Tag Archives: Review

3 Peaks Challenge: Day 1 – Mt. Mansfield, VT

For those who aren’t aware, I recently participated in a charity mountain climbing event called the The Conservation Fund, with the total currently around $15,000.  Donations are still open if you’re interested in supporting this great charity.  We felt the charity and the event were well aligned, and that became …

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Review: Merrell Run Barefoot Bare Access 2

The buildupAfter finding the ultimate replacement for my Vibram SeeYa’s in the Merrell Vapor Glove from their M-Connect line, I had some issues that meant I needed some more padding underfoot, as discussed in my recent review of the Vapor Glove (read it here: Review: Merrell Barefoot Run Vapor < Barefoot …

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Review: Rüez Boxer Briefs

The build up So I reviewed Rüez briefs recently, and really appreciate them when running.  I appreciate them even more when I don’t have them as it reminds me just how much the extra support enhances the enjoyment of my run.  I was curious to try their boxer brief, too, though with …

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Review: Rüez Performance Briefs for Dudes

The build up Hmmm…how to get into this post without embarrassing myself too much or running out of ways to say words drunk people dare each other to shout louder and louder at parties or public places that rhymes with cleanest and meanest (for the Naughty by Nature fans from …

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Review: I Ate Green Tea from EatGreenTea

The build up I was going through recent followers on Twitter to see if they would be good to follow back (I generally do follow back, but some accounts don’t really warrant it, like those who follow me to pitch making me the top person on Twitter and getting my …

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Review: Adidas Adipure Gazelle Running Shoe

The build up Before I got into running, I wore some beefy, cushy shoes.  I have bad joints, and totally bought into the prevailing logic that you need shoes to fix you rather than realizing how powerful and capable our bodies are when we don’t get in their way.  I …

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Review: Virtual Active for iOS

The build up When I first started running, I was pure treadmill.  I signed up for a 5K, and was really getting scared about running outside.  I don’t know why, but I dreaded the idea.  Well, I made myself get outside, and the situation flipped.  I appreciate having a treadmill …

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2 Running Movies Going In Different Directions

I just finished my second movie featuring ultramarathon runner going across country. This one, 2010’s Running America, features Marshall Ulrich and Charlie Engle, as they try to break the record for the time it takes to run across the US.  The other movie, 2009’s Ultramarathon Man, follows Dean Karnazes during …

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Book Review: Why We Get Fat

I’ve made a point of reading a ton this year.  I started the year with a long list of books I was going to Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It by Gary Taubes. read, and a New Years resolution was to get through it.  Well, I’m almost done …

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