New Balance Impact Run vs Accelerate

Beat the heat with the Impact Run and Accelerate athletic tank tops from New Balance

The Impact Run and Accelerate tank tops have been amazing to run and workout in, but which one is better? I have owned both of mine for over a year and they perform amazingly, in fact it’s hard to decide which top is better. I created some tests and laid out the similarities and differences … Continue reading Beat the heat with the Impact Run and Accelerate athletic tank tops from New Balance

Trail Running Tips

4 Tips to help you get better at trail running

If you struggle on trail in technical sections here are 4 tips to help you advance your trail running skills. https://youtu.be/hoCYdL9j8XY Last year I did a video on “3 Steps to improve your technical trail running” (see below). In this video I tried to take it one step further by taking a deeper look at … Continue reading 4 Tips to help you get better at trail running

Hoka Rincon 3

Hoka Rincon 3:  Fast, light, comfortable road shoe

The Hoka Rincon 3s have been great on my shorter runs and training days, and the springy, but comfortable midsole combined with the light weight makes this an absolute blast to run in. https://youtu.be/KoAok44UNh0 One of my favorite things about the original Rincons was the weight and I am happy to report although a tad … Continue reading Hoka Rincon 3:  Fast, light, comfortable road shoe

Everyfun M3 Pro Massage Gun

This Everyfun massage gun got me back to trail running and mountain biking

I’d highly recommend the Everyfun M3 Pro to runners and cyclist looking for an effective recovery tool that won’t break the bank, it’s been amazing!   As a serious trail runner and mountain biker I have always relied on vibrating rollers and stationary massagers to help with my recovery. And if I am being honest, I … Continue reading This Everyfun massage gun got me back to trail running and mountain biking

New Balance Impact 5” Shorts (Mens)

Men’s New Balance Impact 5” Shorts – Comfortable durable shorts for trail running

The New Balance Impact 5” shorts are lightweight, moisture wicking, durable and reasonably priced. I have owned two pairs and recently just purchased my third because I love them so much.  They are great for road and trail running, with plenty of pockets, and a comfortable breathable inner brief.   The elastic waistband and drawstring allow … Continue reading Men’s New Balance Impact 5” Shorts – Comfortable durable shorts for trail running

Might as well jump! Spice up your local trail runs – Part 2

Might as well jump! Spice up your local trail runs – Part 2

I’ve recently been watching some Freerunning / Parkour videos online and got inspired, so I decided to try and incorporate some trail side features into my local trail run.  And while I am far from calling myself a Freerunner, I did enjoy experimenting with a few obstacles. In part two of “Spice up your local … Continue reading Might as well jump! Spice up your local trail runs – Part 2

A runner’s first race: Inside the mind of a first-timer

A runner’s first race: Inside the mind of a first-timer

The Trail Fest 10k proved to be both challenging and rewarding. This is an in depth look into the mindset of a runner entering a race for the first time. The running community was great and incredibly supportive.  I can’t wait to do it again!   I wanted to chronicle my thoughts before and after the … Continue reading A runner’s first race: Inside the mind of a first-timer

Trail Fest 10k race course preview & interview with RD

Trail Fest 10k race course preview & interview with RD

I finally pulled the trigger and registered for my first race! I have been running for a while, but a serious injury delayed my race goals last year. I decided to register for the Trail Fest 10k because it is a distance and elevation I am comfortable running, and I also know Coventry Woods pretty … Continue reading Trail Fest 10k race course preview & interview with RD

Add some freerunning to spice up your local trail runs – Part 1

Add some freerunning to spice up your local trail runs – Part 1

Bored with your local trail? Look for trailside features to incorporate into your run. I have recently been watching some Freerunner / Parkour videos online and got inspired. I wanted to try and implement some of what I saw, and liked, to my local trail run in Gladwyne. And while I am far from calling … Continue reading Add some freerunning to spice up your local trail runs – Part 1

Weak ankles? Tape them to prevent sprains while trail running

Weak ankles? Tape them to prevent sprains while trail running

Fed up with traditional taping techniques and cumbersome bulky braces? I found a great taping method that works well for me. I began experimenting with different ways of taping my ankles to deal with the tough rocky terrain in my area. The technique I came up with restricts side to side movement while still allowing … Continue reading Weak ankles? Tape them to prevent sprains while trail running