Your Skin’s New Best Post Workout Buddy

Tuesday, 14 June 2016  |  Gear + Gadgets

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After a run, I always look forward to a long, soothing shower. I want to immediately rid myself of the sticky, sweaty feeling and to relax my usually sore legs and feet.

After Sunday’s long run, I tried using Origins Warm Down Warming Lava Scrub on my calves and feet. The Warm Down scrub is a water-activated warming lava exfoliator which helps relieve DOMs (Delayed Onset Muscle soreness) and relax stiff, aching muscles. They say that the warm treatment helps increase blood flow and relieves tension from sore muscles.  The scrub also contains an essential oil blend of Wild Mint, Spearmint, and Vanilla which is invigorating to the skin and the volcanic ash possesses antibacterial qualities that gets rid of bacteria from sweat. It’s perfect for active individuals who want to feel renewed after a workout. (more…)

Saucony Offers Continues Cushioning with Everun

Thursday, 28 April 2016  |  Gear + Gadgets

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Saucony officially unveils EVERUN™, its most advanced technology to date highly anticipated by runners everywhere.

“One of the primary objectives in the development of EVERUN™ was to deliver a continuous cushioning experience to runners, combining smoother landings in the heel with reduced pressure in the forefoot.” said Patrick O’Malley, senior vice president of global product for Saucony.

EVERUN has a new Topsole™, a breakthrough construction process that positions the cushioning material closer to the foot, which delivers the same plush feel from the start of a run until the end. (more…)

New Lifestyle Shoe: Regetta Canoe Recommended for Runners

Thursday, 21 April 2016  |  Gear + Gadgets

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After running Tokyo Marathon and Osaka Marathon in two consecutive years, I completely fell head over heels in love with Japan. So, when I heard about Regetta Canoe, a unique and modern Japanese footwear brand inspired by the traditional Japanese clog or Geta, I definitely wanted to give their shoes a try. The shoes are lifestyle shoes, but it’s an added bonus that it is recommend for runners since it helps with recovery after long runs. (more…)

Shoe Review: Nike LunarEpic Flyknit

Wednesday, 30 March 2016  |  Gear + Gadgets



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This is epic. Nike couldn’t have chosen a better name for this revolutionary new running shoe, Nike LunarEpic Flyknit.

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The Nike LunarEpic Flyknit is unlike any shoe I’ve ever tested… and, believe me, I’ve tested a lot in the 10 years I’ve been running. Upon first impression, it doesn’t take a genius to observe the features that make this shoe unique: (more…)

New adidas shoe designed for women: adidas PureBOOST X

Wednesday, 2 March 2016  |  Gear + Gadgets

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More and more women are getting into running. It’s not just evident here in the Philippines but it’s noted worldwide. Even better? Sports companies have noticed. Not only are we getting more support and more hype but we’re getting actual products designed especially for us! (more…)