DJI Power 1000 Review: Hitting That Portable Power Sweet-Spot

Our DJI Power 1000 review unpacks the features that make this portable power station such a useful gadget for camping, blackouts, and more.

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Reviews of running accessories, apparel, gadgets and more from our testing lab

Ibex Woolies Pro Tech Merino Wool Baselayers Review

A detailed review of Ibex's Woolies Pro Tech Merino Wool baselayers for winter and shoulder-season layering for everything from skiing to hiking.

Camelbak Apex Pro Review: A Running Hydration Pack That Performs...

Alastair shares how the Camelbak Apex Pro hydration pack elevates your runs with fine adjustment fit, safety features, endless storage, & hydration.

Garmin Fenix 7X Pro Review: The...

Our Garmin Fenix 7X Pro review explains why it's essentially the ultimate GPS smartwatch for runners and fitness enthusiasts, but not for everyone.

Deckers X Lab X-Scape Baja Review:...

Designed as a hybrid sneaker, the X-Scape Baja is great for transitioning between land and water, as well as an everyday running recovery shoe.

Bombas: Introduction To The Sock Brand On...

With a unique blend of comfort, performance, and philanthropy, Bombas socks makes every purchase support communities in need.

Vinco Sola Sunglasses Review: Editor’s Choice Award...

Helen shares her experience with the customizable, renewable and impact-resistant Vinco Sola sunglasses that are specifically designed with runners and cyclists in mind.

CORE: Introduction To This New Running Tech...

This new running wearable delivers continuous, accurate core temperature monitoring for fine tuning your peak athletic performance.

The Adidas Free Hiker 2 Low Gets...

These reasonably priced ($160) trail hiking shoes blend sustainability, comfort, and lightweight design for the modern adventurer.

Nathan Pinnacle Featherlite Review: An Everyday Running...

A lightweight, breathable running hydration vest for carrying the bare essentials on road and trail runs.

Alleviate Therapy Review: Plantar Fasciitis Treatment For...

The arch brace, massaging tool and exercise program for runners with Plantar Fasciitis heel pain. It really works!

Tifosi Sanctum Sunglasses Review: Affordable, Stylish, Eco-Conscious...

Learn why these super affordable, oversized shield-style sports sunglasses may just be your favorite new running companion.

Craft Adv Subz Running Jacket Review: Layer...

This running jacket brings Swedish design, style and premium performance to the running apparel scene. Learn more in this review.

Chirp RPM Review: This Rolling Percussive Massager...

Your feet deserve love too, and the Chirp RPM rolling percussive massager promises to provide. Find out what we thought, after a month using it.

Voited Trooper Review: A Cosy Poncho Blanket...

It's cosy, water-resistant and plenty roomy! Learn more about the Voited Trooper poncho-blanket hybrid, when you might use it and who it's best for.

Thule Urban Glide 2 Review: Is Thule’s...

Sharing my honest experience running with this stroller, what I love about it, what could be improved, and who it's best for.

Reencle VS Lomi – The Battle Of...

A quick side by side comparison of specifications, ease of use, practicalities, and ultimately which one is best suited to your needs.

PAKA Apu Parka Review: Is Alpaca Wool-Based...

I've been testing out the exceptional warmth-to-weight ratio of PAKA's ethical Alpaca wool, and I'm sold on it.

RUX 70L Review: A Rugged Gear Storage...

It's as if a gear duffel bag and a utility storage bin got together and created an adventure-ready baby. Here's what else you need to know about the RUX.

Lululemon Scuba Oversized Hoodie Review: A Twist...

My Lululemon Oversized Scuba Hoodie review includes how it differs from the original, key features, pros, cons, and sizing tips to get the right fit.

Pale Blue Batteries Review: Eco-Friendly USB Rechargeable...

This review shares everything you need to know about these eco-friendly, fast-charging, USB C rechargeable batteries before buying them.

Rocky Talkie Review: Our New Walkie Talkies...

Find out what makes these long distance, rugged Mountain Radios so special among the competition, and why I ultimately gave them an Editor's Choice Award.

Toby and Ace Buddy Dog Bed Review

This Buddy dog bed review includes the key features of this orthopedic foam bed, how to wash it, what size to get, pros and cons, photos, & where to buy.

The Best Harnesses and Leashes For Running...

Our top recommendations for the best dog leash for running, plus dog running harness options for running with your dog hands free (plus bungee dog leashes).

Ibex Wool Aire Hoodie Review: Premium Merino Wool Outerwear Put To The Test

Exploring the key features and performance of these ultralight, packable merino wool insulated jackets.

Lectric XP 3.0 Review: Lectric’s Bestselling Fat Tire Electric Bike

Can you really get a good ebike for less than $1000? I share my thoughts on the Lectric XP 3.0 in this review, including its key features, pros and cons.

Chirp Wheel Review: How This Back Roller Wheel Relieves Back Pain, PLUS Final Verdict

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.

LEDLenser Headlamp Review: Deep Diving Into The NEO Running Performance Range

This running-specific, NEO range LEDLenser headlamp review explains everything you need to know before buying your next headtorch.

LARQ Bottle Swig Top Review: Finally A Gorgeous Wide Mouth Water Bottle!

LARQ's Swig Top is probably the stainless steel, insulated water bottle you've been waiting for.

BioLite AlpenGlow Mini Review: The Perfect Pocket-Sized Light Show For Your Adventures

Find out why the uber giftable AlpenGlow Mini is the game-changing gadget you didn't know you needed!

Lululemon Fast and Free Running Tights Review

This lululemon running leggings review covers the key features, pros and cons of lululemon's updated Fast and Free High-Rise Tight.

SPOT GEN4 Tracker Review – What You Need To Know About This Satellite GPS Messenger

Why every trail runner (and hiker) should consider a SPOT GEN4 satellite SOS tracker for adventures where cell signal is limited (or non-existent).

Dometic Cooler Review: How The CFX3 45 Electric Cooler Stacks Up

Our Dometic cooler review covers the key features of the Dometic CFX3 45 electric cooler, pros, cons, and whether it's worth the money.

RadRunner 3 Plus Review: Rad Power Bikes’ Most Versatile eBike Yet!

This Rad Power Bikes RadRunner 3 Plus review answers all your pre-purchase questions. Also Includes my riding experience, favorite features, pros & cons, final rating.

COROS Heart Rate Monitor review PLUS the PROS & CONS of a dedicated Heart Rate Monitor

This HR Monitor might be the game-changer you've been waiting for. It's accurate, comfortable, and will outlast most ultramarathons. Read this review to learn more!

Caraway Cookware Review

This Caraway Cookware review covers the pros, cons and what you need to know before buying a Caraway Home Cookware or Bakeware set.

Ice Barrel Review: I Took The Plunge Into Cold Water Therapy

In this review I share my experience taking ice baths for cold water therapy at home, in order to speed up my post-run recovery process.

Arc’teryx Norvan Belt Review: A Way To Run Comfortably With All Your Essentials

In this review I share the standout features of this lightweight, non-chafe running belt for carrying essentials while on a run.

Juiced HyperScrambler 2 Review: This 100+ mile range, 30+ MPH E-Bike Is Insane

This highly capable (100+ mile range, 30+ MPH) e-bike impressed on so many levels! Fun riders, this Juiced HyperScrambler 2 Review is for you!

EcoFlow DELTA 2 Max Review: The Most Versatile Portable Power Station Out There

This EcoFlow Delta 2 Max review covers the key features, performance for home backup, charging, battery life and more.

Lululemon Everywhere Belt Bag Review

This Lululemon Everywhere Belt Bag review including key features, why this hands-free bag is so popular, and all the ways you can wear one.

Reliefband Review: A Bracelet For Motion Sickness And Nausea

This Reliefband review explains how they help with nausea from travel sickness on cruises, flights, or morning sickness, plus the pros and cons.

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.

YETI Trailhead Camp Chair review: A Premium, Sturdy Chair That Will Last A Lifetime

This review covers this premium, sturdy, portable camping chair's key features, pros, cons, comfort and more!

Nebula Cosmos Laser 4k Review: This Portable Projector Is So Much More Than I Was Expecting

This review includes the key features explained, how easy (or otherwise) it is to setup and use, plus who's going to love it most.

CLIQ Chair Review: Could This Be The Ultimate Portable Outdoor Seating Solution

This review covers the this lightweight, portable camping chair's key features, pros, cons, comfort and more!

Chaco Ramble Puff Review: Versatile Insulated Booties For Comfort On The Trails And At Home

This review shares my favorite features of these versatile, water-resistant and insulated shoes for indoor & outdoor adventures.

Danner Jag Loft review: Versatile Insulated Shoes For Hiking Trails, Or Indoors

This review shares my favorite features of these versatile slip-on, insulated shoes for indoor and outdoor adventures, as well as some areas for potential improvement.

Gobi Heated Jacket Review: A Game-Changer For Being Outdoors In Cold Weather

This Gobi Heated jacket review explains the key features, pros and cons of the Sahara heated jacket, a battery-powered heated mid-layer from Gobi Heat.

Ooni Pizza Oven Review: Making Backyard Pizzas With The Ooni Karu 16

Ooni pizza oven review on the Karu 16, Ooni's largest, multi-fuel pizza oven, including comparison to other Oonis as well as the Solo Stove Pi.

Rumpl Poncho Review: The Puffy Blanket Becomes a Wearable Puffy Poncho

In this Rumpl poncho review I explain the key features and why these puffy ponchos are so popular with people who enjoy camping and time outdoors.

Naked Running Band Review: A Minimal Way To Store All Your Essentials While Running

In this review I share the standout features and why this ultra-light, non-chafing running belt is a must-have for any runner.

KOO Sunglasses Review: These NOVA Frames Are A Staple For Runners

In this review I explore the lightweight design, vision clarity, and stylish aesthetics of these versatile running sunglasses.

Roka Sunglasses Review: The Rory 2 Are Next-Level Lightweight And Comfortable for Running

This in-depth Roka sunglasses review details how Roka Eyewear differs from the competition, and shares my experiences running with the Rory 2.

Gravity Move Heated Mini Massager Review: A Compact Heated Massage Gun Designed For Travel

My Gravity Move review covers the key features, pros and cons of this heated massage gun, including a video demonstration.

Gravity Blanket Review: Does It Really Help You Sleep Better?

Are weighted blankets worth it? My in-depth Gravity blanket review includes the pros and cons of using Gravity's original and cooling blankets.

Garmin inReach Mini 2 Review | Compact Emergency SOS & Two Way Messaging At Its Finest

This in-depth review includes the pros and cons of this tiny two-way satellite messenger for your backcountry endeavors.

Bluetti EB3A Portable Power Station Review: What It’s Great (And Not So Great) For

Our Bluetti EB3A portable power station review explains the key features, pros, cons, and what uses this compact portable power station is best for.

Biolite BaseCharge 1500 Review | A Portable Power Station For Camping, Blackouts & More

My Biolite BaseCharge 1500 review covers the key features of this portable power station, how it performs in various scenarios, and pros and cons.

Kammok Swiftlet Review: A Go-Anywhere Portable Hammock Stand

My Kammok Swiftlet review explains the key features, pros and cons of the Swiftlet portable hammock stand, and why you're totally going to want one!

GCI Outdoor Freestyle Rocker Review: A Premium Rocking Camp Chair At An Affordable Price

My GCI Outdoor Freestyle Rocker review explains its key features, pros and cons and what activities this rocking camp chair is best used for.

Whisker Litter-Robot 4 Review: Is This Self-Cleaning Litter Box for Cats Worth The Money?

This automatic litter box is quiet, smart, saves you scooping poop BUT will cats actually use it & is it worth the cash?

Velocio Gravel & Mountain Biking Apparel Review

Our thoughts after testing Velocio's cycling apparel including their jackets, shirts, bibs, and shorts for gravel, cross-country and mountain biking.

Volt Heat Review: Heated Slipper Boots You’ll Want To Wear All Winter

Review of Volt Heat's heated boots for men and women including the key features of these heated boots to help keep feet warm all winter.

Aventon Level 2 Review: A Commuter eBike With Insane Range, An Elegant Ride, And So Much More!

The Aventon Level 2 has been designed with the city commuters in mind, and this is clear from the bike's smooth handling, comfortable ride,...

Aventon Sinch Review: A Folding eBike With Fat Tires For Limitless Adventures

This Aventon Sinch Review is for anyone wanting to put FUN back into their rides. With 4" fat tires, a throttle & folding frame, this ebike has it all!

LARQ’s Interchangeable Filter & Purifier Caps Provide Endless Options For Water Purification

LARQ's interchangeable water bottle filter & purifier caps is the ultimate clean water processing system on the go. Learn why and how to use them.

Solo Stove Firepit Pizza Oven Review: The Bonfire Pi Fire

The Pi Fire firepit pizza oven takes your Solo Stove up a level, converting your smokeless firepit into a stone-baked pizza oven.

Shokz NEW OpenRun Pro Mini Has Everything In Their Best-Selling Wireless Headphones, In A Smaller Package

Shokz latest OpenRun Pro Mini is a smaller version of their best-selling bone conduction sport headphones. Here's what you NEED to know.

Chirp Introduces New 3-In-1 Muscle Roller Stick PLUS Their Largest Back Roller Yet!

Finally, a Chirp wheel that caters to those who need a more stable & comfortable back-rolling experience AND a 3-in-1 muscle roller stick that's epic!

Kurgo Jacket Review: The Loft Puffy Insulated Dog Coat

This Kurgo jacket review covers the Kurgo Loft Jacket, a puffy, insulated dog jacket for active dogs of all sizes and breeds.

COROS APEX 2 Pro’s Battery Life Is Insane Yet There’s So Much More To This GPS Watch

In this first look COROS APEX 2 Pro review I go over the key features of this premium yet affordable GPS watch for running & other outdoor sports.

Say Hello To The Kammok Outpost: The Ultimate Vehicle-Mounted Hammock Stand

What makes the Kammok Outpost the ultimate vehicle-mounted hammock stand for off-grid adventures.

The Grayl UltraPress Titanium Is Here And It’s SO Much More Than A Water Filter Bottle

In this first look Grayl UltraPress Titanium review I go over the key features of this premium Titanium water filter / purifier bottle for hiking & camping

Front of the Pack Review: Can ‘The One’ Help Your Dog, too?

Why I've given my dog 'The One' dog supplement. My Front of the Pack review explains why it's so popular and how it could help your dog, too.

Paka Baselayer Review: Super Soft, Sweat-Wicking Alpaca Wool Apparel

Paka baselayer review including why alpaca clothes are so popular for hiking, backpacking, travel, skiing and more.

The VSSL First Aid Stash Kit Is A Completely Customizable Tube Of Tricks

VSSL's aluminum canister gear kits are designed to last a lifetime in the great outdoors. Plus, tips for customizing your kit.

Biolite FirePit+ Review: This Smokeless Firepit Means More Fun Evenings Outdoors

Biolite Firepit+ review including the key features, pros, cons and our experience using this ingenious smokeless firepit.

Rumpl Nanoloft Flame Review: YES! A Fire-Resistant Puffy Blanket, Finally!

Stain, water and fire-resistant, why choose these insulated Rumpl Nanoloft Flame blankets vs. other Rumpl puffy blankets.

Wolf Republic Review: Ranger Pack & More Hipster Dog Gear

Wolf Republic review covering their Ranger Pack, copper dog bowl and rope tug toys for discerning adventure dogs, LIKE ME! WOOF!

Aventon Aventure Review: This Ebike Is An All-Terrain Beast

This Aventon Aventure Review is for anyone wanting to put fun back into their rides. With 4" fat tires + 80mm forks this ebike cruises all terrains.

Puffin Koozies: Cool Beverage Jackets For Your Drink

These Puffin koozies are the only beverage jacket your drink should be wearing, plus why they make such great (affordable) gifts.

Aventon Soltera Review: This Stylish, Lightweight E-Bike Is Something Else!

This stylish, maneuverable commuter e-bike had a ton of surprises for me while testing! City commuters, this Aventon Soltera Review is for you!

ORCA Walker Tote Review – This Soft Cooler Brings Style & Function Together

Everything you need to know before buying an ORCA Walker Tote soft cooler. Includes a full feature breakdown, how-to-use demo, how it compares to the competition, and more!

BioLite HeadLamp 425 Review: The Best Value Headlamp Gets Upgrades!

Find out what makes the HeadLamp 425 my go-to running light and the reasons it earned our coveted Editor's Choice Award - yet another for Biolite!

iRocker Cooler Review – 45L Roto Molded Hard Cooler

This iRocker cooler review shares all you need to know before buying a 45L rotomolded Hard Cooler PLUS the features many reviewers miss!

GoSun Solar Oven Review: The Fusion Solar and Electric Oven

This GoSun solar oven review explains how solar cookers work, key features of the Fusion oven, pros & cons PLUS how to cook without electricity.

ORCA Cooler Review: This 40 Quart Hard Cooler Is Way Beyond COOL

This ORCA Cooler review shares everything you need to know before buying an ORCA Coolers 40 Quart Hard Cooler PLUS the features most reviewers miss!

TruMedic Massager Review – The Quietest Massage Gun I’ve Ever Tested

This TruMedic Massager review shares whether or not this powerful yet quiet, premium massage gun package with 6 speeds, 5 heads is worth $300

TRX Straps Review: The Portable Suspension Trainer For Bodyweight Muscle Building

This TRX straps review shares the key features and pros/cons of suspension trainer straps PLUS some of the best exercises for a full body workout.

Apollo Neuro Review: A Wearable To Relieve Stress & Improve Sleep

This Apollo Neuro review covers the benefits and features of this stress bracelet, how its touch therapy works for stress relief, and as a sleep aid.

Ecoflow Delta Pro, RIVER Pro & WAVE AC: The Portable Power Stations That Are Changing The Game

From off-grid to solar-generated home backup systems, this Ecoflow review covers their Delta Pro, River Pro, Wave AC and solar generator systems.

Paka Apparel Review: Alpaca Wool Socks, The Answer To Sweaty Feet

Paka Apparel review including why alpaca wool socks are superior to merino for their thermal, sweat-wicking and stink-free properties.

Outdoor Vitals Ventus Hoodie Review: Ultralight Gear Just Got Even Lighter!

This Outdoor Vitals Ventus Hoodie review covers the key features of this ultra lightweight, insulated, packable jacket for backpacking & more.

Caldera Lab The Good Review: I Used It For 30 Days And This Is What Happened

Caldera Lab The Good Review: an organic, vegan men's face serum. Find out what makes it such a high-quality product, and my experience after 30 days using it.

Solo Stove Pizza Oven Review: This Pi Dual Fuel Backyard Pizza Oven Makes Seriously Delicious Pizza

My Solo Stove pizza oven review includes the key features, why it's special, what it's like to cook with and the accessories you'll need.

Bag Balm Review: The Most Versatile Moisturizer There Is?

My Bag Balm review includes the key ingredients and uses for this versatile face and body moisturizer, including whether it's safe for pets.

Gobi Heat Review: What I Thought Of This Bestselling Heated Camping Chair

This Gobi Heat review covers the Terrain heated camping chair's key features, pros, cons, comfort and effectiveness..

YETI Dog Bed Review – Is the Trailhead Bed Worth it?

I'm the proud owner of a YETI Trailhead Dog Bed. I love to snooze on it but why is it so expensive? My YETI Dog Bed Review tells ALL from a dog's point of view.

Best Plant Based Diet Books (with Recipes)

Following a plant-based lifestyle is key to a healthy, happier life. Here's our list of the best plant-based diet books with easy-to-follow recipes!

BOTE Breeze Aero Review: A Lightweight Inflatable Paddle Board For Beginners

This BOTE Breeze Aero review goes over everything you need to know about this lightweight 10'8" inflatable SUP for beginners, before buying it.

iRocker Paddle Board Review: The Inflatable 10’6 Cruiser SUP

The inflatable stand up paddleboard featured in this iRocker paddle board review is the bestselling Cruiser 10' 6 SUP - the all-rounder for beginners.

Sixthreezero Bike Review: Vintage-Inspired Bicycles & E-Bikes

In this Sixthreezero bike review I provide an overview of the Sixthreezero brand, an a more detailed look at my vintage-inspired Sixthreezero e-bike.

Solo Stove Bonfire Review: How Is This Smokeless Firepit Possible?

This Solo Stove Bonfire review explains the backyard and camping firepit's key features, pros & cons, and what calling it a smokeless firepit really means.

Kane Footwear Review: Recovery Shoes For Athletes OR Anyone Needing The Benefits

In this Kane Footwear review, I share how these slip-ons can potentially help your feet recover faster after a run or spending long days on your feet.

Rumpl Blanket Review: Everyone In This Family Loves These Insulated Quilts

Our Rumpl blanket review compares the key features of the Original, Nanoloft and Down puffy camping blankets, plus the pros and cons of each.

Teva Slippers Review: The ReEmber Moc Slip-Ons

Find out what makes these men's and women's slip-on quilted Teva slippers so popular for camping and wearing in and around the house.

Olukai Sandals Review – Hawaii On Your Feet!

This Olukai sandals review takes a look at the key features, pros and cons of their Hawaiian-inspired men's and women's Ohana flip flops.

Ride1UP Roadster V2 Review: The Commuter E-Bike That Zips Under The Radar

This insanely stealthy commuter ebike had a ton of surprises for me while testing! Commuters, this Ride1UP Roadster V2 Review is for you!

lululemon Yoga Mat Review | The 5mm Reversible Mat

Our lululemon yoga mat review explains the key features of their popular thick, non-slip reversible yoga mat, and whether it's worth the money.

Because Animals Review: Omega and Probiotic Powder for Dogs

Our Because Animals review includes noochies cat and dog treats, dog probiotic powder supplement, and their cultured meat pet food innovations.

Hex Brand Review: A Well designed DSLR Camera Bag With A Ton of Storage

Hex Brand Review: Key features, detailed photos, and a video review of this thoughtfully designed, stealthy, urban DSLR camera bag.

Slowtide Towel Review: Quick-Drying Camping and Travel Towels

Why one of these Slowtide quick-dry towels is a great choice for the beach, travel, gym, the pool, backpacking and camping.

Sonos Roam Review | The Portable Speaker That Packs A Punch

Our Sonos Roam review covers the key features, pros and cons of this portable waterproof Bluetooth speaker, including a comparison to the Sonos Move.

BioLite Lantern Review: The AlpenGlow Is Not Your Average Camping Lantern

This BioLite Lantern review explains why everyone's raving about these rechargeable color-changing camping lanterns called AlpenGlow 500 & 250.

Shokz OpenRun Pro Review: Bone Conduction Headphones for Running

Aftershokz review - Learn how Shokz OpenRun Pro bone conduction headphones perform while running. Plus how bone headphones work & more!

Lululemon Scuba Hoodie Review | The Best-Selling Lululemon Hoodie is Back!

This lululemon Scuba Hoodie review includes its key features, sizing, why it's a bestseller, the best colors to choose, and the pros and cons.

Lumen Review | A Metabolism Tracker To Boost Metabolism, In The Right Hands

Our Lumen metabolism tracker review covers key features, pros, cons and our experience using this breathalyzer device to measure metabolism.

Ombraz Sunglasses Review: Armless Sunglasses For Athletes

My Ombraz sunglasses review covers their key features and what armless sunglasses are really like to wear for everyday as well as sports.

LARQ Pitcher Review: A Purifier & Water Filter Pitcher For Your Home

This LARQ Pitcher review shares everything there is to know about this at-home filter & water purifier pitcher, including how well it works in real life.

Kurgo Review: The K9 Core Sweater For Dogs

This Kurgo review includes key features of the K9 Core Sweater, sizing advice, how to put it on, layering with a dog jacket, cost and where to buy.

Carhartt Vest Review: Super Dux Insulated Outerwear

This Carhartt vest review goes over the key features of the sherpa lined vest, how it looks when worn, and my review summary.

LARQ Bottle Filtered Review: A Water Filter With Benefits

This LARQ Bottle Filtered review shares everything there is to know about this portable water filter bottle, including how well it works in real life.

Nocs Binoculars Review: Affordable Travel-Friendly Compact Binoculars

Our Nocs binoculars review covers these budget-friendly, waterproof 8x25 compact binoculars for travel, hiking, surf-spotting and wildlife viewing.

Randolph Aviator Review: The sunglasses choice of the famous and ME! 😎

If you're looking for the best, most stylish Aviator sunglasses that money can buy be sure to read this Randolph Aviator review - Pre-purchase Q's Answered!

23andMe Health + Ancestry DNA Test Review

What the 23andMe DNA Test taught me about my health and fitness: In this 23andMe DNA review I share how learning my genetics helped me become a smarter runner.

Kaabo Mantis 8 Review

This Kaabo Mantis 8 review answers all your pre-purchase questions including riding experience, top speed, stopping speed, distance, pros & cons + more!

Rad Power Bikes RadMini 4 Review: A Folding E Bike That Packs a Punch

This Rad Power Bikes Rad Mini 4 review answers all your pre-purchase questions: riding experience, top speed, distance, hidden features, pros & cons + more!

Compex Review: Sport Elite 3.0 Muscle Stimulator & TENS Unit

Review of the Compex Sport Elite 3.0 electric muscle stimulator, plus how to use it to aid with athletic strength, training, recovery and as a TENS device.

Jaybird Vista 2 Review: A New Breed Of Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds For Running

This Jaybird Vista 2 review includes 1.) The key features and why they matter 2.) How they perform while running 3.) Vista 2 VS Vista 4.) Final verdict.

CBD For Dogs: Everything You Wanted To Know, From A Dog CBD Expert

Kat Donatello, founder of pet CBD company Austin & Kat, explains CBD for dogs including the benefits, dosage & choosing the best CBD oil blend for your dog.

SIDAS Review: Insoles For Running Shoes and Hiking Boots

Review of SIDAS insoles for running shoes and hiking boots which replace the shoes' foam insert, providing extra comfort and support.

Somewear Global Hotspot Review: A Personal GPS Tracker & Messenger

Our Somewear global hotspot review covers the key features and our experience using this personal GPS tracker and satellite communicator device for adventurers.

LARQ Bottle Review – Does It Live Up To The Shark Tank Hype?

This LARQ Bottle review sheds light on the UV light water bottle that can purify water & neutralize bottle stink! Does it ACTUALLY work though? Read on!

6 Best Dog Frisbees: For Flying Disc Loving Dogs [Border Collie Approved]

The best dog frisbees I've had the pleasure of chasing, tugging and fetching. Because when I'm not on the trails, I'm chasing a frisbee!

Tread Labs Review: Insoles for Performance and Plantar Fasciitis Foot Pain

This Tread Labs review includes the carbon fiber insoles for hiking and running performance and explains their insoles for plantar fasciitis foot pain relief.

KLH Fusion True Wireless Earbuds Review [Editor’s Choice Award]

This KLH Fusion True Wireless Earbuds review covers the key features, pros, cons, and my thoughts on using these premium noise-canceling earbuds for running.

Advanced Primate Outdoor Adventure Gear: Mission Pack Review

Advanced Primate is an American online retailer specializing in adventure gear from American brands, with quality, sustainability and the environment in mind.

LynQ Review: An Essential GPS Tracker for Hikers and Trail Runners?

This LynQ review covers the LynQ Smart Compass, which doesn't require any wifi, phone signal or subscription to locate your group members during your adventures.

Jack1t Review: Premium Down Jackets For Men and Women

In this Jack1t review, we cover the key features, pros, cons, and our thoughts on the performance of these premium British-designed down jackets for men & women

Leatherman FREE P4 Review

This Leatherman FREE P4 review covers its key features, what differentiates the FREE P4 from other multi-tools, the pros and cons and compares it to the P2.

Prana Clothing Review

Prana clothing review including what Prana means, our favorite men's and women's yoga and lifestyle apparel, and the best place to buy.

2XU Compression Running Tights Review: Running Leggings Designed For Quicker Recovery

This 2XU compression running tights review explains what they are, why wear them, the benefits and how they reduce fatigue, injury risk and recovery time.

Kurgo Townie Harness Review: A Customizable Harness for Adventure Dogs

Designed for adventure & working dogs, trail tested by us. This Kurgo Townie Harness review explains the unique features of this modular do-it-all dog harness.

BioLite HeadLamp 750 Review: Editor’s Choice Award Winner, Here’s Why…

This BioLite HeadLamp 750 review covers the key features of this high-performance headlamp, my loves/dislikes, and how it performs while ultrarunning and hiking.

Kurgo Cooling Vest Review

How do you keep your dog cool in the summer heat? Whether at home, running, or hiking on trails, this Kurgo cooling vest review tells you what you need to know.

Viakix Review: Elegant & Affordable Women’s Hiking Sandals

This Viakix review features the Acadia Women's Hiking Sandals, which are designed to handle everything from hiking to watersports as well as everyday wear.

KEEN Astoria West Review: A Versatile Women’s Sandal

This KEEN Astoria West review covers their key features as well as how these versatile active wedge sandals perform for everyday, on trails and when wet.

Ruffwear Cooling Vest Review: The Swamp Cooler is Designed for Hot Summer Weather

This Ruffwear cooling vest review covers the 'Swamp Cooler', a dog cooling vest to help keep your dog cool and more comfortable when active in hot weather.

Bluefin SUP Review: Cruise Inflatable Stand Up Paddleboard

The inflatable stand up paddleboard featured in this Bluefin SUP review is the bestselling Cruise 10.8ft paddleboard, designed as the perfect all-rounder.

5 Reasons Why a Customized Leatherman Surge is a great Father’s Day gift

I'm using my customized Leatherman Surge every day it's awesome! Here's 5 reasons why it would make a great gift for Father's Day, a birthday or Christmas.

INMOTION L8F Electric Scooter Review

This INMOTION L8F Electric Scooter review, includes detailed photos and my video review of this electric scooter capable of covering up 22 miles on one charge.

5 reasons to take the Mock ONE Hammock on your next camping trip

Elevate your camping game: 5 reasons why you need to take the compact, free-standing Mock ONE Hammock on your next camping trip or just to your backyard.

Revelry Drifter Backpack Review

Revelry Drifter Backpack Review: Key features, detailed photos, and a video review of this Instagram-worthy, odor-absorbing, and water-resistant travel bag.

Stanley Growler Review: Why this 64oz Growler Set Makes For A Great Gift

This Stanley Growler review shares my experiences using the 64oz Stanley Growler Gift Set, my favorite features, plus a review summary with pros & cons.

Mighty Vibe Review: Stream music from Spotify or Amazon Music without using your phone

Our Mighty Vibe Review covers the advantages, disadvantages and key functions you need to know about this portable Spotify and Amazon Music player for running/workouts.

Outerknown Clothing Review: Women’s Clothing from Kelly Slater’s Surf-Inspired Brand

Introducing women's clothing from surf legend Kelly Slater's brand, Outerknown clothing, which is focused on sustainable, organic cotton and fair trade apparel.

Rad Power Bikes RadRunner Review

This Rad Power Bikes RadRunner review answers all your pre-purchase questions. Also Includes my riding experience, favorite features, pros & cons, final rating.

Adventure-Ready Outfits from REI Co-op Women’s Clothing Range: Currently 25% Off

I don't know about you but I'm so ready for Spring, especially once the current global pandemic dies down and we can head outside...

REI Co-op Men’s Clothing Ideas for Spring: Currently 25% Off

If you're looking to gear up on lifestyle and trail clothing, now is the time to do it. With 25% Off the REI Co-op Men’s Clothing Spring range is awesome!

FitTrack Scale Review: The Best Home Smart Scale Available?

Full review of the Fit Track scale, a home smart scale proven to provide accurate tracking of body composition metrics such as weight, BMI and body fat.

REI Swiftland Hydro Review – A Feature-Packed 5L Running Hydration Vest

This REI Swiftland Hydro review shares my experiences running with the vest, sizing advice, durability, cost (and if it's worth it), plus a rating out of 10.

On Cloud Hi Edge Review: On’s Latest Retro-Style Sneakers

This On Cloud Hi Edge review shares my experiences with On's retro-trendy lifestyle sneakers, pros & cons, plus how they compare with other On shoes.

BioLite HeadLamp 200 Review: The Lightest Running Headlamp We’ve Tested!

This Biolite HeadLamp 200 review talks about its key features, what I love/dislike, and how it performs while running or hiking.

Western Rise Review: Stylish Clothing For Outdoorsy People

This Western Rise review shares my experiences with the AirLoft Quilted Jacket, AT Slim Pant, and TechWool Flannel Shirt.

Avanto Lifestyle Belt Review: Multi-Purpose Lifestyle & Running Belt

The Avanto running and lifestyle belt is designed for carrying essentials and keeping your hands free. This review covers the key features.

Best Women’s Running Books – Inspiring Books by Female Runners

Our curated list of the best women's running books, showcasing true stories from inspiring female athletes and adventurers.

Randolph Fusion Sunglasses Review – Elinor & Archer Frame Styles

Randolph's Fusion Sunglasses Collection features the lightweight Elinor and Archer frames, a spin on Aviator and Aviator-inspired designs. Read our review of these Italian-style, US-made sunglasses.

LARQ Bottle Movement Review – Is It Better than the Original?

The LARQ Bottle Movement is a self-cleaning water bottle that'll purify water and neutralize that stink! BUT Is it better than the Original?

YETI Boomer Dog Bowl Review: Is It Worth The Money?

What makes the YETI Boomer Dog Bowl so special? In this YETI dog bowl review I explain and, share the pros and cons, and whether it's worth the money.

On Cloudrock Waterproof Review: The Most Innovative Hiking Boots?

The Cloudrock Waterproof is On's first-ever hiking boot and as you'd expect it's super innovative. This review reveals the good and the bad!

Gunner Kennels review: What we thought of the safest dog travel crate

Our Gunner Kennels review explains what makes this the safest dog travel crate plus key features, photos, videos and where to buy.

Ruffwear Front Range Harness Review: Sizing, Comfort and Durability

The Ruffwear Front Range Harness is designed for adventure dogs, but can be used for everyday activities such as my morning poop and fetch outings.

Compex Fixx 1.0 Review: The High-Powered, Portable Massage Gun

This is my review of the Compex Fixx 1.0: The high-powered, yet portable massage gun with 3 percussion speeds and a multi-directional head.

Coros Apex Review: The Ultimate GPS Watch For Trail Runners?

Our Coros Apex review covers the key features of this Impressive GPS running watch, which is designed with trail and ultra runners in mind. 

BioLite HeadLamp 330 Review: The Best Value Headlamp

This review covers all the key features of the Biolite HeadLamp 330, what I love/dislike, and how it performs while running and hiking.

ZUNGLE Viper V2 2019 Review: Bone Conduction Music Sunglasses

Everything you need to know about the ZUNGLE Viper V2 music sunglasses for running. Comfort, bone conduction audio, durability & more!

Randolph Concorde Sunglasses Review: Why Blue Lenses For Hiking?

Sunglasses designed to be worn for hiking and watersports? Yes please. Randolph's Cobalt Collection blue lens sunglasses, reviewed.

Rokform Crystal Case Review – Phone Protector for Trail Runners

Everything you need to know about the Rokform Crystal Case and why we rate it as the best phone case for trail running and adventures.

Jaybird Tarah Pro Review – The Ultimate Running Headphones?

Jaybird Tarah Pro wireless headphones have been designed with the requirements of the most demanding trail & ultrarunners. This is my Jaybird Tarah Pro Review.

Jaybird Tarah Review – Wireless Running Headphones

Jaybird Tarah Wireless Sport Headphones are lightweight, minimalist running headphones which are ideal for challenging treadmill sessions.

5 Best Survival Books – Improve Your Ultrarunning Mental Strength This Year

The top 5 survival books to help improve your mental strength for ultrarunning and endurance sports. Boost your mental toughness.

Vi Trainer + Vi Sense Headphones Review 2019: The Future of Run Coaching?

Is Vi Trainer the future of run coaching? This review explains why I believe Vi could be the best + most affordable way to stay motivated to run in 2019.

Nuheara IQbuds BOOST Review – The Adaptive Hearing Buds

IQbuds BOOST earbuds make me feel superhuman with enhanced hearing and are a great option for those who are not quite ready for a hearing aid in 2021!

Seadon Tee Review: The Earth-Friendly Technical Running Tee

Meet Seadon, the brand that's manufacturing technical tees from recycled plastic bottles. It's a sustainable approach to making performance running apparel.

Best Women’s Adventure Books [Inspirational Female Adventurers]

Our curated list of inspiring women's adventure books by the most badass female adventurers. These all make great gifts or as a motivating read for yourself!

The Best Ultrarunning Books That Will Inspire You To Run Further

Our favorite (and in our opinion) the best ultrarunning books to read. We promise these ultra running books will inspire you to run further than ever before.

On Running Tights Review: High Performing Workout Pants

Read our review of the streamlined women's On Running Tights - quality flattering women's running tights from premium Swiss brand On Running.

FitMyFoot Review: Custom Fit Sandals, Insoles, and Sliders

FitMyFoot are premium sandals with the benefit of a fit that's tailored to your feet. This FitMyFoot review will help with repurchase questions

On Running Socks Review: Yes, They Make Great Socks too! 🙂

Tried & Tested by our in-house On expert! In this On running socks review, find out how well each one performs and how they compare to other running socks.

Injinji Running Socks Review: Performance Toe Socks For Trail Running

If you haven’t tried toe socks before then you should! Try everything once, right? These Injinji socks for trail running are engineered for uneven...

Title Nine Clothing Review: The Holy Grail of Women’s Running Shorts

Title Nine Holy Grail Running Shorts review - I'm impressed with the quality, fit and, importantly, length and silicone grip that stops them riding up.

ROKA Sunglasses Review: Phantom Titanium Aviators

In this ROKA sunglasses review you'll learn everything there is to know about the ROKA Aviator sunglasses called the Phantom Titanium.

Hydro Flask 32 oz Bottle Review

The Hydro Flask Escape Collection has now sold out but this review also applies to the Hydro Flask 32 oz wide mouth bottle! The Hydro...

On Weather Jacket Women’s Review

A stylish Swiss-designed waterproof women's running jacket all the key features you need to protect yourself from all weather conditions while out running.

Hydro Flask Coffee Mug Review: ‘Hot’ Gifts for Outdoor Lovers!

The Hydro Flask Coffee Mug is a really clever little product that offers a lot more than your average ceramic mug can. It will keep your hot drinks...

Rockay Accelerate Review: Compression Running Socks

Some thoughts on the Rockay Accelerate, running socks that are designed to help prevent chaffing and blisters. They also provide sompression and cushioning.

Cairn Box Review

The Original Cairn Box would make an excellent gift to someone who is getting started as an outdoor adventurer. It's inexpensive and you don't have to worry about what to choose as it's all done for you.

Lifeproof FRE Review – A Waterproof Phone Case For Running

Read our review of the Lifeproof Fre, a slim, lightweight phone case designed for protection from water, snow, dirt and drops while out adventuring.

On Weather Jacket Review [On’s Waterproof Running Jacket]

Tried & tested by our in-house On expert! In this On Weather Jacket Review, find out how it performs and compares to other waterproof jackets.

Janji Bolivia Men’s Running Apparel Review

This review is going to focus on two new items from the Janji Bolivia men's collection, which draws inspiration from, you guessed it, Bolivia!

Stio Clothing Review: Western Mountain-Style Technical Apparel

Read reviews of Stio's technical clothing for mountain and outdoor lifestyles, inspired by the mountains, trails and rivers of the Teton Mountains.

My Trail Co Backpack UL 35 Review

The My Trail Co Backpack UL 35 is a great value (at $99), super versatile pack. Because of its capacity and its ability to compress, it's great for a wide range of uses from short day trips to full-on multi-day adventures.

Sunski Sunglasses Review

This Sunski sunglasses review covers a selection of their frames we have been using for everyday, as well as running in. Sunski is a sunglasses company...

Janji Men’s Running Apparel Review

Read our review of Janji's men's running kit - we tried and tested the Janji men's running tee and shorts from the Uganda Collection.

Janji Womens Running Apparel Review

Read our review of Janji's womens running kit - we tried and tested Janji's womens running vest and shorts from the Uganda Collection.

Ultimate Direction Ultra Vesta 4.0 – Women’s Race Vest Review

We have thoroughly tried and tested Ultimate Direction's ladies running race vest, the Ultimate Direction Ultra Vesta 4.0. Read the review here.

Jaybird RUN True Wireless Headphones Review (Pros And Cons)

Let's start by listing some reasons why I stopped running with music a couple of years ago, and how Jaybird RUN has made the prospect of it appealing again.

Darn Tough Socks Review: Coolmax Vertex Ultra-Light Cushion

I have been running in Darn Tough Socks for about 5 months now and so far I've had nothing but good experiences with them. In this review I'm going to...

The Coolest Cooler 2019 Review: Adventure-Ready Drinks Cooler

It's about time someone made a drinks cooler that actually looks cool. Check out what we thought about the Coolest Cooler and all its features.

Nathan Speedster 2L – Women’s Race Vest Review

Nathan Speedster 2L Review: As more people take to the trails, demand has grown for products that allow you to carry a few essentials without stuffing your pockets or necessarily needing a larger backpack, which is likely to be overkill unless you’re going out running for many hours somewhere remote.

Flowin Pro: Friction Training for Runners

It's true, friction training does sound like something out of a sci-fi movie but it's also a method of training that can help build up muscle strength by using a variety of low impact yet high-intensity exercise routines. In the video above, I demonstrate some of the exercises routines that I enjoy practising with the Flowin Pro friction trainer.

The Bosu NexGen Pro Balance Trainer: Become A Stronger Runner

Balance training is something that I feel is largely overlooked when it comes to cross-training for runners. Strength training is so important when it comes to becoming a stronger runner.

Trail & Kale Classic Trail Running Trucker Hat

Trucker hats are becoming more and more popular in the trail running world, so we wanted to make sure that we were visible on the scene with our own high quality Trail & Kale trail running hat.

Darn Tough Running Socks Review: Vertex Ultra-Light Cushion

I wanted to test these particular Darn Tough running socks out on a challenging run to find out just how tough, the 'Darn Tough' namesake is and my word did I pick the right race to test them to the max...

Salomon S-Lab Light Skirt & Tights

Read our review of the Salomon S-Lab Light Skirt, S-Lab Support Half Tights, and S-Lab Modular Belt: women-specific trail running skirt and tights for running adventures.

Salomon Race Vest Review: Advanced ADV Skin 5l Set

Video review of the Salomon race vest, the Advanced Skin 5l Set, including shots of the key features and what it looks like close-up and moving. Race vest designed for trail running and moving in the mountains.

Tabio Trailblazer Trail Running Socks Review

I love seeing brands successfully innovate on such seemingly simple products like socks, that haven't really progressed much over the years.

Inov-8 All Terrain Peak Running Cap Review

Video review of the Inov-8 cap, the 'All Terrain Peak', designed for trail running and other adventures. Visit the Trail & Kale YouTube channel for more running videos, running kit reviews and advice.

Megan Hine: ‘Mind of a Survivor’ Book Review

Megan Hine's book, Mind of a Survivor, explores the mental qualities that certain people can harness that means they can overcome some incredibly difficult and seemingly impossible survival situations - where others may not make it. Inspiration for your next ultramarathon!

Lizzy Hawker ‘Runner’ – Book Review

Read our review of Lizzy Hawker's first book, "Runner: A short story about a long run". Warning! Contains a healthy dose of running inspiration and mountain adventures and may result in longing to visit Nepal.

The Best Running Books for Adventure Lovers

Our ever-growing list of what we consider to be the BEST running and adventure books... EVER.

Salomon Intensity Running Tights Review

Read our review of the Salomon Intensity Running Tights, women-specific trail running tights for cold weather trail running and power-hiking.

Lululemon Run Swiftly Tech Tee Review

Review of Lululemon Run Swiftly Tech Tees - the T-shirt, Vest and Long-Sleeved options are all tried and tested by Helen from Trail and Kale.

On Running Lightweight Cap 2019 Review

On Running Lightweight Cap Review - "I love to see how new technologies and innovative thinking can make something as simple as a hat, better."

Zelus Olympus Insoles Review

Review of Zelus Olympus insoles for runners - I was intrigued to see whether switching out the insoles on my running shoes would make a difference.

Brooks Running Tights Review: The ‘Go-To Tight’

Review of Brooks Go-To Tights - Womens running leggings. These full-length running tights come in black and ‘cobalt’ blue - so vibrant!

Finding Gobi Book Review

Book review of Finding Gobi, the true story of Dion Leonard and his quest to find a stray Chinese dog who befriended him during a 250km ultramarathon.

Petzl Reactik + Headlamp/Headtorch Review

We trained and raced with the Petzl Reactik + headtorch - which has been designed with trail and ultrarunners in mind. Read our headtorch review here.

Chilly’s Reusable Bottle – Review

Read our review of Chilly's Bottles, the reusable BPA Free Reusable bottle. Up to 24 hours Cold and 12 hours Hot. Help save our planet by reducing plastic bottle wastage.

Gore Running Wear Fusion: Apparel Range For Trail Running

With its FUSION line, GORE RUNNING WEAR have developed a high-quality range of clothing that is very nicely designed with the ultra trail runner in mind.

Still Not Bionic by Ira Rainey: A Great Read on Ultrarunning

Ira shows that there are some immense challenges out there, but these can be achieved with hard work, the right training and preparation, and, most importantly, the right mindset.

Salomon Drifter Mid Hoodie Review

This is what Salomon has to say about the Salomon Drifter Mid Hoodie: The definition of outdoor versatility, Drifter has 2 different face fabrics that...

Review – Oakley Split Jacket sunglasses for trail running

This review covers the popular, athlete's favorite eyewear, the Oakley Split Jacket sunglasses. I have been a fan of Oakley sunglasses for many years,...

Ultimate Direction Womens Ultra Vesta Review

A review of Ultimate Direction's women's running race vest, the Ultra Vesta, for trail running, marathons and ultramarathons.

Buff With UV Protection – Review

In my (somewhat large) running kit-bag, there are few items which are as versatile as a Buff - something I wear on pretty much...

The North Face Better Than Naked Shorts – Review

As I started to up the mileage on trail runs, particularly in summer, I did not appreciate the chafe that was happening under/around my running...