gun Review

It seems like massage guns are all of the rage these days in the running world. I’ve always wanted to try a massage gun, but the price tag of $400+ intimidated me.

Addaday is already a leader for recovery devices in the running world. I’ve used a few Addaday products before, including the Pro Roller and Junior +. Like any recovery device, massage guns are only as good as you use them. If they sit in the closet and collect dust, you obviously won’t get the benefits.

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Nike Pegasus 37 Shoe Review
Gear Review, Running

Nike Pegasus 37 Shoe Review

Nike Pegasus 37 Shoe Review:

Also known as the Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 37 or Zoom Pegasus, or any combination of Nike, Air, Zoom, and Pegasus.

The Nike Pegasus 37 is one of the most popular shoes out there.  The Nike Pegasus 37 is one of the best selling and longest-lasting shoes in the entire running industry. Unlike most Nike shoes, the Nike Pegasus 37 continuously stays around in the running industry.  In fact, it’s typically most people’s first running shoe; it was for me!

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