Gear Review: Comfortably Compressed

Over the past month, my running life has been “on hold” as I rehab from…well, unsure specifically of the problem because I could make a case for a hamstring issue, a calf strain or even issues with my back as a result of the work that has been ongoing at PT. During this same time…

Wearing the Brazil’s

Over the past week, across my Instagram and twitter accounts, you have seen my pics of the Brazil’s- a new offering from the folks at XX2i. I had previously reviewed the XX2i Australia’s which have been a great addition to my running gear. As a result of my relationship to BibRave as an “Pro” I…

I “Spi” a Belt

“Disclaimer: I received a SpiBelt to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!” I consider myself a normal runner. I like to have certain things occur every time I run: headphones for music (aftershokz), phone…

UCan use these Bars!

Disclaimer: I received UCAN Snack Bars to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! Let’s start with a question. Did a stereotype ever get in the way of you eating something? More specifically, if you heard that Lobster was…

Tuesday Chat: Gear Talk

Since my running foray began about a year and a half ago, I have used many different pieces of gear along the way. I have tried various foods and energy supplements and I have burned through a bunch of shoes! My last gear check I think was back in late December so let’s just give…

Seeing Light when it’s Dark!

I recently posted that I was testing out a new product from XX2i – a pair of sunglasses called the Australia’s. These were given to me through my ambassadorship with Bibrave to wear and report back to the masses on. Further, you probably have seen this promotional code posted of late and over the past…

Trekz’ing with Titaniums

There was once a phrase you would hear as it relates to the world of smart phones and you hear today as it relates to the world of cable: “Cutting the chord.” I last shared with you my review of the Aftershokz Bluez 2s a month ago and mentioned at the time they I was…

Looking at the Bluez 2 from Aftershokz

The definition of “surprise” is the following (from Google) an unexpected or astonishing event, fact, or thing. Before and right after my purchase of the Aftershokz Bluez 2 Bone Cunduction wireless headphones, I was extremely skeptical that I would like them. It had nothing to do with the company or the technology itself; it had…

The wearable and me!

I was scanning my Twitter feed today and came across this article from the Telegraph No evidence that Fitness trackers make you healthier, study says – Telegraph Initially I thought “well that is interesting. Perhaps it is true?” Then I realized that since I started using a wearable, first a Fitbit and then the Garmin…

My Ecosystem

Over the past year, I have been employing an ecosystem of apps and devices to help me become a more efficient runner as well as a lighter one!. And this is not my first “ecosystem” but one that has followed many failed ones during my lifetime. When I was going knowhere last winter (as the…

Gear Review: Hoka One One Clifton 2’s

Summary Ever since I ramped up my running activities back in May, I have been in search of ways to remedy the ailments that have plagued me during this time. I thought it was broken sneakers initially (My Asic GT 2000 3s). Then I tried the Asic Gel Nimbus for a month in September and…