Gear Reviews

Spring 2014 Backpacking Gear Guide

Sierra Designs Lightning 2

Backpacking is a great way to get out in the wilderness and get away from cell phone coverage. This guide is full of backpacking gear that will work for both men and women. We have tried to include a few different options for packs, tents and sleeping bags. All in all we have found 18 great products that will help you get out of the house and onto a nearby trail to find some solitude and peace. Happy backpacking!

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Spring 2014 Running Gear Guide

New Balance 1080v4

Spring is a great time to get outside before the weather gets too hot and running is a great activity to prepare yourself for this summer's adventures. Running can be hard on the body but having the right gear will make all the difference. Most of the gear in this guide I have personally tried and love. So find that new pair of shoes or shorts and lace up and kick outside and run.  

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Spring 2014 Fitness Guide

Mio LINK

Spring is a great time to start getting into shape. This guide is full of products that help you recover quicker and go stronger. The first two products use technology to track progress of your workouts. There is not a better time to start getting into better shape than now. So check out this guide then make an action plan, so this summer you can go as hard as you would like.

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Spring 2014 Women's Running Gear Guide

New Balance Fresh Foam

Spring is a great time to make the resolve to get into better shape or start training for your next race. And there are not many better ways to do this then to put on a pair of new running shoes and hit the road or trail. We have found some of the best new gear for women to take your running to the next level whether you prefer trails or city roads. 

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Spring 2014 Women's Hiking Gear Guide

After Bite Itch Eraser

We have collected hundreds of product ideas this spring to find some of the best hiking gear available for women. Over the past few years more and more companies have taken notice of women and have created better women's specific gear. Women do not have to settle for "pink it and shrink it" anymore and this guide proves it. The first product isn't necessarily for women only but it is definitely a great product for hiking in the outdoors. Also we are giving away a bug/first aid kit to one lucky winner. Read more to find out how to enter. 

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Spring 2014 Camping Gear Guide

Gerber Freescape Knife

One of the best things about spring camping is cool nights and toasty sleeping bags. In this gear guide we have found some great products to help you sleep better and have a more enjoyable time camping this spring. We have included a few items that will help those people who can't leave their technology home, but we have also found a great game to keep the kids busy while back in camp. We are also giving away a Gerber Freescape Camp Kitchen Knife to one lucky reader. Read to find out how to enter to win.

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