Gear

Best GPS Watches With Text Messaging in 2021

  Smartphones, smartwatches, GPS watches, and fitness trackers have become invaluable to runners and other athletes. We store our data on them. We download all our favorite fitness apps onto them. Some of us map our running routes on ...

How To Quickly Take Off A Wetsuit

When you’re competing in a triathlon, every second counts. You can swim, bike, and run as fast as you want to. But your transitions are the one place that can make the difference between a PR and just another event. The first step for a fast ...

Best Wetsuits For Beginner Triathletes in 2021

  When making the transition from runner to triathlete, there’s a bunch of new triathlon gear you’ll need to invest in. One of the most important things is a wetsuit. If you live (and compete) in a hot place, chances are you won’t need ...

Ab Roller Workouts For Runners

A strong core means more than having a six-pack. For runners, a strong core means running efficiently, especially at the end of a run. And to do that, you need to focus on more than just the abdominal muscles. An ab roller—or ab wheel—is one of ...

Triathlon Wetsuit Temperature Guidelines and Rules

Wetsuits are designed to be used for open water swimming. They serve two purposes: to keep swimmers warm in cold water and provide some buoyancy when swimming in an uncontrolled environment. They’re made of neoprene and come in full-length, ...

Best Calf Compression Sleeves For Runners in 2021

  We runners all seem to have one weak spot. For some, it’s the ankles. Others struggle with foot or heel pain. A common weak spot is the calves. Weak calves can lead to foot pain due to a strained Achilles. A tight calf muscle can also ...

Cheap Garmin Watches – Where To Find The Best GPS Watch Deals

Not all runners need the latest technology in a running watch. Some runners just want a watch that tracks a route and basic data—nothing else! In the world of running watches, Garmin is a big name. One of the best things about the company is ...

Balaclava Vs Neck Gaiter Vs Beanie – Staying Warm From The Neck Up

Running in cold weather offers many benefits. It burns more calories, improves circulation, and can even improve the immune system. But in order to reap those benefits, it’s essential that you gear up properly for the cold. There’s no use burning ...

How To Carry Your Keys And Phone On A Run

When it comes to running gear and apparel, many runners prefer light running shoes and fitted clothing. That's great for a comfortable run, but less great if you need to carry things with you. If you need to carry your keys and phone on a run, it ...

Best Muscle Roller Stick Massagers For Runners in 2021

  A foam roller is a massage tool to ease sore muscles and speed up recovery. But it’s not always convenient to use a foam roller or to carry one with you. A muscle roller stick massager could be a better alternative. It’s smaller than ...

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