Camelbak Elixir Electrolyte Replacement Tablets

Camelbak Elixir Electrolyte Replacement Tablets

Guest Gear Review by Two Gear Guys: A few weeks ago, I started a running program. Since I have never really been ‘a runner’, I knew it was going to be somewhat difficult. However, it was a couch to 5k program, so it didn’t kill me right away, which I appreciated. One thing I learned […]

Salomon XR Crossmax Neutral CS Trail Shoe

Salomon XR Crossmax Neutral CS Trail Shoe

The Salomon XR Crossmax Neutral CS is the latest iteration of their highly respected line of trail running shoes. Salomon is well known for building on top of the most popular features of their previous models. The predecessor of the CS, the Salomon XR Crossmax Neutral, won the Runner’s World best debut award in 2011. […]

EMS Power Dry Fleece Pullover Review

EMS Power Dry Micro-Fleece Pullover

Do you have a piece of outdoor clothing that you wear all the time even when it doesn’t really fit the situation it was made for? A piece of clothing that is your absolute favorite and you wished you had more than one of because you knew you were going to wear it out too […]

Barefoot Backpacking – Part 2 | Barefoot Jake

In the last article I wrote about barefoot backpacking I covered posture, cadence and toe splay. Now I want to cover some other aspects of going barefoot/minimal that are important for you to be aware of: Ground feel, balance, and foot placement. As I’ve mentioned in the past; one must have a strong foundation to have […]

Altra Lone Peaks | Long Term Review

Altra Lone Peak review

I’ve deliberately held off writing a review of the Altra Lone Peaks until such a time as I felt I had been able to test them thoroughly in just about every condition and season possible. After a little over nine months of hard use I’m ready to share my thoughts on these crazy looking shoes. […]

Camelbak Marathoner Vest | Guest Review

I was recently asked by our good outdoor blogger friend Brian Green of Brian’s Backpacking Blog to review the Camelbak Marathoner Vest. He saw that we had gotten back into the running scene, and though it would be perfect for us to review. When I received the vest from Brian, I couldn’t wait to try […]

Garmin Forerunner 210 Warranty Repair

My trusty Garmin 210 Forerunner is no longer able to hold a charge after only just over a year of use. I have to say that the folks from Garmin have been right on top of this with their communications back to me since my very first inquiry about a potential way to fix this. […]

Introduction to Barefoot Backpacking – Pt. 1

Editor’s Note: I would like to welcome back Barefoot Jake for this post which will be the first of a three-part series explaining more about Barefoot Backpacking. As a barefoot backpacker and someone who is passionate about being barefoot as much as possible, I wanted to share with all of you what I think are […]

Merrell Trail Glove – Barefoot Shoes

You may have seen my earlier post about the trouble I have been having trying to deal with shin splint pain. The comments that I received from that post were fantastic and I’d like to thank everyone who took the time to respond with advice on ways to deal with my pain. I was particularly […]

Dealing With Shin Splints

Are you a runner or trail runner? Have you ever had to deal with shin splints and found a successful way to deal with them? If so, I need your help. I recently decided to get back into running with the goal of doing a 5K run in the coming months, then gradually moving up […]