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On Cloud Review: The Best Selling On Cloud Shoes For...

2023 UPDATE: In this On Cloud review [Cloud 5], you'll learn how they perform for running & as a daily lifestyle shoe. Are they really the best On's? Find out why I believe the are!

Best On Running Shoes Ranked With Reviews: Ultimate On Clouds...

Welcome to the ULTIMATE On Running shoes buyer's guide, complete with reviews + rankings of the best On running shoes available | YES, I've reviewed them all!

The Best Running Watches For Those Who Want It All

Discover the best running watches for marathon training, trail running & ultras, including top GPS watches from Garmin, Suunto, Apple, Polar, Coros, and more.

Trail Marathon / 50K Training Plan + ULTRA RACE GUIDE

The ULTIMATE FREE trail marathon & 50K training plan + race guide. Learn how to 1) Create a training schedule 2) What to eat 3) Recovery 4) Secret race tactics!

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How To Sleep Better PLUS The Benefits of Sleep, Sleep...

A guide on how to sleep better including the benefits of sleep, sleep aids that work, tips to fall asleep fast and improve sleep quality.

The Best Toe Spacers To Help Align Your Toes And...

The best toe spacers to encourage natural toe spacing, realign toes and help prevent foot injuries and pain, for minimal cost.

The 7 Best Greens Powder Supplements to Boost Your Immunity

This Best Greens Powder Supplements guide will help you find the best superfood powder to boost your immune system & wellness this year.

Best Ski Goggles For Skiing and Snowboarding

Read our buyer's guide to the best ski goggles for skiing and snowboarding, for men and women in all snow conditions.

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5 Healthy Lifestyle Tips That Will Get...

The best healthy lifestyle tips to live better (and hopefully longer), be happier and improve your physical and mental health.

Trail Marathon / 50K Training Plan +...

The ULTIMATE FREE trail marathon & 50K training plan + race guide. Learn how to 1) Create a training schedule 2) What to eat 3) Recovery 4) Secret race tactics!

The Best Winter Running Jackets for Men...

This concise list of the best winter running jackets will help you decide which jacket to buy for your rainy and cold weather runs.

How To Sleep Better PLUS The Benefits...

A guide on how to sleep better including the benefits of sleep, sleep aids that work, tips to fall asleep fast and improve sleep quality.

The Best Trail Running Shoes We’ve Tested...

The best trail running shoes this year ranked & reviewed + top advice so you buy the most comfortable, high-performing shoes that work best for you

5 Healthy Lifestyle Tips That Will Get...

The best healthy lifestyle tips to live better (and hopefully longer), be happier and improve your physical and mental health.

Trail Marathon / 50K Training Plan +...

The ULTIMATE FREE trail marathon & 50K training plan + race guide. Learn how to 1) Create a training schedule 2) What to eat 3) Recovery 4) Secret race tactics!

The Best Winter Running Jackets for Men...

This concise list of the best winter running jackets will help you decide which jacket to buy for your rainy and cold weather runs.

How To Sleep Better PLUS The Benefits...

A guide on how to sleep better including the benefits of sleep, sleep aids that work, tips to fall asleep fast and improve sleep quality.

The Best Trail Running Shoes We’ve Tested...

The best trail running shoes this year ranked & reviewed + top advice so you buy the most comfortable, high-performing shoes that work best for you

The Best Gifts For Runners: Accessories, Shoes,...

We've personally tried every product on this running gift list and have selected only the very best running gear that ranked highly in our reviews.

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Best On Running Shoes Ranked With Reviews: Ultimate On Clouds Buying Guide

Welcome to the ULTIMATE On Running shoes buyer's guide, complete with reviews + rankings of the best On running shoes available | YES, I've reviewed them all!

This On Cloud 5 Ready review shares my experience wearing these everyday lifestyle shoes, plus the features I love, and who I think they are for.

Our In-house 'On' expert shares how the Cloudgo performs while running, and why he believes they can be your secret weapon for training.

This On Cloudeasy review shares how the shoes perform in the everyday, while running, and how they compare to On's popular Cloud shoes.

In this On Cloudrunner review I share their key features, how they perform while running, and ultimately, who I believe the Cloudrunner is built for.

Our In-house 'On' expert shares how the Cloudmonster performs while running, and why he believes they're On's best road running shoe yet!

Trail Marathon / 50K Training Plan + ULTRA RACE GUIDE

The ULTIMATE FREE trail marathon & 50K training plan + race guide. Learn how to 1) Create a training schedule 2) What to eat 3) Recovery 4) Secret race tactics!

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Best Ski Socks For Men And Women

Buyers guide to the best ski socks that will be warm and comfortable for skiing and snowboarding, plus recommendations from top sock brands.

The Best Running Socks for Men & Women

The best running socks for men & women: cushioned, moisture-wicking, compression & breathable socks, from no-show tab to over-the-calf options.

Best Backpacking Backpacks for Hiking and Travel

These are the best backpacking backpacks for multi-day hikes, thru-hiking and traveling around the world (or nearer home).

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Fi Dog Collar Review: A GPS Dog Collar For Active Dogs

Series 3 Fi Dog Collar review covering battery, sleep tracking, using GPS to track your dog and more, based on two years of usage traveling, hiking & at home.

Chirp Wheel Review: How Well Does This Back Roller Wheel Relieve Back Pain?

This Chirp Wheel review [PLUS & PRO vibrating wheels] explains 1) How the back roller wheels relieve back pain. 2) How to use it. 4) Final verdict.

Athletic Greens Review: My Thoughts After 30 Days Taking It

At a cost of less than a daily coffee, Athletic Greens is a plant-based dietary supplement that helps me maintain energy levels during busy times.

We Review the Latest, Greatest and Coolest Outdoor Gear

Welcome to Trail & Kale! Only the best outdoor gear is featured on our website. We hope you enjoy visiting our site and exploring our reviews and buyer’s guides.

For a look behind the scenes, follow us on YouTube where we share video reviews, shorts, and behind the scenes posts – YES! We are real people here at Trail & Kale, just totally obsessed with discovering the best outdoor gear for our adventures. 🙂

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Kepler dancing with Alastair | Learn more about the people behind Trail & Kale and what we stand for on our About Us page.

As well as featuring cool new gear from the best brands in the outdoor industry, we publish in-depth outdoor gear reviews and buyer’s guides to help you learn about quality products designed to perform in all of life’s adventures.

Outdoor activities covered by our expert team include hiking, backpacking, road and trail running, camping, skiing, mountain biking and stand-up paddleboarding.

Gear is trail-tested right here in Northern California, unless, of course, we’re road tripping in our Sprinter Campervan to places close to our heart such as Bend, Oregon, or discovering new adventurous destinations.

Our site also contains informative articles sharing how to live a healthy lifestyle by way of following a whole food plant-based diet and lots of advice to help you enjoy trail, mountain or water sports, including tips on running technique and ultra marathon training.

Kepler is our resident trail dog and he writes many of his adventure dog gear reviews from his perspective – each one, a joyous experience to read! 🙂

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Cold Weather Running Tips And The Trail & Kale Winter Gear Guide

Our cold weather running gear guide and tips will make running in winter as enjoyable and rewarding as it should be.

Just because it’s colder outside right now doesn’t mean outdoor adventures should be few and far between! After all, we strongly believe there’s no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing and outdoor products.

At Trail & Kale, we go the extra step to find you the best outdoor gear that will help you perform at your best, and potentially more importantly, make your winter running, and outdoor adventures more comfortable and enjoyable.

Whether you’re after a new pair of waterproof hiking boots, high performance rain gear, or sleeping bags for your next camping trip, we’ve written about all the goodies that will make your time in the cold fresh air the best it can be.

Here are some of our winter running gear buying guides and advice articles to help keep you moving during these cold, wet and dark months.

A Guide To Running at Night: How...

With a little preparation and the right gear for running at night, those night runs may just become your favorite part of the day.

The Best Reflective Running Vests For Running...

Wearing reflective running gear such as a reflective running vest or belt over your running clothes can help you stay safe running or walking at night.

Running Safety Gear For Night Running, Remote...

This is the running safety gear you should consider adding to your checklist for night running, solo runs, wildlife encounters, and remote trail running.

The Best Winter Running Jackets for Men...

This concise list of the best winter running jackets will help you decide which jacket to buy for your rainy and cold weather runs.

The Best Running Gloves For Winter and...

Here are the best running gloves for men and women, to keep your hands warm on those cold winter runs - Find your next pair of running gloves here!

The Best Running Headlamps For Trail Running...

[Buyer's Guide 2021] This best headlamps for trail running, ultrarunning, and hiking guide will help you find the best headlamp for your requirements & budget!

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Nike Gifts for Him: Nike Holiday Gift Ideas For Runners

Our men's Nike running gift guide is packed full of great Nike running gifts for him - If he loves to run, and is a Nike fan, you can't go wrong with any of these gift ideas.

Nike Gifts For Her: Women’s Nike Running Shoes & Accessories They’ll Love

We've handpicked some of the best Nike gifts for her, from women's Nike running shoes to shorts. They'll all make great gifts for a runner in your life!

Nike Cyber Week Deals 2022 – Top Picks From This Year’s Sale

Nike’s Cyber Monday sale for 2022 is actually a Cyber Week sale, starting 11/26 and ending 11/29! In this year's Nike Cyber Week sale you...

Nike Black Friday Deals 2022 – Top Picks From This Year’s Sale

Our favorite discounted Nike running shoes and apparel in the 2022 Nike Black Friday Sale, plus get an extra 20% off select styles with this year's discount code.