Recent posts by Dave Sherman

KitBrix’s Range of Innovative Race-kit Storage Products

KitBrix offer a range of storage products designed for athletes. Their website describes how their products encourage you to “train as you fight” by ensuring they’re hard-wearing enough to use every day with features including “Big easy pull zippers, military inspired design, well thought out shape for open access and a hardwearing tarpaulin as well as a moulded base which makes this durable bag set outstanding”, and they even claim the title of “the most functional and most effective of all the sports organisers”… but is this all hype? Can…

ActivBod Shower and Fitness Products

ActivBod offer a range of shower and exercise products designed for sports people looking to not only smell fresh, but also feel fresh so they can perform at the top of their game. The products have been developed by skin and sports experts and use a range of natural ingredients including menthol, arnica, peppermint, eucalyptus and sweet almond oil to deliver products that help to aid recovery, improve comfort during exercise and banish workout worries. These are pretty large claims for such small products, so we at Trek and Run…

TomTom Cardio Multisport GPS Watch

A survey by TomTom in Jan 2015 revealed how 45% of runners are using smart technology, such as GPS, to track and log their runs. There’s currently a lot of talk about escaping data, becoming wire free and running ‘naked’ (in the technological sense, not the ‘risking arrest for indecent exposure’ type), but to be honest I don’t agree with all that. I’m an analyst. I love running, and I also love knowing how I’ve run compared to last time. How have I improved since the last time I covered…

Saucony Nomad TR Trail Shoes – AW15

They Say – The Nomad TR is the newest member of the RUN ANYWHERE line. Featuring a PWRTRAC outsole engineered to adapt to various terrain types, the Nomad TR offers excellent traction and durability. A new semi- oblique toe last shape and 1-piece upper construction provides a sock-like fit and feel. The Pro-Lock fit technology on the upper working with the Flex-Film will ensure your foot is nice and secure. Protection is key for any Trail shoe, with POWERGRID cushioning and a Super-tacky PWRTRAC rubber this will give you all…

Gore Bike Wear ALP-X Pro 2-in-1 Shorts+ and ALP-X PRO WINDSTOPPER Soft Shell Zip-Off Jersey

Gore Bike Wear ALP-X Pro 2-in-1 Shorts+ They Say - These innovative shorts with extremely light upper material combine the function of a race-oriented bib-shorts with the appearance of a MTB short. The slim, aerodynamic cut prevents from snagging the saddle. Splash guard for trails. FEATURES Side mesh pocket Full mesh bib construction for optimum ventilation ALP-X PRO MEN seat insert Radio pocket at back Shorts attached to bib-tights Highly functional material mix Mesh inserts in front and back for ventilation Abrasion resistant material at inside leg and saddle area Reflective logo…

Nuun Electrolyte Tablets

by Dave Sherman They Say - Nuun is leading the way in portable hydration with three drink options to keep you refreshed and replenished all day, everyday. All three are ideal to help keep you hydrated and to make the most of the water you drink. Nuun Active Hydration drink tabs are portable, taste great, and deliver a fast-absorbing electrolyte blend without the sugar or waste of bottled sport drinks. The electrolytes that your body needs: Each tube of Nuun contains 12 tablets. Each tablet makes 16 oz. of Nuun, and delivers 360…