Gear: Page 105

Find the right running shoes, apparel and more reviewed by our experts.

The Dirt Is Calling

Written by: Adam Chase When the trails start calling your name be sure to be ready for whatever terrain you may encounter. 2009 has delivered a great set of new trail shoes from some classic manufacturers, as well as a few new players. Oboz Ignition II, $95 obozfootwear.com Oboz (Outside Bozeman) hit the market last […]

Girl Gear: Saucony Grid Type A2

Inside Triathlon assistant editor Susan Grant reviews the Saucony Grid Type A2 ($90) racing flats in this week’s edition of Girl Gear. I can’t finish a run without getting a comment about these shoes. The bright cobalt blue siding, grey and white mesh uppers, and silver shoelaces make these shoes fashionable on the starting line […]

Girl Gear Review: Pearl Izumi Infinity Split Short and Aurora Tank

Written by: Susan Grant Inside Triathlon assistant editor Susan Grant reviews running gear from Pearl Izumi. Pearl Izumi’s new line of running clothes for the spring and summer are the perfect combination of lightweight and hi-tech. With each piece under $45, they’re also a bargain. Women’s Infinity Split Short ($40): I wore these shorts out […]

How To Find Your Ideal Speed And Distance Device

Matt Fitzgerald discusses the differences between the various speed and distance devices available, and helps you find the one that will work for you. Before you can train with a speed and distance device, you have to own one.  The purchase of a speed and distance device is one you’ll want to make carefully.  These […]

PowerLung – Respiratory Muscle Training

Matt Fitzgerald reviews the PowerLung training device and the benefits of respiratory muscle training. In the final miles of a long run, your muscles become very tired.  Which muscles?  Why, your leg muscles, of course.  But your hamstrings, quadriceps and calves are not the only muscles that become fatigued during a hard run, nor are […]

Running Trends

Fleet Feet Sports offers this look ahead to what runners can expect in 2009. Apparel Trends • Running Vests: The running vest has been reinvented as the new look in summer jackets. Vests are a perfect layering piece to keep a runner warm while the temperatures fluctuate.   • Shorty Shorts: For a while, men’s […]

Your Endurance Toolbox

The saying that knowledge is power is at its truest in endurance sport training. No longer is it just about the simple act of movement and feel; we now have the tools to retrieve and analyze every finite aspect of our training and racing experiences. Here are four new products that crunch your numbers for […]

AVIA Designs New Racing Shoes Co-Created By Conrad Stoltz

Three-time Xterra World Champion Melanie McQuaid joins team. AVIA, the leader in endurance sports racing footwear, is proud to introduce two new performance racing shoes as part of its 2009 collection, the AVI-STOLTZ and AVI-BOLT II, co-developed and tested by three-time XTERRA World Champion Conrad Stoltz.  Also new for 2009, AVIA welcomes three-time XTERRA World […]