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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 Trail Running Shoes We’ve Tested This Year

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

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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Why You Get Tight Calves From Running And Simple Ways...

Tight calves from running is a common problem for runners. Here's why it happens, plus simple yet effective ways to fix that annoying calf tightness.

How To Dry Shoes Without Damaging Them (Or Your Dryer)

Wondering how to dry your shoes fast? Here's explains how to do it, without damaging them in the dryer.

Cymbiotika Super Greens Review | My Experience With This Innovative...

My Cymbiotika Super Greens review shares all you need to know about this daily liquid-delivery supplement, including taste, value and ingredients.

How To Prevent Nipple Chafing from Running

How to prevent and treat nipple chafing, as well as thigh, butt and armpit rub. Follow these simple steps to avoid stop chafing from ruining your runs.

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How To Start Running | The Beginners...

How to start running from scratch! All you need to know, including tips to get started, and how to run 5k non-stop with our beginner's training plan.

The Ultimate Couch To 5k Plan For...

Our couch to 5k plan is the ultimate free beginners running program. Within a few weeks, you'll go from non-runner to running a 5k non-stop!

Trail Running for Beginners: How To Start...

This trail running for beginners guide includes how to trail run, the gear required to progress, how to find local trails, trail running tips, & much more!

Mountain Biking For Beginners

This mountain biking for beginners guide explains the different types of mountain biking, bike variants, and essential tips needed to get started.

Hiking For Beginners: Hiking Essentials Checklist

The hiking for beginners guide, including the 10 essential tips to know before you start hiking, what to wear and bring, including a FULL GEAR CHECKLIST.

How To Start Running | The Beginners...

How to start running from scratch! All you need to know, including tips to get started, and how to run 5k non-stop with our beginner's training plan.

The Ultimate Couch To 5k Plan For...

Our couch to 5k plan is the ultimate free beginners running program. Within a few weeks, you'll go from non-runner to running a 5k non-stop!

Trail Running for Beginners: How To Start...

This trail running for beginners guide includes how to trail run, the gear required to progress, how to find local trails, trail running tips, & much more!

Mountain Biking For Beginners

This mountain biking for beginners guide explains the different types of mountain biking, bike variants, and essential tips needed to get started.

Hiking For Beginners: Hiking Essentials Checklist

The hiking for beginners guide, including the 10 essential tips to know before you start hiking, what to wear and bring, including a FULL GEAR CHECKLIST.

Stargazing for Beginners: The Ultimate Guide [Telescope...

Learn when, where and how to stargaze, PLUS the best gear & apps for stargazing. This Stargazing for beginners guide doesn't require a telescope.

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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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12 Week Marathon Training Plan: For Intermediate & Experienced Runners

If you can comfortably run 6 miles (a 10k), this intermediate 12 week marathon training plan will get you race-ready in just 3 months!

16 Week Marathon Training Plan For Beginners

Run a marathon in 16 weeks with our exclusive free-to-download, printable training plan for beginners and intermediate runners!

20 Week Marathon Training Plan: From Couch To Marathon

Our exclusive, free-to-download 20 week marathon training plan will get you running your first marathon in 20 weeks with a huge smile on your face!

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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. πŸ™‚

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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! πŸ™‚

Join our Newsletter and be first to hear about the latest & greatest outdoor gear, that’s worth your time! Delivered every Sunday.

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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Best Lululemon Shoes Ranked With Reviews: Ultimate Buying Guide

Comparison of all women's lululemon shoe styles including Blissfeel, Chargefeel and Restfeel, plus sizing tips, color options and pricing.

The Ultimate Mountain Bike Gear Checklist To Help You Hit the Trails with Confidence.

From helmets to hydration packs, our mountain bike gear checklist has you covered for a safe & thrilling adventure out on the trails.

Mountain Biking For Beginners

This mountain biking for beginners guide explains the different types of mountain biking, bike variants, and essential tips needed to get started.

How To Start Running | The Beginners Guide To Running

How to start running from scratch! All you need to know, including tips to get started, and how to run 5k non-stop with our beginner's training plan.