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Teko Compression, Marathon and Hiking Socks

We use Teko not just because they produce excellent socks but because their Eco-Commitment is second to none, in our opinion. They understand, and admit, that it’s not possible to produce a product without using natural resources, and so work hard to reduce their impact on the world at every stage of production. They also pay their suppliers well, charge a fair price for their socks and have a number of other decent initiatives that you can read about Here. We respect and admire their ethics, and we believe all…

Double Barrel Insulated Coffee / Beer Mug

They Say - Insulated, distinctive, strong. The DOUBLE BARREL stainless steel mug will be your traveling buddy for any drink.  Coffee, tea, cola, or stout all stay the way they started when you pour them into the Eco Vessel Double Barrel Beer Mug with Lid. This stainless steel mug is fashioned like a beer barrel but isn’t just for carbonated hops and malt. Hot coffee stays hot and cold suds stay cold, and you won’t wear either with the open/close slider lid. Two layers of premium #304 stainless steel Insulated for…

Teva Men’s Kimtah Mid Event Mesh Hiking Boot

They Say - The Kimtah Mid eVent Mesh never met a foot it didn’t like. With full support and a roomy toe box, you don’t need to worry about breaking in this waterproof and shock-absorbent hiker. We Say – I’ve been wearing the Kimtah boot whilst hiking in Greece, firstly in the rocky mountains to the west of Athens in a region called Petropoli (the name means rocky; the area is historically well known for it’s challenging terrain), and secondly on the slopes of the 1743 metre high volcano-like Mt Difrys…

Helly Hansen KOS POLO

They Say - Our best-selling summer polo shirt for men. The quick-dry Tactel® fabric is appreciated by active users. A traditional polo cut for a classic good look, which comes in a wide range of colors. A side split and back drop add to the comfort. Features Quick-dry fabric Waffle pique Tactel® 180g Buttoned front placket Rib collar with contrast stripe Rib sleeve cuffs with contrast stripe Side split Back drop Embroidered HH® logo on chest We Say – I’ve got this Helly Hansen Kos Polo in 2 colours; Navy Blue…

iWhite ‘Instant Teeth Whitening’ Tooth Polisher – RRP £39.99 (Whitening Gel refills RRP £9.99)

By Dave Sherman We runners, and especially us endurance athletes, must really hate our teeth with the amount we put them through… That may seem like a bold statement but let’s take a quick look at the grief our teeth encounter in the lead up to, and during, a typical marathon, ultra or long distance triathlon: During our long runs we’ll typically knock back energy gel after energy gel, or if you prefer the natural alternative – sugary fruits or homemade energy bars featuring dates, honey, agave and many other…

Scimitar Sports Entry Level Cycling Jersey – Winter/Spring 2016

You may not have realised at the time, but there’s a high possibility you’ve seen Scimitar Sports’ clothing when you’ve been out cycling or running. For a start Scimitar have made a name for themselves as a popular UK based company who create run and cycle kit for a number for charities including; Help for Heroes… …Diabetes UK, Macmillan, Prostate Cancer UK and CLIC Sargent (I’ll be modelling a Scimitar cycling jersey for CLIC Sargent during the 2016 Prudential RideLondon later this year). You’ve also possibly smiled to yourself thinking…

Genuine Health Fermented Vegan Protein+

They Say - Change the way your body is nourished with fermented supplements – highly absorbable, proven formulas that strengthen gut health and amplify your nutrition. Nourish More! It isn’t easy to nourish your body in todays’ world: changes in agriculture, soil erosion, and the overuse of pesticides and fertilizers have rendered our food less nutritious than it once was. Even the healthiest foods today have been diminished from the state nature intended! What if you could take a variety of the healthiest foods: vegetable, fruits, clean proteins sources, beneficial fats and…

MSR Alpine Deluxe Kitchen Set

They Say - COMPREHENSIVE KITCHEN TOOLS FOR OUTDOOR COOKING. The Alpine Deluxe Kitchen Set is our most comprehensive set of tools for outdoor cooking. A releasable webbing handle makes the protective zippered case easy to hang anywhere and inside, two generous mesh pockets replace old-school elastic loops that tend to limit versatility, stretch-out and lose their grip over time. You’ll find innovations such as our combination pot strainer/cheese grater, moisture-resistant salt and pepper shaker, folding cutting board, stainless steel Utility Knife and more. 100% BPA-Free Materials Folding Spoon, Spatula and Strainer/Grater: Spoon…

Outwell Shearwater L Coolbag

They Say – Our Shearwater L is a quality cooling bag, ideal for country walks, picnics and fun days at the beach. The top lid open fully for easy packing and access and there is smaller side and front pockets for handy storage of picnic items. The bag has a convenient adjustable shoulder strap and a voluminous compartment with attachment points for the double layer mesh dividers that can hold Ice Blocks. We Say – This cool bag is ideal for easy days out. I’m happy to carry it a…

Helly Hansen Women’s Skuld 4 Boots

Review by Christine Price They Say - LOOK YOUR BEST WHILE STAYING WARM & DRY IN THIS WINTER BOOT. Made for long days in the winter when you want warmth and protection while looking your best. Features Upper: PREMIUM QUALITY FULL-GRAIN WATERPROOF LEATHER Outsole: HELLY GRIP RUBBER Midsole: PREMIUM EVA MIDSOLE FAUX FUR PREMIUM QUALITY SUEDE We Say - I have been wearing these Helly Hansen boots for the past 3 months, so all of winter, and have found them to be incredibly warm and comfy.    They have good grip and I’ve…